(20 ILCS 3420/5)
(from Ch. 127, par. 133c25)
Responsibilities of the Department of Natural Resources,
Division of Historic Preservation.
(a) The Director shall include in the Department's
annual report an outline of State agency actions on which comment
was requested or issued under this Act.
(b) The Director shall maintain a current list of all historic resources
owned, operated, or leased by the State and appropriate maps indicating the
location of all such resources. These maps shall be in a form available to
the public and State agencies, except that the location of archaeological
resources shall be excluded.
(c) The Director shall make rules and issue appropriate guidelines to
implement this Act. These shall include, but not be limited to,
regulations for holding on-site inspections, public information meetings
and procedures for consultation, mediation, and resolutions by the
Committee pursuant to subsections (e) and (f) of Section 4.
(d) The Director shall (1) assist, to the fullest extent possible, the
State agencies in their identification of properties for inclusion in an
inventory of historic resources, including provision of criteria for
evaluation; (2) provide information concerning professional methods and
techniques for preserving, improving, restoring, and maintaining historic
resources when requested by State agencies; and (3) help facilitate State
agency compliance with this Act.
(e) The Director shall monitor the implementation of actions of each
State agency which have an effect, either adverse or beneficial, on an
(f) The Department of Natural Resources shall manage and control the preservation, conservation,
and analysis of fine and decorative arts, furnishings, and artifacts of the
Mansion in Springfield, the Governor's offices in the Capitol in Springfield
and the James
R. Thompson Center in Chicago, and the Hayes House in DuQuoin.
The Department of Natural Resources shall manage the preservation and conservation of the
grounds of the Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield.
The Governor shall appoint a
of the Executive Mansion, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to assist
the Department of Natural Resources in
out the duties under this item (f).
appointed Curator must have experience in historic preservation or as a
The Curator shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.
The Governor shall determine the compensation of the Curator, which shall not
be diminished during the term of appointment.
(Source: P.A. 100-695, eff. 8-3-18.)