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 Bill Status of HB4139  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TEACHER-TUITION REIMBURSEMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Sue Scherer - Stephanie A. Kifowit and Dave Vella

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 947/65.110 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Subject to appropriation, requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer a teacher reimbursement grant program for the purpose of reimbursing public school teachers for up to 8 semesters or 12 quarters of the tuition and mandatory fees paid to a public institution of higher learning in this State to obtain a Professional Educator License and teach in this State. Provides that eligible applicants shall receive a grant in the form of annual reimbursement payments over a period of up to 10 consecutive years. Sets forth provisions concerning eligibility, the grant amount, disbursement and use of a grant, application for a grant, and rulemaking. Repeals the provisions on July 1, 2040. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  8/31/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  8/31/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  9/3/2021HouseFirst Reading
  9/3/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  1/19/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 008-000-000
  1/21/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  1/26/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella

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