Bill Status of HB4605 100th General Assembly
Short Description: IL CONSTIT & STATEHOOD DAY
Rep. Tim Butler
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 26th of each year is designated as Illinois Constitution Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to commemorate August 26, 1818 as the day Illinois ratified its first State Constitution. Provides that December 3rd of each year is designated as Illinois Statehood Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to commemorate December 3, 1818 as the day Illinois became the 21st State to join the Union. Provides that each year, within 10 days before Illinois Statehood Day, the Governor shall issue a proclamation announcing the recognition of Statehood Day, and designate the official events that shall be held in honor of Illinois obtaining statehood on December 3, 1818.