91st General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Youth Service Scholarship Act.  Establishes the Youth      
   Service Scholarship  Program,  to  be  administered  by  the  Illinois      
   Commission  on  Community Service.  Provides that the Program shall be      
   made available to consortia of school  districts  and  community-based      
   organizations  who  then select pupils to earn scholarships while they      
   are enrolled in any of  grades  9  through  12  in  a  public  school.      
   Provides  that,  upon  completion  of 100 hours of volunteer community      
   service performed between September 1 of one year and August 31 of the      
   next year, a pupil shall earn a $500 scholarship.  Provides  that  the      
   pupil  may redeem the scholarship if the pupil enrolls in a private or      
   public  postsecondary  or  vocational  institution  in   this   State.      
   Requires  the  Commission to submit to the General Assembly a study of      
   the efficacy of the Program by July  1,  2004.   Repeals  the  Act  on      
   January 1, 2006. Effective immediately.                                     
   00-02-03  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   00-02-03  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   00-02-09  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              MITCHELL,N            
   00-02-09  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              BOWLES                
   00-02-09  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              MUNOZ                 
   00-02-10  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              OBAMA                 
   00-02-14  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    TROTTER               
   01-01-09  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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