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 Bill Status of HB4007  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMM COLL-VOCATION SCHOLARSHIP

House Sponsors
Rep. David McSweeney

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/65.95 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer an adult vocational community college scholarship program. Provides that beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year, the Commission shall, each year, receive and consider applications for scholarships to community colleges for people over the age of 30 who have been unemployed and are actively searching for employment and who can identify the specific training certificate, credential, or associate degree that he or she is seeking to obtain. Allows applicants to re-apply for the scholarship if they can demonstrate continual progress towards the desired certificate, credential, or degree. Provides that scholarships shall not exceed $2,000 per recipient per academic year. Allows the Commission to establish appropriate applications and forms. Requires the Commission to adopt all necessary and proper rules to implement the program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney
  3/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  3/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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