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Full Text of HB1628  100th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan


605 ILCS 10/4  from Ch. 121, par. 100-4

    Amends the Toll Highway Act. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding directors.

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Toll Highway Act is amended by changing
5Section 4 as follows:
6    (605 ILCS 10/4)  (from Ch. 121, par. 100-4)
7    Sec. 4. Of the the directors appointed by the Governor, one
8such director shall be appointed by the Governor as chairman
9and shall hold office for 4 years from the date of his
10appointment, and until his successor shall be duly appointed
11and qualified, but shall be subject to removal by the Governor
12for incompetency, neglect of duty or malfeasance.
13    The chairman shall preside at all meetings of the Board of
14Directors of the Authority; shall exercise general supervision
15over all powers, duties, obligations and functions of the
16Authority; and shall approve or disapprove all resolutions,
17by-laws, rules, rates and regulations made and established by
18the Board of Directors, and if he shall approve thereof, he
19shall sign the same, and such as he shall not approve he shall
20return to the Board of Directors with his objections thereto in
21writing at the next regular meeting of the Board of Directors
22occurring after the passage thereof. Such veto may extend to
23any one or more items contained in such resolution, by-law,



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1rule, rate or regulation, or to its entirety; and in case the
2veto extends to a part of such resolution, by-law, rule, rate
3or regulation, the residue thereof shall take effect and be in
4force, but in case the chairman shall fail to return any
5resolution, by-law, rule, rate or regulation with his
6objections thereto by the time aforesaid, he shall be deemed to
7have approved the same, and the same shall take effect
8accordingly. Upon the return of any resolution, by-law, rule,
9rate or regulation by the chairman, the vote by which the same
10was passed shall be reconsidered by the Board of Directors, and
11if upon such reconsideration two-thirds of all the Directors
12agree by yeas and nays to pass the same, it shall go into
13effect notwithstanding the chairman's refusal to approve
15    The chairman shall receive a salary of $18,000 per annum,
16or as set by the Compensation Review Board, whichever is
17greater, payable in monthly installments, together with
18reimbursement for necessary expenses incurred in the
19performance of his duties. The chairman shall be eligible for
21(Source: P.A. 83-1177.)