(65 ILCS 5/11-70-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-70-1)
    Sec. 11-70-1. In any municipality, whether incorporated under general law or special charter, in which the municipal hall, or any municipal jail or police station, fire department house, or public library is destroyed or seriously impaired by storm or fire, the corporate authorities, in order to rebuild or restore any such building, thus destroyed or seriously impaired, may levy an annual tax for not exceeding 10 successive years of not exceeding .08333% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all of the taxable property in the municipality. This tax shall be levied and collected in the same manner as the general taxes of that municipality and shall be known as the public building restoration fund tax. This tax shall not be included in the aggregate amount of taxes as limited by Section 8-3-1, or by any provision of any special charter under which such a municipality is now operating.
    The foregoing limitation upon tax rates in municipalities of less than 1,000,000 population may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)