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 Bill Status of SB0853  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Emil Jones, Jr. - Frank C. Watson - M. Maggie Crotty - Miguel del Valle, Kwame Raoul and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kevin Joyce - Renee Kosel and Jay C. Hoffman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/19-1from Ch. 122, par. 19-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes technical changes in a Section concerning debt limitations of school districts.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/19-1
Adds reference to:
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Dollars for Scholars Program Act and amends the State Finance Act. Establishes the Illinois Dollars for Scholars Program, to be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, to encourage local communities to develop scholarship programs that assist their residents in obtaining a higher education. Requires the Commission to award a chapter $2,000 upon demonstration to the Commission that the chapter has raised $2,000 for scholarships or the creation of an endowment for scholarships. Limits the total number of chapters that may operate under the Act at any one time to 28. Sets forth the maximum number of chapters that may operate at any one time within certain cities and counties of the State. Sets forth procedures to be implemented by the Commission as they relate to the maximum numbers of chapters authorized to operate. Creates the Illinois Dollars for Scholars Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Repeals the Act on June 30, 2008. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/18/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/18/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/24/2005SenateAssigned to Education
  3/17/2005SenateDo Pass Education; 007-004-000
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2005
  4/6/2005SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 7, 2005
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  4/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  4/12/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Education; 008-000-000
  4/13/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/14/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/14/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  4/14/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/14/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/15/2005HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/26/2005HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/27/2005HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2005HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/27/2005HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  5/13/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2005HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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