(40 ILCS 5/18-148) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 18-148)
    Sec. 18-148. To accept gifts.
    To accept any gift, grant or bequest of any money or securities for the purpose designated by the grantor, if such purpose is specified as providing cash benefits for some or all of the participants or annuitants of the system, or if no such purpose is designated, for the purpose of reducing the costs of the State for providing benefits.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 161.)