(20 ILCS 1110/7) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 4107)
    Sec. 7. Bonds. The State of Illinois is authorized to issue, sell and provide for the retirement of general obligation bonds of the State of Illinois in the aggregate principal amount of $35,000,000 hereinafter called "Bonds", $33,000,000 of which shall be for the specific purposes of acquisition, development, construction, reconstruction, improvement, financing, architectural and technical planning and installation of capital facilities consisting of buildings, structures, durable equipment, and land for the purpose of capital development of coal resources, and $2,000,000 of which shall be for research, development and demonstration of other forms of energy. Research, development and demonstration, as provided for under this Act may occur either on or off State property. The aggregate principal amount of bonds which may be authorized by this Act is $35,000,000. For projects that relate to the development of coal resources, the State shall participate in only those projects in which the dollar amount of project expenditures for capital facilities equals or exceeds the dollar amount of state participation from the Coal Development Fund. For projects that relate to alternative forms of energy, the State shall participate only in those projects as described in Section 3.
(Source: P.A. 83-1490.)