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(30 ILCS 720/3)
(from Ch. 85, par. 893)
"Department" means the Department of Commerce
and Economic Opportunity.
"Governing bodies" means, as to any county, municipality or township,
the body empowered to enact ordinances or to adopt resolutions for the
governance of such county, municipality or township.
"Industrial development agency" means any nonprofit corporation,
organization, association, or agency, including a local school district or community college, which shall be designated by proper
resolution of the governing body of any county, concurred in by
resolution of the governing bodies of municipalities or townships within
said county having in the aggregate over 50% of the population of said
county, as determined by the last preceding decennial United States
Census, as the agency authorized to make application to and receive
grants from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
for the purposes specified in this Act. Any two or more counties may, by the
procedures provided in this Act, designate a single industrial
development agency to represent such counties for the purposes of this
(Source: P.A. 100-679, eff. 1-1-19