(65 ILCS 5/11-113-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-113-1)
    Sec. 11-113-1. The corporate authorities of any municipality having a population less than 500,000, subject to the referendum provision of Section 11-113-2, may levy, annually, a tax of not to exceed .15% of the value, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue, of all taxable property therein to provide for the expense of pumping to remove surface water and sewage due to flood conditions. Revenue raised by this tax cannot be transferred to any other fund in the municipality and can be used only for pumping necessitated by flood conditions. This tax shall be in addition to all taxes authorized by law to be levied and collected in the municipality and shall be in addition to the amount authorized to be levied for general purposes provided by Section 8-3-1.
    The foregoing limitation upon tax rate may be increased or decreased according to the referendum provisions of the General Revenue Law of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 81-1509.)