(45 ILCS 77/20)(from Ch. 114, par. 920) Sec. 20. Compact agreement. The participating states agree to do the
following: (1) Make available to each other and to a consulting
firm representing a participating state or the compact assistance that is available, including personnel, equipment, office space, machinery, computers, engineering, and technical advice, and services.
(2) Provide financial assistance for the
implementation of the feasibility study that is available. Notwithstanding any other provision of the compact, the obligation of the State of Illinois to make funds available under the compact and to make payments under the compact shall be subject to appropriation by the General Assembly.