Sen. William R. Haine

Filed: 2/10/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2241 on page 1,
3line 21, after "company", by inserting "or rail carrier"; and
4on page 2, immediately below line 1, by inserting the
6    "Section 10. The Crossing of Railroad Right-of-way Act is
7amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
8    (220 ILCS 70/15)
9    Sec. 15. Crossing fee. Unless otherwise agreed by the
10parties and subject to Section 20, a utility that locates its
11facilities within the railroad right-of-way for a crossing,
12other than a crossing along the public roads of the State
13pursuant to the Telephone Line Right of Way Act, shall pay the
14land management company a one-time standard crossing fee of
15$1,500 for each crossing plus the costs associated with



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1modifications to existing insurance contracts of the utility
2and the land management company. The standard crossing fee
3shall be in lieu of any license, permit, application, or any
4other fees or charges to reimburse the land management company
5for the direct expenses incurred by the land management company
6as a result of the crossing. The utility shall also reimburse
7the land management company for any actual flagging expenses
8associated with a crossing in addition to the standard crossing
9fee. The utility shall also reimburse the land management
10company or rail carrier for any actual flagging expenses
11associated with a crossing in addition to the standard crossing
13(Source: P.A. 96-595, eff. 8-18-09.)".