(10 ILCS 5/23-18) (from Ch. 46, par. 23-18)
    Sec. 23-18. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to abridge the right of either branch of the General Assembly to grant commissions to take depositions, or to send for and examine any witnesses it may desire to hear on such trial.
(Source: Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1.)