(70 ILCS 1863/19)
Revenue bonds as legal investments.
The State and all counties, municipalities, villages, incorporated towns and other municipal corporations, political subdivisions, public bodies, and public officers of any thereof; all banks, bankers, trust companies, savings banks and institutions, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, investment companies, and other persons carrying on a banking business; all insurance companies, insurance associations, and other persons carrying on an insurance business; and all executors, administrators, guardians, trustees, and their fiduciaries may legally invest any sinking funds, moneys, or other funds belonging to them or within their control in any bonds, notes, or certificates issued under this Act. It is the purpose of this Section to authorize the investment in bonds, notes, or certificates of all sinking, insurance, retirement, compensation, pension, and trust funds, whether owned or controlled by private or public persons or officers; provided, however, that nothing contained in this Section may be construed as relieving any person from any duty of exercising reasonable care in selecting securities for purchase or investment.
(Source: P.A. 96-636, eff. 8-24-09.)