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 Bill Status of SJR0053  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LINCOLN COLL. STUDENTS-SUPPORT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sally J. Turner, Dale Fowler, Terri Bryant and Chapin Rose

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/8/2022SenateRe-referred to Assignments

Synopsis As Introduced
Urges every public and private university and community college in this State to extend their application deadlines for students currently enrolled at Lincoln College who are unable to continue their education at their institution due to circumstances beyond their control. Urges every public and private university and community college in this State to honor the credits earned by students from Lincoln College and have those credits be transferred accordingly. Urges Lincoln College to waive transcript fees from students currently enrolled. Urges all Illinois public and private universities and community colleges to attend Lincoln College's student transfer fair on April 14 to assist its students in finding another college to attend. Urges all Illinois public and private universities and community colleges to waive the application fees for students of Lincoln College. Urges all Illinois public and private universities and community colleges to attempt to match or exceed the financial award letters, including scholarships, of Lincoln College students. Encourages the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to work with the displaced Lincoln College employees to ease their financial hardships and support their attempts to find new employment. Resolves to continue striving to provide better protections for Illinois' higher education students in the unfortunate event of a closure of an institution of higher learning in the State and to help provide a smooth transition for students and a path to continue pursue higher education in Illinois.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  4/4/2022SenateFiled with Secretary
  4/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/5/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/5/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  4/5/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/8/2022SenateAssigned to State Government
  4/8/2022SenateRe-referred to Assignments

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