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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
changing Section 50 as follows:
(5 ILCS 490/50)
(from Ch. 1, par. 3051-50)
The Governor shall annually designate by
proclamation the last Sunday in September as Gold Star Mothers'
to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor and
commemorate the mothers of men and women who
gave their lives
while serving with the armed forces of the United States
time of war or during a period of hostilities.
(b) The Governor shall annually designate by official
proclamation the day after Gold Star Mothers' Day as Gold Star
Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to
honor and commemorate the families of men and women who gave
their lives while serving with the armed forces of the United
States in time of war or during a period of hostilities.
(Source: P.A. 96-521, eff. 1-1-10.)
This Act takes effect upon