Public Act 100-1120
SB2297 EnrolledLRB100 15919 AWJ 31034 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Rescue Squad Districts Act is amended by
adding Section 11.5 as follows:
    (70 ILCS 2005/11.5 new)
    Sec. 11.5. Ambulance service tax. Whenever the board of
trustees of a rescue squad district desires to levy a special
tax to provide an ambulance service or support an existing
ambulance service, it shall certify the question to the proper
election officials, who shall submit that question at an
election to the voters of the district. The result of the
referendum shall be entered upon the records of the district.
If a majority of the votes on the question are in favor of the
question, the board of trustees may then levy a special tax at
a rate not to exceed 0.40% of the value of all taxable property
within the district as equalized or assessed by the Department
of Revenue. The question shall be in substantially the
following form:
    Shall the .... Rescue Squad
District levy a special tax at a rate         YES
not to exceed 0.40% of the value of all
taxable property within the district          -------------------------------------------------------------
as equalized or assessed by the
Department of Revenue for the purpose           NO
of providing or supporting an ambulance