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Full Text of HB0486  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
5 changing Section 9 as follows:
6     (110 ILCS 305/9)  (from Ch. 144, par. 30)
7     Sec. 9. Scholarships for children of veterans. For each of
8 the following periods of hostilities, each county shall be
9 entitled, annually, to one honorary scholarship in the
10 University, for the benefit of the children of persons who
11 served in the armed forces of the United States: the Civil War,
12 World War I, any time between September 16, 1940 and the
13 termination of World War II, any time during the national
14 emergency between June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955, any time
15 during the Viet Nam conflict between January 1, 1961 and May 7,
16 1975, and any time on or after August 2, 1990 and until
17 Congress or the President orders that persons in service are no
18 longer eligible for the Southwest Asia Service Medal, Operation
19 Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Preference
20 shall be given to the children of persons who are deceased or
21 disabled. Such scholarships shall be granted to such pupils as
22 shall, upon public examination, conducted as the board of
23 trustees of the University may determine, be decided to have



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1 attained the greatest proficiency in the branches of learning
2 usually taught in the secondary schools, and who shall be of
3 good moral character, and not less than 15 years of age. Such
4 pupils, so selected, shall be entitled to receive, without
5 charge for tuition, instruction in any or all departments of
6 the University for a term of at least 4 consecutive years. Such
7 pupils shall conform, in all respects, to the rules and
8 regulations of the University, established for the government
9 of the pupils in attendance.
10 (Source: P.A. 88-177; 89-324, eff. 8-13-95.)