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Public Act 096-0902





Public Act 096-0902
SB3128 Enrolled LRB096 20160 KTG 35715 b

    AN ACT concerning veterans.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The War on Terrorism Compensation Act is amended
by changing Section 10 as follows:
    (330 ILCS 32/10)
    Sec. 10. Compensation.
    (a) Subject to appropriation, every person who has served
on active duty with the armed forces of the United States on or
after September 11, 2001 and prior to such time as Congress
declares such persons ineligible for the Global War on
Terrorism Expeditionary Medal or the Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal is entitled to receive compensation of $100 for
such service if (i) he or she had been a resident of the State
of Illinois for at least 12 months immediately preceding the
time he or she entered such service, (ii) he or she is still in
active service, is honorably separated or discharged from such
service, has been furloughed to a reserve, or has been retired,
and (iii) he or she has received the Global War on Terrorism
Expeditionary Medal, or the Global War on Terrorism Service
Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, or the Iraq Campaign
    The changes made by this amendatory Act of the 96th General
Assembly extending compensation of $100 to recipients of the
Afghanistan Campaign Medal or the Iraq Campaign Medal shall be
retroactive to July 24, 2009.
    (b) No payment may be made under this Section to any person
who, though in such service: did civilian work at civilian pay;
did not serve at least 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days
outside the United States or its territories; or has received
from another state a bonus or compensation of like nature as
provided by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-76, eff. 7-24-09.)
    Section 97. Severability. The provisions of this Act are
severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
    Section 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/1/2010