Comments: IL SB1255 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. With regard to the Illinois Veteran grant program, provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, a veteran may transfer his or her benefits to a qualified dependent if certain conditions are met; defines "qualified dependent". Provides that a veteran may transfer benefits to multiple qualified dependents; however, the total number of credit hours of assistance transferred may not exceed 120 credit hours, and a veteran may transfer benefits to only one qualified dependent at a time. Effective July 1, 2019.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-05-10 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB1255 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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