(5 ILCS 510/1) (from Ch. 1, par. 3701)
    Sec. 1. That jurisdiction of the lands and their appurtenances, which may be acquired by donation or purchase by the managers of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers within the State of Illinois, for the uses and purposes of the said home, be, and is hereby ceded to the United States of America: Provided, however, that all civil or criminal process issued under the authority of the State of Illinois, or any officer thereof, may be executed on said lands and in the buildings which may be located thereon, in the same manner as if jurisdiction had not been ceded as aforesaid, and the officers, employees and inmates of said home who shall be qualified voters of the State, by complying with the requirements of the laws that now are in operation, or that hereafter may be enacted regulating State, county and town elections in this State, shall have the right of suffrage at all town, county and State elections in the town in which said National Home shall be located.
(Source: Laws 1897, p. 299.)