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SB 2115 - Authorizes In-State Tuition for Certain Students - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

John Ragan, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements John Ragan, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes In-State Tuition for Certain Students

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes In-State Tuition for Certain Students

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes in-state tuition for certain students, effective July 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Requires a student identified as a “Tennessee resident” to be charged in-state tuition (Secs. 1-2).   
  • Defines “Tennessee resident” as an individual who is a US citizen, has lived in Tennessee at least 1 year prior to admission, and who has graduated from a Tennessee public or private secondary school or earned his or her Tennessee High School Equivalency Diploma (Secs. 1-2).   
  • Requires that this act apply to the academic year 2014-2015 and all years following (Sec. 3).   
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes In-State Tuition for Certain Students

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes in-state tuition for certain students, effective July 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Requires a student identified as a “Tennessee resident” to be charged in-state tuition (Secs. 1-2).   
  • Defines “Tennessee resident” as an individual who is a US citizen, has lived in Tennessee at least 1 year prior to admission, and who has graduated from a Tennessee public or private secondary school or earned his or her Tennessee High School Equivalency Diploma (Secs. 1-2).   
  • Requires that this act apply to the academic year 2014-2015 and all years following (Sec. 3).   
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes In-State Tuition for Certain Students

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Charlotte Burks (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
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