(20 ILCS 1920/3.05)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 8003.05)
(a) The Department shall
determine and direct the expenditure of funds under this Article.
(b) The Department shall employ and fix the compensation of
a person to direct and manage its responsibilities under this Act.
(c) The Department may contract or enter
into cooperative agreement with any person or federal government entity
in relation to the reclamation of abandoned land, including but not limited
to the furnishing of services, plans, layouts, materials, or any matters
of service incidental to the acquisition or disposition of such abandoned
land or its reclamation.
(d) The Department may delegate responsibilities to other
agencies or departments of State government with the authority and technical
expertise to carry out the administrative responsibilities of the
Department as provided in this Act, with the consent of such
agencies or departments. The Department may contract with any
State officer or agency or department of State government to administer
responsibilities under this Act as may be deemed necessary and appropriate
to provide for effective administration hereof, without unreasonable or
unnecessary cost or duplication of effort, and taking into account the need to
deliver fair and effective governmental service to the interested public.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)