(65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-4)
    Sec. 11-45.1-4. Any municipality may levy a tax annually not to exceed .25% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all the taxable property in the municipality for the purpose of acquiring, operating and maintaining a cultural center, provided that no such tax shall be levied in any such municipality until the question of levying the tax has first been submitted to the electors of that municipality at any election, and the tax has been approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon. Such question shall be certified by the municipal clerk and submitted by the proper election authority. If a majority of the electors of the municipality voting thereon vote for the levy of the tax, the municipality is authorized to levy and collect the tax. This tax shall be in addition to all other taxes which that municipality is now or hereafter may be authorized to levy on the taxable property within the municipality and shall be in addition to taxes for general purposes authorized to be levied, as provided by Section 8-3-1 of this Code. This tax shall be levied and collected in like manner as the general taxes for that municipality.
(Source: P.A. 81-1489; 81-1509.)