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 Bill Status of SB1490  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Opportunity Scholarship Act. Establishes the Opportunity Scholarship Program. Provides that the Executive Director of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission shall oversee the creation, operation, effectiveness, and adjustment of the scholarship program. Provides that a student is eligible for a scholarship if he or she has graduated from high school with a cumulative average grade of a "B" or greater, has received a composite score on the ACT of at least 24 or a combined verbal and mathematics score on the SAT of at least 1070, has completed a certain number of high school courses in specified subjects, and attends a participating university, college, or technical school. Provides for other initial eligibility requirements, course load, persistence, and grade point requirements for continuing eligibility, treatment of special enrollments, transfer among participating institutions, equivalencies, grievance procedures, and institutional agreements. Effective July 1, 2005.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/23/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/2/2005SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/10/2005SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  3/17/2005SenateHeld in Higher Education
  3/18/2005SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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