(20 ILCS 840/9) (from Ch. 105, par. 468k-4)
    Sec. 9. The Department of Natural Resources (formerly designated the Department of Conservation), is authorized to lease, in whole or in part, to the City of Kankakee, or its successors or assigns, for a period not to exceed 60 years, the Kankakee River Dam at Kankakee, Illinois, and the necessary State owned land, surplus waters and appurtenances for hydropower development. All such leased property shall be deemed a part of the electric system of the City of Kankakee, Illinois, and that City is hereby expressly authorized in connection therewith to acquire, construct, own, operate and maintain without its corporate limits electric generating facilities and appurtenances at or near said Kankakee Dam. All revenue received from such leases shall be deposited in the State Treasury in the special fund known as the State Parks Fund and shall be used only for those purposes described in Section 8.11 of the State Finance Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)