(20 ILCS 2610/7.1) (from Ch. 121, par. 307.7-1)
    Sec. 7.1. In furtherance of the policy of this Act that the Board shall exercise its powers and duties in an independent manner, subject to the provisions of this Act but free from the direction, control or influence of any other agency or department of State government, after June 30, 1989 all expenses and liabilities incurred by the Board in the performance of its responsibilities hereunder shall be paid from funds which shall be appropriated to the Board by the General Assembly for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 86-931.)