Bill Text: IL SB3192 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the Governor shall annually designate by official proclamation the day before (currently, after) Gold Star Mothers' Day as Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor and commemorate the families of men and women who gave their lives while serving with the armed forces of the United States in time of war or during a period of hostilities. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-8)

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-17 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0941 [SB3192 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB3192-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-0941
SB3192 EnrolledLRB100 19558 RJF 34826 b
AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
changing Section 50 as follows:
(5 ILCS 490/50) (from Ch. 1, par. 3051-50)
Sec. 50. Gold Star Days.
(a) The Governor shall annually designate by official
proclamation the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mothers'
Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor and
commemorate the mothers of men and women who gave their lives
while serving with the armed forces of the United States in
time of war or during a period of hostilities.
(b) The Governor shall annually designate by official
proclamation the day before after Gold Star Mothers' Day as
Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a
day to honor and commemorate the families of men and women who
gave their lives while serving with the armed forces of the
United States in time of war or during a period of hostilities.
(Source: P.A. 99-803, eff. 8-15-16.)
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.
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