(305 ILCS 5/3-10.10) (from Ch. 23, par. 3-10.10)
    Sec. 3-10.10. Sale of property of deceased recipient-Order for amount of lien-Preservation of lien. Whenever the court having jurisdiction of the estate of a decedent determines that it is necessary or desirable for the proper administration of the estate to sell real property upon which the State has a lien imposed by this Article, the Court shall enter an order for the total amount of which the State has a lien, as determined by evidence submitted to it by the Illinois Department through the appropriate County Department or Departments.
    The superiority of such lien shall not be affected thereby and shall be satisfied from the proceeds of sale in the same manner as specified in Section 3-10.7 for foreclosure of the lien. The Illinois Department shall have the same power of purchase and subsequent sale as set forth in the second paragraph of Section 3-10.7. The lien may be released by the County Department in accordance with the provisions of Section 3-10.6.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 122.)