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 Bill Status of SB3762  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  VETS-DEPENDENTS SCHOLARSHIP

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Craig Wilcox - Antonio Muñoz, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kimberly A. Lightford, Scott M. Bennett, Cristina Castro, Meg Loughran Cappel, Karina Villa, David Koehler, Rachelle Crowe, Emil Jones, III, Laura M. Murphy and Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael Halpin - Carol Ammons - Jonathan Carroll - Dagmara Avelar, Kambium Buckner, Sue Scherer, Deb Conroy, Elizabeth Hernandez, LaToya Greenwood, Maurice A. West, II, Lance Yednock, Dave Vella and Andrew S. Chesney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0855

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/30-14.2from Ch. 122, par. 30-14.2
330 ILCS 105/0.01from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 25.9
330 ILCS 105/1from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 26
330 ILCS 105/2from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 27


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that any spouse, natural child, legally adopted child under the age of 18 at the time of adoption, minor child younger than 18 who is under a court-ordered guardianship for at least 2 continuous years prior to application, or step-child under the age of 18 at the time of marriage of an eligible veteran or serviceperson shall, upon application and proper proof, be awarded a MIA/POW Scholarship. Provides that the holder of a MIA/POW Scholarship shall not be required to pay any tuition or mandatory fees while attending a State-controlled university or public community college in this State for a period equivalent to 4 years of enrollment, including summer terms. Amends the Children of Deceased Veterans Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Deceased, Disabled, and MIA/POW Veterans' Dependents Educational Opportunity Grant Act. Requires the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs to provide, subject to appropriation, for matriculation and tuition fees, board, room rent, books and supplies for the use and benefit of any natural child, adopted child, minor child who is under a court-ordered guardianship for at least 2 continuous years prior to application, or step-child of an eligible veteran or serviceperson, if the child is not under 10 and not over 18 years of age. Requires the child to provide proof of compliance with Illinois compulsory attendance requirements as provided under the School Code. Defines "eligible veteran or service person". Requires the Department to adopt rules on how to render payments to eligible minor children of deceased veterans or servicepersons. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2022SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  2/9/2022SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  2/9/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 10, 2022
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  2/16/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/16/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 17, 2022
  2/24/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/24/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  2/24/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/25/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/28/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/1/2022HouseFirst Reading
  3/1/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/8/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/11/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/14/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/15/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/15/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  3/15/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  3/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  3/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/23/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/31/2022SenatePassed Both Houses
  3/31/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/1/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/29/2022SenateSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022SenateGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022SenateEffective Date May 13, 2022
  5/13/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0855

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