(70 ILCS 410/17) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7127)
    Sec. 17. This law shall be construed as supplemental and in addition to existing statutory authority and as providing an independent method of financing the cost of acquiring land or rights thereto and holding the same for wildland and other open space preservation purposes, and for the issuance and sale of bonds in connection therewith.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3000.)