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CHILDREN-DELINQUENT OR TRUANT. $1. Amends sections 5, 6 and 7, Act

$ 6. Adoption of this Act. of 1907.

How electors may $ 5. Power to tax two-thirds

abandon this Act. of one mill for such home must be au

thorized by electors.

(SENATE BILL No. 538. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) AN Act to amend sections 5, 6 and 7, of an Act entitled, “An Act to

authoruize county authorities to establish and maintain a detention home for the temporary care and custody of dependent, delinquent or truant children, and to levy and collect a tax to pay the cost of its establishment and maintenance," approved May 13, 1907, in force July 1, 1907.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 5, 6 and 7 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize county authorities to establish and maintain a detention home for the temporary care and custody of dependent, delinquent or truant children, and to levy and collect a tax to pay the cost of its establishment and maintenance," approved May 13, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, be and the same are hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 5. The board of county commissioners or the board of supervisors, as the case may be, of any county, shall have the power and authority, in addition to taxes levied and collected for other county purposes, and in addition to the 50 cents per $100.00 valuation limit of taxation, now provided for county purposes to annually levy and collect a tax not exceeding two-thirds of one mill on the dollar valuation upon all

property within the county for the purpose of purchasing, erecting, leasing or otherwise providing, establishing, supporting and maintaining such detention home: Provided, this Act shall be adopted and the levy and collection of such tax authorized by the legal voters of the county in the manner provided by section 6 of this Act.

§ 6. The electors of any county may adopt this act in the following manner: Whenever the legal voters of such county to the number of 25% of the votes cast at the last general election shall petition the county judge of such county not less than 30 days before any general election in such county to submit the proposition whether or not the electors shall adopt this Act, it shall be the duty of the county judge to submit such proposition at the next general election. The proposition so to be voted for shall be on a separate ballot in plain prominent type, and be prepared and provided for that purpose in the same manner as other ballots.

YES

For adoption of the Act to authorize county authorities

to establish and maintain a detention home for de-
pendent, delinquent or truant children, and to levy
and collect a tax of not exceeding two-thirds of one
mill on the dollar valuation, to pay the cost of its
establishment and maintenance.

NO

If the majority of the votes cast for and against such proposition shall be for such proposition the Act shall be adopted, and the county judge shall enter of record an order declaring this Act in force in such county, and the tax provided for in the Act shall thereafter be annually levied and collected in such county for the purposes specified in this Act, until such time as the legal voters of the county shall abandon this Act in manner provided in section 7 of this Act.

$ 7. The electors of any county which shall have adopted this Act as provided by section 6 thereof, may abandon and repeal this Act in the following manner: Whenever the legal voters of such county to the number of twenty-five per cent of the votes cast at the last general election in such county shall petition the county judge not less than 30 days before any general election to submit the proposition whether or not the electors of such county shall abandon this Act, it shall be the duty of the county judge to submit such proposition at the next general election. The proposition so to be voted for shall be on a separate ballot in plain prominent type, and be prepared and provided for that purpose in the same manner as other ballots.

YES

To abandon an Act to authorize county authorities to

establish and maintain a detention home for depend-
ent, delinquent or truant children; and to discontinue
the levy and collection of a tax of not exceeding two-
thirds of one mill on the dollar valuation to pay the
cost of establishment and maintenance.

NO

If a majority of the votes cast for and against such proposition shall be for such proposition to abandon this Act, the Act shall be deemed abandoned and the county judge shall enter of record an order declaring this Act abandoned in such county.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

CITIES AND VILLAGES.

$ 1.

Amends section 1, Act of 1881.

$ 1.

Tax rate limited to forty

cents.

(SENATE BILL No. 541. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend section 1 of an Act entitled, "An Act in relation to

the rate of taxation in cities, villages and incorporated towns," approved and in force May 30, 1881, as subsequently amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 of an Act entitled, "An Act in relation to the rate of taxation in cities, villages and incorporated towns," approved and in force May 30, 1881, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows:

$ 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That all cities, villages and incorporated towns in this State now having, by their respective charters, the

power to levy and collect as high a rate of taxation as is herein authorized and provided for, shall hereafter have power to assess, levy and collect, annually, upon the taxable property within their respective limits, for all corporate purposes, in addition to all taxes which any such city, town or village may now or hereafter be authorized by law to levy and collect to support and maintain schools, erect school buildings and for all other school purposes, and to pay interest on its registered bonded indebtedness, such an amount as their respective corporate authorities may prescribe, not exceeding in any year the rate of forty (40) cents on each one hundred (100) dollars of the assessed valuation of such taxable property as equalized by the State Board of Equalization for the preceding year. And the said rate authorized by this Act shall be in lieu of all rates and items of taxation now provided and authorized in such charters, for all purposes other than schools, the erection of school buildings and all other school purposes, and for paying interest on the registered bonded indebtedness of such city, town or village.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

CITIES AND VILLAGES.
$1. Amends section 1, Act of 1911. $ 2. Amends title of Act.
3 1. Rate of tax for street and

bridge purposes limited
to twenty-four cents
proviso, additional tax
limited to sixteen and
two-thirds cents - not
included in limitation
of two per cent.

