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AN ACT concerning business.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Veterans' Monument Protection Act.
It is a violation of this Act
for any business or recyclable metal dealer, as defined in the
Recyclable Metal Purchase Registration Law, to purchase,
accept, or give anything of value in exchange for any metal
taken from the grave marker of a veteran.
Upon discovering that
metal from the grave marker of a veteran is missing, a cemetery
official shall notify the local law enforcement agency and, if
possible, the family of the deceased veteran.
A business or recyclable metal
dealer who commits a violation of this Act is guilty of a
business offense and shall be fined a maximum of $1,000 per
This Act takes effect upon