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HB 1817 - Authorizes Undocumented Students to Apply for State Financial Aid - Key Vote

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Charles Ross voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-23) -
Legislation - Reintroduced (House) -
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NOTE: FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR SESSION, THE LEGISLATION WAS REINTRODUCED IN THE CHAMBER OF ORIGIN IN A SPECIAL SESSION.

Legislation - Reintroduced (House) -
Note:

NOTE: FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF THE REGULAR SESSION, THE LEGISLATION WAS REINTRODUCED IN THE CHAMBER OF ORIGIN IN A SPECIAL SESSION.

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Undocumented Students to Apply for State Financial Aid

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrant students to apply for State Need Grants.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes undocumented immigrant students to apply for State Need Grants if the student meets all of the following requirements (Sec. 2):
    • Completed a full senior year of high school and obtained a diploma or the equivalent at a Washington high school;
    • Lived in Washington for at least 3 years before receiving a diploma or the equivalent;
    • Continuously lived in Washington from receiving a diploma or the equivalent until being admitted to an eligible institution of higher education; and 
    • Been granted deferred action for childhood arrival status.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Undocumented Students to Apply for State Financial Aid

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