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 Bill Status of SB2055  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HGHER ED-EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Omar Aquino

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
110 ILCS 947/65.110 new


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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

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