Bill Status of SB1453  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Javier L. Cervantes - Mike Porfirio - Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas - Celina Villanueva - Willie Preston, Paul Faraci, Karina Villa and Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Graduate and Retain Our Workforce Act. Establishes the GROW Illinois Program, in which public institutions of higher education award incentive loans to applicants. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission may, each year, administer applications for assistance under the GROW Illinois Program. Sets forth qualifications for recipients, degrees, and jobs. Provides for loan repayment and rulemaking. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Graduate and Retain Our Workforce (GROW) Illinois Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  2/7/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2023SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/16/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
  2/22/2023SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 011-000-000
  2/22/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 23, 2023
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  3/3/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Faraci
  3/14/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/21/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/21/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Higher Education
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  6/26/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments