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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Natural Resources
(Conservation) Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
is amended by adding Section 805-555 as follows:
(20 ILCS 805/805-555 new)
(a) The General Assembly finds that a dedicated funding
stream shall be established for the operation and maintenance
of State parks to help ensure that these State treasures will
be properly maintained and remain accessible to the public for
generations to come.
(b) The Department may charge an annual vehicle admission
fee for access to properties owned, managed, leased, or all by
(c) The Department may charge a daily access fee to
pedestrians and to the owners of vehicles that do not have a
current annual vehicle sticker.
(d) The Department may establish a fee for individuals who
use a park without paying the annual vehicle admission fee or
daily access fee.
(e) Revenue generated by the annual vehicle admission and