Bill Status of SB1315 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: NURSE EDUCATR-SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Education Scholarship Law. Creates the Nurse Educator Scholarship Fund as a special fund in the State treasury to be used by the Department of Public Health to provide scholarships to nurse educators. Provides that each fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2023, the Comptroller shall transfer $1,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Nurse Educator Scholarship Fund to implement these provisions. Makes a conforming change in the State Finance Act. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that $6,000,000 (instead of $4,000,000) of the moneys deposited in the Nursing Dedicated and Professional Fund each year shall be set aside and appropriated to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission for nursing scholarships awarded pursuant to the Nursing Education Scholarship Law. Effective immediately.