|Public Act 096-1266|
|HB5398 Enrolled||LRB096 18576 KTG 33958 b|
AN ACT concerning veterans.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Veterans Affairs Act is
amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2805/15)
Veterans advisory council.
(a) A veterans advisory council shall be established in the
State of Illinois. The council shall consist of at least
members as follows:
(1) Four members of the General Assembly, appointed one
each by the President of the Senate, the Minority Leader of
the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives,
and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives,
preferably from a legislative or representative district
in which a State-operated veterans home is located.
(2) Six veterans appointed by the Director of Veterans'
(3) One veteran appointed by the commander or president
of each veterans service organization that is chartered by
the federal government and by the State of Illinois and
elects to appoint a member.
(4) One person appointed by the Adjutant General of the