(605 ILCS 5/6-512.1) (from Ch. 121, par. 6-512.1)
    Sec. 6-512.1. Upon a petition signed by not less than 5% of the legal voters of a county having established or establishing a county unit road district and directed to the county clerk, requesting a referendum on the question of increasing the rate of the road tax to a rate not exceeding .33%, the county clerk shall certify that proposition to the proper election officials who shall submit at an election such proposition to increase the rate of the road tax. Such election shall be held and notice given in accordance with the general election law.
    The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
    Shall the present maximum rate of
.165% of the value as equalized or            YES
assessed by the Department of Revenue
on the taxable property of.... County for  -------------------
county unit road purposes be increased
to a maximum rate (here state proposed        NO
increased rate) on such taxable property?
If a majority of all ballots cast on the proposition is in favor of the increase in the tax rate, the county clerk shall certify the results of the election to the county board. The county board shall have authority to levy a tax for the purpose stated after certification, all other tax levies for township or district road districts or county unit districts shall be nullified.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)