2016 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 330 - VETERANS AND SERVICE MEMBERS
330 ILCS 111/ - Veterans' Monument Protection Act.

(330 ILCS 111/1)
Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Veterans' Monument Protection Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-384, eff. 8-15-11.)


(330 ILCS 111/5)
Sec. 5. Prohibited acts. It is a violation of this Act for any business or recyclable metal dealer, as defined in the Recyclable Metal Purchase Registration Law, to purchase, accept, or give anything of value in exchange for any metal taken from the grave marker of a veteran.
(Source: P.A. 97-384, eff. 8-15-11.)


(330 ILCS 111/10)
Sec. 10. Cemetery notification. Upon discovering that metal from the grave marker of a veteran is missing, a cemetery official shall notify the local law enforcement agency and, if possible, the family of the deceased veteran.
(Source: P.A. 97-384, eff. 8-15-11.)


(330 ILCS 111/15)
Sec. 15. Penalties. A business or recyclable metal dealer who commits a violation of this Act is guilty of a business offense and shall be fined a maximum of $1,000 per grave marker.
(Source: P.A. 97-384, eff. 8-15-11.)


(330 ILCS 111/99)
Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 97-384, eff. 8-15-11.)


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