92nd General Assembly
Status of SB0591
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates   the   Higher   Education   Scholarship   Act.    Allows      
   scholarships to be awarded to entering freshman, sophomores,  juniors,      
   and seniors at community colleges, colleges, and universities, whether      
   public  or  private,  located  in  this  State.  Establishes  Illinois      
   residency  requirements, minimum grade point average requirements, and      
   other requirements that the student must meet to  be  eligible  for  a      
   scholarship.  Provides  that  the  scholarship, subject to the amounts      
   appropriated by the General Assembly, includes tuition  and  mandatory      
   fees  (in  an  amount  not  to exceed the maximum amount allowed to be      
   awarded under the Monetary Award Program for a student  at  a  private      
   institution).   Authorizes  the Illinois Student Assistance Commission      
   to promulgate rules relating to the scholarships.  Effective  July  1,      
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   MAR-07-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-07-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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