(35 ILCS 200/1-45)
    Sec. 1-45. Developed coal. When used in connection with valuing coal means the acres of land for which a permit has been issued under the Surface Coal Mining Land Conservation and Reclamation Act containing coal that is anticipated to be mined during the lesser of 5 years following the current assessment date, the term of the permit, or the life of the mine, if initial extraction of coal from the land will occur in the year immediately following the assessment date. For purposes of this Section, "mining" or "initial extraction" means the first removal of coal from the coal seam.
(Source: P.A. 86-1481; 87-877; 88-455.)