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


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: (Enrolled) 2018-05-21 - Passed Both Houses [SB3192 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB3192-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
5changing Section 50 as follows:
6 (5 ILCS 490/50) (from Ch. 1, par. 3051-50)
7 Sec. 50. Gold Star Days.
8 (a) The Governor shall annually designate by official
9proclamation the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mothers'
10Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor and
11commemorate the mothers of men and women who gave their lives
12while serving with the armed forces of the United States in
13time of war or during a period of hostilities.
14 (b) The Governor shall annually designate by official
15proclamation the day before after Gold Star Mothers' Day as
16Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a
17day to honor and commemorate the families of men and women who
18gave their lives while serving with the armed forces of the
19United States in time of war or during a period of hostilities.
20(Source: P.A. 99-803, eff. 8-15-16.)
21 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.
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