Public Act 098-0141
HB2775 EnrolledLRB098 09196 JDS 39335 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
adding Section 175 as follows:
    (5 ILCS 490/175 new)
    Sec. 175. Mother Mary Ann Bickerdyke Day. The second
Wednesday in May of each year is designated as Mother Mary Ann
Bickerdyke Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day
set apart to honor Mother Mary Ann Bickerdyke of Galesburg,
military nurses, and the contribution of nurses to the State of
Illinois and the United States of America.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/2/2013