(305 ILCS 5/3-10) (from Ch. 23, par. 3-10)
    Sec. 3-10. Lien on real property interests. Subject to the provisions of Sections 3-10.1 to 3-10.10, inclusive, the State shall have a lien upon all legal and equitable interests of recipients in real property, whether vested or contingent, including legal and equitable rights and interests of the recipient to coal, gas, oil, iron and other underground mineral resources, for basic maintenance grants paid under this Article, and for payments made to preserve the lien as provided in Section 3-10.5. The lien shall attach to such interests owned or subsequently acquired by persons who were recipients on or after the effective date of this Code, and in respect to which interests a notice of lien has been recorded or filed as provided in Sections 3-10.2 and 3-10.3.
    Liens recorded or filed under the provision of Article VIII-A of the 1949 Code for which the period of enforceability has not expired shall not be affected by the enactment of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 88-85.)