(65 ILCS 5/9-3-18) (from Ch. 24, par. 9-3-18)
    Sec. 9-3-18. No special assessment shall be levied under the provisions of this Division 3 until the land necessary therefor or rights in land, are acquired and in possession of any such municipality, except in cases where proceedings to acquire such land have been begun and have proceeded to judgment.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)