(405 ILCS 20/5) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 305)
    Sec. 5. (a) When the governing body of a governmental unit passes a resolution as provided in Section 4 asking that an annual tax may be levied for the purpose of providing such mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for the person with a developmental disability or a substance use disorder, in the community and so instructs the clerk of the governmental unit such clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials for submission at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in the following form:
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    Shall............  (governmental
unit) levy an annual tax of not to               YES
exceed .15% for the purpose of providing
community mental health facilities and        ----------------
services including facilities and services
for the person with a developmental              NO
disability or a substance use disorder?
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    (b) If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are for the levy of such tax, the governing body of such governmental unit shall thereafter annually levy a tax not to exceed the rate set forth in Section 4. Thereafter, the governing body shall in the annual appropriation bill appropriate from such funds such sum or sums of money as may be deemed necessary, based upon the community mental health board's budget, the board's annual mental health report, and the local mental health plan to defray necessary expenses and liabilities in providing for such community mental health facilities and services.
    (c) If the governing body of a governmental unit levies a tax under Section 4 of this Act and the rate specified in the proposition under subsection (a) of this Section is less than 0.15%, then the governing body of the governmental unit may, upon referendum approval, increase that rate to not more than 0.15%. The governing body shall instruct the clerk of the governmental unit to certify the proposition to the proper election officials for submission at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in the following form:
        "Shall the tax imposed by (governmental unit) for the
    
purpose of providing community mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for persons with a developmental disability or substance use disorder be increased to (not more than 0.15%)?"
    If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are for the increase of the tax, then the governing body of the governmental unit may thereafter annually levy a tax not to exceed the rate set forth in the referendum question.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07; 96-764, eff. 8-25-09.)