DART-STEPHENS-FOWLER-FORBY-FRANKS, MURPHY, REITZ, HARTKE.
LEGISLATIVE MEDAL OF VALOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Illinois Legislative Medal of Valor Act. Provides
that the General Assembly shall award the Illinois Legislative Medal
of Valor to current or former members of the State military forces or
the United States armed forces who perform extraordinary deeds of
personal bravery or self-sacrifice. Provides that any individual
having personal knowledge of an act, an achievement, or exceptional
service warranting the award may make a recommendation to the Adjutant
General. Provides that the Adjutant General must transmit the
recommendations to a 5-member panel of veterans. Provides that the
panel shall make recommendations to the General Assembly concerning
awarding of the medal. Provides that the medal shall be awarded upon
approval of a joint resolution of the General Assembly. Provides that
the Governor shall confer the medal to recipients on Veteran's Day.
Provides for the design and production of the medal, a ribbon for
uniform wear, and a ceremonial plaque. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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