Bill Text: IL HB2570 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon application of a member of the family of the deceased Illinois National Guard member. Provides that the Adjutant General or the Adjutant General's designee shall present the State flag of Illinois to the family of the deceased member of the Illinois National Guard.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 19-9)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-04-25 - Assigned to Veterans Affairs [HB2570 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB2570-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Military Code of Illinois is amended by
5adding Section 28.7 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 1805/28.7 new)
7 Sec. 28.7. Presentation of State flag. When a member of the
8Illinois National Guard dies while serving in duty or training
9statuses pursuant to Title 10 or Title 32 of the United States
10Code as approved by the member's service component, the
11Adjutant General, the Assistant Adjutant General for Army, or
12the Assistant Adjutant General for Air shall present one State
13flag of Illinois to the next of kin of the deceased Illinois
14National Guard member who receives the United States burial
15flag, or that person's designee, as soon as is practicable.
16 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.
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