(a) Upon a petition signed by 1% of the electors who voted in the last general election in a county which has levied and collected a tax for Children’s Advocacy Center purposes under this Act being presented to the county board, requesting that the tax for Children’s Advocacy Center purposes be discontinued, the county board shall adopt a resolution providing for the submission of the proposition to the electors of the county in the same manner as provided for the submission of the proposition for the levy of the tax.
     (b) Upon the adoption and certification of the resolution, the proposition shall be submitted at the next regular election held in the county. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form: “Shall the tax for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a Children’s Advocacy Center be discontinued?”

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 80/7

  • 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

     (c) If a majority of the electors of the county voting upon the proposition vote in favor thereof, the proposition shall be deemed adopted, and the tax shall no longer be levied or collected in the county. Any monies remaining in the Children’s Advocacy Center Fund in the county shall be used to pay the expenses of the Center, including expenses of winding up its operations if it is discontinued by the Advisory Board. In that case, after all expenses of the Center have been paid, any remaining monies in the Fund shall be paid into the general fund for county purposes in the county treasury.