(70 ILCS 3605/4) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 304)
    Sec. 4. The Authority shall not exercise any of the powers granted by this Act until it is adopted, in the manner provided in Section 44, by the electors of one or more cities, villages and incorporated towns within the metropolitan area having a population in the aggregate of at least 100,000 according to the Federal census of 1940.
(Source: Laws 1945, p. 1171.)