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 Bill Status of HB2864  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Luis Arroyo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/65.95 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Creates a legislative scholarship task force to receive and consider applications for scholarship assistance. Requires the task force to receive and consider nominations for scholarship assistance, with a total of 8 scholarships per representative district to be awarded each year. Provides that a nominee is eligible for a scholarship if the task force finds that the nominee meets certain qualifications, including that he or she is a resident of the representative district for which a scholarship is to be awarded and that he or she is enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a public university in this State. Provides that legislative scholarships are good for a period of not more than one year while enrolled for residence credit, are applicable toward 2 semesters of enrollment within an academic year, and exempt the holder from the payment of tuition and fees. Sets forth provisions concerning application for a scholarship and renewals.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/9/2017HouseTo Higher Education Analysis Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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