505 ILCS 5 Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act
505 ILCS 15 Agricultural Statistics Act
505 ILCS 17 Agricultural Production Contract Code
505 ILCS 25 Beef Market Development Act
505 ILCS 30 Illinois Commercial Feed Act of 1961
505 ILCS 35 Illinois Conservation Enhancement Act
505 ILCS 40 Illinois Corn Marketing Act
505 ILCS 45 County Cooperative Extension Law
505 ILCS 57 Illinois Family Farmer Support Act
505 ILCS 60 Farm Names Act
505 ILCS 70 Farm Products Marketing Act
505 ILCS 72 Farmer Equity Act
505 ILCS 75 Farmland Preservation Act
505 ILCS 80 Illinois Fertilizer Act of 1961
505 ILCS 82 Food and Agriculture Research Act
505 ILCS 85 Illinois Grain Quality Program Act of 1988
505 ILCS 86 Grain Coloring Act
505 ILCS 89 Industrial Hemp Act
505 ILCS 90 Insect Pest and Plant Disease Act
505 ILCS 95 Illinois Milk Promotion Act
505 ILCS 100 Illinois Noxious Weed Law
505 ILCS 106 Illinois Rivers-Friendly Farmer Program Act
505 ILCS 110 Illinois Seed Law
505 ILCS 115 Illinois Sheep and Wool Production Development and Marketing Act
505 ILCS 120 Soil Amendment Act
505 ILCS 125 Soil Conservation Domestic Allotment Act
505 ILCS 130 Soybean Marketing Act
505 ILCS 135 Sustainable Agriculture Act
505 ILCS 140 Watershed Improvement Act
505 ILCS 145 Wheat Development Act
505 ILCS 147 Renewable Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act
505 ILCS 150 Promote Illinois Ethanol and Biodiesel Act

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > Chapter 505 - Agriculture

  • artificially made or reclaimed land: as used in this Division 123, includes all land which formerly was submerged under the public waters of the state, the title to which is in the state, and which has been artificially made or reclaimed in whole or in part contrary to law. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-123-1
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: includes village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Combined waterworks and sewerage system: means and includes a waterworks and sewerage system, which the municipality determines by ordinance to operate in combination. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-139-1
  • council: when applied to duties under this Article. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Franchise: includes every special privilege or right in the streets, alleys, highways, bridges, subways, viaducts, air, waters, public places, and other public property that does not belong to the citizens generally by common right, whether granted by the State or the city or village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • municipality: means either city or village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • police force: shall be construed to include such persons in the employ of a municipality as members of the department of police, who are or shall hereafter be appointed and sworn as policemen. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.20
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Quorum call: A call of the roll to establish whether a quorum is present. If any legislator "suggests the absence of a quorum," the presiding officer must direct the roll to be called.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Sewerage system: means and includes any or all of the following: a sewerage treatment plant or plants, collecting, intercepting and outlet sewers, lateral sewers, and drains, including combined and separate storm water and sanitary drains, force mains, conduits, pumping stations, ejector stations and all other appurtenances, extensions and improvements necessary, useful, or convenient for the collection, treatment, and disposal in a sanitary manner of sewage and industrial wastes. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-139-1
  • sewerage system: means and includes any or all of the following: a sewage treatment plant or plants, collecting, intercepting and outlet sewers, force mains, conduits, lateral sewers and extensions, pumping stations, ejector stations, and all other appurtenances, extensions or improvements necessary or useful and convenient for the collection, treatment, and disposal, in a sanitary manner, of sewage and industrial wastes. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-141-1
  • Town trustees: means the members of the township board required by Section 80-5 of the Township Code. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.30
  • Treats: means the food, drink, tobacco, or drugs, requested, offered, given, or received, in treating or for the entertainment of a person. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • utility: as used in this Division 123 means and includes: (1) harbors, canals, slips, wharves, docks, levees, piers, quay walls, breakwaters, and all appropriate harbor structures, facilities, connections, and improvements; and (2) such elevators, vaults, warehouses, including cold storage warehouses which may be acquired, owned, maintained, or operated in connection therewith, as necessary adjuncts or incidental to transportation or railroad terminals; and (3) all other necessary or appropriate terminal facilities. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-123-1
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • waterworks: means and includes a waterworks system in its entirety or any integral part thereof, including mains, hydrants, meters, values, standpipes, storage tanks, pump tanks, intakes, wells, impounding reservoirs, pumps, machinery, purification plants, softening apparatus, and all other elements, useful in connection with a water supply or water distribution system. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/11-139-1