(520 ILCS 5/1.7) (from Ch. 61, par. 1.7)
    Sec. 1.7. The Department is authorized to produce such mammals, birds or their eggs, and to distribute them to anyone having suitable land or means for their breeding, hatching or further propagation; the Department shall also have authority to enter into agreements with such distributees for the propagation or purchase of mammals, birds, (or their eggs), produced by such distributees.
(Source: P.A. 81-382.)