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Financial Aid For Students With In-state Tuition

Concerning student financial assistance for students who are classified as in-state students for tuition purposes.
2019 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Financial assistance programs - student eligibility - Colorado high school graduates. A student who does not have lawful immigration status who attended high school in Colorado for at least 3 years before graduating from a Colorado high school or before successfully completing a high school equivalency examination, is admitted to a qualifying institution of higher education within 12 months after high school graduation, and has submitted an affidavit stating that the student has applied for lawful presence or will apply as soon as he or she is eligible, is eligible for existing student financial assistance programs offered by the department of higher education to in-state students. Prior to becoming eligible, the student is subject to the same verification requirements for eligibility to participate in the college opportunity fund program.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/13/2019 Signed Act PDF
    05/02/2019 Final Act PDF
    04/17/2019 Rerevised PDF
    04/16/2019 Revised PDF
    03/25/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/22/2019 Engrossed PDF
    02/20/2019 Introduced PDF

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