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(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-26-4

    (65 ILCS 5/11-26-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-26-4)
    Sec. 11-26-4. Every specified municipality may issue its bonds from time to time in anticipation of its revenue from its maternity or lying-in hospitals, dispensaries, and other auxiliary institutions. These bonds may be authorized by an ordinance of the corporate authorities and may be issued in one or more series, may bear such dates, mature at such times, not exceeding 20 years from their respective dates, bear interest at such rates not exceeding the maximum rate authorized by the Bond Authorization Act, as amended at the time of the making of the contract, payable semi-annually, be in such denominations, be in such form, either coupon or registered, be executed in such manner, be payable in such medium of payment, at such places, be subject to such terms of redemption, with or without premium, and be declared or become due before the maturity date, as the ordinance may provide. These bonds may be repurchased by the municipality out of any available funds at a price not to exceed the principal amount thereof and accrued interest, and all bonds so repurchased shall be cancelled. Pending the preparation or execution of definitive bonds, interim receipts or certificates or temporary bonds may be delivered to the purchasers or pledgees of the bonds. The bonds bearing the signatures of officers in office on the date of the signing thereof are valid and binding obligations notwithstanding that before the delivery thereof and payment therefor any or all of the persons whose signatures appear thereon have ceased to be officers. No holder of any bond issued under this section has the right to compel any exercise of the taxing power of the municipality to pay the bond or the interest thereon. Each bond issued under this section shall recite in substance that the bond, including the interest thereon, is payable from the revenue pledged to the payment thereof and that the bond does not constitute a debt of the municipality issuing it.
    With respect to instruments for the payment of money issued under this Section either before, on, or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1989, it is and always has been the intention of the General Assembly (i) that the Omnibus Bond Acts are and always have been supplementary grants of power to issue instruments in accordance with the Omnibus Bond Acts, regardless of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts, (ii) that the provisions of this Section are not a limitation on the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts, and (iii) that instruments issued under this Section within the supplementary authority granted by the Omnibus Bond Acts are not invalid because of any provision of this Act that may appear to be or to have been more restrictive than those Acts.
    The amendatory Acts of 1971, 1972 and 1973 are not a limit upon any municipality which is a home rule unit.
(Source: P.A. 86-4.)

65 ILCS 5/11-26-5

    (65 ILCS 5/11-26-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-26-5)
    Sec. 11-26-5. When revenue bonds are issued under Section 11-26-4, the entire revenue received from the operation of the specified hospitals, dispensaries, and other auxiliary institutions shall be deposited in a separate fund which shall be used only in paying the cost of maintenance and operation thereof and the principal and interest of the revenue bonds issued under Section 11-26-4.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)