HGHR ED-INCENTIVES FOR ACCESS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Eliminates a
requirement that a freshman undergraduate student be enrolled at least
one-half time in order to meet one of the requirements for receiving
an Incentive for Access grant. Changes the maximum award amount from
$500 per applicant per year to $500 per semester or $333 per quarter
for a full-time student and $250 per semester or $167 per quarter for
a student who is enrolled less than full-time. Effective July 1,
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Student Assistance Commission)
HB 1346 has no fiscal impact upon State revenue.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Restores a requirement that a freshman undergraduate student be
enrolled at least one-half time in order to meet one of the
requirements for receiving an Incentive for Access Grant.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB1346, amended by H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Student Assistance Comm.)
For FY98, HB1346 has no fiscal impact on State revenue. In FY99
cost of llA grants will increase by an estimated $9.0M by doub-
ling the grant amount to $1,000 for full-time students.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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