Public Act 095-0064
HB0486 Enrolled LRB095 08439 RAS 28615 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
changing Section 9 as follows:
    (110 ILCS 305/9)  (from Ch. 144, par. 30)
    Sec. 9. Scholarships for children of veterans. For each of
the following periods of hostilities, each county shall be
entitled, annually, to one honorary scholarship in the
University, for the benefit of the children of persons who
served in the armed forces of the United States: the Civil War,
World War I, any time between September 16, 1940 and the
termination of World War II, any time during the national
emergency between June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955, any time
during the Viet Nam conflict between January 1, 1961 and May 7,
1975, and any time on or after August 2, 1990 and until
Congress or the President orders that persons in service are no
longer eligible for the Southwest Asia Service Medal, Operation
Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Preference
shall be given to the children of persons who are deceased or
disabled. Such scholarships shall be granted to such pupils as
shall, upon public examination, conducted as the board of
trustees of the University may determine, be decided to have
attained the greatest proficiency in the branches of learning
usually taught in the secondary schools, and who shall be of
good moral character, and not less than 15 years of age. Such
pupils, so selected, shall be entitled to receive, without
charge for tuition, instruction in any or all departments of
the University for a term of at least 4 consecutive years. Such
pupils shall conform, in all respects, to the rules and
regulations of the University, established for the government
of the pupils in attendance.
(Source: P.A. 88-177; 89-324, eff. 8-13-95.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2008