Public Act 099-0088
HB3721 EnrolledLRB099 07404 KTG 27523 b

    AN ACT concerning veterans.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Service Member's Employment Tenure Act is
amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
    (330 ILCS 60/3)  (from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 31)
    Sec. 3. Definitions. The term "persons in the military
service", as used in this Act, shall include the following
persons and no others: All members of the Army of the United
States, the United States Navy, the Marine Corps, the Air
Force, the Coast Guard and all members of the State Militia
called into the service or training of the United States of
America or of this State. The term "military service", as used
in this Act, shall signify Federal service or active duty with
any branch of service heretofore referred to as well as
training or education under the supervision of the United
States preliminary to induction into the military service. The
term "military service" also includes any period of active duty
with the State of Illinois pursuant to the orders of the
President of the United States or the Governor. The term
"military service" also includes any period of active duty by
members of the National Guard who are called to active duty
pursuant to an order of the Governor of this State or an order
of a governor of any other state as provided by law.
    The foregoing definitions shall apply both to voluntary
enlistment and to induction into service by draft or
    The term "political subdivision", as used in this Act,
means any unit of local government or school district.
(Source: P.A. 93-822, eff. 7-28-04.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 07/21/2015