(605 ILCS 130/115)
Additional powers of the Department with respect to the Illiana Expressway.
(a) The Department may exercise any powers provided under this Act in participation or cooperation with any governmental entity and enter into any contracts to facilitate that participation or cooperation. The Department shall cooperate with other governmental entities under this Act.
(b) The Department may make and enter into all contracts and agreements necessary or incidental to the performance of the Department's duties and the execution of the Department's powers under this Act. Except as otherwise required by law, these contracts or agreements are not subject to any approvals other than the approval of the Department, Governor, or federal agencies.
(c) The Department may pay the costs incurred under the public private agreement entered into under this Act from any funds available to the Department for the purpose of the Illiana Expressway under this Act or any other statute.
(d) The Department or other State agency may not take any action that would impair the public private agreement entered into under this Act, except as provided by law.
(e) The Department may enter into an agreement between and among the contractor, the Department, and the Department of State Police concerning the provision of law enforcement assistance with respect to the Illiana Expressway under this Act.
(f) The Department is authorized to enter into arrangements with the Illinois State Police related to costs incurred in providing law enforcement assistance under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-913, eff. 6-9-10.)