(30 ILCS 350/16.5)
Proposition for bonds.
For all elections held after July 1,
2000, the form of a proposition to authorize the issuance of bonds pursuant to
either a referendum or backdoor referendum may be as set forth in this Section
as an alternative to the form of proposition as otherwise set forth by
applicable law. The proposition authorized by this Section shall be in
substantially the following form:
Shall (name of governmental unit) (state purpose for
the bond issue) and issue its bonds to the amount of $ (state amount) for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?
If a school district expects to receive a school construction grant from
the State of Illinois pursuant to the School Construction Law for a school
construction project to be financed in part with proceeds of a bond authorized
by referendum, then the form of proposition may at the option of the school
district additionally contain substantially the following language:
(Name of school district) expects to receive a school
construction grant from the State of Illinois in the amount of $ (state amount) pursuant to the School Construction Law for the school construction project to be financed in part with proceeds of the bonds, based on (i) a grant entitlement from the State Board of Education and (ii) current recognized project costs determined by the Capital Development Board.
(Source: P.A. 91-868, eff. 6-22-00; 92-879, eff. 1-13-03.)