Amendment HA#1 to HB 4147

The Appropriations – House Higher Education Committee adopted an amendment (HA#1 to HB 4147) which includes the SIU System budget for FY 16. It contains a 6.5% reduction in spending over the FY15 adjusted budget. This equates to an approximate $17 million reduction from last year’s budget. The bill now moves to the House floor for debate.

You can follow it at: www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=4147&GAID=13&GA=99&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=90376&SessionID=88