§ 45 ILCS 35/1 Short title
§ 45 ILCS 35/5 Purposes
§ 45 ILCS 35/10 Definitions
§ 45 ILCS 35/15 Petition and public hearing
§ 45 ILCS 35/20 Election
§ 45 ILCS 35/25 Board of commissioners; Appointment
§ 45 ILCS 35/30 Terms of office
§ 45 ILCS 35/35 Organization; officers; meetings; compensation
§ 45 ILCS 35/40 Powers and duties
§ 45 ILCS 35/42 Eminent domain
§ 45 ILCS 35/45 Regulations and ordinances; violation
§ 45 ILCS 35/50 Eminent domain
§ 45 ILCS 35/55 Procedures
§ 45 ILCS 35/60 Official records; bond for officers and employees
§ 45 ILCS 35/65 Change of name
§ 45 ILCS 35/70 Budget and appropriation
§ 45 ILCS 35/75 Local occupation and use taxes
§ 45 ILCS 35/80 Bonds and notes payable from revenue
§ 45 ILCS 35/85 Existing jurisdictions
§ 45 ILCS 35/90 Cooperation with other governments
§ 45 ILCS 35/95 Transfer of existing facilities
§ 45 ILCS 35/100 Moneys of the Authority
§ 45 ILCS 35/105 Contracts
§ 45 ILCS 35/110 Exemption from taxation
§ 45 ILCS 35/115 Dissolution; referendum
§ 45 ILCS 35/120 Supremacy of compact
§ 45 ILCS 35/195 This Act takes effect upon becoming law

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 45 ILCS 35 - Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Act

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.