90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1135
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U OF I-PRESIDENT-TECHNICAL                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the University of Illinois Act.  Makes a change  of  style      
   in  the  provisions  relating  to the election of the President of the      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          110 ILCS 305/4                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          110 ILCS 947/38 new                                                  
        Changes the title, deletes everything after the enacting  clause,      
   and  adds  provisions amending the Higher Education Student Assistance      
   Act.  Creates a scholarship program for  Illinois  residents  who  are      
   U.S.  citizens  and who enroll in an institution of higher learning in      
   Illinois.  Establishes an  aggregate  federal  adjusted  gross  income      
   limit  of  $75,000  for a dependent student and his or her parents and      
   legal guardians, and a total federal adjusted gross  income  limit  of      
   $25,000  for  a student who is not claimed as a dependent on a federal      
   income tax return (and his or her spouse,  if  any)  in  order  to  be      
   eligible   to  receive  a  scholarship.   Limits  the  amount  of  the      
   scholarship per academic year to the lesser of $1,000 or  50%  of  the      
   scholarship recipient's tuition and fees.  Provides that no person may      
   receive more than 8 semesters or 12 quarters of scholarship assistance      
   under  the  program.   Also  reduces  the  scholarship  amount  for an      
   academic year by an amount equal to the amount or value of  any  other      
   public  funds scholarship or tuition waiver that a person receives for      
   the same academic year.  Effective July 1, 1997.                            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          110 ILCS 947/38 new                                                  
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          110 ILCS 947/35                                                      
        Changes the title and  replaces  everything  after  the  enacting      
   clause.    Adds  provisions  amending  the  Higher  Education  Student      
   Assistance  Act.   Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission      
   to annually  recommend  to  the  Governor  and  General  Assembly  the      
   additional  funding  that would be required to broaden eligibility for      
   the monetary award program, including steps that  could  be  taken  to      
   eliminate  existing  rationing devices.  Adds a July 1, 1997 effective      
          FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Student Assistance Commission)                     
          HB 1135 has no fiscal impact upon State revenue.                     
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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