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HB 5656 - Immigrants and Postsecondary Education Act - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Immigrants and Postsecondary Education Act

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Immigrants and Postsecondary Education Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at Connecticut universities if they meet certain conditions.

Highlights:
- Allows immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition rates provided that they live in Connecticut, attended high school in Connecticut, are enrolled in a Connecticut university, and, if they do not have legal immigrant status, sign a sworn affidavit that they have applied for legal immigrant status or will do so (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (76-67) - (Key vote)

Title: Immigrants and Postsecondary Education Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at Connecticut universities if they meet certain conditions.

Highlights:
- Allows immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition rates provided that they live in Connecticut, attended high school in Connecticut, are enrolled in a Connecticut university, and, if they do not have legal immigrant status, sign a sworn affidavit that they have applied for legal immigrant status or will do so (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Immigrants and Postsecondary Education Act

Committee Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • John C. Geragosian (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Ann Handley (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Toni N. Harp (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael P. 'Mike' Lawlor (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Felipe Reinoso (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kelvin Roldan (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
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