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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.

POLICE PENSION FUNI). § 1. Amends section 1. Act of 1917. § 2. Amends title of Act.

§ 1. How fund created — may
levy tax—rate.

(S-2NATE BILL No. 389. APProved JUNE 30, 1919.)

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 loss 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 ordnancCS. Fifth–One per cent per month, which shall be paid or deducted 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 deducted from the salary of each and every member of the police department of such city, village or incorporated town; Provided, however, the sum so 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 legislation 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 of town for the benefit of disabled or superannuated police or firemen by virtue of any previous legislation; Provided, however, there shall not be collected in any city, village or incorporated town in any year more that two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) from all sources heretofor mentioned in this section, and should it be necessary to reduce the colections 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 tow: 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 of it. corporated town. The county clerk in reducing the tax levies undo 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 hero authorized as a part of the general taxes levied for city, village to incorporated town purposes and shall not include the same in the limo tion of two per cent of the assessed valuation upon which taxes ar

required to be extended. Said tax, when collected, shall be paid into the police pension fund as a part thereof.

§ 2. The title of the Act hereby amended, shall be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: “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 popu

lation of not less than 5,000 and not more than 200,000 inhabitants. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

§ 1. Amends sections 1 and 2, Act of § 2. How levied—proviso. 1899.

§ 1. Cities having power to
restore or rebuild —
rate of tax limited to
three and one-third
mills—public building,
rebuilding or restora-
tion fund—proviso.

(SENATE BILL No. 545. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 1 and section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities whose public buildings have been or may be destroyed or impaired by cyclone or tornado to levy a tar to pay the cost of rebuilding or restoring such building,” approved and in force April 2, 1899. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 1 and section 2 of an Act entitled, “An Act to authorize cities whose public buildings have been or may be destroyed or impaired by cyclone or tornado to levy a tax to pay the cost of rebuilding or restoring such building,” approved and in force April 24, 1899, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That the city council in any city, whether organized under general law or special charter, in which the city hall, city jail or police station, fire department house or houses, or public library, or all of them, have been destroyed or seriously impaired by cyclone or tornado since January 1, 1896, or shall hereafter be so seriously impaired or destroyed, shall have power, in order to rebuild or restore any such building or all of them, thus seriously impaired or destroyed, to levy an annual tax for not exceeding ten successive years of not exceeding three and one-third mills on the dollar on all the taxable property in any such city, such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of said city and to be known as the public building, rebuilding or restoration fund: Provided, that said annual public building, rebuilding or restoration tax shall not be included in the aggregate amount of taxes as limited by section one (1) or [of] Article eight (8) 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 such city in this State is now organized.

§ 2. When any such city, as designated in section one (1) of this Act, shall decide to rebuild or restore any such building, or all of them. in consequence of their destruction or serious impairment by cyclone of tornado it shall do so by ordinance of its city council, in which ordinance it shall be also stated the number of years, not exceeding ten. such annual public building, rebuilding or restoration tax shall be levied. and the number of mills, not exceeding three and one-third, on the dollar of said taxable property. Said tax shall be included in the annual appropriation and tax levy ordinances of any such city for th: years that it can be levied under the provisions of this Act; Provided that if any city has already taken steps or action to rebuild or restosany of its city buildings seriously impaired or destroyed by cyclone of tornado, as aforesaid, it shall be no bar or hindrance to its availing itself of the benefits of this Act, but may modify such steps or actions to a substantial compliance with the requirements thereof.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PUBLIC COMFORT STATIONS.

§ 1. Who authorized to establish. § 4. Amount of taxation. § 2. Definition. § 5. Question to be submitted—not to

apply to certain cities. § 3. Establishing, maintaining, etc.

(HOUSE BILL No. 4. APPROVED JUNE 21, 1919.)

AN ACT in relation to public comfort stations. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: Subject to the provisions of section 5 of this Act the city council in any city, the board of tow? auditors in any incorporated town or township, and the board of trustees in any village, is hereby authorized and empowered to provide for to establishment, equipment and maintenance of public comfort stations § 2. A public comfort station, within the meaning of this Act is an institution where waiting rooms, rest rooms, toilet rooms for mon and women, lavatories, check rooms, drinking water and similar facilitio are freely available for the convenience of the public. It may in addo tion contain living quarters for attendants. § 3. In establishing, equipping and maintaining public comfor stations the city, incorporated town, township or village may purchase lease or accept donations of ground sites, may build, purchase, lease." accept donations of buildings or rooms, may purchase, lease or ato donations of necessary equipment, and may employ such attendants * shall be necessary. § 4. A tax of not to exceed two mills on the dollar on the asso value of all taxable property within each city, incorporated town, two ship or village which has established a public comfort station or so tions, shall be assessed, levied and collected by such city, incorporato town, township or village in the manner provided for the assessmer'. levying and collection of other taxes for corporate purposes. The Jo ceeds of this tax shall be kept in a separate fund and shall be used so

he establishment, equipment and maintenance of a public comfort ation or stations and for no other purposes. § 5. None of the foregoing powers shall be exercised unless the nestion of establishing a public comfort station or stations shall have een submitted to the voters of a particular city, incorporated town, ownship or village at the time of a regular election, and unless a majority of the votes cast upon the question shall be in favor of the stablishment of a public comfort station or stations. This question hall not be submitted to the voters, however, unless there shall have een filed, at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of the election at which the question is to be voted upon, a petition therefor signed by not ess than one hundred (100) legal voters of the city, incorporated town, township or village. Provided that the provisions of this Act shall not apply to cities having a population of 100,000 or more. APPROVED June 21, 1919.

PUBLIC COMFORT STATIONS.

§ 1. Who may establish. § 4. Tax levy—rate.

$ 2. Definition. § 5. To be submitted at regular election—petition.

§ 3. May purchase ground sites, etc.—

employ attendants.

(SENATE BILL No. 563. APPRoved JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT in relation to public comfort stations. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: Subject to the provisions of section 5 of this Act the city council in any city, the board of town auditors in any incorporated town or township, and the board of trustees in any village, is hereby authorized and empowered to provide for the establishment, equipment and maintenance of public comfort stations. § 2. A public comfort station, within the meaning of this Act, is an institution where waiting rooms, rest rooms, toilet rooms for men and women, lavatories, check rooms, drinking water and similar facilities are freely available for the convenience of the public. It may, in addi. tion, contain living quarters for attendants. § 3. In establishing, equipping and maintaining public comfort stations the city, incorporated town, township or village may purchase, lease or accept donations of ground sites, may build, purchase, lease or accept donations of buildings or rooms, may purchase, lease or accept donations of necessary equipment, and may employ such attendants as shall be necessary. § 4. A tax of not to exceed one and one-third mills on the dollar on the assessed value of all taxable property within each city, incorporated town, township or village which has established a public comfort station or stations, shall be assessed, levied and collected by such city, incorporated town, township or village in the manner provided for the assessment, levying and collection of other taxes for corporate purposes. The proceeds of this tax shall be kept in a separate fund and shall be used for the establishment, equipment and maintenance of a public comfort station or stations and for no other purposes.

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