Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly.
SECTION 1. Consent of the State of Illinois is given to the United States for the acquisition by purchase, gift, of condemnation with adequate compensation of such lands in the State of Illinois in the opinion of the Federal government may be needed for the establishment, consolidation and extension of National forests in the State. The State of Illinois retains concurrent jurisiction with the United States over such areas in the matter of the service thereon of all civil and criminal process issuing under the authority of the State of Illinois.
§ 2. The property acquired by the United States under the provisions of this Act shall be exempt from all State, county or municipal taxes, assessments or other charges which may be levied or imposed under the authority of this State.
Approved June 18, 1931
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