92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0306
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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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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