(75 ILCS 50/0.01) (from Ch. 81, par. 73.9)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Village Library and Gymnasium Tax Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
(75 ILCS 50/1) (from Ch. 81, par. 74)
Sec. 1. The corporate authorities of any village of 2,500 population or less, in which a free public library and gymnasium has been established by public and private, or public or private, grant or donation, absolutely or in trust, on land conveyed therefor to such village, where the management thereof has been vested by any such donor in a board of directors from time to time elected in accordance with "An Act in relation to free public libraries for cities, villages, incorporated towns and townships and to repeal Acts and parts of Acts therein named", approved July 12, 1965, as now or hereafter amended, or any board of trustees appointed by the president and board of trustees in accordance with the terms of any gift or grant, may levy a tax of not to exceed .15% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all the taxable property in such village, for the maintenance and operation of such library and gymnasium. Such tax shall be levied and collected with the general taxes of such village, and the proceeds shall be deposited in the treasury of such village to the credit of the library and gymnasium fund and kept separate and apart from other moneys of such village. Such fund shall be drawn upon by the proper officers of such library and gymnasium upon the properly authenticated vouchers of the library and gymnasium board, provided that no trustee shall receive compensation as such from such fund.
The board of directors shall make a report to the village board, and file a copy thereof with the Illinois State Library in accordance with Section 4-10 of "An Act in relation to free public libraries for cities, villages, incorporated towns and townships and to repeal Acts and parts of Acts therein named", approved July 12, 1965, as now or hereafter amended. Such taxes shall be in addition to the maximum of taxes permitted under Section 8-3-1 of the Illinois Municipal Code, as now or hereafter amended.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)
(75 ILCS 50/2) (from Ch. 81, par. 75)
Sec. 2. This Act shall not become effective in any village to which it is applicable until the same shall first have been submitted to a vote of the electors of such village at a regular election. The proposition for the adoption of this Act shall be submitted to referendum upon the adoption of a resolution so directing by the corporate authorities and certified to the proper election officials in accordance with the general election law.
If a majority of those voting upon the proposition shall be for the adoption of this Act it shall thereafter be of full force and effect in such village, but if a majority be against the adoption of this Act, it shall not be again submitted to a vote until two years after the date of such referendum.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489.)