Funds by Fund Number with Statutory Language
(g) To receive and accept from any agency of the United States or any agency of the State of Illinois or any municipality,
county, or other political subdivision thereof or from any individual, association, or corporation gifts, grants, or donations of
Fund Purpose: The purpose of this Fund is to pay employees in the Illinois Designated Account Purchase program
through the State accounting system.
Fund Number 0774 Oil Spill Response Fund
Chapter 0415 Act 0005 Section 25c-1
Fund Group: State Trust Fund Total Revenue FY05: $0
Total Revenue FY06: $125,116
Fund Type: Appropriated
Administering Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
(a) There is hereby created within the State treasury an interest-bearing special fund to be known as the Oil Spill Response
Fund. There shall be deposited into the Fund all monies recovered as reimbursement for response costs incurred by the
Agency from parties responsible for releases or threats of release of petroleum, monies provided to the State from the federal
Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, and such other monies as may be received for this purpose through contributions, gifts, or
supplemental environmental projects, pursuant to court orders or decrees, or from any other source.
(b) Pursuant to appropriation, all monies in the Oil Spill Response Fund may be used by the Agency for all of the following
(1) Responding to releases or threats of release of petroleum that may constitute a substantial danger to the environment
or human health or welfare.
(2) Contractual expenses and purchases of equipment or supplies necessary to enable prompt response to releases or
threats of release of petroleum and to provide effective mitigation of such releases or threats of release.
(3) Costs of investigation and assessment of the source, nature, and extent of a release or threatened release of petroleum
and any resulting injuries or damages.
(4) Costs associated with planning and training for response to releases and threats of release of petroleum.
(5) Costs associated with preparing and submitting claims of the Agency to the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.
(c) For the purposes of implementing this Section, "petroleum" means crude oil, refined petroleum, intermediates, fractions
or constituents of petroleum, brine or salt water from oil production, oil sheens, hydrocarbon vapors, and any other form of
oil or petroleum.
(d) In addition to any other authority provided by State or federal law, the Agency shall be entitled to recovery of costs
incurred by it in response to releases and threats of release of petroleum from any persons who are responsible for causing,
allowing, or threatening such releases.
Fund Purpose: The purpose of the fund is collect and record monies recovered as reimbursement for response costs
incurred by the Agency from parties responsible for releases or threats of release of petroleum.
Pursuant to appropriation, all monies in the Oil Spill Response Fund may be used by the Agency for
response to oil spills.
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