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SB 170: Nondiscrimination in Higher Ed Tuition Rates

Immigrants’ Rights | Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: SB 170
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Active Support
Sponsors: Sen. Romer


Permits students, regardless of immigration status, to qualify for in-state tuition rate if they had attended a Colorado high school for 3 years and graduated or completed a GED and they enroll in a public institution of higher education within 5 years after high school completion. Creates an exemption to statue requiring verification of lawful presence for students who meet this criteria.

Read the bill here. 

Current Status:

04/06/2009 Senate 2nd Reading Lost

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