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All elections hereunder shall be called and held and returns made in substantially the manner provided for under the general election laws of this State.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

ROADS AND H RIDGES.

# 1. Annends section 58, Act of 1913. § 58. Damages for laying out roads, etc. — tax levy not to exceed thirteen and one-third cents — separate fund—separately specified.

(SENATE BILL No. 526. Approved JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 58 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. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 58 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, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 5S. DAMAGES FOR LAYING OUT ROADS, ETC.—TAX LEVY FoR.] When damages have been agreed upon, allowed or awarded for laying out, widening, altering or vacating roads or for ditching to drain roads, the amounts of such damages and interest on orders issued in payment of such damages, not to exceed for any one year thirteen and one-third cents on each one hundred dollars of the taxable property of the town or district shall be included in the first succeeding tax levy, provided for in section 56 of this Act, and be in addition to the levy for road and bridge purposes; and when collected, shall constitute and be held by the treasurer of the road and bridge fund as a separate fund to be paid out to the parties entitled to receive the same. It shall be the duty of the commissioners of highways at the time of certifying the general tax levy for road and bridge purposes within their town or district to include and separately specify in such certificate the amount necessary to be raised by taxation for the purpose of paying such damages. Upon the approval by the county board of the amount so certified, as provided in the preceding section, the county clerk shall extend the same against the taxable property of said town or district, provided the amount thus approved shall not be in excess of thirteen and one-third cents on each one hundred dollars of the taxable property therein. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

ROADS AND BEIDGES.

§ 1. Amends section 112, Act of 1913. § 112. Annual town or road district election—seti

tion—notice— manner of calling special election — where held —ballot — bond issue —tax rate.

(SENATE BILL No. 555. APPRoved JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 112 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: That section 112 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, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows: § 112. On the petition of one hundred of the free holders of any town or district (or where there may be less than two hundred such free holders, then a majority of them,) to the town or district clerk requesting him, when giving notice of the time and place for holding the next annual town or road district election, to give notice also that a vote will be taken at said election on the question, “Shall bonds for

road purposes be issued to the amount of $. . . . . . . . . . . . ?” such clerk

shall, when giving notice of the time and place for holding the next annual town or road district election, also give notice that a vote will be taken at said election on said question, “Shall bonds for road pur

poses be issued to the amount of $. . . . . . . . . . . . ; If in any such petition a special election shall be requested for

such purpose, it shall be called as follows: Upon the filing of such petition the town or district clerk shall call such special town or district election, by posting up in ten of the most public places in said town or district, at least ten days prior to the day fixed for said special town or district election, notices of such special town or district election, which notices shall state the filing of said petition, the time and place of said special election, and that a vote will be taken at said election on the question, “Shall bonds for road purposes be issued to the amount of $. . . . . . . . . . . . ?” Such special election shall be held at the place of the last annual town or district election and shall be.conducted and returns thereof be made in the same manner as regular annual town or road district elections. The vote at such regular or special election shall invariably be by a separate ballot and shall be in substantially the following form:

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- And if it shall appear that a majority of the legal voters voting at said election on said question voted in favor of said proposition, the

commissioners of highways and the town or district clerk, as the case may be, shall issue (from time to time as the work progresses) a sufficient amount, in the aggregate, of the bonds of said town or district for the purpose of building or maintaining roads, or for the purpose of constructing or repairing any bridge or bridges, or for the purpose of constructing or repairing any other distinctive work on the road, as the case may be, in accordance with the prayer of said petition. Said bonds shall be of such denominations, upon such time and bear such rate of Interest, not exceeding five per cent, and be disposed of as the necessities and convenience of said town or district may require: Provided, that said bonds shall not be sold nor disposed of, either by sale or by payment to contractors for labor or materials, for less than their par value, and that such bonds shall be issued in not more than ten annual series, the first series of which shall mature not more than five years from the date thereof, and each succeeding series in succeeding years thereafter. A register of all issues of said bonds shall be kept in the office of the County clerk of the county in which said town or district is located, showing the date, amount, rate of interest, maturity, and the purpose for which said bonds were issued, which information shall be furnished to the county clerk, in writing, by the town or district clerk, and it shall be the duty of such county clerk to extend annually against the property in said town or road district a tax sufficient to pay the interest of said bonds in each year prior to the maturity of such first series, and thereafter he shall extend a tax in each year sufficient to pay each series as it matures, together with interest thereon and with the interest upon the unmatured bonds outstanding. Such bonds may be lithographed and the interest for each year evidenced by interest coupons thereto attached, which coupons shall be signed with original or fac-simile signatures by the same officers who executed the bonds: Provided, however, that the amount, including the principal and interest to be voted upon, shall not exceed the amount which can be raised during a period of five years by a levy of sixty-six and two-thirds cents per year on each one hundred dollars of taxable property, as taken for assessment purposes in such town or district; the proceeds of said bonds to be paid to the treasurer of such funds and to be disbursed by him upon the order of the commissioners of highways. APPROVED June 30, 1919.

