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Public Act 098-0306


 

Public Act 0306 98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 098-0306
 
HB2353 EnrolledLRB098 09298 RPM 39438 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
changing Section 7e-5 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 305/7e-5)
    Sec. 7e-5. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board of Trustees shall
deem an individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board of Trustees shall deem that person and
any of his or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition
purposes. Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a
person is on active military duty and is stationed out of
State, but he or she was stationed in this State for at least 3
years immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then
the Board of Trustees shall deem that person and any of his or
her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long
as that person or his or her dependent (i) applies for
admission to the University within 18 months of the person on
active military duty being reassigned or (ii) remains
continuously enrolled at the University. Beginning with the
2013-2014 academic year, if a person is utilizing benefits
under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance
Act of 2008 or any subsequent variation of that Act, then the
Board of Trustees shall deem that person an Illinois resident
for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 10. The Southern Illinois University Management
Act is amended by changing Section 8d-5 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 520/8d-5)
    Sec. 8d-5. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 15. The Chicago State University Law is amended by
changing Section 5-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 660/5-88)
    Sec. 5-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 20. The Eastern Illinois University Law is amended
by changing Section 10-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 665/10-88)
    Sec. 10-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 25. The Governors State University Law is amended
by changing Section 15-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 670/15-88)
    Sec. 15-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 30. The Illinois State University Law is amended by
changing Section 20-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 675/20-88)
    Sec. 20-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 35. The Northeastern Illinois University Law is
amended by changing Section 25-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 680/25-88)
    Sec. 25-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 40. The Northern Illinois University Law is amended
by changing Section 30-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 685/30-88)
    Sec. 30-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 45. The Western Illinois University Law is amended
by changing Section 35-88 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 690/35-88)
    Sec. 35-88. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, the Board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the University not earlier than the 2003 fall semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the University with an affidavit
    stating that the individual will file an application to
    become a permanent resident of the United States at the
    earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
    This subsection (a) applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after May 20, 2003 (the effective
date of Public Act 93-7). Any revenue lost by the University in
implementing this subsection (a) shall be absorbed by the
University Income Fund.
    (b) If a person is on active military duty and stationed in
Illinois, then the Board shall deem that person and any of his
or her dependents Illinois residents for tuition purposes.
Beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year, if a person is on
active military duty and is stationed out of State, but he or
she was stationed in this State for at least 3 years
immediately prior to being reassigned out of State, then the
Board shall deem that person and any of his or her dependents
Illinois residents for tuition purposes, as long as that person
or his or her dependent (i) applies for admission to the
University within 18 months of the person on active military
duty being reassigned or (ii) remains continuously enrolled at
the University. Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if
a person is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11
Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent
variation of that Act, then the Board shall deem that person an
Illinois resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 95-888, eff. 1-1-09.)
 
    Section 50. The Public Community College Act is amended by
changing Sections 6-4 and 6-4a as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 805/6-4)  (from Ch. 122, par. 106-4)
    Sec. 6-4. Variable rates and fees. Any community college
district, by resolution of the board, may establish variable
tuition rates and fees for students attending its college in an
amount not to exceed 1/3 of the per capita cost as defined in
Section 6-2, provided that voluntary contributions, as defined
in Section 65 of the Higher Education Student Assistance Act,
shall not be included in any calculation of community college
tuition and fee rates for the purpose of this Section.
Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if a person is
utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans
Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent variation
of that Act, then the board shall deem that person an
in-district resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 90-14, eff. 7-1-97.)
 
    (110 ILCS 805/6-4a)
    Sec. 6-4a. In-state tuition charge.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
contrary, for tuition purposes, a board shall deem an
individual an Illinois resident, until the individual
establishes a residence outside of this State, if all of the
following conditions are met:
        (1) The individual resided with his or her parent or
    guardian while attending a public or private high school in
    this State.
        (2) The individual graduated from a public or private
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma in this State.
        (3) The individual attended school in this State for at
    least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from
    high school or received the equivalent of a high school
    diploma.
        (4) The individual registers as an entering student in
    the community college not earlier than the 2003 fall
    semester.
        (5) In the case of an individual who is not a citizen
    or a permanent resident of the United States, the
    individual provides the community college with an
    affidavit stating that the individual will file an
    application to become a permanent resident of the United
    States at the earliest opportunity the individual is
    eligible to do so.
    (b) This Section applies only to tuition for a term or
semester that begins on or after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly.
    (c) Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, if a person
is utilizing benefits under the federal Post-9/11 Veterans
Educational Assistance Act of 2008 or any subsequent variation
of that Act, then the board shall deem that person an Illinois
resident for tuition purposes.
(Source: P.A. 93-7, eff. 5-20-03.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/12/2013