HB16-1178 - In-state Tuition American Indian Tribes Ties To CO

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning In-State Tuition For American Indians From Tribes With Historical Ties To Colorado.

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.

Latest update: May 4, 2016
05/04/2016 Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/29/2016 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/29/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/28/2016 House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/28/2016 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/29/2016 House Committee on Education Refer Unamended to Appropriations
02/01/2016 Introduced In House - Assigned to Education + Appropriations