Bill Text: IL SB1480 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act to increase the burial benefit from $10,000 to $20,000.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-10 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB1480 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB1480-Engrossed.html



SB1480 EngrossedLRB101 09073 JLS 54166 b
1 AN ACT concerning employment.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Line of Duty Compensation Act is amended by
5changing Section 3.5 as follows:
6 (820 ILCS 315/3.5)
7 Sec. 3.5. Burial benefit. A burial benefit of up to a
8maximum of $20,000 $10,000 shall be payable to the surviving
9spouse or estate of a law enforcement officer or fireman who is
10killed in the line of duty on or after the effective date of
11this amendatory Act of 1997.
12 The Attorney General and the Court of Claims may jointly
13adopt rules and procedures for the implementation of this
14Section.
15(Source: P.A. 90-577, eff. 1-1-99.)
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