Bill Status of HB6343 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CNTY CD-RAILROAD TAX
Rep. Mike Fortner - Ed Sullivan, Jr. - Joe Dunn - Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the county boards of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties may impose a tax upon all rail line owners (calculated per rail car per mile) for the privilege of operating a rail line within the county and that the rate must be sufficient to complete necessary grade crossing separation work and related infrastructure improvements to improve safety for first responders and the general public. Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.