Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process.
Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public
soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the
Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes,
statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect.
If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has
not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already
been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes
made to the current law.
(20 ILCS 1105/1)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7401)
Definitions; transfer of duties.
(a) For the purposes of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:
"Department" means the Department of Commerce and
"Director" means the Director of Commerce and
(b) As provided in Section 80-20 of the Department of Natural Resources
Act, the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs (now Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)
shall assume the rights,
powers, and duties of the former Department of Energy and Natural Resources
under this Act, except as those rights, powers, and duties are otherwise
allocated or transferred by law.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)