2013 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 110 - HIGHER EDUCATION
110 ILCS 925/ - Dental Student Grant Act.

(110 ILCS 925/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1501)
Sec. 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Dental Student Grant Act".
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/2

(110 ILCS 925/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1502)
Sec. 2. The purpose of this Act is to establish a program in the Illinois Department of Public Health to encourage minority students to enroll in and complete dental school in the State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/3

(110 ILCS 925/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503)
Sec. 3. The terms specified in Sections 3.01 through 3.07 have the meanings ascribed to them in those Sections unless the context of this Act otherwise requires.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/3.01

(110 ILCS 925/3.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503.01)
Sec. 3.01. "Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/3.02

(110 ILCS 925/3.02) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503.02)
Sec. 3.02. "Director" means the Director of Public Health.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/3.05

(110 ILCS 925/3.05) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503.05)
Sec. 3.05. "Dentist" means a person licensed to practice dentistry under the Illinois Dental Practice Act. For the purposes of this Act, "dentist" does not include persons licensed as specialists.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/3.06

(110 ILCS 925/3.06) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503.06)
Sec. 3.06. "Eligible dental student" means a person who meets all of the following qualifications:
(a) That the individual is a resident of this State and a citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States;
(b) That the individual has been accepted in a dental school located in Illinois;
(c) That the individual exhibits financial need as determined by the Department;
(d) That the individual has earned an educational diploma at an institution of education located in this State or has been a resident of the State for no less than 3 years prior to applying for the grant;
(e) That the individual is a member of a racial minority as defined in Section 3.07; and
(f) That the individual meets other qualifications which shall be established by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/3.07

(110 ILCS 925/3.07) (from Ch. 144, par. 1503.07)
Sec. 3.07. "Racial minority" means a person who is any of the following:
(1) American Indian or Alaska Native (a person having

origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America, including Central America, and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment).

(2) Asian (a person having origins in any of the

original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, but not limited to, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam).

(3) Black or African American (a person having

origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa). Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African American".

(4) Hispanic or Latino (a person of Cuban, Mexican,

Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race).

(5) Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (a

person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands).

(Source: P.A. 97-396, eff. 1-1-12.)


110 ILCS 925/4

(110 ILCS 925/4) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504)
Sec. 4. The Department shall have the powers and duties specified in Sections 4.01 through 4.06.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/4.01

(110 ILCS 925/4.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.01)
Sec. 4.01. To award grants to eligible dental students.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/4.02

(110 ILCS 925/4.02) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.02)
Sec. 4.02. To establish a program of dental student grants and to make grants to eligible dental students.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/4.03

(110 ILCS 925/4.03) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.03)
Sec. 4.03. To determine criteria and standards of financial need for making grants under Section 4.02.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/4.03a

(110 ILCS 925/4.03a) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.03a)
Sec. 4.03a. To determine the procedures for the distribution of grants to dental students in accordance with the following guidelines:
(a) preference shall be given to those individuals who come from racial minorities which traditionally have been the most underrepresented in the field of dentistry;
(b) preference shall be given to those individuals whose financial resources are such that, in the absence of a dental student grant, the individual will be prevented from pursuing a dental degree; and
(c) preference shall be given to those individuals who express an intent to teach or practice dentistry in the State of Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 87-665.)


110 ILCS 925/4.03b

(110 ILCS 925/4.03b) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.03b)
Sec. 4.03b. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 87-665. Repealed by P.A. 91-798, eff. 7-9-00.)


110 ILCS 925/4.06

(110 ILCS 925/4.06) (from Ch. 144, par. 1504.06)
Sec. 4.06. To promulgate rules and regulations which are necessary for the establishment and maintenance of the programs required by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-334.)


110 ILCS 925/6

(110 ILCS 925/6) (from Ch. 144, par. 1506)
Sec. 6. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 87-665. Repealed by P.A. 91-798, eff. 7-9-00.)


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