SANITARY DISTRICTS.

§ 1. Amends section 12, Act of 1889. § 12. Board of trustees may o and collect tax— rate.

(SENATE BILL No. 387. APPRoved JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 12 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts and to remove obstructions in the Desplaines and Illinois Rivers,” approved May 29, 1889, in force July 1, 1889, as subseqeunfly amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 12 of an Act en–54 L

titled, “An Act to create sanitary districts and to remove obstructions in the Desplaines and Illinois rivers,” approved May 29, 1889, in force July 1, 1889, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereo amended to read as follows:

§ 12. The board of trustees may levy and collect taxes for corporate purposes upon property within the territorial limits of such sanitary district, the aggregåte amount of which in any one year shall not exceed two-thirds of one per centum of the value of the taxable property within the corporate limits as the same shall be assessed and equalized for the county taxes for the year in which the levy is made. Said board shall cause the amount to be raised by taxation in each year, to be certified to the county clerk on or before the second Tuesday in August as provided in section one hundred and twenty-two of the general revenue law. All taxes so levied and certified shall be collected and enforced in the same manner and by the same officers as State and county taxes, and shall be paid over by the officer collecting the same to the treasurer of the sanitary district, in the manner and at the time provided by the general revenue law: Provided, that no part of the taxes hereby authorized shall be used by such drainage district for the construction of permanent fixed, immovable bridges across any channel constructed under the provisions of this Act: And provided further, that all bridges built across such channel shall not necessarily interfere with or obstruct the navigation of such channel, when the same becomes a navigable stream, as provided in section 24 of this Act, but such bridges shall be constructed that they can be raised, swung or moved out of the way of vessels, tugs, boats, or other water craft navigating such channel: And provided further, that nothing in this Act shall be so construed as to compel said district to maintain or operate said bridges,as movable bridges, for a period of nine years from and after the time when the water has been turned into said channel pursuant to law, unless the needs of general navigation on the Des Plaines and Illinois Rivers, when connected by said channel, sooner require it.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

SANITARY DISTRICTS.

§ 1. Amends section 12, Act of 1911. § 12. Taxes for corporate pur; poses — not to exceed one-third of one pes centum — interest on deposits.

(SENATE BILL No. 520. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 12 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts, and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois. represented in the General Assembly: That section 12 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts, and to provide for sewage disposal,” approved June 5, 1911, in force July 1, 1911, be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows: § 12. The board of trustees may levy and collect other taxes for corporate purposes upon property within the territorial limits of such

sanitary district, the aggregate amount of which for each year shall not exceed one-third of one per centum of the value of the taxable property within the corporate limits, as the same shall be assessed and equalized for the State and county taxes of the year in which the levy is made. Said board shall cause the amount required to be raised by taxation in each year to be certified to the county clerk on or before the second Tuesday in August, as provided in section one hundred and twenty-two of the general revenue law. All taxes so levied and certified shall be collected and enforced in the same manner and by the same officers as State and county taxes, and shall be paid over by the officer collecting the same to the treasurer of the sanitary district in the manner and at the time provided by the general revenue law. The treasurer shall, when the moneys of the district are deposited with any bank or other depositary, require such bank or other depositary to pay the same rates of interest for such moneys deposited as such bank or other depositary is accustomed to pay to depositors under like circumstances, in the usual course of its business. All interest so paid shall be placed in the general funds of the district, to be used as other

moneys belonging to such district raised by general taxation or sale of water.

APPROVED June 30, 1919.

SANITARY DISTRICTS.

§ 1. Amends section 17, Act of 1907. § 17. Taxes for corporate pur

poses — not to exceed one and one-third per centum—additional two per centum when authorized by electors.

(SENATE BILI, No. 524. APPROVED JUNE 30, 1919.)

AN ACT to amend section 17 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts in certain localities and to drain and protect the same from overflow for sanitary purposes,” approved May 17, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as subsequently amended. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That section 17 of an Act entitled, “An Act to create sanitary districts in certain localities and to drain and protect the same from overflow for sanitary purposes,” approved May 17, 1907, in force July 1, 1907, as subsequently amended, be and the same is hereby further amended to read as follows: § 17. The board of trustees shall have power to levy and collect taxes for corporate purposes. Such taxes shall be levied by ordinance specifying the purposes for which the same are required, and a certified copy of such ordinance shall be filed with the county clerk of the county in which said district was organized, on or before the second Tuesday in August, as provided in section 122 of the general revenue law. After the assessment for the current year has been equalized by the State Board of Equalization, said board of trustees shall, as soon as may be, ascertain and certify to such eounty clerk the total value of all taxable property lying within the corporate limits of such district in each of

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