A sur­charge is here­by imposed, sub­ject to the pro­vi­sions of Sec­tion 36–8‑2 of this Arti­cle, upon all telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions car­ri­ers engaged in the busi­ness of trans­mit­ting mes­sages by means of elec­tric­i­ty orig­i­nat­ing with­in the cor­po­rate lim­its of the Coun­ty and ter­mi­nat­ing with­in the State of Illi­nois for fund­ing of a “9–1‑1” emer­gency tele­phone sys­tem.