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1    AN ACT concerning revenue.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Property Tax Code is amended by changing
5Section 18-210 as follows:
6    (35 ILCS 200/18-210)
7    Sec. 18-210. Establishing a new levy. Except as provided in
8Section 18-215, as it relates to a transfer of a service,
9before a county clerk may extend taxes for funds subject to the
10limitations of this Law, a new taxing district or a taxing
11district with an aggregate extension base of zero shall hold a
12referendum establishing a maximum aggregate extension for the
13levy year. The maximum aggregate extension is established for
14the current levy year if a taxing district has held a
15referendum before the levy date at which the majority voting on
16the issue approves its adoption. The referendum under this
17Section may be held at the same time as the referendum on
18creating a new taxing district. The question shall be submitted
19to the voters at a regularly scheduled election in accordance
20with the Election Code provided that notice of referendum, if
21held before July 1, 1999, has been given in accordance with the
22provisions of Section 12-5 of the Election Code in effect at
23the time of the bond referendum, at least 10 and not more than



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145 days before the date of the election, notwithstanding the
2time for publication otherwise imposed by Section 12-5. Notices
3required in connection with the submission of public questions
4on or after July 1, 1999 shall be as set forth in Section 12-5
5of the Election Code. The question shall be submitted in
6substantially the following form:
8    Under the Property Tax Extension
9Limitation Law, may an                      YES
10aggregate extension not to exceed ...
11(aggregate extension amount) ...        ---------------------
12be made for the ... (taxing
13district name) ... for the                  NO
14... (levy year) ... levy year?
16If a majority of voters voting on the increase approves the
17adoption of the aggregate extension, the extension shall be
18effective for the levy year specified.
19    The question of establishing a maximum aggregate extension
20may be combined with the question of forming or establishing a
21new taxing district, in which case the question shall be
22submitted in substantially the following form:
23        Shall the (taxing district) be formed (or established)
24    and have an aggregate extension under the Property Tax
25    Extension Limitation Law not to exceed (aggregate
26    extension amount) for the (levy year)?



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1    The votes must be recorded as "Yes" or "No".
2    If a majority of voters voting on the proposition approves
3it, then the taxing district shall be formed (or established)
4with the aggregate extension amount for the designated levy
6(Source: P.A. 90-812, eff. 1-26-99; 91-57, eff. 6-30-99.)