(70 ILCS 1865/4.14a) (from Ch. 19, par. 182.14a)
    Sec. 4.14a. To apply to proper federal authorities in order to establish, operate, maintain or lease a foreign trade zone; and to enter into contracts, receive grants, and perform such other duties which are necessary and proper for the operation of a foreign trade zone.
(Source: P.A. 83-440.)