SB1244 EnrolledLRB101 10578 AMC 55684 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Veterans Burial Places Act is amended by
5changing Section 1.1 as follows:
6    (330 ILCS 110/1.1)  (from Ch. 21, par. 59a1)
7    Sec. 1.1. When a headstone or memorial marker is provided
8for a United States War Veteran by the United States Government
9pursuant to Section 2306 of Title 38 of the United States Code,
10the Department of Veterans' Affairs, subject to appropriation,
11shall pay an amount not to exceed $125 $100 to the next of kin
12or $125 to the cemetery official responsible for the cost of
13transporting and erecting the headstone or memorial. However,
14no such payment shall be made unless a signed application is
15presented to the Department by the next of kin or cemetery
16official, along with such other proof of transportation or
17erection charges as the Department may require. All such
18applications for payment shall be on forms provided by the
20(Source: P.A. 90-752, eff. 8-14-98.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.