2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Request)

Floor Action: Passed By

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Chief Patron: Lopez
In-State Tuition Eligibility (language only)

Item 4-.01 #1h

Item 4-.01 #1h

Operating Policies
Operating Policies


Page 470, after line 26, insert:

"g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any individual is eligible for in-state tuition at a public institution of higher education if he (i) graduated from a public or private high school in the Commonwealth or passed a high school equivalency examination approved by the Board of Education; (ii) registers as an entering student or is enrolled in a public institution of higher education; (iii) 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 one year prior to the date of registration or enrollment; and (iv) provides an affidavit to the public institution of higher education in which he has registered as an entering student or is enrolled 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 becomes eligible for such permanent residency."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)