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SB 207 - Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition - Key Vote

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Patricia Miller voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (34-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes certain undocumented students and qualified veterans to receive in-state tuition.

Highlights:
  • Exempts state educational institutions from being required to verify the legal status of a student if all the following apply (Sec. 1):
    • The student is eligible to pay the in-state tuition rate of the state educational institution;
    • The student is not applying for any state, local or federal public benefit other than the in-state tuition rate; and
    • The student was enrolled in the state educational institution on or before July 1, 2011.
  • Exempts state agencies from being required to verify the legal status of a student applying for a scholarship, grant or financial aid if the individual is not applying for any other state, local or federal public benefit (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes a “qualified veteran” to receive the resident tuition rate while attending a state educational institution if he or she enrolls in the institution within 12 months of their discharge date (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “qualified veteran” as an individual who has served in the armed forces of the United States and has received an honorable discharge (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (70-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain undocumented students and qualified veterans to receive in-state tuition.

Highlights:
  • Exempts state educational institutions from being required to verify the legal status of a student if all the following apply (Sec. 1):
    • The student is eligible to pay the in-state tuition rate of the state educational institution;
    • The student is not applying for any state, local or federal public benefit other than the in-state tuition rate; and
    • The student was enrolled in the state educational institution on or before July 1, 2011.
  • Exempts state agencies from being required to verify the legal status of a student applying for a scholarship, grant or financial aid if the individual is not applying for any other state, local or federal public benefit (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes a “qualified veteran” to receive the resident tuition rate while attending a state educational institution if he or she enrolls in the institution within 12 months of their discharge date (Sec. 3).
  • Defines “qualified veteran” as an individual who has served in the armed forces of the United States and has received an honorable discharge (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (35-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes certain undocumented students and qualified veterans to receive in-state tuition.

Highlights:
  • Exempts state educational institutions from being required to verify the legal status of a student if all the following apply (Sec. 1):
    • The student is eligible to pay the in-state tuition rate of the state educational institution;
    • The student is not applying for any state, local or federal public benefit other than the in-state tuition rate; and
    • The student was enrolled in the state educational institution on or before July 1, 2011.
  • Exempts state agencies from being required to verify the legal status of a student applying for a scholarship, grant or financial aid if the individual is not applying for any other state, local or federal public benefit (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Certain Undocumented Students to Receive In-State Tuition

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