(30 ILCS 105/6a) (from Ch. 127, par. 142a)
    Sec. 6a. (1) The following items of income received by the State Colleges and Universities under the jurisdiction of the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities for general operational and educational purposes shall be paid into the state treasury without delay and shall be covered into a special fund to be known as the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities Income Fund: (a) tuition, laboratory, library fees, and any interest which may be earned thereon not later than 20 days after receipt of the same without any deductions except for refunds to students for whom duplicate payment has been made and to students who have withdrawn after registration and who are entitled to such refunds; and (b) excess income from auxiliary enterprises and activities as provided in paragraph (2) of this Section, and all other income arising out of any activity or purpose not specified in paragraph (2) of this Section or in Section 6a-2 not later than 10 days after receipt of the same and without any deduction whatever. Such items of income shall be either paid into the State treasury or deposited into a college or university bank account within the time period established for like amounts in Section 2 of the State Officers and Employees Money Disposition Act; provided, that if deposited into a bank account, such items together with interest thereon shall be paid into the State treasury as provided in the preceding sentence. The General Assembly shall from time to time make appropriations payable from the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities Income Fund for the support and improvement of such State Colleges and Universities.
    (2) The following items of income shall be retained by each such State College or University or by the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities in its own treasury: endowment funds, gifts, trust funds, and Federal aid; funds received in connection with contracts with governmental, public or private agencies or persons, for research or services including funds which are paid as reimbursement to the State College or University or to the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities and funds received in connection with its operation of research and high technology parks; funds received in connection with reserves authorized by Section 8a of "An Act to provide for the management, operation, control and maintenance of the State Colleges and Universities System", approved July 2, 1951, as amended; funds received in connection with the retention, receipt, assignment, license, sale or transfer of interests in, rights to, or income from discoveries, inventions, patents, or copyrightable works; funds retained by the State College or University under the authority of Section 6a-2, and funds received from the operation of student or staff residence facilities, student and staff medical and health programs, Union buildings, bookstores, farms, stores, and other auxiliary enterprises or activities which are self-supporting in whole or in part. Any income derived from such auxiliary enterprises or activities which is not necessary to their support, maintenance, or development shall not, however, be applied to any general operational or educational purpose but shall be paid into the State Treasury as provided in paragraph (1) of this Section.
    Whenever such funds retained by each such State College or University or by the Board of Governors of State Colleges and Universities in its own treasury are deposited with a bank or savings and loan association and the amount of the deposit exceeds the amount of federal deposit insurance coverage, a bond or pledged securities shall be obtained. Only the types of securities which the State Treasurer may, in his discretion, accept for amounts not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation under Section 11 of "An Act in relation to State moneys", approved June 28, 1919, as amended, may be accepted as pledged securities. The market value of the bond or pledged securities shall at all times be equal to or greater than the uninsured portion of the deposit.
    (3) All monies received by the Cooperative Computer Center operated and maintained by Governors State University, in conjunction and pursuant to contracts with other State universities, shall be deposited in the Cooperative Computer Center Revolving Fund. The General Assembly shall from time to time make appropriations from the Cooperative Computer Center Revolving Fund to be used for expenditures incurred by the Cooperative Computer Center.
    (4) The Auditor General shall audit or cause to be audited the above items of income and all other income and expenditures of such institutions.
    (5) Beginning on January 1, 1996, the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Section shall be superseded by Section 5-35 of the Chicago State University Law and Section 6a-1c of the State Finance Act with respect to Chicago State University; by Section 10-35 of the Eastern Illinois University Law and Section 6a-1d of the State Finance Act with respect to Eastern Illinois University; by Section 15-35 of the Governors State University Law and Section 6a-1e of the State Finance Act with respect to Governors State University; by Section 25-35 of the Northeastern Illinois University Law and Section 6a-1f of the State Finance Act with respect to Northeastern Illinois University; and by Section 35-35 of the Western Illinois University Law and Section 6a-1g of the State Finance Act with respect to Western Illinois University. On January 1, 1996, all items of income and other funds deposited, retained, or otherwise held under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Section shall be transferred, appropriated, retained and used as provided by the provisions of law cited in this paragraph as superseding the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-4, eff. 1-1-96.)