110 ILCS 205/9.26 new
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Creates the graduation
incentive grant program to be implemented and administered by the
Board of Higher Education. Provides that from appropriations made to
the Board for purposes of the program, the Board shall award grant
incentives to public universities that offer their undergraduate
students contracts under which the university commits itself to
provide the courses, programs, and support services necessary to
enable the contracting students to graduate within 4 years.
Establishes eligibility criteria for grant applications. Requires the
Board of Higher Education to annually submit to the Governor and
General Assembly a budgetary recommendation for the grant program.
Effective July 1, 1998.
98-02-17 H FILED WITH CLERK
98-02-17 H ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR ERWIN
98-02-17 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR MCCARTHY
98-02-17 H FIRST READING
98-02-17 H REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
98-02-26 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR MYERS
99-01-12 H SESSION SINE DIE
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