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SPECIAL DISTRICTS
(70 ILCS 200/) Civic Center Code.

70 ILCS 200/Art. 245

 
    (70 ILCS 200/Art. 245 heading)
ARTICLE 245. SALEM CIVIC CENTER

70 ILCS 200/245-1

    (70 ILCS 200/245-1)
    Sec. 245-1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Salem Civic Center Law of 1997.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-5

    (70 ILCS 200/245-5)
    Sec. 245-5. Definitions. When used in this Article:
    "Authority" means the Salem Civic Center Authority.
    "Board" means the governing and administrative body of the Salem Civic Center Authority.
    "Metropolitan area" means all that territory in the State of Illinois lying within the corporate boundaries of the City of Salem in Marion County.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-10

    (70 ILCS 200/245-10)
    Sec. 245-10. Authority created; principal office. There is hereby created a political subdivision, body politic and municipal corporation by the name and style of the Salem Civic Center Authority in the metropolitan area.
    The principal office of the Authority shall be in the City of Salem.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-12

    (70 ILCS 200/245-12)
    Sec. 245-12. Use and occupation taxes.
    (a) The Authority may adopt a resolution that authorizes a referendum on the question of whether the Authority shall be authorized to impose a retailers' occupation tax, a service occupation tax, and a use tax in one-quarter percent increments at a rate not to exceed 1%. The Authority shall certify the question to the proper election authorities who shall submit the question to the voters of the metropolitan area at the next regularly scheduled election in accordance with the general election law. The question shall be in substantially the following form:
    "Shall the Salem Civic Center Authority be authorized to
    
