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SF 653

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; regulating the charging of resident tuition; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [135A.043] RESIDENT TUITION.
new text end

new text begin (a) A student shall qualify for a resident tuition rate or its equivalent at state
universities and colleges, including the University of Minnesota, if the student meets
all of the following requirements:
new text end

new text begin (1) high school attendance within the state for three or more years;
new text end

new text begin (2) graduation from a state high school or attainment within the state of the
equivalent of high school graduation; and
new text end

new text begin (3) registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment in, a public institution
of higher education.
new text end

new text begin (b) This section is in addition to any other statute, rule, or higher education
institution regulation or policy providing eligibility for a resident tuition rate or its
equivalent to a student.
new text end

new text begin (c) To qualify for resident tuition under this section an individual who is not a citizen
or permanent resident of the United States must provide the college or university with
an affidavit that the individual will file an application to become a permanent resident at
the earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment
and applies to tuition for school terms commencing on or after that date.
new text end