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 Bill Status of SB2229  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED-NATIONAL GUARD GRANT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael W. Frerichs - Wm. Sam McCann and Chapin Rose

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deborah Conroy - Jerry F. Costello, II - Katherine Cloonen - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Martin J. Moylan, Michelle Mussman and Elgie R. Sims, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/12/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0314

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/45


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act in the provision concerning the Illinois National Guard and Naval Militia grant program. Provides that beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, any person who has served over 10 years in the Illinois National Guard shall be awarded an additional grant to the State-controlled university or community college of his or her choice, consisting of an exemption from tuition and fees for not more than the equivalent of an additional 2 years of full-time enrollment, including summer terms. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/13/2013SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 010-000-000
  3/13/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2013
  3/21/2013SenateSecond Reading
  3/21/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2013
  4/1/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/11/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/11/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  4/11/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2013HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  5/1/2013HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  5/7/2013HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/7/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  5/8/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 012-000-000
  5/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  5/10/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/13/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/21/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-008-002
  5/21/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/21/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  6/19/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  8/12/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  8/12/2013SenateEffective Date August 12, 2013
  8/12/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0314

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