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 Bill Status of HB4627  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED-ADMISSIONS-VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Robert W. Pritchard - Al Riley - David Harris - Jeanne M Ives, Christine Winger, Thomas Morrison, Jack D. Franks and Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Antonio Muņoz - Karen McConnaughay - William R. Haine - Melinda Bush, Scott M. Bennett, Gary Forby, Heather A. Steans, Mr. Dan McConchie, Wm. Sam McCann, Thomas Cullerton, Michael E. Hastings, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Laura M. Murphy, John G. Mulroe and Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0806

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 305/8from Ch. 144, par. 29
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 public universities in Illinois. Requires the governing board of each public university to establish an admissions process in which honorably discharged veterans are permitted to submit an application for admission to the University as a freshman student enrolling in the spring semester if the veteran was on active duty during the fall semester. Allows the university to request that the Department of Veterans' Affairs confirm the status of an applicant as an honorably discharged veteran who was on active duty during the fall semester. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/1/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/11/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/11/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  2/11/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  2/11/2016HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. David Harris
  4/6/2016HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  4/8/2016HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 22, 2016
  4/14/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 013-000-000
  4/14/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  4/15/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/20/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/20/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/20/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/20/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/20/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/20/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/20/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/3/2016SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  5/11/2016SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 010-000-000
  5/11/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2016
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  5/12/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/13/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/17/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/24/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/24/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/15/2016HouseEffective Date August 15, 2016
  8/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0806

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