(30 ILCS 425/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 2802)
    Sec. 2. Authorization for Bonds. The State of Illinois is authorized to issue, sell and provide for the retirement of limited obligation bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness of the State of Illinois in the total principal amount of $6,246,009,000 herein called "Bonds". Such authorized amount of Bonds shall be reduced from time to time by amounts, if any, which are equal to the moneys received by the Department of Revenue in any fiscal year pursuant to Section 3-1001 of the "Illinois Vehicle Code", as amended, in excess of the Annual Specified Amount (as defined in Section 3 of the "Retailers' Occupation Tax Act", as amended) and transferred at the end of such fiscal year from the General Revenue Fund to the Build Illinois Purposes Fund (now abolished) as provided in Section 3-1001 of said Code; provided, however, that no such reduction shall affect the validity or enforceability of any Bonds issued prior to such reduction. Such amount of authorized Bonds shall be exclusive of any refunding Bonds issued pursuant to Section 15 of this Act and exclusive of any Bonds issued pursuant to this Section which are redeemed, purchased, advance refunded, or defeased in accordance with paragraph (f) of Section 4 of this Act. Bonds shall be issued for the categories and specific purposes expressed in Section 4 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-94, eff. 7-17-13.)