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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
adding Section 148 as follows:
(5 ILCS 490/148 new)
First Responder Mental Health Awareness Day.
third Friday in May of each year is designated as First
Responder Mental Health Awareness Day, to be observed
throughout the State as a day to honor firefighters, police
officers, and other first responders who have lost their lives
due to and suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder,
depression, and other mental health issues.