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Full Text of SB2091  101st General Assembly


Sen. Omar Aquino

Filed: 3/15/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2091 as follows:
3on page 1, by replacing lines 18 and 19 with the following:
4"for at least 2 years or, at some point during the last 5
5years, worked in such a setting for the equivalent of 2
6years."; and
7on page 1, by replacing line 21 with the following:
8"accredited degree program administered solely through an
9Illinois-based, not-for-profit organization or through a
10public institution through which a child"; and
11on page 2, line 11, by replacing "scholarships" with
12"scholarship"; and
13on page 2, by replacing line 16 with the following:
14    "(b) Beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, subject to



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1appropriation, the"; and
2on page 2, by replacing line 20 with the following:
3"from a public institution or an online early childhood degree
4program or seeking to enroll in an alternative educator
5licensure program under Section 21B-50 of the School Code.";
7on page 3, by deleting lines 1 through 3; and
8by replacing line 25 on page 3 through line 1 on page 4 with the
10"undergraduate tuition rate for Illinois residents."; and
11on page 4, by replacing lines 2 through 7 with the following:
12        "(5) A student is eligible for a grant and any grant
13    renewals until he or she has earned a bachelor's degree or
14    a Professional Educator License.
15    (c) In awarding grants under this Section, if, in any
16fiscal year, the amount appropriated for the grants is less
17than the amount determined necessary to cover the cost of
18attendance for all eligible applicants, then the Commission
19must proportionately reduce the grants accordingly."; and
20on page 4, by replacing line 12 with the following:
21"the Fund shall be used only by the"; and



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1on page 4, by replacing lines 16 through 18 with the following:
2"Early Childhood Workforce Free College grant program. The
3Advisory Committee shall be comprised of all of"; and
4on page 6, line 15, by replacing "Commission" with "Illinois
5Early Learning Council".