Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Requires the Department of Veterans' Affairs to conduct an annual review comparing the benefits that Illinois veterans receive with those benefits received by veterans in other states and U.S. territories. Provides that this benefits review shall be annually reported to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Illinois Congressional delegation. Effective January 1, 2006.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinstates the provisions of the bill as introduced, but sets forth additional requirements for the annual review of benefits. Effective January 1, 2006.