(65 ILCS 5/11-74-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-74-3)
    Sec. 11-74-3. It is hereby determined and declared that the purpose of this Division 74 is to relieve conditions of unemployment, to maintain existing levels of employment, to aid in the rehabilitation of returning veterans, and to encourage the increase of industry and commerce within this State, thereby reducing the evils attendant upon unemployment, to increase the tax base of the various municipalities of this State and to permit municipalities in this State to take as much advantage of the provisions of Section 103 of the United States Internal Revenue Code as is possible, which are all declared and determined to be public purposes and for the public safety, benefit and welfare of the residents of this State.
(Source: P.A. 81-1376.)