(5 ILCS 330/2) (from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 802)
    Sec. 2. Public policy. It is the public policy of this State that the rights of public employees who may be or may have been activated in the armed services to insurance coverage, pension rights, and employment and promotional rights should be protected and preserved while the public employees are on active duty.
(Source: P.A. 87-815.)