§ 45 ILCS 165/1 Short title
§ 45 ILCS 165/5 Agreement
§ 45 ILCS 165/10 Jurisdiction
§ 45 ILCS 165/15 Powers
§ 45 ILCS 165/20 Appointment of commissioners; vacancy
§ 45 ILCS 165/25 Term of office
§ 45 ILCS 165/27 Commissioners; compensation
§ 45 ILCS 165/30 Consent and approval of agreement by Congress
§ 45 ILCS 165/99 Effective date

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 45 ILCS 165 - Mid-America Port Commission Agreement Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.