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Public Act 099-0377





Public Act 099-0377
SB1818 EnrolledLRB099 10038 NHT 30260 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, except that
the total number of scholarships annually granted to recipients
from each county may not exceed 3: 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, any time
during the siege of Beirut and the Grenada Conflict between
June 14, 1982 and December 15, 1983, or 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 for scholarships 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. 95-64, eff. 1-1-08.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 08/17/2015