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AB 130 - Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Ted Gaines voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrants that meet certain requirements to be eligible for non-state financial aid for community and state colleges, effective January 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires financial aid under this act to be awarded only to students that meet the following criteria (Sec. 3):
    • Attend the University of California, California State University, or the California Community Colleges;
    • Attended high school in California for at least 3 years; -Graduated from a California high school or attained an equivalent degree;
    • Have filed affidavits stating they intend to gain lawful immigration status, if they are undocumented immigrants;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Are exempt from paying nonresident tuition rates at one of the above colleges.
  • Requires the scholarships awarded under the act to be derived from non-state funds (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrants that meet certain requirements to be eligible for non-state financial aid for community and state colleges, effective January 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires financial aid under this act to be awarded only to students that meet the following criteria (Sec. 3):
    • Attend the University of California, California State University, or the California Community Colleges;
    • Attended high school in California for at least 3 years; -Graduated from a California high school or attained an equivalent degree;
    • Have filed affidavits stating they intend to gain lawful immigration status, if they are undocumented immigrants;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Are exempt from paying nonresident tuition rates at one of the above colleges.
  • Requires the scholarships awarded under the act to be derived from non-state funds (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Sponsors

  • Gilbert A. 'Gil' Cedillo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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