Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Provides that each public college or university that is required to have a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services shall report to the Board of Higher Education information on the its efforts in attracting, recruiting, and retaining veterans and military personnel at the institution. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following change. Provides that the information compiled by the Board of Higher Education and filed with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and the Minority Leader of the Senate shall be filed with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate in electronic form only, in the manner that the Clerk and the Secretary shall direct. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Defines "public university" and "public university campus". Creates the AIM HIGH Grant Pilot Program. Makes legislative findings and defines terms. Provides that beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, each public university in this State may establish a merit-based scholarship pilot program known as the AIM HIGH Grant Pilot Program. Provides that each year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission shall receive and consider applications from public universities to participate in the Program and the public university campuses shall distribute grant funds to eligible students; specifies requirements for the grants and other requirements of the Program. Repeals the provision on October 1, 2024. Effective immediately.