Votes: IL HB2237 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides further duties and requirements of the Treasurer regarding the Program. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program Fund as a fund held outside of the State treasury to be the official repository of all contributions, appropriations, interest, and dividend payments, gifts, or other financial assets received by the State Treasurer in connection with operation of the Program or related partnerships. Provides for audits and reports concerning the Program. Allows the Treasurer to adopt any rules that may be necessary to implement the Program. Amends the Freedom of Information Act to provide an exemption for information that is exempt from disclosure under the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 30-1)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-27 - Sent to the Governor [HB2237 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

Voting Records

SenateThird Reading in Senate2019-05-2940154059PassedLinkView
HouseThird Reading in House2019-04-03664261115PassedLinkView

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