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AB 131 - In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Brian Nestande voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-27) - (Key vote)

Title: In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes students, including undocumented immigrants, who meet certain criteria to pay in-state tuition at California state universities and community colleges.

-Authorizes students who meet all of the following requirements to pay in-state tuition at California state universities and community colleges (Sec. 2):
    -Secondary school attendance in California for 3 or more years, with at least 1 year at a California high school; -Graduation from a California secondary school; and -Registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment at, an accredited higher education institution in California not earlier than the fall semester of the 2001-2002 academic year.
-Authorizes students who are undocumented immigrants and who meet all of the requirements above to pay in-state tuition, provided that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so (Sec. 2). -Authorizes students who qualify for in-state tuition to apply for, and participate in, all student financial aid programs administered by the State of California to the extent permitted by federal law (Sec. 4). -This act is effective July 1, 2012 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: In-State College Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants


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


  • 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)
  • Nora Campos (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Eng (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Fong (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Felipe Fuentes (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)
  • John A. Pérez (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mariko Yamada (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Leland Yee (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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