91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1657
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H ED-VETERAN GRANT-REIMBURSE                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Higher  Education  Student   Assistance   Act.    In      
   provisions  requiring a school to reimburse a veteran who is awarded a      
   Veteran Grant for any fees he or she has paid, changes the time period      
   within which an application for reimbursement  must  be  made  from  3      
   months  to  2 months following the school term for which the fees were      
   paid.  Effective July 1, 1999.                                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          110 ILCS 947/65.15                                                   
          110 ILCS 947/65.40                                                   
        Further amends the Higher Education Student Assistance  Act.   In      
   provisions  concerning  special  education teacher scholarships, makes      
   changes concerning when the scholarships are  awarded,  a  program  of      
   teacher  education,  a  high school principal certifying the names and      
   addresses of students, making  the  scholarships  available  to  other      
   students,  exclusions  from  the requirement that a person teach for a      
   certain number of years,  and  providing  a  copy  of  the  provisions      
   concerning  these scholarships to a person.  Provides that the Section      
   concerning general  provisions  and  leaves  of  absence  for  special      
   education    teacher    scholarships,    science-mathematics   teacher      
   scholarships,  teacher  shortage   scholarships,   equal   opportunity      
   scholarships, and administrator interships applies only to special          
   education teacher  scholarships,  removes  the  requirement  that  the      
   scholarships  are  good  for  a  period of not more than 4 years while      
   enrolled for residence credit, and makes changes concerning  the  fees      
   that the scholarship exempts the holder from paying.                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0496

   Last action date: 99-08-13

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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