(65 ILCS 5/11-123-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-123-6)
    Sec. 11-123-6. Every city and village may take possession of, use, and occupy any artificially made or reclaimed land (1) which before the artificial making or reclamation thereof constituted a portion of the submerged land under the public waters of the State of Illinois, and (2) which lies within the corporate limits or jurisdiction of or borders on the municipality, and (3) the title to which is in the State of Illinois, when the land is declared by an ordinance of the municipality particularly describing it to be necessary or appropriate for any of the purposes enumerated in this Division 123.
    Every city and village has the power to bring and maintain all necessary suits, actions, or proceedings, in its corporate name, against any person for the recovery of the possession of such artificially made or reclaimed land. This land, when so acquired, shall be held, used, and occupied by the city or village subject to the conditions stated in this Division 123.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)