102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/23/2021, by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that members of the
Illinois National Guard serving on State Active Duty, in addition to those
serving in a federal duty or training status, shall have a State flag
presented to their next of kin upon their death.
A BILL FOR
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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
changing Section 28.7 as follows:
(20 ILCS 1805/28.7)
Presentation of State flag.
When a member of
the Illinois National Guard dies while
on State Active Duty or
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.
(Source: P.A. 100-69, eff. 8-11-17.)