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 Bill Status of HB2329  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dave Winters

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.719 new
110 ILCS 947/65.85 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the State Finance Act. Creates the Early Graduation Scholarship Program, to be implemented and administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission on or before September 1, 2010, in conjunction with the State Board of Education. Requires each school district that provides instruction in grades 9 through 12 in this State to participate in and promote to students the program. Provides that participating full-time students who graduate from public high school at least one year early shall receive a scholarship in an amount not to exceed two-thirds of the foundation level of support amount specified in the State aid formula provisions of the School Code or the actual cost of tuition, books, and fees, whichever is less, in both the first academic year of postsecondary instruction and the second academic year of postsecondary instruction, to be used to pay all or a portion of the tuition, books, and fees charged at an institution of higher learning in this State for a maximum of 2 academic years. Also provides for scholarships for full-time students who graduate one semester early and part-time students. Contains provisions concerning eligibility, funding, including the creation of the Early Graduation Scholarship Fund, and submission of an annual report. Repeals these provisions on July 1, 2017.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Winters
  2/18/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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