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Full Text of HB4899  98th General Assembly


Rep. Rich Brauer

Filed: 11/18/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4899 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Director of the Department of Natural
5Resources, on behalf of the State of Illinois, is authorized to
6execute and deliver to Sangamon County, an Illinois unit of
7local government, State of Illinois, for and in consideration
8of $1 paid to the Department, a quit claim deed to the
9following described real property:
10    All that portion of the right of way and appurtenances of
11    the abandoned portion of the Madison Subdivision of Union
12    Pacific Railroad Company (formerly the Chicago and North
13    Western Transportation Company), now known as the Sangamon
14    Valley Trail Bikeway, described as Beginning at the North
15    line of Township 12 North, Range 6 West of the Third
16    Principal Meridian, and thence running in a northerly
17    direction along the centerline of said abandoned railroad



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1    to the North line of Section 19, Township 17 North, Range 5
2    West of the Third Principal Meridian, and also that portion
3    of the said abandoned railroad within the County of
4    Sangamon in Sections 6 and 7, Township 17 North, Range 5
5    West of the Third Principal Meridian and Section 31,
6    Township 18 North, Range 5 West of the Third Principal
7    Meridian as measured along said centerline of said
8    abandoned railroad as originally surveyed, all being
9    situated in the County of Sangamon and the State of
10    Illinois. EXCEPTING THEREFROM: All that portion of the
11    right of way and appurtenances of the abandoned portion of
12    the Madison Subdivision of Union Pacific Railroad Company
13    (formerly the Chicago and North Western Transportation
14    Company), now known as the Sangamon Valley Trail Bikeway,
15    described as Beginning at the South line of Section 10,
16    Township 15 North, Range 6 West of the Third Principal
17    Meridian, and thence running in a northerly direction along
18    the centerline of said abandoned railroad to a line being
19    parallel to and 200 feet North of the North line of the
20    Southwest Quarter of Section 19, Township 16 North, Range 5
21    West of the Third Principal Meridian, as measured along
22    said centerline of said abandoned railroad as originally
23    surveyed, all being situated in the County of Sangamon and
24    the State of Illinois.
25    Section 10. The conveyance of real property authorized by



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1Section 5 shall be made subject to: (1) existing public
2utilities, existing public roads, and any and all reservations,
3easements, encumbrances, covenants and restrictions of record;
4and (2) the express condition that if the real property ceases
5to be used for public purposes, it shall revert to the State of
6Illinois, Department of Natural Resources.
7    Section 15. The Director of Natural Resources shall obtain
8a certified copy of the portions of this Act containing the
9title, the enacting clause, the effective date, the appropriate
10Section or Sections containing the land descriptions of the
11property to be conveyed, and this Section within 60 days after
12its effective date and, upon receipt of the payment required by
13the Section or Sections, if any payment is required, shall
14record the certified document in the Recorder's Office in the
15County in which the land is located.
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.".