(20 ILCS 1815/41) (from Ch. 129, par. 269)
    Sec. 41. If any portion of the Illinois State Guard, or persons lawfully aiding them in the performance of any duty are assailed, assaulted, attacked, or in imminent danger thereof, the commanding officer of the Illinois State Guard may at once proceed to quell the attack and disperse the attacking parties, and take all other steps for the safety of his command that he deems necessary.
(Source: Laws 1951, p. 1999.)