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amended, shall not consider the tax for the pension fund created by the ·Act as a part of the general tax levy for such city, village or town purposes, and shall not include the same in the limitation of two (2) pet cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be titended. All moneys derived from the tax so levied shall be set apart to the official or officials of such city, village or town to whom same shall bo paid as a fund for pensioning the employes hereinbefore described or such city, village or town, and shall be paid to the treasurer of the pension fund created by this Act as soon as said moneys are received by sai official or officials. Should there be insufficient funds to meet the te quirements of this Act during any year, such city, village or town ma issue and dispose of tax anticipation warrants as provided by law agair: the tax levy for the current fiscal year.

If the sum derived from the tax levied as aforesaid should excern? twice that deducted from the salaries or wages of the aforesaid emploves and twice that paid to the treasurer of such city, village or town by th: aforesaid employees for the benefit of said fund, as prescribed in this section, and applied to this fund during the preceding fiscal year, the sum to be paid into the fund during the next succeeding year shall bo reduced by the amount of such excess. If the sum derived from the said tax levied as aforesaid should be less than the aforesaid sum of twic that deducted from the salaries or wages of the aforesaid employes ani twice that paid to the treasurer of such city, village or town by the aforesaid employees for the benefit of the fund, as prescribed in this sectior, during the preceding fiscal year, the amount of such deficit shall be included in the tax levy for the ensuing year.

And at the time of the payment of such moneys, collected or receiver? from licenses, or resulting from the levy and collection of the tax hereinbefore provided for, said official or officials shall make a sworn statement to the board of trustees of said pension fund and to the mayor of such city or cities, or the president of the board of trustees of such villages ar? towns of all moneys received and paid out by such official or officials ca account of said pension fund during the year, and any such official or officials shall at any and all times, upon demand by said pension board. furnish to said board a statement or information of any kind relative to said officials or officials' method of collecting or handling of said pension funds, and all books and records of such official or officials shall be produced at any time by said official or officials for examination and inspec. tion by said board of pension trustees, for the purposes herein provided.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

POLICE PENSION FUND-CITIES EXCEEDING 200,000 INHABITANTS. 1. Amends section 9, Act of 1915.

$ 9.

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levy tax report to Superintendent of Insurance.

(SENATE BILL No. 388.

APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.) An Act to amend section 9 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for

the setting apart, formation and disbursement of a police pension fund in cities having a population exceeding two hundred thousand inhabitants," approved June 29, 1915, in force July 1, 1915, as amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 9 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the setting apart, formation and disbursement of a police pension fund in cities having a population exceeding two hundred thousand inhabitants," approved June 29, 1915, in force July 1, 1915, as amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows:

$9. Said pension fund shall consist of amounts of two and onehalf (242%) per cent, retained or deducted by the comptroller of any such city from the salary or wages payable monthly to each policeman and such other sums as are hereinafter referred to.

It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Insurance of the State of 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 Act;

(B) Paying pensions to policemen (their widows and children entitled thereto), members of the police force, prior to January 1, 1916; and

(C) Establishing and maintaining a reserve fund for the payment of pensions to policeman (policemen] (their widows and children) becoming members of the police force subsequent to January 1, 1916.

Such Superintendent of Insurance shall report his findings to the board on or before the first day of November of each year, beginning November 1, 1917.

The board shall certify to the city council of such city, on or before the first day of December, annually, beginning December 1, 1917:

First. The assets in their custody at such time.

Second. The estimated receipts during the next succeeding year (from January 1st to December 31st) 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) Paying pensions granted under the Act superseded by this Act.

(B) Paying pensions to policemen (their widows and children entitled thereto) members of the police force 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 force subsequent to January 1, 1916.

It shall be lawful for any such city to levy a tax of not more than six-tenths of a mill on the dollar on all taxable property of such city in such sum as will, when added to the deductions from the salary or wages of policemen and receipts available from other sources, as hereinbefore referred to, amount to sufficient income to meet the actual iaquirements above referred to and designated (A), (B) and (C). Saitaxes shall be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such city and the fund arising therefrom shall be known as “Polia Pension Fund;" which said tax shall be in addition to all other tare: which such city is now or hereafter may be authorized to levy upoz the aggregate valuation of all property within such city, and the county clerk of the county in which such city is located in reducing tax lerie under the provisions of an Act entitled, “An Act concerning the lety and extension of taxes," approved May 9, 1901, in force July 1, 1901. as subsequently amended, shall not consider the tax for said polia pension fund authorized by this Act as a part of the general tax lery for city purposes, and shall not include the same in the limitation of two per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes are required to be extened.

The city council of such city shall thereafter annually include and appropriate from such fund in the appropriation bill such sum or sums of money as may be necessary to meet the annual requirements above referred to and designated (A), (B) and (C).

