Bill Status of HB4720  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN SERVICE PRO LOAN PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Human Service Professional Loan Repayment Program Act. Creates the Human Service Professional Loan Repayment Program, which shall be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, to provide loan repayment assistance to eligible direct service professionals practicing in a community-based, human service agency that contracts with or is grant funded by a State agency. Contains provisions concerning applications, award amounts, eligibility and work requirements, and rules.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Removes the definition of eligible applicant. Changes the definition of professional to an individual employed by a human service agency that contracts with or is grant-funded by a State agency for specified purposes. Removes the requirement of a qualified program to be in the human services field for the purpose of training and preparing students to be human service professionals. Changes references from a direct service professional to a human service professional or a professional. Removes as eligibility criteria being a United States citizen or eligible noncitizen and holding a degree from a qualified program. Requires an applicant to remain a full-time employee as a human service professional in the same community-based human service agency for at least 12 months after receiving the grant (instead of remain a full-time employee as a human service professional in a community-based human service agency at least 12 months after receiving the grant). Removes provisions concerning repayment of grant or stipend funds if the professional does not complete a required period of employment as a human service professional. Effective January 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
  2/18/2022HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) February 25, 2022
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
  2/25/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
  3/1/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
  3/1/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) March 31, 2022
  3/2/2022HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 21 Rep. Greg Harris
  3/2/2022HouseSuspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  3/31/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) April 8, 2022
  3/31/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Appropriations-Higher Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/31/2022HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Appropriations-Higher Education Committee; 016-000-000
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee