(615 ILCS 5/20)
(from Ch. 19, par. 67)
The Department of Natural Resources shall
obtain data and information
as to the availability of the various streams of Illinois for water power,
and preserve all such data, and report to the Governor and the general
assembly such facts as to the amount of water power which can be so
developed, from time to time, as in its judgment should be communicated,
looking to the preservation of the rights of the State of Illinois in the
water power and navigation of this State.
The requirement for reporting to the General Assembly shall be satisfied
by filing copies of the report as required by Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization Act, and filing such
with the State Government Report Distribution Center for the General Assembly
as is required under paragraph (t) of Section 7 of the State Library Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-1148, eff. 12-10-18.)