2013 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 110 - HIGHER EDUCATION
110 ILCS 990/ - Senior Citizen Courses Act.
(110 ILCS 990/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 1800)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Senior Citizen Courses Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)
110 ILCS 990/1
(110 ILCS 990/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 1801)
Sec. 1. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act:
(a) "Public institutions of higher education" means the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois University, and the public community colleges subject to the "Public Community College Act".
(b) "Credit Course" means any program of study for which public institutions of higher education award credit hours.
(c) "Senior citizen" means any person 65 years or older whose annual household income is less than the threshold amount provided in Section 4 of the "Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief Act", approved July 17, 1972, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)
110 ILCS 990/2
(110 ILCS 990/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 1802)
Sec. 2. Each public institution of higher education shall permit senior citizens accepted for admission to enroll without the payment of tuition in regularly scheduled credit courses, other than credit courses designed specifically for senior citizens, provided that available classroom space exists and tuition paying students enrolled constitute the minimum number required for the course.
(Source: P.A. 84-338.)
110 ILCS 990/3
(110 ILCS 990/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 1803)
Sec. 3. Nothing in this Act shall preclude public institutions from requiring fees, other than tuition, subject to approval by the institution's governing board, for individuals attending credit courses pursuant to waivers granted under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 84-338.)
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