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The Retirement Board shall employ one or more actuaries, whose duty it shall be to determine the amount of money necessary to be provided under the provisions of this Act, and to assist the Retirement Board in preparing the statement which said board shall prepare as of June 30 of each year, and to certify as to the correctness of such statement. No employee shall be retired upon old age retirement annuity prior to July 1, 1920, unless such employee shall have attained an age of sixty-five (65) or more years and shall have been in service at least fifteen years; and no annuity or benefit of any kind shall be granted to any employee under the provisions of this Act until November 1, 1919 and no payment shall be made to any employee before December 1, 1919, on account of any annuity or benefit granted. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act concerning deductions from salary of an employee, in the event that the amount specified in this Act to be deducted from the salaries of employees during the month of July, 1919, shall not be deducted during such month a sum equal to such amount shall be deducted from the first payment on account of salary of such employee made subsequent to July, 1919, which amount shall be in addition to the regular deduction to be made from such payment of salary. All moneys accruing from the levy and collection of taxes, under section 3 hereof, shall be turned over to the custodian of the annuity and benefit fund by any official or officials who shall receive said moneys, as soon as they are collected. § 32. The right of a person to annuity or any other right accruing to any other person under the provisions of this Act, and the moneys in the various funds created under this Act, are hereby exempt from any State or municipal tax, and exempt from levy and sale, garnishment, attachment, or any other process whatsoever, and shall be unassignable except as in this Act specifically otherwise provided. APPROVED June 21, 1919.

PARK EMPLOYES" ANNUITY AND BENEFIT FUND. § 1. Amends section 3, Act of 1919. § 3. Tax levy—rate. (SENATE BILL No. 562. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the creation, setting apart, formation, administration and disbursement of a park employees' annuity and benefit fund,” passed June 6, 1919. - SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 3 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the creation, setting apart, formation. administration and disbursement of a park employees’ annuity and benefit fund,” passed June 6, 1919, be, and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 3. Each of said boards of park commissioners shall annually levy a tax (in addition to the taxes now authorized by law) upon all

taxable property embraced in the districts governed by them respectively, at the rate on the dollar of all such taxable property which when added to the amounts deducted from the salary or wages of employes included under the provisions of this Act and applied to the annuity and benefit fund created hereunder, shall be sufficient to provide for the purposes of this Act in accordance with the provisions thereof. Said taxes shall be levied and collected with and in like manner as the general taxes of such parks. Said taxes shall not be included in the aggregate of all taxes 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 subsequently amended. The amount of such annual tax to be levied by any such board of park commissioners shall not exceed two-thirds of one mill on the dollar of the assessed valuation of all taxable property embraced within the park district under the jurisdiction of such board of park commissioners. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PARK POLICE PENSION FUND.

§ 1. Amends section 8, Act of 1917. § 8. How secured—duty of Insurance Superintendent —report—tax.

(SENATE BILL No. 457. APPRovico JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 8 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the setting apart, formation, administration and disbursement of a park police pension fund,” filed with the Governor May 19, 1917, in force July 1, 1917. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 8 of an Act entitled, "An Act to provide for the setting apart, formation, administration and oisbursement bf a park police pension fund,” filed with the Governor May 19, 1917, in force July 1, 1917, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 8. Said pension fund shall consist of amounts of two and onehalf per cent, retained or deducted from the salary or wages payable to *ch member of such police department each month, and such other Suns as are hereinafter referred to. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Insurance of the State " Illinois to determine the amount of money necessary to be provided annually for the purpose of: (a) Paying pensions granted under the Act superseded by this

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(b) Paying pensions to policemen (their widows and children *led thereto) members of the department of police prior to January 1, 1916; and (c) Establishing and maintaining a reserve fund for the payment of pensions to policemen, (their widows and children) becoming mem*rs of the police department subsequent to January 1, 1916. Such superintendent of insurance shall report his findings to the board on or before the second day of July of each year. Said board shall certify to the board of park commissioners respectively on or before the tenth day of July annually, beginning July 1917: First: The assets in their custody at such time; Second : The estimated receipts during the next succeeding year (from July 1st to June 30th) from deductions from the salary of policemen as hereinabove provided and from all other sources; Third : The estimated amount required during said period for: A (a) Paying pensions granted under the Act superseded by this ct; (b) Paying pensions to policemen (their widows and children entitled thereto), members of the department of police prior to January 1, 1916; and (c) Establishing and maintaining a reserve fund for the payment of pensions to policemen, (their widows and children) becoming members of the police department subsequent to January 1, 1916. Each of said boards of park commissioners shall annually levy a tar (in addition to the taxes now authorized by law) upon all taxable property embraced in the district governed by them respectively at the rate on the dollar of all such taxable property which, when added to the deductions from the salary or wages of policemen and receipts available from all other sources, as hereinabove referred to, will amount to a sufficient sum to meet the annual requirements above referred to and designated as (a), (b) and (c). Said taxes shall be levied and col: lected with and in like manner as the general taxes of such parks, and the fund arising therefrom shall be known as the “Park Police Pension Fund,” which fund shall be used solely for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act; said taxes shall not be included in the aggre. gate of all taxes 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, and Acts amendatory thereto. The amount of such annual tax to be levied by the South Park Commissioners shall not exceed two seventy-fifths of a mill on the dollar upon all taxable property embraced within such park district; the amount of such annual tax to be levied by the West Chicago Park Commissioners shall not exceed one-fifteenth of a mill on the dollar upon all taxable property embraced within such park district; and the amount of such annual tax to be levied by the Lincoln Park Commissioners shall not exceed two fifty-firsts of a mill on the dollar upon all taxable property embraced within such park district. The county clerk of the county where such park districts are located. or such officer or officers as are authorized by law to spread or asses taxes for park purposes, or other purposes, shall, on receiving certificates from such boards of park commissioners that the amount mentioned it such certificates is necessary for the purpose of paying the liabilities incurred by the operation of this Act, spread and assess such amount upon the taxable property embraced in each such park district, the som as other park taxes are by law spread and assessed, and the same sha" be collected and paid over in the same manner as other park taxes are now required by law to be collected and paid.