Should there be insufficient funds to meet the requirements of the Act during any year, such city may issue and dispose of tax anticipation warrants as provided by law against the tax levy for the current

In the event that such city shall during any year fail, neglect of refuse to provide for the levy and collection of the aforesaid tax, ther. there shall be set apart annually from the revenues collected or received by such city from licenses issued by such city authorizing persons and corporations to engage in any business, profession or occupation with the corporate limits of such city, excepting public utilities, a sum which when added to the deductions from the salary or wages of policemen above referred to and receipts available from other sources will amount to a sufficient income to meet the annual requirements above referred to and designated (A), (B) and (C).

All moneys collected by taxation or from licenses, as the case may be, shall be transferred to the board as hereinafter provided, and ans 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; any shall be provided for during such ensuing year.

All moneys, bonds or assets of any nature and description in the possession of the board of trustees of the police pension fund of ant city having a population exceeding two hundred thousand (200,000! inhabitants included in the Act which is superseded by this Act, or in

fiscal year.

deficit

which such board may be by law entitled, shall, upon the taking effect of this Act, become the property of the board of trustees of the police pension fund hereby created; whereupon said board first above referred to shall be and hereby is dissolved and abrogated: Provided, however, that all revenue which said board so abrogated would have been by law entitled to between June 30, 1915, and January 1, 1916, had not this Act become operative, shall be paid to and become the property of said board of trustees hereby created for the uses and purposes herein set forth: And, provided, further, that all legal proceedings instituted by, or in the name of, or against said board, shall be continued without abatement either in the name of said board or in the name by which they are instituted and concluded.

Said board shall submit a report, at least once each year to the Superintendent of Insurance of this state, and the said Superintendent of Insurance shall prescribe the form of such reports, the matter which they shall contain, and the time when they shall be submitted, and said superintendent of insurance shall report the information so submitted, or a comprehensive summary thereof, to the Governor of this State at least once each year. The said superintendent of insurance shall also prescribe a system of records and accounting to be used in the management of this fund.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

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An Act to amend section 1 and the title of an Act entitled, An Act to

provide for the setting apart, formation and disbursement of a Police Pension Fund in cities, villages and incorporated towns in the State of Illinois, having a population of not less than 5,000 and not more than 100,000 inhabitants," filed with the Governor June 26, 1917, in force July 1, 1917, as subsequently amended.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 and the title of an Act entitled, "An Act to provide for the setting apart, formation and disbursement of a police pension fund in cities, villages and incorporated towns in the State of Illinois, having a population of not less than 5,000 and not more than 100,000 inhabitants,” filed with the Governor June 26, 1917, in force July 1, 1917, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 1. That in all cities, villages and incorporated towns having a population of not less than 5,000 and not more than 200,000 inhabitants, said population to be determined by the United States government statistics, there shall be set apart the following moneys to constitute a police pension fund.

First-Three-fourths of all moneys received for licenses upon dogs.

Second-Two per cent of all moneys received from licenses for the keeping of saloons, dramshops and wholesale liquor houses.

Third-All moneys received for special detail of police officers.

Fourth-Ten per cent of all fines collected for violation of city ord:nances.

Fifth-One per cent per month, which shall be paid or deducteu from the pension of every police pensioner of such city, village or incorporated town.

Sixth-All moneys received from fines imposed upon members of the police department of such city, village or incorporated town for violation of the rules and regulations of the police department.

Seventh--All rewards given or paid to members of such police force except such as shall be excepted by the board of trustees of the police pension fund; Provided, this provision shall not apply to cities that have not adopted civil service in the police department.

Eighth-One per cent per month, which shall be paid or deducte from the salary of each and every member of the police department of such city, village or incorporated town; Provided, however, the sum s9 received shall in no case exceed one dollar ($1.00): Provided, that this provision shall not apply to cities that have not adopted civil service in the police department.

Ninth-Ten per cent of all revenues collected from licenses by such city, village or incorporated town not heretofore mentioned in this bill.

Tenth-All moneys that may have been accumulated by such city. village or incorporated town in conformity with any previous legislatioa establishing a fund for the benefit of disabled or superannuated police men, and one half of all the funds accumulated by any such city, village ca town for the benefit of disabled or superannuated police or firemen b? virtue of any previous legislation ; Provided, however, there shall not be collected in any city, village or incorporated town in any year more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) from all sources heretofort mentioned in this section, and should it be necessary to reduce the c!lections as above provided, the reduction shall be made from the amount collected for fines for violation of city ordinances.

Eleventh—The city council or board of trustees of any such city, - village or incorporated town shall levy a tax annually of two-tenths of a mill on the dollar on all taxable property of such city, village of incorporated town. Such tax shall be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such city, village or incorporated towa and shall be in addition to all other taxes which such city, village ( incorporated town is now or hereafter may be authorized to levy upo! the aggregate valuation of all property within such city, village or ircorporated town. The county clerk in reducing the tax levies und the provisions of section 2 of an Act entitled: "An Act concerning to levy and extension of taxes," approved May 9, 1901, in force July 1901, as subsequently amended, shall not consider the tax here: authorized as a part of the general taxes levied for city, village i incorporated town purposes and shall not include the same in the lim." tion of two per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes ar

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