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92_HB5368sam003 LRB9212273BDdvam01 1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 5368 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 5368, AS AMENDED, 3 by inserting the following in its proper numeric sequence: 4 "Section 1. The Township Code is amended by changing 5 Section 35-55 as follows: 6 (60 ILCS 1/35-55) 7 Sec. 35-55. Senior citizens services; authorization of 8 tax levy. 9 (a) The electors may authorize the township board to 10 levy a tax (at a rate of not more than 0.15% of the value, as 11 equalized and assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all 12 taxable property in the township) for the sole and exclusive 13 purpose of providing services to senior citizens under 14 Article 220 including, but not limited to, the construction, 15 maintenance, repair, and operation of a senior citizens 16 center
270. If the board desires to levy the tax, it shall 17 order a referendum on the proposition to be held at an 18 election in accordance with the general election law. The 19 board shall certify the proposition to the proper election 20 officials, who shall submit the proposition to the voters at 21 an election in accordance with the general election law. If a 22 majority of the votes cast on the proposition is in favor of -2- LRB9212273BDdvam01 1 the proposition, the board may annually levy the tax in 2 addition to any other taxes set forth in Article 235 of this 3 Act, but subject to the extension limitations in the Property 4 Tax Extension Limitation Law of the Property Tax Code. 5 (b) If the township board of any township authorized to 6 levy a tax under this Section pursuant to a referendum held 7 before January 1, 1987, desires to increase the maximum rate 8 of the tax to 0.15% of the value, as equalized and assessed 9 by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property in the 10 township, it shall order a referendum on that proposition to 11 be held at an election in accordance with the general 12 election law. The board shall certify the proposition to the 13 proper election officials, who shall submit the proposition 14 to the voters at an election in accordance with the general 15 election law. If a majority of the votes cast on the 16 proposition is in favor of the proposition, the maximum tax 17 rate shall be so increased. 18 (Source: P.A. 85-742; 88-62; revised 12-13-01.)".
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