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 Bill Status of HB1522  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LOAN REPAY-PHYSICIANS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson - Rosemary Mulligan - Ruth Munson and Lou Lang

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0368

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Loan Repayment Assistance for Physicians Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish an educational loan repayment assistance program for physicians who practice in Illinois. Provides that beginning July 1, 2005, the Department shall consider applications for assistance under the program. Sets forth eligibility requirements for applicants. Provides that for each year that a qualified applicant practices full-time as a physician, the Department shall, subject to appropriation, award a grant to that person in an amount equal to the amount in educational loans that the person must repay that year. Provides that the total amount in grants that a person may be awarded shall not exceed $25,000. Provides that loan payment recipients who fail to practice full-time in Illinois for 3 years shall repay the Department a sum equal to 3 times the amount received under the program. Effective July 1, 2005.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/10/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2005HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/23/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/24/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  2/25/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-005-010
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  3/10/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  3/15/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  3/15/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 16, 2005
  4/15/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/19/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Health & Human Services; 010-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/10/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2005
  5/19/2005SenateVerified
  5/19/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-023-001
  5/19/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  7/29/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  7/29/2005HouseEffective Date July 29, 2005
  7/29/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0368

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