Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon application of a member of the family of the deceased Illinois National Guard member. Provides that the Adjutant General or the Adjutant General's designee shall present the State flag of Illinois to the family of the deceased member of the Illinois National Guard.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that 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. Effective immediately.