(a) Upon the adoption of the proposition by the electors pursuant to Section 5, each affected county board shall cause an annual tax of not to exceed .004% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property of the county to be levied upon all the taxable property in the county for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a Children’s Advocacy Center. The tax shall be in addition to all other taxes authorized by law to be levied and collected in the county and shall be in addition to the maximum of taxes authorized by law for county purposes. The foregoing limitations upon tax rates may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
     (b) The proceeds of the tax authorized by this Section shall be paid into the county treasury and deposited in a fund to be known as the Children’s Advocacy Center Fund. The Fund may be used by the county board or boards for the establishment, operation and maintenance of a Children’s Advocacy Center. Expenditures from the Fund shall be made in the same manner and subject to the same requirements as other county expenditures.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 80/6

  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • General Revenue Law of Illinois: or any equivalent expression, when used with reference to revenue, shall be deemed to refer to the Property Tax Code and all existing and future amendments thereto and modifications thereof, and all rules now or hereafter adopted pursuant thereto. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.23