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90_HB2642 5 ILCS 490/100 new 5 ILCS 490/105 new Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the 27th day of July of each year is designated Korean War Armistice Day and the third Friday of September of each year is designated POW/MIA Recognition Day. Effective immediately. LRB9008540MWgc LRB9008540MWgc 1 AN ACT to amend the State Commemorative Dates Act by 2 adding Sections 100 and 105. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended 6 by adding Sections 100 and 105 as follows: 7 (5 ILCS 490/100 new) 8 Sec. 100. Korean War Armistice Day. The 27th day of July 9 of each year is designated Korean War Armistice Day to be 10 observed throughout the State as a day to honor and remember 11 the men and women of this State who served so valiantly in 12 the cause of freedom. 13 (5 ILCS 490/105 new) 14 Sec. 105. POW/MIA Recognition Day. The third Friday of 15 September in each year is designated as POW/MIA Recognition 16 Day to be observed throughout the State as a day in honor 17 and remembrance of the men and women of this State who were 18 recognized as POWs or MIAs while serving with the armed 19 forces of the United States in a time of war or during a 20 period of hostilities. 21 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 22 becoming law.
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