Students; eligibility for in-state tuition. (SB1387)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon) with support from co-patron Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that students who meet the criteria in the Code of Virginia that determines eligibility for in-state tuition regardless of their citizenship or immigration status shall also be deemed to be domiciled in the Commonwealth. The bill also provides that all such students shall be afforded the same educational benefits, including access to state financial assistance programs, as any other individual who is eligible for in-state tuition. The bill has a delayed effective date of August 1, 2022, and directs the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, in coordination with institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth, to promulgate regulations to implement the provisions of the bill. Read the Bill »


01/21/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102759D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2021Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/18/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Reported from Education and Health with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103212D-S1
01/21/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/22/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1387S1)

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