(20 ILCS 1920/3.05) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 8003.05)
    Sec. 3.05. Administration.
    (a) The Department shall determine and direct the expenditure of funds under this Article.
    (b) The Department shall employ and fix the compensation of a person to direct and manage its responsibilities under this Act.
    (c) The Department may contract or enter into cooperative agreement with any person or federal government entity in relation to the reclamation of abandoned land, including but not limited to the furnishing of services, plans, layouts, materials, or any matters of service incidental to the acquisition or disposition of such abandoned land or its reclamation.
    (d) The Department may delegate responsibilities to other agencies or departments of State government with the authority and technical expertise to carry out the administrative responsibilities of the Department as provided in this Act, with the consent of such agencies or departments. The Department may contract with any State officer or agency or department of State government to administer responsibilities under this Act as may be deemed necessary and appropriate to provide for effective administration hereof, without unreasonable or unnecessary cost or duplication of effort, and taking into account the need to deliver fair and effective governmental service to the interested public.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)