When such taxes are received by said board of park commissioners respectively, they shall forthwith be turned over to the treasurer of the said pension board upon his sole receipt. Any excess remaining at the end of the fiscal year in the possession of said board shall be credited to the fund for the ensuing year; and deficit shall be provided for during such ensuing year. Should any such board of park commissioners be without authority to levy taxes, then the corporate authorities of any such town (meaning the town supervisor, clerk or assessor thereof) shall perform the duties hereinabove devolved upon the board of park commissioners. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PARKS AND BOULEVARDS. § 1. Amends section 1, Act of 1915. § 2. Amends title of Act.

§ 1. City or village may levy
two-mill tax.

(SENATE BILL No. 458. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 1 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities and villages having a population of less than 50,000 to maintain by taration public parks,” approved and in force June 29, 1915, 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 to authorize cities and villages having a population of less than 50,000 to maintain by taxation public parks,” approved and in force June 29, 1915, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 1. That the city council of each incorporated city of this State having a population of less than 50,000 and the president and board of trustees of each village of this State having a population of less than 50,000, whether organized under the general law or a special charter, shall have power to purchase, establish and maintain public parks for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of such city or village, and shall have the power to lease such parks when acquired for the purpose of holding county fairs therein, and may levy a tax not to exceed two mills on the dollar annually for such purpose on all taxable property embraced in such city or village according to the valuation of the same as made for the purpose of State and county taxation by the last assessment, said tax to be levied and collected in the manner provided by law for the levy and collection of other city or village taxes in such cities and villages: Prorided, that if the inhabitants of any city or village having a population of fifteen hundred (1,500) or more shall by vote so determine, said annual tax may be levied in addition to or in excess of taxes levied as limited by section one (1) of Article VIII of “An Act for the incorporation of cities and villages,” approved April 10, 1872, and the amendatory Acts thereto or by any provision of any special charter under which any city or village in this State is now organized.

§ 2. The title of said Act shall be and the same is hero amended to read as follows: “An Act to authorize cities and village having a population of less than 50,000 to purchase, establish and main tain public parks by taxation, and to lease the same to county fairs.” APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PARKS AND BOULEVARDS.

§ 1. Amends section 1, Act of 1907. § 2. Amends title of Act.
§ 1. Cities of 50,000 to main-
tain — county fairs —
tax rate.

(HOUSE BILL No. 103. APPROVED MAY 6, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 1 and the title of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities and villages having a population of less than 50,000 to maintain by taration public parks”, approved May 13, 1907, in for.” July 1, 1907, as amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: Section 1 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities and villages having a population of less that 50,000 to maintain by taxation public parks”, approved May 13, 1907. in force July 1, 1907, as amended, is amended to read as follows: § 1. That the city council of each incorporated city of this Stat. having a population of less than 50,000 and the president and board of trustees of each village of this State having a population of less than 50,000, whether organized under the general law or a special charter. shall have power to purchase, establish and maintain public parks for the use and benefit of the inhabitants of such city or village, and shall have the power to lease such parks when acquired for the purpose of holding county fairs therein, and may levy a tax not to exceed three mills on the dollar annually for such purpose on all taxable property embraced in such city or village according to the valuation of the same as made so the purpose of State and county taxation by the last assessment, said tax to be levied and collected in the manner provided by law for the leo and collection of other city or village taxes in such cities and villages: Provided, that if the inhabitants of any city or village having a popula: tion of fifteen hundred (1,500) or more shall by vote so determine, said annual tax may be levied in addition to or in excess of taxes levied as limited by section one (1) of Article VIII of “An Act for the incorporation of cities and villages”, approved April 10, 1872, and the amendatory Acts thereto or by any provision of any special charter under which any city or village in this State is now organized. § 2. The title of said Act is amended to read as follows: “An Act to authorize cities and villages having a population of less than 50,000 to purchase, establish and maintain public parks by taxation. and to lease the same to county fairs.” Approved May 6, 1919.

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