Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Changes definition of qualified applicant. Provides that a qualifying condition requires that the person applying must have received an honorable discharge after leaving federal active duty service (instead of received an honorable discharge after leaving each period of federal active duty service). Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Amends the Public Community College Act. Provides that if a person is on active duty (instead of active military duty) or is entitled to veterans' education assistance (instead of is receiving veterans' education benefits), then the board of trustees of a community college district shall deem that person an in-district (instead of Illinois) resident for tuition purposes for any academic quarter, semester, or term, as applicable. Effective immediately.