HGHR ED-ANNUAL MAP SURVEY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the
Illinois Student Assistance Commission to conduct an annual survey of
freshmen MAP recipients to determine grade point averages, retention
rates, progress rates, student goal attainment rates, time-to-degree,
and degrees conferred. Requires the Commission to report its survey
findings annually to the General Assembly. Effective July 1, 1997.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces the survey and reporting requirements of the bill as
introduced with provisions requiring the Illinois Student Assistance
Commission to assess the educational persistence and academic success
of monetary award program recipients. Provides that an assessment is
to include an analysis of such factors as undergraduate educational
goals, chosen field of study, retention rates, expected time to
complete a degree, grade point average, academic progress, and credit
hours earned. Provides that each analysis should consider student
class level, dependency types, and type of higher education
institution attended. Requires the Commission to report its findings
to the General Assembly and Board of Higher Education by February 1,
1999 and at least every 2 years thereafter. Effective July 1, 1997.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB1631 fails to create a State mandate
under the State Mandates Act.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
In the opinion of DCCA, HB1631, as amended by H-am 1, fails
to create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.
STATE DEBT IMPACT NOTE, H-AM 1
HB 1631 would not have an impact on the level of State debt.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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