(30 ILCS 105/8.11) (from Ch. 127, par. 144.11)
    Sec. 8.11. Except as otherwise provided in this Section, appropriations from the State Parks Fund shall be made only to the Department of Natural Resources and shall, except for the additional moneys deposited under Section 805-550 of the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, be used only for the maintenance, development, operation, control and acquisition of State parks.
    Revenues derived from the Illinois and Michigan Canal from the sale of Canal lands, lease of Canal lands, Canal concessions, and other Canal activities, which have been placed in the State Parks Fund may be appropriated to the Department of Natural Resources for that Department to use, either independently or in cooperation with any Department or Agency of the Federal or State Government or any political subdivision thereof for the development and management of the Canal and its adjacent lands as outlined in the master plan for such development and management.
(Source: P.A. 96-1160, eff. 1-1-11.)