(30 ILCS 405/8) (from Ch. 127, par. 458)
    Sec. 8. The proposition of whether this Act shall take effect, a debt of $750,000,000 be contracted, bonds be issued to that amount and the principal of such bonds be paid within 25 years of their date and the interest thereon be paid as it accrues by levying and imposing a direct annual tax and by authorizing the General Assembly to transfer money in the General Revenue Fund to the Anti-Pollution Bond Retirement and Interest Fund therefor, shall be submitted to the People of the State of Illinois at the general election to be held on Tuesday next after the first Monday of November, 1970, on a ballot to be substantially in the following form:
    Shall the Anti-Pollution Bond Act
enacted by the 76th General Assembly,
become effective and the State of Illinois
contract a debt of $750,000,000
and issue bonds to that amount as
provided in such Act, for the purpose of
planning, financing and constructing of
municipal sewage treatment works                YES
and solid waste disposal facilities,
and to the extent that funds are
available in the General Revenue Fund
of the State shall the General
Assembly be authorized to direct the
transfer of funds from time to time
from that Fund to the Anti-Pollution      --------------------
Bond Retirement and Interest Fund
sufficient to pay the principal of
and interest on the bonds provided for
by that Act, and to the extent that said
funds are insufficient to pay the
interest and discharge the principal
of such bonds, shall the State of
Illinois levy annually a direct tax             NO
sufficient to pay the interest on and
discharge said principal with the
appropriate officers fixing the rate of
that direct annual tax, making proper
allowance for the amount of money so
transferred in reduction of the taxes to be
levied and abate such tax in that amount?
    Such ballot shall be separate from all others used at such election, and shall be printed on paper that is white in color.
    Notice of the submission of the proposition shall be given by the various county clerks, the ballots canvassed and returned, abstracts of the vote made and submitted, the votes canvassed and declaration of the result made in the same manner as is provided by Sections 3, 5, 6 and 7 of "An Act to provide the manner of proposing amendments to the constitution, and submitting the same to the electors of this State", approved March 14, 1877, as amended, in case of the submission of a proposed constitutional amendment.
(Source: P.A. 76-2460.)