(5 ILCS 490/65)
(from Ch. 1, par. 3051-65)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Birthday. The third Monday in January
of each year is a holiday to be observed throughout the State and to be
known as the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Within 10 days before
the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in each year the Governor
shall issue a proclamation announcing the holiday and designating the
official events that shall be held in honor of the memory of Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr., and his contributions to this nation.
(Source: P.A. 87-272.)