Tuition, in-state; illegal aliens not eligible therefor. (HB2623)

Introduced By

Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), and Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


In-state tuition for aliens. Provides that an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States, and therefore ineligible to establish domicile pursuant to 23-7.4, shall not be eligible on the basis of residency within Virginia for any postsecondary educational benefit, including in-state tuition, unless citizens or nationals of the United States are eligible for such benefits in no less an amount, duration, and scope without regard to whether such citizens or nationals are Virginia residents. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078257103
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2007Assigned Education sub: Higher Education (Rust)
01/29/2007Committee substitute printed 072373103-H1
01/30/2007Read first time
01/31/2007Read second time
01/31/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072373103-H1
01/31/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2623H1
02/01/2007Read third time and passed House (74-Y 23-N)
02/01/2007Communicated to Senate
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/06/2007Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/15/2007Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)