Public Act 90-0276 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0276

SB894 Enrolled                                 LRB9003475NTsb

    AN ACT to amend the Flood Control Act of 1945 by changing
Section 6.

    Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section  5.   The Flood Control Act of 1945 is amended by
changing Section 6 as follows:

    (615 ILCS 15/6) (from Ch. 19, par. 126f)
    Sec. 6.  The Department of Natural Resources may lease or
permit the use of, in whole or in part, the surplus waters at
all Department owned dams and lease or permit the use of,  in
whole  or  in  part,  any  land,  rights to land, or property
interests for hydropower development or the  power  developed
from  it  for  a  period  not  to exceed 50 years When in the
construction of  works  surplus  waters  are  available,  the
Department  of  Natural  Resources  when so authorized by the
General Assembly, may  maintain  and  operate  power  plants,
structures,  buildings  and appurtenances for the utilization
of the surplus waters,  and  may  lease,  sell  or  otherwise
dispose  of  the  whole  or  any  part of the power generated
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)

    Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
becoming law.

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