(65 ILCS 5/11-65-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-65-3)
    Sec. 11-65-3. Every such municipality may acquire by dedication, gift, lease, contract, purchase, or condemnation all property and rights, necessary or proper, within the corporate limits of the municipality, for municipal convention hall purposes, and for these purposes may (1) appropriate money, (2) levy and collect taxes, (3) borrow money on the credit of the municipality, and (4) issue bonds therefor.
    In all cases where property is acquired or sought to be acquired by condemnation, the procedure shall be, as nearly as may be, like that provided for the exercise of the right of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07.)