Bill Text: IL SB0926 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that a public university or community college district may not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes the university or district money. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-04-13 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB0926 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0926-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB0926

Introduced 2/7/2017, by Sen. Emil Jones, III

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
110 ILCS 305/100 new
110 ILCS 520/85 new
110 ILCS 660/5-195 new
110 ILCS 665/10-195 new
110 ILCS 670/15-195 new
110 ILCS 675/20-200 new
110 ILCS 680/25-195 new
110 ILCS 685/30-205 new
110 ILCS 690/35-205 new
110 ILCS 805/3-29.11 new

Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that a public university or community college district may not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes the university or district money. Effective immediately.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The University of Illinois Act is amended by
5adding Section 100 as follows:
6 (110 ILCS 305/100 new)
7 Sec. 100. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may not
8prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse to
9issue a student transcript solely because the student owes the
10University money.
11 Section 10. The Southern Illinois University Management
12Act is amended by adding Section 85 as follows:
13 (110 ILCS 520/85 new)
14 Sec. 85. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may not
15prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse to
16issue a student transcript solely because the student owes the
17University money.
18 Section 15. The Chicago State University Law is amended by
19adding Section 5-195 as follows:

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1 (110 ILCS 660/5-195 new)
2 Sec. 5-195. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
3not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
4to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
5the University money.
6 Section 20. The Eastern Illinois University Law is amended
7by adding Section 10-195 as follows:
8 (110 ILCS 665/10-195 new)
9 Sec. 10-195. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
10not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
11to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
12the University money.
13 Section 25. The Governors State University Law is amended
14by adding Section 15-195 as follows:
15 (110 ILCS 670/15-195 new)
16 Sec. 15-195. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
17not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
18to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
19the University money.
20 Section 30. The Illinois State University Law is amended by
21adding Section 20-200 as follows:

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1 (110 ILCS 675/20-200 new)
2 Sec. 20-200. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
3not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
4to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
5the University money.
6 Section 35. The Northeastern Illinois University Law is
7amended by adding Section 25-195 as follows:
8 (110 ILCS 680/25-195 new)
9 Sec. 25-195. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
10not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
11to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
12the University money.
13 Section 40. The Northern Illinois University Law is amended
14by adding Section 30-205 as follows:
15 (110 ILCS 685/30-205 new)
16 Sec. 30-205. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
17not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
18to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
19the University money.
20 Section 45. The Western Illinois University Law is amended

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1by adding Section 35-205 as follows:
2 (110 ILCS 690/35-205 new)
3 Sec. 35-205. Money owed; prohibitions. The University may
4not prohibit a student from registering for classes or refuse
5to issue a student transcript solely because the student owes
6the University money.
7 Section 50. The Public Community College Act is amended by
8adding Section 3-29.11 as follows:
9 (110 ILCS 805/3-29.11 new)
10 Sec. 3-29.11. Money owed; prohibitions. A community
11college district may not prohibit a student from registering
12for classes or refuse to issue a student transcript solely
13because the student owes the district money.
14 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.
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