(105 ILCS 5/27-19)
(from Ch. 122, par. 27-19)
October 9, if a school day, otherwise the school day nearest such date,
is designated as Leif Erikson Day. On such day one-half hour may be devoted
in the schools to instruction and appropriate exercises relative to and in
commemoration of the life and history of Leif Erickson and the principles
and ideals he fostered.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)