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The question of erecting any monument or memorial under the provisions of this Act shall be printed on the ballot in substantially the following form:

Yes

Proposition of erecting a monument or memorial in honor of....

(insert for whom to be erected) of the (insert name of city, village or incorporated town) at a cost not to exceed..

. dollars.

No

If the question so submitted shall be ratified by a majority of all votes cast at said election it shall be the duty of city council or board of trusees, as the case may be, to erect or cause to be erected such monument or memorial and, if necessary, to levy and collect, in the same manner as other general taxes are levied and collected, a tax sufficient to raise the amount specified in the petition.

$ 3. The petition herein provided for shall be signed by not less than one hundred legal voters of the city, village or incorporated town in which the question of erecting any monument or memorial under the provisions in this Act is to be voted upon. The petition shall state the specific purpose for which the proposed monument or memorial is to be built, whether in honor of the soldiers and sailors of such city, village or incorporated town or in honor of any one or more of its notable and distinguished persons, and shall specify the amount of money to be expended for the construction of the proposed monument or memorial : Provided, that the cost of any such monument or memorial shall not exceed six cents on each one hundred dollars ($100) of all taxable property within the jurisdiction of such city, village or incorporated town.

APPROVED May 10, 1919.

MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS. $1. Amends sections 1 and 3, Act of

$ 3. Petition-to specify 1919.

amount to be ex

pended. § 1. Tax levy-rate.

(SENATE BILL No. 558. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

An Act to amend section 1 and section 3 of an act entitled, An Act

to authorize cities, villages and incorporated towns having a population of less than one hundred thousand to erect monuments and memorials," approved May 10, 1919.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 and section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities, villages and incorporated towns having a population of less than one hundred thousand to erect monuments and memorials," approved May 10, 1919, be and the same are hereby respectively amended to read as follows:

§ 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Subject to the provisions of this Act any city, village or incorporated town having a population of less than one hundred thousand shall have power to erect monuments or memorials in honor of their soldiers and sailors or in honor of any one or more of its notable or distinguished persons, and to defray the cost of constructing such monuments or memorials shall have power to levy a direct tax of not more than four cents upon each one hundred dollars ($100) of all taxable property within the jurisdiction thereof. The tax hereby provided for shall be levied in addition to the taxes now authorized by law to be levied and collected by any such city, village or incorporated town and shall not be included in the aggregate of all taxes required to be reduced under the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning the levy and extension of taxes," approved May 9, 1901, in force July 1, 1901, as amended.

§ 3. The petition herein provided for shall be signed by not less than one hundred legal voters of the city, village or incorporated town in which the question of erecting any monument or memorial under the provisions in this Act is to be voted upon. The petition shall state the specific purpose for which the proposed monument or memorial is to be built whether in honor of the soldiers and sailors of such city, village or incorporated town, or in honor of any one or more of its notable and distinguished persons, and shall specify the amount of money to be expended for the construction of the proposed monument or memorial: Provided, that the cost of any such monument or memorial shall not exceed four cents on each one hundred dollars ($100) of all taxable property within the jurisdiction of such city, village or incorporated town.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

MOTHER'S PENSION ACT. § 1. Amends section 16, Act of 1913.

$ 16. Tax levy provided

limited to three years. (SENATE BILL NO. 26. APPROVED JUNE 21, 1919.) An Act to amend section 16 of an Act entitled, An Act to provide for

the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become pern: inently incapacitated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity when such mothers have children under fourteen years of ac and are residents of the county in which application for relief is 11:17 and also to provide for the probationary visitation, care and supervision of the family for whose benefit such support is provided," approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois

, represented in the General Assembly: Section 16 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become permanently incapaciated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity when such mothers have children under fourteen years of age and are residents of the county in which application for relief is made; and also to provide for the probationary

visitation, care and supervision of the family for whose benefit such support is provided," approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913 as amended, is amended to read as follows:

§ 16. The county board in each county shall levy a tax of not to exceed one mill on the dollar annually on all taxable properiy in the county, in counties having a population of not more than 300,000 inhabitants, and not to exceed four-tenths of a mill annually on all taxable property in the county, in counties having a population of over 300,000 inhabitants, such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such county, and to be known as a Mothers' Pension Fund; which said tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which such county is now, or hereafter may be authorized to levy on the aggregate valuation of all property within such county, and the county clerk, in reducing tax levies under the provisions of section 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 not consider the tax for said mothers' pension fund, authorized by this Act, as a part of the general tax levy for county purposes, and shall not include the same in the limitation of three (3) per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be extended. The provision of this section relating to the power to levy taxes, howèver, shall extend only for a period of three years beginning with the year A. D. 1919.

