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In-state Tuition American Indian Tribes Ties To Colorado

Concerning in-state tuition for American Indians from tribes with historical ties to Colorado, and, in connection therewith, making and reducing an appropriation.
2016 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

The bill requires a state-supported institution of higher education to classify as an in-state student for tuition purposes a student who is a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe with historical ties to Colorado, as designated by the Colorado commission of Indian affairs in consultation with history Colorado. A student classified as an in-state student pursuant to this tuition classification may be counted as a resident for any purpose pursuant to title 23, C.R.S., and is eligible for state financial aid and the college opportunity fund stipend. The bill exempts Fort Lewis college from its provisions.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not reflect any amendments that were subsequently adopted.)




Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details