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Full Text of SB2169  93rd General Assembly



State of Illinois
2003 and 2004


Introduced 1/14/2004, by Pamela J. Althoff


405 ILCS 20/5   from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 305

    Amends the Community Mental Health Act. Provides that the proposition to levy a tax for community mental health facilities and services shall be substantially in the form set forth (now, shall be in the form set forth). Provides that the limitations upon tax rates imposed by the provisions concerning the rate of tax for mental health facilities and services may be further increased or decreased under the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois. Effective immediately.

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1     AN ACT concerning taxes.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Community Mental Health Act is amended by
5 changing Section 5 as follows:
6     (405 ILCS 20/5)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 305)
7     Sec. 5. When the governing body of a governmental unit
8 passes a resolution as provided in Section 4 asking that an
9 annual tax may be levied for the purpose of providing such
10 mental health facilities and services, including facilities
11 and services for the person with a developmental disability and
12 the substance abuser, in the community and so instructs the
13 clerk of the governmental unit, such clerk shall certify the
14 proposition to the proper election officials for submission at
15 a regular election in accordance with the general election law.
16 The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
17 -------------------------------------------------------------     Shall.........
18 ...  (governmental unit) levy an annual tax of not to        
19        YES exceed .15% for the purpose of providing community menta
20 l health facilities and        ------------------------------ services inc
21 luding facilities and services for the person with a developmental      
22         NO disability and the substance abuser? -------------------------------------------------------------     If a majority of all the votes cast
24 upon the proposition are for the levy of such t
25 ax, the governmental body of such governmen
26 tal unit shall thereafter annually levy a tax not to exce
27 ed the rate set forth in Section 4. Thereafter, the governi
28 ng body shall in the annual appropriation bill appropriate fro
29 m such funds such sum or sums of money as may be deemed n
30 ecessary, based upon the community mental health board
31 's budget, the board's annual mental health report, and the loca
32 l mental health plan to defray necessary expenses and li



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1 abilities in providing for such community mental health facil
2 ities and services.     The limitations
3 upon tax rates under Section 4 and this Section may be fu
4 rther increased or decreased under the refer
5 endum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois. (Source: P.A. 88-380.)
     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.