(1) The Department of Children and Family Services is authorized to sell any real or personal property that it acquired by way of donation, gift, contribution, bequest, or devise from any person, persons, or organizations when such real or personal property is determined by the department not to be necessary for use in connection with the work of the department. All proceeds derived from the sale of such property shall be transmitted to the State Treasury to be credited to the department.
(2) The Department of Children and Family Services is authorized to use for its purposes any moneys realized from the sale of any such real or personal property. It is expressly declared to be the intention of the Legislature that such moneys are appropriated to the department and may be used by it for its purposes. However, such moneys shall be withdrawn in accordance with law. Such moneys are appropriated to the use of the department in addition to other funds which have been or may otherwise be appropriated for its purposes.