(65 ILCS 5/11-74.2-16) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.2-16)
    Sec. 11-74.2-16. The corporate authorities are authorized and empowered to incur indebtedness and issue revenue bonds in such amounts as they deem necessary for the purpose of raising funds for carrying out the provisions of a final redevelopment plan providing for the eradication and elimination of commercial blight and conditions likely to create blight and the acquisition, development or redevelopment of commercial blight or conservation areas and any other area which may constitute a redevelopment area within the municipality or for the purpose of financing in whole or in part the cost of acquisition, construction and financing of any commercial projects. The ordinance authorizing the issuance of such revenue bonds shall specify the total amount of bonds to be issued, the form and denomination, the date they are to bear, the place at which they are payable, the date or dates of maturity which shall not be later than 40 years after date, the rate of interest which shall not exceed that permitted in "An Act to authorize public corporations to issue bonds, other evidences of indebtedness and tax anticipation warrants subject to interest rate limitations set forth therein", approved May 26, 1970, as now or hereafter amended. The ordinance shall also specify the dates on which interest is payable. Such bonds shall be sold at private or public sale at a price of not less than 97% of par. The bonds shall be executed by such officials as may be provided in the bond ordinance. The bonds may be made registerable to principal and may be made callable on any interest payment date, with or without premium, plus accrued interest after notice has been given in the manner provided in the bond ordinance. The bonds shall remain valid even though one or more of the officers executing the bonds cease to hold office before the bonds are delivered.
    The amendatory Acts of 1971, 1972 and 1973 are not a limit upon any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 82-902.)