(505 ILCS 5/19)
(from Ch. 5, par. 1019)
Policy of State Agencies.
It shall be the policy of all state
agencies to encourage the maintenance of viable farming in agricultural
areas and their administrative regulations and procedures shall be modified
to this end insofar as are consistent with the promotion of public health
and safety and with the provisions of any federal statutes, standards, criteria,
rules, regulations, or policies, and any other requirement of federal agencies,
including provisions applicable only to obtaining federal grants, loans,
or other funding.
(Source: P.A. 81-1173.)