92nd General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Youth Service Scholarship Act.  Establishes the Youth      
   Service Scholarship  Program,  to  be  administered  by  the  Illinois      
   Commission  on  Community Service.  Provides that the Program shall be      
   made available to consortia of school  districts  and  community-based      
   organizations  who  then select pupils to earn scholarships while they      
   are enrolled in any of  grades  9  through  12  in  a  public  school.      
   Provides  that,  upon  completion  of 120 hours of volunteer community      
   service performed between September 1 of one year and August 31 of the      
   next year, a pupil shall earn a $1,000 scholarship.  Provides that the      
   pupil may redeem the scholarship if the pupil enrolls in a private  or      
   public   postsecondary   or  vocational  institution  in  this  State.      
   Requires the Commission to submit to the General Assembly a  study  of      
   the  efficacy  of  the  Program  by  July 1, 2005.  Repeals the Act on      
   January 1, 2007. Effective immediately.                                     
   FEB-20-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-20-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EDUCATION             
   MAR-07-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-07-2001  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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