Bill Status of SB2055 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HGHER ED-EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT
Sen. Omar Aquino
| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission shall implement and administer a program to award Early Childhood Workforce Free College grants to all eligible child care workers seeking to enroll in an eligible postsecondary institution; defines terms. Specifies grant eligibility and amount, renewal requirements, and repayment requirements. Requires the Illinois Early Learning Council to establish the Early Childhood Workforce Free College Advisory Committee to advise the Commission on all matters relating to the program. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Early Childhood Workforce Free College Fund. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/26/2021||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino|| 2/26/2021||Senate||First Reading|| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|