H ED STU ASSIST-CUMULATIVE ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act to make
students who score 7 points or more above the statewide average
cumulative ACT score eligible for merit recognition scholarships.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that "eligible applicant" includes a student from any
non-recognized high school whose cumulative score on the ACT is at
least 7 points above the statewide average cumulative ACT score as
determined by SBE.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Places qualified students from non-recognized high schools in
specified percentile rankings based on their cumulative ACT scores for
purposes of distributing merit scholarships when the amount
appropriated is not sufficient to provide scholarships to all
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Student Assistance Commission)
Beginning in FY2000, estimated annual fiscal impact would be at
least $225,000 to $230,000, approximately 1/10th of the current
FY1998 MRS approp. There would be no fiscal impact in FY1999.
STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE
Fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0728
Last action date: 98-08-07
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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