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(110 ILCS 70/45a)
(from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38l.1)
Except as provided in the second sentence of this Section,
all officers and employees subject to this Act, shall have the
following days as holidays, for which they shall receive their usual
compensation: New Year's Day, January 1, Memorial Day, as determined by
the law of the State of Illinois, Independence Day, July 4, Labor Day,
the first Monday in September, Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday of
November, Christmas Day, December 25, and five holidays to be designated
by each college, university, agency and community college subject to
this Act. Craft and trade employees subject to this Act shall be paid
for all paid holidays included in their area agreement, and will be paid
for all five holidays designated by their employer pursuant to this
Notwithstanding any other provision of State law to the contrary, November 3, 2020 shall be a State holiday known as 2020 General Election Day and shall be observed throughout the State pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly. All government offices, with the exception of election authorities, shall be closed unless authorized to be used as a location for election day services or as a polling place.
(Source: P.A. 101-642, eff. 6-16-20.)