(220 ILCS 30/3.4) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 403.4)
    Sec. 3.4. "Electric Cooperative" means (a) any not-for-profit corporation or other person that owns, controls, operates or manages, directly or indirectly, within this State, any plant, equipment or property for the production, transmission, sale, delivery or furnishing of electricity and (b) that either is or has been financed in whole or in part under the federal "Rural Electrification Act of 1936" and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, or is directly or indirectly caused to be formed by any one or more such not-for-profit corporations or other persons that is or has been so financed.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1206.)