(30 ILCS 105/6z-36)
Coal Mining Regulatory Fund; uses.
All moneys collected as fees
and civil penalties under the Surface Coal Mining Land Conservation and
Reclamation Act, collected as fees under the Coal Mining Act, and collected as fees submitted to the Department of Natural
Resources' analytical laboratory shall be deposited
into the Coal Mining Regulatory Fund, a special fund in the State Treasury that
is hereby created. All earnings on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into
the Fund. Moneys in the Fund shall be annually appropriated to the Department
of Natural Resources for the enforcement of coal
mining regulatory laws and rules adopted by the Department under those laws. The monies deposited into the Coal Mining Regulatory Fund under this Section shall not be subject to administrative charges or chargebacks unless otherwise authorized by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-1136, eff. 1-1-13.)