(20 ILCS 805/805-230)
(was 20 ILCS 805/63a18)
Developing recreational areas.
The Department has the
power to lease from individuals, corporations, or any other form
private ownership, from any municipality, public corporation, or political
subdivision of this State, or from the United States any lands or
the purpose of developing outdoor recreational areas for public use and to
acquire all necessary property or rights-of-way for the purposes of
ingress or egress to those lands and waters and to construct
other recreational facilities, including roadways, bridges, and parking
areas, that the Department deems necessary or desirable for maximum
recreational facilities for public use of the areas.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)