92nd General Assembly
Status of SB0361
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates  the  Illinois  Opportunity   Scholarship   Act   to   be      
   administered  by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.  Provides      
   for  the  award,  beginning  with  the  2002-2003  academic  year,  of      
   undergraduate scholarship awards, renewable for up to 4 years, for use      
   at institutions of higher education located in the State.  Establishes      
   criteria for the initial award and for renewal  of  the  scholarships.      
   Provides that the annual amount of a scholarship shall be equal to the      
   tuition  and  mandatory  fees for a full-time undergraduate student at      
   the institution of higher education at which the scholarship recipient      
   is enrolled, not to exceed the equivalent expense for such a full-time      
   undergraduate, in-state student at the University of Illinois, plus  a      
   $200 book allowance.  Effective January 1, 2002.                            
   FEB-20-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-20-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   FEB-28-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   FEB-28-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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