Bill Status of HB5001 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HIGHER ED-CHILD CARE RESOURCES
Rep. Will Guzzardi - Nicholas K. Smith - Elizabeth Hernandez - LaToya Greenwood, Michael Halpin, Katie Stuart, Deb Conroy, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Theresa Mah, Anne Stava-Murray, William Davis, Sonya M. Harper, Kathleen Willis, Emanuel Chris Welch, Ryan Spain, Gregory Harris and Justin Slaughter
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to annually include information about the Child Care Assistance Program and the federal dependent care allowance in the language that schools are required to provide to students eligible for Monetary Award Program grants. Specifies the information that must be included. Provides that an institution of higher learning that participates in the Monetary Award Program shall provide, at a minimum, the information to all students who are enrolled, or who are accepted for enrollment and are intending to enroll, and who have been identified by the Commission as Monetary Award Program-eligible at the institution. Provides that an institution of higher learning shall also provide the information to any student identified by the institution of higher learning as a student with dependents. Provides that an institution of higher learning may designate a public benefits liaison or single point person to assist students in taking the necessary steps to obtain public benefits if eligible. Requires the Commission to adopt rules to implement the provisions on or before October 1, 2020. Effective immediately.