SB 1037 Tuition, in-state; denied to illegal aliens.
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Summary as passed Senate: (all summaries)
In-state tuition; illegal aliens.  Establishes that an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States shall not be eligible for in-state tuition unless he meets all of the following criteria: (i) he has resided with his parent, guardian, or other person standing in loco parentis while attending a public or private high school in this state; (ii) he has graduated from a public or private high school in Virginia or has received a General Education Development (GED) certificate in Virginia; (iii) he has resided in the Commonwealth for at least three years as of the date he graduated from high school, or one year of residency if a veteran or an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces; (iv) he has registered as an entering student in an institution of higher education; (v) he has provided an affidavit to the institution stating that he has filed an application to become a permanent resident of the United States and is actively pursuing such permanent residency or will do so as soon as he is eligible; and (vi) he has submitted evidence that he, or in the case of a dependent student, at least one parent, guardian, or person standing in loco parentis, has filed, unless exempted by state law, Virginia income tax returns for at least three years prior to the date of enrollment.

Full text:
01/13/09  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094519232  pdf
01/26/09  Senate: Printed as engrossed 094519232-E  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/13/09  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094519232
01/13/09  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/09  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/22/09  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 2-N)
01/23/09  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/26/09  Senate: Read second time
01/26/09  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
01/26/09  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/09  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1037E
01/26/09  Senate: Printed as engrossed 094519232-E
01/27/09  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 7-N)
01/27/09  Senate: Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/27/09  Senate: Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
02/05/09  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/09  House: Read first time
02/05/09  House: Referred to Committee on Education
02/17/09  House: Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
02/28/09  House: Left in Education