Bill Status of SB0037  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Edward D. Maloney - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Dan Kotowski - Mattie Hunter and Antonio Muņoz

House Sponsors
(Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough, Constance A. Howard and Jehan A. Gordon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the 21st Century Scholars Act to provide an incentive for low-income students in the 8th grade to improve their academic preparation for postsecondary education. Sets forth provisions concerning annual tuition scholarships to applicants who qualify; requiring the State, the participating school district, and the student to enter into a 3-part compact; rules to implement the Act; and reporting to the General Assembly on awards.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the 21st Century Scholars Act. Contains only a short title provision.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  1/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2009SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/27/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/5/2009SenateHeld in Higher Education
  3/11/2009SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
  3/11/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2009
  3/12/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/12/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/18/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 008-000-000
  3/31/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/31/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Maloney
  3/31/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2009
  4/1/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/1/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/1/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/2/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/2/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/2/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/2/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/2/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/17/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  5/8/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die