2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 765 - PROPERTY
765 ILCS 230/ - Coast and Geodetic Survey Act.

(765 ILCS 230/0.01) (from Ch. 1, par. 3500)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Coast and Geodetic Survey Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)


(765 ILCS 230/1) (from Ch. 1, par. 3501)
Sec. 1. That any person employed under and by virtue of an act of congress of the United States, approved the tenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and seven, and of the supplements thereto, for the survey of the coasts of the United States, or under the direction of congress, to form a geodetic connection between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and to furnish triangulation points for state surveys, may enter upon lands within this state for the purpose of exploring, triangulating, leveling, surveying, and of doing any other act which may be necessary to carry out the object of said laws, and may erect any works, stations, buildings, and appendages requisite for that purpose, doing no unnecessary injury thereby.
(Source: Laws 1881, p. 154.)


(765 ILCS 230/2) (from Ch. 1, par. 3502)
Sec. 2. If the parties interested cannot agree upon the amount to be paid for damages caused thereby, the United States of America may proceed to condemn said land as provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)


(765 ILCS 230/2.5)
Sec. 2.5. Eminent domain. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any power granted under this Act to acquire property by condemnation or eminent domain is subject to, and shall be exercised in accordance with, the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)


(765 ILCS 230/3) (from Ch. 1, par. 3503)
Sec. 3. If any person shall willfully deface, injure or remove any signal, monument, building, or other property of the United States coast and geodetic survey, constructed or used under or by virtue of the acts of congress aforesaid, he shall forfeit a sum not exceeding $50 for each offense, and shall be liable for damages sustained by the United States, in a civil action in the circuit court.
(Source: P.A. 79-1359.)


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