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§ 30. APPoinTMENT of—VACANCY—How FILLED–comPENSATION —CLERK.] In counties under township organization of less than one hundred twenty-five thousand (125,000) inhabitants there shall be a board of review to review the assessments made by the county supervisor of assessments. The chairman of the board of supervisors shall be erofficio chairman of the board of review, shall be two (2) additional members of said board of review, who shall be appointed in the manner following: On or before June 1, 1918, the county judge shall appoint one (1) citizen of the county to serve as a member of the board of review of the county for one (1) year from the date of his appointment, and one (1) citizen of the county to serve as a member of the board of review for two (2) years from the date of his appointment. Each year thereafter, on or before the first day of July, the county judge shall appoint one (1) citizen of the county to serve as a member of the board of review for two (2) years from the date of his appointment. Should a member of the board of review die, resign, or be removed, the county judge shall appoint a citizen of the county to fill the unexpired term of such member. The board of review shall at all times consist of two (2) members affiliated with the political party polling the highest vote, and one (1) member of the party polling the second highest vote at the general election in the county prior to the time any appointment is made by virtue of this section. The members of the board of review shall receive as compensation the sum per day for each day of service as shall be fixed by the county board, their time of service to be made out in due form with day and date, and sworn to by the members thereof: Provided, further, that in counties of less than one hundred twenty-five thousand (125,000) inhabitants, the members of the board of review by a majority vote each year may select some suitable person to act as clerk of said board of review, and such clerk shall receive as compensation, the sum per day for each day of service as shall be fixed by the county board. The time of service of such clerk to be made out in due form, with day and date, and sworn to by such clerk.

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

APPROVED April 18, 1919.

ASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY.

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assessed value.

$ 17. Schedule — notice — Oath.

(SENATE BILL No. 385. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend sections 17 and 18 of an Act entitled, “An Act for the assessment of property and providing the means therefor, and to repeal a certain Act therein named,” approved February 25, 1898, in force July 1, 1898, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 17 and 18 of an Act entitled, “An Act for the assessment of property and providing the means therefor, and to repeal a certain Act therein named,” approved February 25, 1898, in force July 1, 1898, as subsequently amended, b. and the same are hereby further amended so that said sections shall read respectively as follows: § 17. The assessor shall furnish to each person required to list personal property a printed blank schedule, forms to be furnished by the Auditor of Public Accounts, upon which shall be printed a notice substantially as follows: “This schedule must be filled out, sworn to and returned to me in Person or by mail at. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Address) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - on or before. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . You are to give a full, fair cash value of the articles mentioned as well as the amount of money required to be returned. Only one-half of the several amounts will be taken and assessed for the purpose of taxation. (Signature). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assessor.” There shall also be printed upon such blank the schedule now required by law, and the following, which is a part of this section: And every person required to list personal property or money shall fill out, subscribe and swear to, and return to the assessor, in person or by mail, at the time required, such schedule in accordance with law, giving the numbers, amounts, quantity and quality of all the articles enumerated in said schedule by him possessed, or under his control, required to be listed by him for taxation. The assessor shall determine and fix the fair cash value of all items of personal property, including all grain on hand on the first day of April, and set down the same, as well as the amounts of notes, accounts, bonds and moneys, in a column headed, “full value, and ascertain and assess the same at one-half part thereof. and set down said one-half part thereof in a column headed “assessed value,” which last amount shall be the assessed value thereof for all purposes of taxation. The assessor or some person authorized by law to administer an oath, shall administer the oath required in this section. § 18. Personal property shall be valued at its fair cash value, less such deductions as may be allowed by law to be made from credits, which value shall be set down in one column, to be headed “full value.” and one-half part thereof shall be ascertained and set down in another column which shall be headed “assessed value.” Real property shall be valued at its fair cash value, estimated at the price it would bring at a fair voluntary sale in the course of trade, which shall be set down in one column to be headed “full value,” and one-half part thereof shall be set down in another column, which shall be headed “assessed value. The State Board of Equalization in valuing property assessed by them shall ascertain and determine respectively the fair cash value of such property, which fair cash value shall be set down in one column to be headed “full value,” and one-half part thereof shall be ascertained and set down in another column, which shall be headed “assessed value.” The one-half value of all property so ascertained and set down shall be the assessed value for all purposes of taxation, limitation of taxation and limitation of indebtedness prescribed in the constitution or any statute. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

CHILDREN–DELINQUENT OR TRUANT.

§ 1. A focuons 5, 6 and 7, Act § 6. Adoption of this Act. o § 7. How elect or s 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 tar 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 Tead 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.

- For adoption of the Act to authorize county authorities YES to establish and maintain a detention home for dependent, 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 NO |

establishment and maintenance.

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.

To abandon an Act to authorize county authorities to YES establish and maintain a detention home for dependent, delinquent or truant children; and to discontinue the levy and collection of a tax of not exceeding twothirds of one mill on the dollar valuation to pay the NO cost of establishment and maintenance.

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 ote 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 taration 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 WILLAGES.

§ 1. Amends section 1, Act of 1911. § 2. Amends title of Act.
$ 1. Rate of tax for street and -
bridge o 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 villages, which include wholly within their corporate limits, a town or towns, to levy for street purposes a tar 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 the aggregate valuation of all property within such city, village or incorporated town, as now prescribed by law,” approved May 29, 1911, in o July 1, 1911, be and and the same is hereby amended to read as 0||OWS : § 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

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