Public Act 100-0622
SB2254 EnrolledLRB100 14946 RJF 29774 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 133 as follows:
    (5 ILCS 490/133 new)
    Sec. 133. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG)
Awareness Day. May 17th of each year is designated as Diffuse
Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day. Brain tumors are
the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children, and
DIPG is a highly aggressive brain tumor that affects roughly
300 children a year in the United States. DIPG Awareness Day is
to be observed throughout the State as a day to encourage the
people of Illinois to help increase public awareness of this
particularly aggressive form of cancer affecting children.

Effective Date: 1/1/2019