impose a retailers' occupation tax, a service occupation tax, and a use tax at the rate of (rate) for the sole purpose of obtaining funds for the support, construction, maintenance, or financing of a facility of the Authority?"
    Votes shall be recorded as "yes" or "no". If a majority of all votes cast on the proposition are in favor of the proposition, the Authority is authorized to impose the tax.
    (b) The Authority shall impose the retailers' occupation tax upon all persons engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property at retail in the metropolitan area, at the rate approved by referendum, on the gross receipts from the sales made in the course of such business within the metropolitan area. The tax imposed under this Section and all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident thereof shall be collected and enforced by the Department of Revenue. The Department has full power to administer and enforce this Section; to collect all taxes and penalties so collected in the manner provided in this Section; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax or penalty hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with, this Section, the Department and persons who are subject to this Section shall (i) have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers and duties, (ii) be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions, and definitions of terms, and (iii) employ the same modes of procedure as are prescribed in Sections 1, 1a, 1a-1, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1i, 1j, 1k, 1m, 1n, 2, 2-5, 2-5.5, 2-10 (in respect to all provisions therein other than the State rate of tax), 2-12, 2-15 through 2-70, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3 (except as to the disposition of taxes and penalties collected and provisions related to quarter monthly payments), 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 5f, 5g, 5i, 5j, 5k, 5l, 6, 6a, 6b, 6c, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11a, 12, and 13 of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act and Section 3-7 of the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act, as fully as if those provisions were set forth in this subsection.
    Persons subject to any tax imposed under this subsection may reimburse themselves for their seller's tax liability by separately stating the tax as an additional charge, which charge may be stated in combination, in a single amount, with State taxes that sellers are required to collect, in accordance with such bracket schedules as the Department may prescribe.
    Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the warrant to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in the notification from the Department. The refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the tax fund referenced under paragraph (g) of this Section.
    If a tax is imposed under this subsection (b), a tax shall also be imposed at the same rate under subsections (c) and (d) of this Section.
    For the purpose of determining whether a tax authorized under this Section is applicable, a retail sale, by a producer of coal or other mineral mined in Illinois, is a sale at retail at the place where the coal or other mineral mined in Illinois is extracted from the earth. This paragraph does not apply to coal or other mineral when it is delivered or shipped by the seller to the purchaser at a point outside Illinois so that the sale is exempt under the Federal Constitution as a sale in interstate or foreign commerce.
    Nothing in this Section shall be construed to authorize the Authority to impose a tax upon the privilege of engaging in any business which under the Constitution of the United States may not be made the subject of taxation by this State.
    (c) If a tax has been imposed under subsection (b), a service occupation tax shall also be imposed at the same rate upon all persons engaged, in the metropolitan area, in the business of making sales of service, who, as an incident to making those sales of service, transfer tangible personal property within the metropolitan area as an incident to a sale of service. The tax imposed under this subsection and all civil penalties that may be assessed as an incident thereof shall be collected and enforced by the Department of Revenue. The Department has full power to administer and enforce this paragraph; to collect all taxes and penalties due hereunder; to dispose of taxes and penalties so collected in the manner hereinafter provided; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax or penalty hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with this paragraph, the Department and persons who are subject to this paragraph shall (i) have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers, and duties, (ii) be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions, and definitions of terms, and (iii) employ the same modes of procedure as are prescribed in Sections 2 (except that the reference to State in the definition of supplier maintaining a place of business in this State shall mean the metropolitan area), 2a, 2b, 3 through 3-55 (in respect to all provisions therein other than the State rate of tax), 4 (except that the reference to the State shall be to the Authority), 5, 7, 8 (except that the jurisdiction to which the tax shall be a debt to the extent indicated in that Section 8 shall be the Authority), 9 (except as to the disposition of taxes and penalties collected, and except that the returned merchandise credit for this tax may not be taken against any State tax), 11, 12 (except the reference therein to Section 2b of the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act), 13 (except that any reference to the State shall mean the Authority), 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20 of the Service Occupation Tax Act and Section 3-7 of the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act, as fully as if those provisions were set forth herein.
    Persons subject to any tax imposed under the authority granted in this subsection may reimburse themselves for their serviceman's tax liability by separately stating the tax as an additional charge, which charge may be stated in combination, in a single amount, with State tax that servicemen are authorized to collect under the Service Use Tax Act, in accordance with such bracket schedules as the Department may prescribe.
    Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the warrant to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in the notification from the Department. The refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the tax fund referenced under paragraph (g) of this Section.
    Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to authorize the Authority to impose a tax upon the privilege of engaging in any business which under the Constitution of the United States may not be made the subject of taxation by the State.
    (d) If a tax has been imposed under subsection (b), a use tax shall also be imposed at the same rate upon the privilege of using, in the metropolitan area, any item of tangible personal property that is purchased outside the metropolitan area at retail from a retailer, and that is titled or registered at a location within the metropolitan area with an agency of this State's government. "Selling price" is defined as in the Use Tax Act. The tax shall be collected from persons whose Illinois address for titling or registration purposes is given as being in the metropolitan area. The tax shall be collected by the Department of Revenue for the Authority. The tax must be paid to the State, or an exemption determination must be obtained from the Department of Revenue, before the title or certificate of registration for the property may be issued. The tax or proof of exemption may be transmitted to the Department by way of the State agency with which, or the State officer with whom, the tangible personal property must be titled or registered if the Department and the State agency or State officer determine that this procedure will expedite the processing of applications for title or registration.
    The Department has full power to administer and enforce this paragraph; to collect all taxes, penalties and interest due hereunder; to dispose of taxes, penalties and interest so collected in the manner hereinafter provided; and to determine all rights to credit memoranda or refunds arising on account of the erroneous payment of tax, penalty or interest hereunder. In the administration of, and compliance with, this subsection, the Department and persons who are subject to this paragraph shall (i) have the same rights, remedies, privileges, immunities, powers, and duties, (ii) be subject to the same conditions, restrictions, limitations, penalties, exclusions, exemptions, and definitions of terms, and (iii) employ the same modes of procedure as are prescribed in Sections 2 (except the definition of "retailer maintaining a place of business in this State"), 3, 3-5, 3-10, 3-45, 3-55, 3-65, 3-70, 3-85, 3a, 4, 6, 7, 8 (except that the jurisdiction to which the tax shall be a debt to the extent indicated in that Section 8 shall be the Authority), 9 (except provisions relating to quarter monthly payments), 10, 11, 12, 12a, 12b, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 22 of the Use Tax Act and Section 3-7 of the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act, that are not inconsistent with this paragraph, as fully as if those provisions were set forth herein.
    Whenever the Department determines that a refund should be made under this subsection to a claimant instead of issuing a credit memorandum, the Department shall notify the State Comptroller, who shall cause the order to be drawn for the amount specified, and to the person named, in the notification from the Department. The refund shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of the tax fund referenced under paragraph (g) of this Section.
    (e) A certificate of registration issued by the State Department of Revenue to a retailer under the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act or under the Service Occupation Tax Act shall permit the registrant to engage in a business that is taxed under the tax imposed under paragraphs (b), (c), or (d) of this Section and no additional registration shall be required. A certificate issued under the Use Tax Act or the Service Use Tax Act shall be applicable with regard to any tax imposed under paragraph (c) of this Section.
    (f) The results of any election authorizing a proposition to impose a tax under this Section or effecting a change in the rate of tax shall be certified by the proper election authorities and filed with the Illinois Department on or before the first day of April. In addition, an ordinance imposing, discontinuing, or effecting a change in the rate of tax under this Section shall be adopted and a certified copy thereof filed with the Department on or before the first day of April. After proper receipt of such certifications, the Department shall proceed to administer and enforce this Section as of the first day of July next following such adoption and filing.
    (g) The Department of Revenue shall, upon collecting any taxes and penalties as provided in this Section, pay the taxes and penalties over to the State Treasurer as trustee for the Authority. The taxes and penalties shall be held in a trust fund outside the State Treasury. On or before the 25th day of each calendar month, the Department of Revenue shall prepare and certify to the Comptroller of the State of Illinois the amount to be paid to the Authority, which shall be the balance in the fund, less any amount determined by the Department to be necessary for the payment of refunds. Within 10 days after receipt by the Comptroller of the certification of the amount to be paid to the Authority, the Comptroller shall cause an order to be drawn for payment for the amount in accordance with the directions contained in the certification. Amounts received from the tax imposed under this Section shall be used only for the support, construction, maintenance, or financing of a facility of the Authority.
    (h) When certifying the amount of a monthly disbursement to the Authority under this Section, the Department shall increase or decrease the amounts by an amount necessary to offset any miscalculation of previous disbursements. The offset amount shall be the amount erroneously disbursed within the previous 6 months from the time a miscalculation is discovered.
    (i) This Section may be cited as the Salem Civic Center Use and Occupation Tax Law.
(Source: P.A. 98-1098, eff. 8-26-14.)

