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 Bill Status of SB1944  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNIV-AUTOMATIC ADMISSIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.07from Ch. 144, par. 189.07
110 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 144, par. 28
110 ILCS 520/8efrom Ch. 144, par. 658e
110 ILCS 660/5-85
110 ILCS 665/10-85
110 ILCS 670/15-85
110 ILCS 675/20-85
110 ILCS 680/25-85
110 ILCS 685/30-85
110 ILCS 690/35-85


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends various Acts relating to the governance of the public universities in Illinois. Provides that, beginning with the 2014-2015 academic year, a university must admit an applicant for admission to the university as an undergraduate student if the applicant (1) will graduate from an approved high school in the school year immediately preceding the academic year for which the applicant is applying for admission; (2) has a high school cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent, at the time of application; (3) has received a composite score of 28 or higher on the ACT national college admissions examination; (4) enters into an agreement with the university that he or she will major in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field; and (5) submits the application before the expiration of any application filing deadline established by the university. Makes related changes, including in the Board of Higher Education Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/13/2013SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  3/22/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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