(55 ILCS 5/5-15005) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-15005)
    Sec. 5-15005. Tax levy. In order to effectuate the purposes of this Division, any such county may levy annually, in excess of any other limit prescribed by law, a tax of not to exceed .02% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, on all taxable property in such county, such tax to be levied and collected in like manner with the general taxes of such county, and when collected shall be paid into a special fund in the county treasury.
    This tax shall not be levied in any county until the question of its adoption is submitted to the electors thereof and approved by a majority of those voting on the question. This question may be submitted at any election held in the county after the adoption of a resolution by the county board providing for the submission of the question of the adoption hereof to the electors of the county. The county board shall certify the resolution and proposition to the proper election officials, who shall submit the proposition at an election in accordance with the general election law. If a majority of the votes cast on the question is in favor of the levy of such tax, it may thereafter be levied in such county for each succeeding year.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)