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 Bill Status of SB0587  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Dale Fowler, Brian W. Stewart and Craig Wilcox

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/30-14.2from Ch. 122, par. 30-14.2
110 ILCS 947/40

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act with respect to the Illinois Veteran grant program. Provides that a grant recipient is not required to pay any tuition or mandatory fees while attending a State-controlled university or public community college in this State for a period that is based on the length of his or her active duty service, as verified on his or her U.S. Department of Defense form DD-214, calculated at specified credit hour rates (rather than for a period that is equivalent to 4 years of full-time enrollment, including summer terms). Provides that a grant may be transferred to a qualified dependent beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year. Amends the School Code to make a related change. Effective July 1, 2021.

DateChamber Action
  2/24/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/24/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  3/3/2021SenateTo Appropriations- Higher Education
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  3/24/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2023SenateSession Sine Die

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