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SB 170 - Expanding In-State Tuition Eligibility - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Mary Hodge voted Yea (Motion Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (16-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Expanding In-State Tuition Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to advance a bill to third reading that expands in-state tuition eligibility to any individual, regardless of their immigration status, who has attended a Colorado high school for at least 3 years, graduated, and been accepted by an in-state college or university within one year of graduation.

Highlights:
-Requires individuals, other than minors, who qualify for in-state tuition but are not lawfully present in the U.S. to submit an affidavit to the college or university indicating that they have filled an application to become a permanent resident or will file the application as soon as they are eligible to do so in order to obtain in-state tuition (Sec. 1). -Specifies that individuals who qualify for in-state tuition but are not lawfully present in the U.S. are not eligible for a stipend from the College Opportunity Fund (Sec. 1).
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NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO CUT OFF DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expanding In-State Tuition Eligibility

Sponsors

  • Bob L. Bacon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Romer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan K. Shepherd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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