99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced 2/18/2015, by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the University Student Fee Act. Provides that all students
enrolled in college credit programs at State universities shall be charged
fees, except students who are exempt from fees or students whose fees are
waived. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2016, the resident
undergraduate tuition for lower-level and upper-level coursework at a State
university shall be $103.32 per credit hour. Provides that, beginning with
the 2018 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter, the resident
undergraduate tuition per credit hour shall increase at the beginning of
each fall semester at a rate equal to inflation. Allows the Board of Higher
Education or the Board's designee to establish tuition for graduate and
professional programs and out-of-State fees for all programs. Sets forth
provisions concerning flexible tuition policies, the establishment of
fees, fee proposals, a tuition differential, and rules.
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
University Student Fee Act.
In this Act:
"Board" means the Board of Higher Education.
"University" means the University of Illinois, Southern
Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern
Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois
State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern
Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and any
other public universities now or hereafter established or
authorized by the General Assembly.
(a) This Act applies notwithstanding any other provision of
law to the contrary.
(b) This Act applies to students enrolled in college credit
programs at State universities.
Fees required to be charged; resident
undergraduate tuition rate.