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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Commemorative Dates Act is amended by
5adding Section 190 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 490/190 new)
7    Sec. 190. National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week.
8The second full week of April of each year is designated as
9National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, to be observed
10throughout the State as a week to honor the dedicated men and
11women who answer calls for help at 911 centers across the
12country. These call takers and dispatchers provide the first
13critical contact for those in need of emergency services.
14Telecommunicators access, monitor, and disseminate information
15of critical importance to the safety of public officials and
16success of public safety goals.