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APPROPRIATIONS.

§ 1. Amends section 3 of Article seven, § 3. Corporation expend Act of 1872. - tures—provisions.

(House, BILL No. 42. APPROVED JUNE 24, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the in corpo ration of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, in force Jul. 1, 1872, as subsequently amended, by amending section three (3) o Article seven (VII) thereof. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That an Act, entitled, “An Ag to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved Apri 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as subsequently amended, be, and the same is hereby amended by amending section three (3) of Article seven (VII) thereof to read as follows: § 3. (Art. VII). Neither the city council nor the board of trustees nor any department or officer of the corporation shall add to the corporation expenditures in any one year anything over and above the amount provided for in the annual appropriation bill of that year, except as is herein otherwise specially provided, and no expenditure for an improvement to be paid for out of the general fund of the corporation shall exceed in any one year the amount provided for such improvement in the annual appropriation bill; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall prevent the city council or board of trustees from, by a two-thirds vote, making additional appropriations for the purpose of making any improvement or restorations, the necessity for which is caused by any casualty or accident happening after such annual appropriation is made, nor from making expenditures nor incurring liabilities necessary to meet any emergency created by epidemic, happening after and unforeseen at the time of making the annual appropriation, nor from making appropriations necessary to care for such expenditures and liabilities. The city council or board of trustees, for the purpose of providing for such additional appropriations may, by a like vote, authorize the mayor or president of the board of trustees and finance committee (in cities under the commission form of municipal government, the mayor and commissioner of accounts and finances), to borrow the amount of money necessary therefor for a space of time not extending beyond the close of the next fiscal year, which sum and the interest, shall be added to the amount authorized to be raised in the next general tax levy and embraced therein. Emergency as used herein means a condition requiring immediate action to suppress, or prevent the spread of disease or to prevent or remove imminent danger to persons or property. Should any judgment be obtained against the corporation, the mayor or president of the board of trustees and finance committee (or commissioner of accounts and finances) under the sanction of the city council or board of trustees may borrow a sufficient amount to pay the same for a space of time not extending beyond the close of the next fiscal year, which sum and interest shall in like manner

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he added to the amount authorized to be raised in the general tax levy of the next year and embraced therein. APPROVED June 24, 1919.

APPROPRIATION.—SUPPLEMENTAL.

# 1. Amends section 2 of Article VII, § 2. Emergency. Act of 1872.

§ 2. May pass supplemental
appropriation bills.

(SENATE BILL No. 236. APPROVED MARCH 27, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 2 of Article VII of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 2 of Article VII of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, in force July 1, 1872, as sub*uently amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows: § 2. The city council of cities, and board of trustees in villages, shall, within the first quarter of each fiscal year, pass an ordinance, to * termed the annual appropriation bill, in which such corporate authorities may appropriate such sum or sums of money as may be deemed lossary to defray all necessary expenses and liabilities of such cor"sation; and in such ordinance shall specify the objects and purposes of which such appropriations are made, and the amount appropriated for each object or purpose. Such ordinance, in cities and villages havis a population of one hundred thousand or more, may be amended * the next regular meeting of the city council or board of trustees, * the case may be, occuring not less than five days after the passage thoof, in like manner as other ordinances. No further appropriatons shall be made at any other time within such fiscal year, unless to proposition to make each such appropriation has been first sanctioned by a majority of the legal voters of such city or village, either a petition signed by them, or at a general or special election duly called olor: Provided, howerer, that in cities and villages having a population of one hundred thousand or more, the city council or board of to stees, as the case may be, may, at any time within the is half of the fiscal year, by a two-thirds vote of all the mom* of such body, pass additional or supplemental appropriation ordin* making appropriations from any receipts derived from any other orce than the annual taxes levied in accordance with the provisions o section 1 of Article VIII of this Act: And, provided further, that on the year 1919, in cities and villages having a population of * hundred thousand or more, the city council or board of trustees, * the case may be, may, at any time within the first half of the ol year, pass its annual appropriation bill, or it may, at any time Within the first half of the fiscal year after the passage of the annual "propriation bill, pass additional or supplemented [supplemental] "'toriation ordinances adding appropriations to the annual appro

priation bill by making appropriations which may relate back to th commencement of said fiscal year, thereby amending the said annua appropriation bill, and such city council or board of trustees, as the cas may be, may in the year 1919, at any time during the first half of th fiscal year, authorize the issuance of certificates of indebtedness to b redeemed by warrants issued in anticipation of the taxes levied for th year 1919 when the same can be lawfully issued, such certificates of in debtedness to be in all respects of equal binding force as such tax antici pation warrants except that the aggregate amount for which they may be issued shall not exceed one-fourth of the aggregate amount of th appropriations for the year 1919, and they shall be redeemable as afore said, but in case they are not so redeemed they shall constitute a lies against and be payable out of the proceeds of said tax levv.

§ 2. Whereas, an emergency exists, this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED March 27, 1919.

CHICAGO-FIFTY wards.

§ 1. Repeals Part IV adds section 8 § 4. When redistricting or to Part II, adds Parts IV and dinance takes effectV. Article XII, Act of 1872. substitute ordinance - may be submitted. $ 8. City clerk and city treasurer — election, § 5. Failure of council to tenure. act—one-fifth of aldermen may submit redistricting ordiPART FOUR. nance. § 1. General and municipal § 6. Redistricting ordinance elections for alder- submitted—form of men — term s pre- ballot. scribed.

