(30 ILCS 375/3) (from Ch. 85, par. 843)
    Sec. 3. The Department is authorized and directed to provide technical and advisory assistance regarding the issuance of long-term debt to those local governments whose governing bodies request such assistance. Such assistance shall include, but need not be limited to: (1) advice on the marketing of bonds by local governments, (2) advisory review of proposed local government debt issues, including the rendering of opinions as to their legality, (3) conduct of training courses in debt management for local financial officers, and (4) promotion of the use by local government of such tools for sound financial management as adequate systems of budgeting, accounting, auditing, and reporting.
(Source: P.A. 77-1504.)