(30 ILCS 705/5.1)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 31, 2024)
    Sec. 5.1. Restoration of grant award.
    (a) A grantee who received an award pursuant to the Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Act who was unable to complete the project within the 2 years required by Section 5 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, and whose grant agreement expired between January 1, 2021 and July 29, 2021, shall be eligible for an award under the same terms as the expired grant agreement, subject to the availability of appropriated moneys in the fund from which the original disbursement to the grantee was made. The grantee must demonstrate prior compliance with the terms and conditions of the expired award to be eligible for funding under this Section.
    (b) Any grant funds not expended or legally obligated by the expiration of the newly executed agreement must be returned to the grantor agency within 45 days, if the funds are not already on deposit with the grantor agency or the State Treasurer. Such returned funds shall be deposited into the fund from which the original grant disbursement to the grantee was made.
    (c) This Section is repealed on July 31, 2024.
(Source: P.A. 102-699, eff. 4-19-22.)