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 Bill Status of SB3699  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMMUNITY COLL TRANSFER GRANT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Bond - Jacqueline Y. Collins - M. Maggie Crotty - Edward D. Maloney - Kwame Raoul

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael K. Smith - Kevin A. McCarthy and Jehan A. Gordon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/26/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1299

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Makes a technical change concerning the Act's purpose.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 947/5
Adds reference to:
New Act

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Community College Transfer Grant Program Act. Provides that there is created the Community College Transfer Grant Program to provide financial assistance to eligible students who have received an associate's degree at a public community college and who have financial need for the costs of attending a public or private institution of higher education in this State that offers baccalaureate degrees. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to adopt rules for the implementation of the provisions of the Act and the disbursement of funds consistent therewith and appropriate to the administration of the program. Sets forth the eligibility criteria for a grant, including requiring at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Provides that the amount of the grant is subject to appropriation and is fixed at $1,000 per year, with students pursuing undergraduate collegiate work in engineering, mathematics, nursing, teaching, or science eligible for an additional $1,000 grant. Contains a provision concerning State financial aid eligibility. Effective July 1, 2010.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Bond
  2/11/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/11/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2010SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  3/3/2010SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 006-002-001
  3/3/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 4, 2010
  3/10/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 11, 2010
  3/15/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Bond
  3/15/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/16/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Higher Education; 007-002-000
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/17/2010SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/17/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bond
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/17/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-014-002
  3/18/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/23/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/23/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/23/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2010HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/21/2010HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Higher Education Committee; 004-003-000
  4/22/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/23/2010HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/26/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  4/28/2010HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 068-044-001
  4/28/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/27/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/26/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/26/2010SenateEffective Date July 26, 2010
  7/26/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1299

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