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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Military Code of Illinois is amended by
adding Section 28.7 as follows:
(20 ILCS 1805/28.7 new)
Presentation of State flag.
When a member of the
Illinois National Guard dies while serving in duty or training
statuses pursuant to Title 10 or Title 32 of the United States
Code as approved by the member's service component, the
Adjutant General, the Assistant Adjutant General for Army, or
the Assistant Adjutant General for Air shall present one State
flag of Illinois to the next of kin of the deceased Illinois
National Guard member who receives the United States burial
flag, or that person's designee, as soon as is practicable.
This Act takes effect upon