(20 ILCS 3305/17) (from Ch. 127, par. 1067)
    Sec. 17. Authority to Accept Services, Gifts, Grants or Loans. Whenever the federal government or any agency or officer thereof or whenever any person, firm or corporation shall offer to the State, or to any political subdivision thereof, services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds by way of gift or grant, for purposes of emergency management, the State, acting through the Governor, or such political subdivision, acting through the principal executive officer, may accept such offer and upon such acceptance the Governor of the State, or the principal executive officer of such political subdivision, may authorize an officer of the State or of the political subdivision, as the case may be, to receive such services, equipment, supplies, materials, or funds on behalf of the State or such political subdivision.
(Source: P.A. 85-1027.)