(30 ILCS 355/17) (from Ch. 85, par. 1397j)
    Sec. 17. If the State fails to pay the principal of or interest on any of the Bonds or premium, if any, as the same become due, a civil action to compel payment may be instituted in the Circuit Court of Sangamon County by the holder or holders of the Bonds on which such default of payment exists. Delivery of a summons and a copy of the complaint to the Attorney General shall constitute sufficient service to give the Circuit Court of Sangamon County jurisdiction of the subject matter of such a suit and jurisdiction over the State and its officers named as defendants for the purpose of compelling such payment.
(Source: P.A. 86-44.)