IL SB0687 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 26 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-17 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Veterans Burial Places Act. Provides that when a headstone or memorial marker is provided for a United States War Veteran pursuant to specified federal law by the federal government, the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall pay an amount not to exceed $300 (currently, $100) to the next of kin or cemetery official responsible for the cost of transporting and erecting the headstone or memorial. Effective immediately.

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2017-03-17SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2017-02-16SenatePostponed - Veterans Affairs
2017-02-07SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-02-01SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
2017-01-26SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-01-26SenateFirst Reading
2017-01-26SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter

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