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Public Institutions of Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions
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- Referred to Committee
- Bill Passed
This text refers to the Conference Report Vote in the Senate.
Vote to pass a bill that authorizes undocumented immigrants to attend institutions of higher education at in-state tuition rates beginning July 1, 2011.
-Authorizes an undocumented immigrant to pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland community colleges if the individual meets criteria including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):<ul>-Beginning with the 2007-2008 school year, graduated from a Maryland secondary school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma in the state; -Registers at a Maryland community college no later than 4 years after graduating from a Maryland secondary school or after receiving the equivalent of a high school diploma in the state; and -Provides to the community college an affidavit stating that the individual will file to become a permanent resident within 30 days of becoming eligible to do so, if he or she is not already a permanent resident.</ul>-Authorizes an undocumented immigrant to pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland public senior higher education institutions if the individual meets criteria including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 1):<ul>-Meets the above requirements to be eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at a Maryland community college; -Was awarded an associate's degree by or achieved 60 credits at a Maryland community college; and -Registers at the Maryland public senior higher education institution no later than 4 years after graduating from or achieving 60 credits at the Maryland community college.</ul>
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On Third Reading and Final Passage (CCR Adp) on passage
141 all votes
74 yes votes
65 no votes
2 other votes
On third reading on passage
47 all votes
27 yes votes
19 no votes
1 other votes
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