(70 ILCS 1920/25)
    Sec. 25. Acceptance of grants, loans, and appropriations. The Authority shall have the power to apply for and accept grants, loans, advances and appropriations from the Federal Government and from the State of Illinois or any agency or instrumentality thereof to be used for the purposes of the Authority, and to enter into any agreement in relation to such grants, loans, advances and appropriations. The Authority may also accept from the State, any State agency, department or commission, any county or other political subdivision, any municipal corporation, any railroads, school authorities, or jointly therefrom, grants of funds or services for any of the purposes of this Act. The Authority shall be treated as a rail carrier subject to the Illinois Commerce Commission's jurisdiction and eligible to receive money from the Grade Crossing Protection Fund or any fund of the State or other source available for purposes of promoting safety and separation of at-grade railroad crossings or highway improvements.
(Source: P.A. 91-562, eff. 8-14-99.)