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 Bill Status of HB5059  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSE EDUCATOR SCHOLARSHIPS

House Sponsors
Rep. James D. Brosnahan - Paul D. Froehlich - Kevin Joyce - Kevin A. McCarthy - Lou Lang, Jack D. Franks, Robert F. Flider, Elizabeth Coulson, Patricia R. Bellock, Linda Chapa LaVia, Mike Boland, Luis Arroyo, Maria Antonia Berrios, Fred Crespo, Sandy Cole, Mike Fortner, Michael Tryon, Carolyn H. Krause, Jim Durkin, David Reis, Bob Biggins, David R. Leitch and Robert W. Pritchard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Linda Holmes - Heather Steans - M. Maggie Crotty - Edward D. Maloney - Kimberly A. Lightford and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 975/2from Ch. 144, par. 2752
110 ILCS 975/3from Ch. 144, par. 2753
110 ILCS 975/6.5 new
110 ILCS 975/6.10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Education Scholarship Law. Requires the Department of Public Health to provide nurse educator scholarships, to be awarded for a period of up to 3 years. Provides that within 12 months after graduation from a graduate degree in nursing program for nurse educators, a scholarship recipient shall begin meeting a nurse educator employment obligation consisting of employment in this State as a nurse educator for at least 2 years for each year of scholarship assistance received. Provides that any person who fails to fulfill the nurse educator employment obligation shall pay to the Department an amount equal to the amount of scholarship funds received per year for each unfulfilled year of the nurse educator employment obligation, together with interest at 7% per year on the unpaid balance. Requires the Department to maintain a database of all available nurse educator positions in this State. Requires the Department to provide grants to approved institutions that have graduate degree programs to expand their nurse educator faculty, subject to appropriation. Provides that the Department shall award up to $100,000 per institution to assist in start-up costs and salaries for faculty. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 975/6.10 new
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 65/70-50was 225 ILCS 65/20-40

Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion. With respect to nurse educator scholarships, removes the requirement that an applicant have at least 7 years of experience as a nurse. Removes the Section concerning nurse educator grants for approved institutions. Amends the Nurse Practice Act to provide that for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008 and for each fiscal year thereafter, $2,000,000 (instead of $1,200,000) of the moneys deposited in the Nursing Dedicated and Professional Fund each year shall be set aside and appropriated for nursing scholarships.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 1010/11from Ch. 144, par. 241

Provides that the nurse educator scholarships are subject to appropriation. Removes the provision that provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion. Amends the Academic Degree Act. Removes the provision that provides that the Act does not apply to any school or educational institution regulated or approved under the Nurse Practice Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  2/13/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/4/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/5/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/8/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/17/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  4/23/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2008
  4/24/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/29/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/29/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  4/29/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/22/2008SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/22/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/22/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/22/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2008
  5/27/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/27/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  5/27/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Higher Education
  5/27/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/28/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/28/2008SenateDo Pass as Amended Higher Education; 010-000-000
  5/28/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 28, 2008
  5/28/2008SenateSecond Reading
  5/28/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 29, 2008
  5/28/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/29/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/29/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/29/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2008HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  7/1/2008HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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