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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 population 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 tax to pay the cost of rebuilding or restoring such building,approved and in force April 24, 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 ther, in consequence of their destruction or serious impairment by cyclonec 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 tea. 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 tliyears that it can be levied under the provisions of this Act; Proridei that if any city has already taken steps or action to rebuild or restore any of its city buildings seriously impaired or destroyed by cyclone or 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.

$ 1.

PUBLIC COMFORT STATIONS.
Who authorized to establish,

$ 4. Amount of taxation. $ 2. Definition.

§ 5. Question to be submitted-pot 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 town auditors in any incorporated town or township, and the board of trustees in any village, is hereby authorized and enipowered 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 addition contain living quarters for attendants.

$ 3. In establishing, equipping and maintaining public comfort stations the city, incorporated town, township or village may purchase. Jease 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 two mills on the dollar on the assessen? value of all taxable property within each city, incorporated town, town. ship 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 assessmen, levying and collection of other taxes for corporate purposes. The preceeds of this tax shall be kept in a separate fund and shall be used for

Ele establishment, equipment and maintenance of a public comfort tation or stations and for no other purposes. § 5.

None of the foregoing powers shall be exercised unless the uestion 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 najority 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 Less 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 elec

tion-petition. 3. Jay 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 addition, 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.

$ 5. None of the foregoing powers shall be exercised unless the question of establishing a public comfort station or stations shall have been submitted to the voters of a particular city, incorporated town, township or village at the time of a regular election, and unless a ma jority of the votes cast upon the question shall be in favor of the establishment of a public comfort station or stations. This question sha. not be submitted to the voters, however, unless there shall have beer 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 les: than one hundred (100) legal voters of the city, incorporated towe, township or village: Provided, that the provisions of this Act shall be apply to cities having a population of 100,000 or more.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

PUBLIC PLAYGROUNDS.

$ 1.

Amends section 6, Act of 1915.

$ 6. Tax rate limited toor:

and one-third mills for

"playground tax." APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

(SENATE BILL No. 550.

AN ACT to amend section 6 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for

the acquisition, equipment, conduct and maintenance of public play; grounds in and by cilies having a population of less than one hundred fifty thousand (150,000)," approved June 24, 1915, in force July 1, 1915. Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinots

. represented in the General Assembly: That section 6 of an Act entitled, “An Act to provide for the acquisition, equipment, conduct and maintenance of public playgrounds in and by cities having a population of less than one hundred fifty thousand (150,000)," approved June 24, 1915, in force July 1, 1915, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

$ 6. All cities, towns or villages electing to adopt the provisions of this Act shall have power to levy and collect annually exceeding one and one-third mills (.001 1/3) on each dollar of assesser valuation of all taxable property within the corporate limits of such city, village or town, which tax shall be designated as "playground tar" and shall be levied and collected in like manner with the general tas of such municipalities, but same shall be in addition to and exclusive of all other taxes such municipalities may or hereafter shall be authorized to collect, nor shall said tax be scaled down under any existing law.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

a tax of nc

1.

ROADS AND BRIDGES.
Amends sections 53, 56, 58 and 60,
Act of 1913.

$56.
$ 53.

$ 58.
Commissioner of high-

ways — town clerk-
treasurer-justice of

$ 60.
the peace--per diem
-fees.

Taxes-rate.
Damages--order for to

draw interest.

Damages-anticipatory

orders.

(SENATE BILL NO. 282. FILED JUNE 19, 1919.) AN Act to amend sections 53, 56, 58 and 60 of an Act entitled, An Act

to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges," approved June 27, 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: Sections 53, 56, 58 and 60 of an Act entitled, “An Act to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges," approved June 27, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

$ 53. The commissioners of highways shall receive for each and every day he is necessarily employed in the discharge of his duties a salary to be fixed by the county board in counties not under township organization, and by the board of town auditors in counties under township organization, not less than four dollars ($1.00) per diem, and not te exceed six dollars ($6.00) per diem in all counties in the State, upon a sworn statement to be filed by such commissioner in the office of the town or district clerk, showing the number of days he was employed and the kind of employment and giving the dates thereof.

The town or district clerk shall receive four dollars per day for each day he shall be required to meet with the highway commissioner and the same amount per day for the time he shall be employed as clerk of elections or in canvassing the returns of such election. He shall receive no other per diem. In addition to the above he shall also receive fees for the following services, to be paid out of the town or district fund, except where otherwise specified:

For serving notice of election or appointment upon district officers as required by this Act, twenty-five cents each.

For posting up notices required by law, twenty-five cents each.

For copying any record in his office and certifying to the same, ten cents for every hundred words, to be paid by the person applying for the same.

The ex-officio treasurer shall in addition to the other compensation to which he is by law entitled, receive two (2) per cent on all moneys paid out by him, up to and including two thousand dollars ($2,000) and one (1) per cent on all moneys paid out by him in excess of two thousand dollars ($2,000), excepting such amounts as shall have been paid to his successor; also except all moneys paid out in payment of bonds or other borrowed money.

The justice of the peace whose services are required by this Act shall receive two dollars per day for his services.

$ 56. At a regular meeting to be held on the first Tuesday in September the board of highway commissioners in each town or road

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