$ 7. Redistricting ordinance § 2. Salary. submitted—when anproved and in effect.

PART FIVE. $ 8. Election and ballot laws to a polvo where con§ 1. City to have fifty wards. sistent here with. § 2. Additional territory to § 9. Redistricting in 1931 be annexed to exist- and decennially thereing wards. after.

§ 3. City to be redistricted § 2. Adoption of Act.
after adoption of Act.
§ 3. Repeal.

(Hot's H BILL No. 700. APPROVED JUNE 28, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, as amended by subsequent Acts, by repealing the whole of Part IV of Article VII; by adding to Part II of Article XII one new section to be known as section S; and by adding to Article XII two new parts to be known as Parts Four and Fire. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, as amended by subsequent Acts, he and the same hereby is amended, in pursuance of section 34 of Article IV of the Constitution,

y repealing the whole of Part Four of Article XII, added by the Act oroved June 27, 1913; by adding to Part Two of Article XII of sold Act one new section to be known as section 8; and by adding to old Article XII two new parts to be known as Parts Four and Five; which new sections and parts shall read as follows:

PART Two.

$ 8. CITY CLERK AND CITY TREASURER—ELECTION, TENURE. At the general election held in 1923, and quadrennially thereafter, there shall be elected a city clerk and a city treasurer, each of whom shall oil his office for a term of four years and until his successor is elected and qualified. No person, however, shall be elected to the office of ty treasurer for two terms in succession.

PART FOUR.
cox CERNING THE ELECTION of ALDERMEN.

SECTION 1.. GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR ALDERMEN| Toys PRESCRIBED.] (a) If the provisions of this Act become operaRe in time to govern the general election for aldermen to be held in the year 1920, one alderman shall then be elected from each ward to serve for a period of one year. If this Act shall be adopted at the same time as that at which aldermen are elected in 1920, such adoption shall limit the term of aldermen so elected to one year. The general election for aldermen under this Act in 1920 shall be held upon the o prescribed by law for a primary to elect delegates and alternate legates to national nominating conventions and to secure an expresson with respect to candidates for nomination for the office of Presi*It of the United States, if such a primary is held in the year 1920, od shall be conducted by the same judges and clerks. All provisons of election laws shall apply to such election, except that the hours to keeping open the polls shall be those prescribed by “An Act to pro§le for the holding of primary elections by political parties,” approved March 9, 1910, in force July 1, 1910, as subsequently amended. A otheral election for aldermen shall be held in the year 1921, at the the prescribed by law, at which one alderman shall be elected from oth Ward to serve for a term of two years. The next general election * aldermen shall take place in the year 1923, at which time one alderon shall be elected from each ward and thereafter general elec*no for aldermen shall be held each second and each fourth year, acording as the term of aldermen is determined by popular vote under * terms of this Act to be two or four years.

(b) The terms of this paragraph shall apply if this Act does of become operative in time to govern the general election for alder* in 1920 or to limit the terms of such aldermen, but does become lootive in time to govern the general election for aldermen to be *" in the year 1921. One alderman shall be elected from each *d at the general election for aldermen in the year 1921, but no *neral election for aldermen shall be held in the year 1922, it being the purpose of this Act that the council shall be composed of one alderman from each ward after the expiration of the terms of aldermen elected at the general election for aldermen in the year 1920. Any person serving as alderman under an election of 1920 may be a candidate for alderman in the general election for aldermen to be held in the year 1921, and his election at such time shall constitute an abandonment of the office held by him under his election in the year 1920 for the unexpired term thereof, if any, as soon as he has qualified under his election in the year 1921. A general election for aldermen shall be held in the year 1923, at which one alderman shall be elected from each ward, and thereafter general elections for aldermen shall be held each second or fourth year, according as the term of aldermen is determined by popular vote under the terms of this Act to be two or four years.

(c) If this Act shall become operative at any time subsequent to the times provided for in the foregoing paragraphs, the provisions of this paragraph shall govern. If the Act becomes operative in time to govern the general election of aldermen to be held in an odd numbered year, the provisions of this section with respect to the election in the year 1921 shall apply, with appropriate changes of dates. The terms of aldermen first elected shall always expire with the term of the mayor then in office, and new elections for a two or four year term, as the case may be, shall be held at the time when the mayor is to be elected. If this Act becomes operative in time to govern the general election of aldermen to be held in an even numbered year which immediately precedes the year in which a mayor is to be elected, aldermen at such election shall be elected for the term of one year, and a general election for aldermen for a two or four year term, as the case may be, shall be held at the time when the mayor is to be elected. If this Act becomes operative in time to govern the general election of aldermen to be held in an even numbered year other than that which immediately precedes the year in which a mayor is to be elected, aldermen at such election shall be elected for a one year term, alder. men at the next general election for aldermen to be elected for a two year term, if a two year term shall have been adopted by a popular vote under the terms of this Act: if under the terms of this Act a four .." term for aldermen shall have been adopted then aldermen shall be elected for a three year term at the election of such even numbered year. New elections for a two or four year term, as the case may be, shall then take place at the time when the mayor is to be next elected.

(d) All elections for aldermen shall be in accordance with the provisions of law in force and operative in the City of Chicago for such elections at the time that such elections are held, and vacancies occuring in such office shall be filled in the manner prescribed by law for filling vacancies. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the number of aldermen under the provisions of this Act shall be one from each ward.

§ 2. SALARY or AIDERMEN.] The aldermen elected under the provisions of this Act may receive for their services such compensation

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