(20 ILCS 2805/2b) (from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 67b)
    Sec. 2b. Persian Gulf Conflict compensation.
    (a) (Blank).
    (b) Every person who served in the Persian Gulf Conflict is entitled to receive compensation of $100, payable from funds appropriated for the payments of bonuses to veterans, if the person:
        (1) was a resident of Illinois for at least 12 months
immediately preceding his or her period of service;
        (2) is still in active service, is honorably
separated or discharged from the service, has been furloughed to a reserve, or has been retired; and
        (3) has received the Southwest Asia Service Medal for
service in the Persian Gulf Conflict.
    (c) The widow or widower, child or children, mother, father, person standing in loco parentis, brothers and sisters, in the order named, of any deceased person shall be paid the compensation that the deceased person would be entitled to receive under subsection (b) of this Act. Where the deceased person would have qualified for compensation under subsection (b) except for his or her death and his or her death was connected with that service and resulted from that service during the time specified in subsection (b), his or her survivors, in the order named in this subsection, shall be paid 10 times the amount the deceased person would have received under subsection (b).
    (d) The Department shall establish rules and regulations to govern the provisions of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 99-933, eff. 1-27-17.)