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Full Text of HB0925  93rd General Assembly


Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson

Filed: 11/15/2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 925 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
5 changing Section 9 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 305/9)  (from Ch. 144, par. 30)
7     Sec. 9. Scholarships for children of veterans. For each of
8 the following periods of hostilities, each county shall be
9 entitled, annually, to one honorary scholarship in the
10 University, for the benefit of the children of persons who
11 served in the armed forces of the United States: the Civil War,
12 World War I, any time between September 16, 1940 and the
13 termination of World War II, any time during the national
14 emergency between June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955, any time
15 during the Viet Nam conflict between January 1, 1961 and May 7,
16 1975, and any time on or after August 2, 1990 and until
17 Congress or the President orders that persons in service are no
18 longer eligible for the Southwest Asia Service Medal, and any
19 time on or after September 11, 2001 and until Congress or the
20 President orders that persons in service are no longer eligible
21 for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. Preference
22 shall be given to the children of persons who are deceased or
23 disabled. Such scholarships shall be granted to such pupils as
24 shall, upon public examination, conducted as the board of



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1 trustees of the University may determine, be decided to have
2 attained the greatest proficiency in the branches of learning
3 usually taught in the secondary schools, and who shall be of
4 good moral character, and not less than 15 years of age. Such
5 pupils, so selected, shall be entitled to receive, without
6 charge for tuition, instruction in any or all departments of
7 the University for a term of at least 4 consecutive years. Such
8 pupils shall conform, in all respects, to the rules and
9 regulations of the University, established for the government
10 of the pupils in attendance.
11 (Source: P.A. 88-177; 89-324, eff. 8-13-95.)".