92nd General Assembly
Status of HB4037
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Optometric Education Scholarship  Act.  Requires  the      
   Department  of Public Health to establish and administer a scholarship      
   program in which 10 $5,000 scholarships  are  provided  each  year  to      
   qualified  applicants  who  are  enrolled  in  a  college of optometry      
   located in this State. Provides that  a  scholarship  recipient  must,      
   during the 7-year period immediately following graduation, be employed      
   in this State as a licensed optometrist for at least one year for each      
   year of full-time scholarship assistance received.                          
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          New Act                                                              
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          110 ILCS 947/65.70 new                                               
          225 ILCS 80/20                  from Ch. 111, par. 3920              
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends  the  Higher      
   Education  Student  Assistance  Act.  Creates the Optometric Education      
   Scholarship  Program  to  be  administered  by  the  Illinois  Student      
   Assistance Commission. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act  of      
   1987.    Provides  that,  subject  to  appropriation,  moneys  in  the      
   Optometric Licensing and Disciplinary Board Fund may be used  for  the      
   Optometric  Education  Scholarship  Program.   Effective  immediately.      
   JAN-29-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-29-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-29-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-30-2002  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HIGHER ED             
   FEB-05-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BLACK                 
   FEB-07-2002  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     010-000-000   HHED    
   FEB-07-2002  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   FEB-14-2002  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BOLAND                
   MAR-20-2002  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-20-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-FOWLER             
   MAR-20-2002  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   MAR-20-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-21-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-FOWLER             
   MAR-21-2002  H                           RULES REFERS TO HHED                  
   MAR-21-2002  H  HELD ON CAL ORDER 2ND RDG - SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-22-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-FOWLER             
   MAR-22-2002  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HHED/007-000-000      
   MAR-22-2002  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-FOWLER             
   MAR-22-2002  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-22-2002  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-01-2002  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        110-000-000           
   APR-02-2002  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   APR-02-2002  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   02-04-03              
   APR-02-2002  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            SIEBEN                
   APR-03-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-03-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   APR-17-2002  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   APR-18-2002  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              WOOLARD               
   APR-24-2002  S       DO PASS                             008-000-000   SESE    
   APR-24-2002  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  02-04-25              
   APR-25-2002  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   APR-25-2002  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  02-05-06              
   MAY-06-2002  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              MYERS                 
   MAY-07-2002  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    TROTTER               
   MAY-07-2002  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   056-000-000           
   MAY-07-2002  H  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   JUN-05-2002  H  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   JUN-26-2002  H  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   JUN-26-2002  H                            EFFECTIVE DATE 02-06-26              
   JUN-26-2002  H  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0569               


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