APPROVED June 21, 1919.

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An Act to amend section 16 of an Act entitled, "An Act to provide

for the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become permanently incapacitated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity when such mothers have children under fourteen years of age and are residents of the county in which application for relief is made; and also to provide for the probationary visitation, care and supervision of the family for whose benefit such support is provided," approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, as amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Section 16 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the partial support of mothers whose husbands are dead or have become permanently incapacitated for work by reason of physical or mental infirmity wher, such mothers have children under fourteen years of age and are residents of the county in which application for relief is made; and also to provide for the probationary visitation, care and supervision of the family for whose benefit such support is provided,” approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

"S 16. The county board in each county shall levy a tax not to exceed two-thirds of one mill on the dollar annually on all taxable prop

erty in the county, in counties having a population of not more than 300,000 inhabitants, and not to exceed four-fifteenths of a mill annually on all taxable property in the county, in counties having a population of over 300,000 inhabitants, such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such county, and to be known as a Mothers' Pension Fund; which said tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which such county is now, or hereafter may be authorized to levy on the aggregate valuation of all property within such county, and the county clerk, in reducing tax levies under the provisions of section 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 not consider the tax for said mothers' pension fund, authorized by this Act, as a part of the general tax levy for county purposes, and shall not include the same in the limitation of two (2) per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be extended. The provisions of this section relating to the power to levy taxes, however, shall extend only for a period of three years, beginning with the year A. D. 1919.”

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

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(SENATE BILL No. 549. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend sections 1 and 3 of an Act entitled, "An Act to enable

cities and villages having a population not to exceed five hundred thousand (500,000), to establish and maintain public and municipal coliseums," approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That sections 1 and 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act to enable cities and villages having a population not to exceed five hundred thousand (500,000), to establish and maintain public and municipal coliseums," approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, be and the same are hereby amended to read, respectively, as follows:

§ 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That cities and villages of this State having a population not to exceed five hundred thousand (500,000), shall have and are hereby given and granted power and authority in the manner hereinafter provided, to establish and to maintain public and municipal coliseums to be used for general educational and amusement purposes for the benefit of the inhabitants of such cities or villages, and the city councils of such cities, and the board of trustees of such villages, for the purpose aforesaid, shall have the power and

authority to levy a tax not to exceed two mills on the dollar, for the establishment of such coliseums, and thereafter annually levy a tax not to exceed two-thirds of one mill on the dollar, for the maintenance thereof, such taxes to be levied and collected in like manner as other taxes of such cities and villages are levied and collected for municipai purposes. Such tax when collected shall be turned over and paid to the treasurer of such city or village and shall be designated and known as "Municipai Coliseum Fund," and such tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which such city or village now is or hereafter may be authorized to levy and collect.

§ 3. If the majority of all the votes at such election is “For the levy of a tax for a public municipal coliseum,” the city council of such city or the board of trustees of such village shall in the next annual tax levy include a tax not to exceed two mills on the dollar for the establishment of such a municipal coliseum in such city or village, and thereafter may annually ievy a tax not to exceed two-thirds of one mill on the dollar for the maintenance thereof. The city council of any such city, or the board of trustees of any such village, may when the same is not necessary for any other municipal purpose, authorize the use of any real estate owned by such city or village for such public municipal coliseum.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

MUSEUMS AND PARKS.

1. Amends section 2, Act of 1893.

$ 2.

Park commissioners may

levy tax to maintain museums.

(SENATE BILL NO. 429.

APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend section 2 of an Act entitled, "An Act concerning

museums in public parks," approved June 17, 1893, in force July 1, 1893, 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 an Act entitled, “An Act concerning museums in public parks,” approved June 17, 1893, in force July 1, 1893, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows:

§ 2. That any board of park commissioners, having control of a public park, within which there shall be maintained any museum or museums of art, sciences or natural history, under the provisions of this Act, is hereby authorized to annually levy a tax (in addition to all other taxes authorized by law) of one-third of one mill on each dollar of taxable property embraced in said district, according to the valuation of the same as made for the purpose of State and county taxation by the general assessment last preceding the time when such one-third of one mill tax shall be levied for the purpose of maintaining and caring for such museum or museums and the buildings and grounds thereof; and the proceeds of such additional tax shall be kept as a separate fund: Provided, the proposition to annually levy a tax as herein authorized

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