Bill Status of HB0079  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Mike Boland - Linda Chapa LaVia, Luis Arroyo, Elizabeth Hernandez, Edward J. Acevedo and Susana A. Mendoza

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Higher Education Scholarship Act. Allows scholarships to be awarded to entering freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors at community colleges, colleges, and universities, whether public or private, located in this State. Establishes Illinois residency requirements, minimum grade point average requirements, and other requirements that the student must meet to be eligible for a scholarship. Provides that the scholarship, subject to the amounts appropriated by the General Assembly, includes tuition and mandatory fees (in an amount not to exceed the maximum amount allowed to be awarded under the Monetary Award Program for a student at a private institution). Authorizes the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to promulgate rules relating to the scholarships. Effective July 1, 2009.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Higher Education Scholarship Act. Contains only a short title provision.

DateChamber Action
  1/9/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Higher Education Committee
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; 004-003-000
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Higher Education Committee; 004-003-000
  3/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/27/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  4/1/2009HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/1/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/3/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die