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Public Act 097-0927





Public Act 097-0927
HB4442 EnrolledLRB097 18548 RPM 63780 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Veterans Affairs Act is
amended by changing Section 2.02a as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2805/2.02a)
    Sec. 2.02a. Gold Star Family. Any natural father, natural
mother, mother through adoption, father through adoption, or
spouse of a veteran killed in the line of duty, (also known as
a Gold Star Family member) deemed eligible by the United States
Department of Veterans Affairs who was a resident of the State
of Illinois for a continuous period of one year immediately
before making application is entitled to admission to any of
the Illinois Veterans Homes should vacant beds exist.
Preference for filling vacant beds or for filling vacant beds
from a waiting list shall be granted first to eligible
(Source: P.A. 97-302, eff. 1-1-12.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2013