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 Bill Status of SB0437  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Edward D. Maloney

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy - Dan Brady - James D. Brosnahan - Kevin Joyce - Lou Lang, David E. Miller, John E. Bradley, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/8/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0715

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/25

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, each State Scholar who enrolls or is enrolled in an institution of higher learning in this State shall also receive a one-time grant of $1,000 to be applied to tuition and mandatory fees and paid directly to the institution of higher learning. Adds a provision concerning the rulemaking authority of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission as it relates to the State Scholar Program.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 947/31

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with the following changes. Provides that a student who has been awarded a Merit Recognition Scholarship under the Act may not be awarded a grant under the State Scholars program (although he or she may still be designated a State Scholar) and that a student who has received a grant under the State Scholar program is ineligible to receive a Merit Recognition Scholarship.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/2/2007SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 010-000-000
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/13/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2007
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education
  3/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 010-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Maloney
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/11/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  4/11/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  4/11/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/16/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/16/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/11/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) January 10, 2008
  12/11/2007HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  1/9/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  1/9/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  1/9/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  1/9/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  1/10/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  1/10/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  1/10/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/10/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  1/10/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-009
  1/10/2008SenatePassed Both Houses
  2/8/2008SenateSent to the Governor
  4/8/2008SenateGovernor Approved
  4/8/2008SenateEffective Date January 1, 2009
  4/8/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0715

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