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SB 167

Public Institutions of Higher Education - Tuition Rates - Exemptions

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Session: 2011
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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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Recent Votes

  • 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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