(30 ILCS 355/7) (from Ch. 85, par. 1397)
    Sec. 7. The Department before July 1, 1989 and the Bureau (now Office) on and after July 1, 1989 are authorized to issue and sell Bonds in the total amount outstanding at any given time of $200,000,000, herein called "Bonds". Bonds may be issued for advance refunding of any or all bonds issued prior to July 1, 1985 by an Authority or a unit of local government subject to repayment from State financial support pursuant to subparagraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of Section 4 of this Act and for the purpose of providing State financial support to Authorities pursuant to subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of subsection (3) of Section 4 of this Act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Bonds shall be issued in a total amount outstanding at any given time not to exceed $10,000,000, which amount is included within and is not in addition to the $200,000,000 bond authorization under this Section, for the purpose of making construction and improvement grants by the Secretary of State, as State Librarian, to public libraries and library systems, and the Secretary of State, as State Librarian, is authorized to make those grants from moneys appropriated for those purposes. In addition to the $200,000,000 of Bonds authorized above, bonds may be issued by the Bureau (now Office) on and after July 1, 1989 to refund or advance refund previously issued Bonds if the Budget Director determines that the refunding or advance refunding of Bonds results in debt service savings to the State measured on a present value basis.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)