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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5282

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1039

   

Referred to Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. CANDELARIA, 95th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING IN-STATE TUITION.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 10a-29 of the general statutes be amended to allow the children of immigrants residing in the state and who have graduated from a public high school in the state to attend the public institutions of higher education as in-state students for tuition purposes.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase access to postsecondary education for immigrant children who reside in and have graduated from a public high school in Connecticut.