(SENATE BILL NO. 547. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend an Act entitled, An Act to authorize cities and vil

lages, which include wholly within their corporate limits, a town or towns, to levy for street purposes a tax in addition to the tax of one and 2/10 (1-2/10) per centum upon the aggregate valuation of all property within such city, village or incorporated town, as now prescribed by law," approved May 29, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, and to amend the title thereof.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities and villages, which include wholly within their corporate limits, a town or towns, to levy for street purposes a tax in addition to the tax of one and 2/10 (1-2/10) per centum upon

aggregate valuation of all property within such city, village or incorporated town, as now prescribed by law," approved May 29, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, be and and the same is hereby amended to read as

the

follows:

$ 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the city council of each city and board of trustees of each village or incorporated town, whether organized under the general law or special charter, which include wholly within their corporate limits a town or towns, shall have power and may annully levy a tax for street and bridge purposes of not to exceed twenty

four (24) cents on each one hundred dollars on all the taxable property in any township, lying wholly within the limits of such city, village or incorporated town: Provided, that if in the opinion of three-fourths of the members elected to the city council or board of trustees of such city, village or incorporated town, a greater levy for bridge and street purposes is needed in view of some contingency, an additional levy may be made of any sum not exceeding sixteen and two-thirds (16-2/3) cents on the one hundred dollars of such taxable property. Said street and bridge tax authorized by this Act shall be in addition to any tax any such city, village or incorporated town is now authorized to levy for street or bridge purposes and shall be in addition to the tax that such city, village or incorporated town is now authorized to levy upon the aggregate valuation of all property within such city, village or incorporated town, and the county clerk, in reducing tax levies under the provisions of section two (2) of an Act entitled, "An Act concerning the levy and extension of taxes," approved May 9, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, as subsequently amended, shall consider said street and bridge tax, authorized by this Act as a road and bridge tax, and not to be included in the limitation of two (2) per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be extended.

§ 2. That the title of said Act be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

“An Act to authorize cities and villages, which include wholly within their corporate limits, a town or towns, to levy for street purposes a tax in addition to the tax that any such city, village, or incorporated town is now authorized to levy."

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

CITIES AND VILLAGES.

$ 1.

Amends section 1 of Article VIII,

Act of 1872.

§ 1. Levy and collection of

taxes--manner of.

(SENATE BILL No. 560.

APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend section 1 of Article VIII 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 1 of Article VIII of an Act entitled, "An Act to provide for the incorporation of cities and villages," approved April 10, 1872, in force July i, 1872, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows:

$1. The city council in cities and boards of trustees in villages may levy and collect taxes for corporate purposes in the manner following:

The city council or board of trustees, as the case may be, shall, annually, on or before the third (30) Tuesday in September in each year, ascertain the total amount of appropriations for all corporate purposes legally made and to be collected from the tax levy of that fiscal year; and, by an ordinance specifying in detail the purposes for

which such appropriations are made and the sum or amount appropriated for each purpose respectively, shall levy the amount so ascertained upon all the property subject to taxation within the city or village as the same is assessed and equalized for State and county purposes for the current year. A certified copy of such ordinance shall be filed with the county clerk of the proper county, whose duty it shall be to ascertain the rate per cent which, upon the total valuation of all property subject to taxation within the city or village as the same is assessed and equalized for State and county purposes, will produce a net amount of not less than the amount so directed to be levied, and it shall be the duty of the county clerk to extend such tax in a separate column upon the book or books of the collector or collectors of State and county taxes within such city or village. And where the corporate limits of any city or village shall lie partly in two or more counties, the city council or board of trustees shall ascertain the total amount of all taxable property lying within the corporate limits of said city or village in each county as the same is assessed and equalized for State and county purposes for the current year, and certify the amount of taxable property in each county within said city or village, under the seal of said city or village, to the county clerk of the county where the seat oi government of such city or village is situated, whose duty it shall be to ascertain the rate per cent which, upon the total valuation of all property subject to taxation within the city or village, ascertained as aforesaid, will produce a net amount not less than the amount so directed to be levied; and said clerk shall, as soon as said rate per cent of taxation is ascertained, certify under his hand and seal of office to the county clerk of any other county wherein a portion of said city or village is situate, such rate per cent, and it shall be the duty of such county clerk to whom such rate per cent is certified to extend such tax in a separate column upon the book or books of the collector or collectors of the State and county taxes for such county against all property in his county within the limits of said city or village; Provided, the aggregate amount of taxes so levied for any one vear, exclusive of the amount levied for the payment of bonded indebtedness or interest thereon, and exclusive of taxes levied for the purposes of pension funds, public library and municipal tuberculosis sanitarium, shall not exceed the rate of one and forty-three and one-third one hunderdths (1.4312) per centum from the taking effect of this Act to and including the year 1921 and thereafter not to exceed eight-tenths of one per centum (.8%) in cities and villages of 150,000 or more population according to the last national or State census, and the aggregate amount of taxes so levied for any one rear, exclusive of the amount levied for the payment of bonded indebtedness or interest thereon and exclusive of taxes authorized by law for specific purposes shall not exceed the rate of one and one-third (1 1/3) per centum from the taking effect of this Act to and including the year 1921 and thereafter eight-tenths of one per centum (.8%) in cities and villages of less than 150,000 population according to the last national or State census, upon the aggregate valuation of all property within such city or village subject to taxation therein, as the same was equalized for State and county taxes for the current year: And, provided, further,

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