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Public Act 096-1238





Public Act 096-1238
HB5463 EnrolledLRB096 19921 JAM 35385 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
adding Section 155 as follows:
    (5 ILCS 490/155 new)
    Sec. 155. Emancipation Proclamation Week. The first full
week of January of each year is designated as Emancipation
Proclamation Week, to be observed throughout the State as a
week for holding appropriate educational and celebratory
events and observances in the public schools and elsewhere to
honor and remember the work of Abraham Lincoln and others in
emancipating Americans from slavery and in leading to the end
of slavery in America.

Effective Date: 1/1/2011