70 ILCS 200/245-15

    (70 ILCS 200/245-15)
    Sec. 245-15. Board created. The governing and administrative body of the Authority shall be a board consisting of 7 members and shall be known as the Salem Civic Center Authority Board. The members of the Board shall be individuals of generally recognized ability and integrity.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-20

    (70 ILCS 200/245-20)
    Sec. 245-20. Board members appointed. Within 60 days after January 9, 1990 (the effective date of Article 2 of Public Act 86-1017), the mayor of the City of Salem, with the advice and consent of the Salem city council, shall appoint 3 members of the Board for initial terms expiring June 1, 1991; 2 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1992; and 2 members for initial terms expiring June 1, 1993. The successors of the initial members shall be appointed in like manner for 3 year terms from the date of appointment, except in case of an appointment to fill a vacancy.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-25

    (70 ILCS 200/245-25)
    Sec. 245-25. Removal of Board members. The appointing officer, with the advice and consent of the Salem city council, may remove any member of the Board appointed by him, in case of incompetency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office, after service on him, by registered United States mail, return receipt requested, of a copy of the written charges against him and an opportunity to be publicly heard in person or by counsel in his own defense upon not less than 10 days notice.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-30

    (70 ILCS 200/245-30)
    Sec. 245-30. Bidders; civil action to compel compliance. Any bidder who has submitted a bid in compliance with the requirements for bidding under this Article may bring a civil action in the circuit court of Marion County in which the metropolitan area is located to compel compliance with the provisions of this Article relating to the awarding of contracts by the Board.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)

70 ILCS 200/245-35

    (70 ILCS 200/245-35)
    Sec. 245-35. Standard civic center provisions incorporated by reference. The following Sections of this Code are incorporated by reference into this Article:
    Section 2-3. Purpose.
    Section 2-5. Definitions.
    Section 2-10. Lawsuits; common seal.
    Section 2-15. Duties; auditorium, recreational, and other buildings; lease of space.
    Section 2-20. Rights and powers, including eminent domain.
    Section 2-25. Incurring obligations.
    Section 2-30. Prompt payment.
    Section 2-35. Acquisition of property from person, State, or local agency.
    Section 2-40. Federal money.
    Section 2-45. Insurance.
    Section 2-50. Borrowing; revenue bonds; suits to compel performance.
    Section 2-55. Bonds; nature of indebtedness.
    Section 2-60. Investment in bonds.
    Section 2-75. Board members; financial matters; conflict of interest.
    Section 2-80. Board members' oath.
    Section 2-85. Board members; vacancy in office.
    Section 2-90. Organization of the Board.
    Section 2-96. Meetings; action by 4 Board members.
    Section 2-100. Secretary; treasurer.
    Section 2-105. Funds.
    Section 2-110. Signatures on checks or drafts.
    Section 2-115. General manager; other appointments.
    Section 2-122. Rules and regulations; penalties.
    Section 2-126. Contracts; award to other than highest or lowest bidder by vote of 4 Board members.
    Section 2-130. Bids and advertisements.
    Section 2-135. Report and financial statement.
    Section 2-140. State financial support.
    Section 2-145. Anti-trust laws.
    Section 2-150. Tax exemption.
(Source: P.A. 90-328, eff. 1-1-98.)