(805 ILCS 35/4) (from Ch. 32, par. 1004)
    Sec. 4. The purposes of a development credit corporation shall be limited to those provided in this Section and shall be to promote, stimulate, develop and advance the business prosperity and economic welfare of the State of Illinois and its citizens; to encourage and assist, when usual, customary credit is not available, through loans, investments, or other business transactions, the location of new business and industry in the State; to rehabilitate and assist existing business and industry in this State; to stimulate and assist in the expansion of any kind of business activity which would tend to promote business development and maintain the economic stability of this State, provide maximum opportunities for employment and improve the standard of living of the citizens of this State; to cooperate and act in conjunction with other organizations, public or private, in the promotion and advancement of industrial, commercial, agricultural, and recreational development in this State; and to provide financing for the promotion, development, and conduct of all kinds of business activity in this State.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 577.)