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SENATE BILL NO. 1204
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Education
on February 14, 2007)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator Hanger)
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 23-7.4:01, relating to denial of in-state tuition and certain other postsecondary educational benefits for illegal aliens.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 23-7.4:01 as follows:

23-7.4:01. Alien in-state tuition.

An alien who is unlawfully present in the United States, and therefore ineligible to establish domicile pursuant to 23-7.4, shall not be eligible on the basis of residency within Virginia for any postsecondary educational benefit, including in-state tuition, unless citizens or nationals of the United States are eligible for such benefits in no less an amount, duration, and scope, without regard to whether such citizens or nationals are Virginia residents.


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