(65 ILCS 5/11-102-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-102-3)
    Sec. 11-102-3. Every specified municipality may use, occupy, and reclaim submerged land under the public waters of the state within the limits or jurisdiction of or bordering upon the municipality as may be necessary or appropriate in the exercise of the powers under Sections 11-102-1 and 11-102-2. The power granted by this section is superior to and takes precedence over any power to reclaim such land heretofore granted to any person which has not been exercised at the time when the municipality, by ordinance as to such land therein particularly described, determines to exercise the power granted by this section.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)