Public Act 096-0088
HB3731 Enrolled LRB096 09390 NHT 19547 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
22-27 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/22-27)
    Sec. 22-27. World War II, and Korean Conflict, and Vietnam
Conflict veterans; diplomas.
    (a) Upon request, the school board of any district that
maintains grades 10 through 12 may award a diploma to any
honorably discharged veteran who:
        (1) served in the armed forces of the United States
    during World War II, or the Korean Conflict, or the Vietnam
        (2) resided within an area currently within the
        (3) left high school before graduating in order to
    serve in the armed forces of the United States; and
        (4) has not received a high school diploma.
    (b) The State Board of Education and the Department of
Veterans' Affairs may issue rules consistent with the
provisions of this Section that are necessary to implement this
(Source: P.A. 92-446, eff. 1-1-02; 92-651, eff. 7-11-02.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/27/2009