Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

AB 130 - Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrants that meet certain requirements to be eligible for non-state financial aid for community and state colleges, effective January 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires financial aid under this act to be awarded only to students that meet the following criteria (Sec. 3):
    • Attend the University of California, California State University, or the California Community Colleges;
    • Attended high school in California for at least 3 years; -Graduated from a California high school or attained an equivalent degree;
    • Have filed affidavits stating they intend to gain lawful immigration status, if they are undocumented immigrants;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Are exempt from paying nonresident tuition rates at one of the above colleges.
  • Requires the scholarships awarded under the act to be derived from non-state funds (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrants that meet certain requirements to be eligible for non-state financial aid for community and state colleges, effective January 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires financial aid under this act to be awarded only to students that meet the following criteria (Sec. 3):
    • Attend the University of California, California State University, or the California Community Colleges;
    • Attended high school in California for at least 3 years; -Graduated from a California high school or attained an equivalent degree;
    • Have filed affidavits stating they intend to gain lawful immigration status, if they are undocumented immigrants;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Are exempt from paying nonresident tuition rates at one of the above colleges.
  • Requires the scholarships awarded under the act to be derived from non-state funds (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Undocumented Immigrants

Sponsors

  • Gilbert A. 'Gil' Cedillo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Luis A. Alejo (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Ammiano (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Susan Bonilla (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia Brownley (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nora Campos (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Fong (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Warren Furutani (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Loni Hancock (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger Hernandez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ricardo Lara (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Bonnie Lowenthal (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tony Mendoza (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William W. 'Bill' Monning (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alex Padilla (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mariko Yamada (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leland Yee (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Back to top