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Full Text of SB2690  103rd General Assembly



SB2690 EnrolledLRB103 36337 JAG 66436 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Higher Education Act is amended by
5adding Section 15 as follows:
6    (110 ILCS 167/15 new)
7    Sec. 15. Transcript evaluation fee waivers.
8    (a) In this Section, "refugee" means a person who has
9entered the United States on a refugee status from Iraq or
11    (b) Beginning January 1, 2025, each public institution of
12higher education shall pay on behalf of a refugee or reimburse
13a refugee for payment of any transcript evaluation fees that
14are required by the public institution of higher education to
15be paid during the admission process.
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.