as amended, Gonzalez.
begin deletePublic postsecondary education: exemption from nonresident tuition. end delete
Existing law exempts a student, other than a nonimmigrant alien, as defined, from paying nonresident tuition at the California State University and the California Community Colleges if the student meets certain requirements. Existing law authorizes a community college district to report a student who is exempt from nonresident tuition as a full-time equivalent student for apportionment purposes.end delete
This bill would make a nonsubstantive change to this provision.end delete
begin deleteno end delete.
State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 68130.5 of the Education Code is
15amended to read:
Notwithstanding any other law:
17(a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant alien within the
18meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of Section 1101 of
19Title 8 of the United States Code, who meets all of the following
20requirements shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at
21the California State University and the California Community
23(1) Satisfaction of either of the following:
24(A) High school attendance in California for three or more years.
25(B) Attainment of credits earned in California from a California
26high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high
27school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance
P3 1in California elementary schools, California secondary schools,
2or a combination of those schools.
3(2) Graduation from a California high school or attainment of
4the equivalent thereof.
5(3) Registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment
6at, an accredited institution of higher education in California not
7earlier than the fall semester or quarter of the 2001-02 academic
9(4) In the case of a person without lawful immigration status,
10the filing of an affidavit with the institution of higher education
11stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or
12her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or
13she is eligible to do so.
14(b) A student
who is exempt from nonresident tuition under this
15section may be reported by a community college district as a
16full-time equivalent student for apportionment purposes.
17(c) The Board of Governors of the California Community
18Colleges and the Trustees of the California State University shall
19prescribe rules and regulations for the implementation of this
21(d) Student information obtained in the implementation of this
22section is confidential.