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S 699 - Authorizes Financial Aid for Undocumented Students - New Jersey Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (49-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Financial Aid for Undocumented Students

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes financial aid for undocumented college students.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority and the Secretary of Higher Education to establish procedures and forms that enable students to apply for student financial aid, regardless of the student’s immigration status or national origin (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits discriminating against eligible students based on the immigration status or national origin of the student or the student’s parent or guardian (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this bill takes effect immediately upon passage and will first apply to the 2018-2019 academic year (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Financial Aid for Undocumented Students

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

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes financial aid for undocumented college students.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority and the Secretary of Higher Education to establish procedures and forms that enable students to apply for student financial aid, regardless of the student’s immigration status or national origin (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits discriminating against eligible students based on the immigration status or national origin of the student or the student’s parent or guardian (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this bill takes effect immediately upon passage and will first apply to the 2018-2019 academic year (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Financial Aid for Undocumented Students

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