(20 ILCS 2805/1.2)
Division of Women Veterans Affairs.
Subject to appropriations for this purpose, the Division of Women Veterans Affairs is created as a Division within the Department. The Division shall serve as an advocate for women veterans, in recognition of the unique issues facing women veterans. The Division shall assess the needs of women veterans with respect to issues including, but not limited to, compensation, rehabilitation, outreach, health care, and issues facing women veterans in the community. The Division shall review the Department's programs, activities, research projects, and other initiatives designed to meet the needs of women veterans and shall make recommendations to the Director of Veterans' Affairs concerning ways to improve, modify, and effect change in programs and services for women veterans.
(Source: P.A. 99-314, eff. 8-7-15.)