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 Bill Status of HB6552  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rich Brauer - Raymond Poe - Elizabeth Coulson - Patricia Reid Lindner - Angelo Saviano, Eileen Lyons, Careen Gordon, Robert F. Flider, Naomi D. Jakobsson, John E. Bradley, Brandon W. Phelps, Patricia R. Bellock, Sidney H. Mathias, Bob Biggins, Joe Dunn, Ruth Munson, Dave Winters, Donald L. Moffitt, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Sandra M. Pihos, Renee Kosel, Robert W. Pritchard, Suzanne Bassi, JoAnn D. Osmond, Wyvetter H. Younge, Dan Reitz, Kathleen A. Ryg, Ronald A. Wait, John J. Millner and Mike Bost

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Loan Repayment Assistance for Physicians Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish an educational loan repayment assistance program for physicians who practice in Illinois. Provides that beginning July 1, 2004, the Department shall consider applications for assistance under the program. Sets forth eligibility requirements for applicants. Provides that for each year that a qualified applicant practices full-time as a physician, the Department shall, subject to appropriation, award a grant to that person in an amount equal to the amount in educational loans that the person must repay that year. Provides that the total amount in grants that a person may be awarded shall not exceed $25,000. Provides that loan payment recipients who fail to practice full-time in Illinois for 3 years shall repay the Department a sum equal to 3 times the amount received under the program. Effective July 1, 2004.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Public Health)
 The total potential fiscal impact for House Bill 6552 could range from $125,073,000 to $625,073,000. The actual fiscal impact would be determined by the funds actually appropriated to the program by the General Assembly.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/6/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2004HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Rich Brauer
  2/11/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  2/11/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  3/2/2004HouseAssigned to Registration and Regulation Committee
  3/2/2004HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote
  3/3/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  3/3/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  3/4/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Registration and Regulation Committee; 016-000-000
  3/4/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2004HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen Gordon
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/30/2004HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/30/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/1/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  4/1/2004HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/1/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  4/1/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/1/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/1/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-010-011
  4/6/2004SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 20, 2004
  4/6/2004SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  4/15/2004SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/29/2004SenateTo Subcommittee
  4/30/2004SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  6/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John J. Millner
  6/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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