MS HB729 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Prohibit College Or University Students Who Are Unlawfully Present In The United States From Receiving Certain Types Of Financial Aid, Including Institutional Aid Awarded By Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions And State-administered Postsecondary Grants And Scholarships Awarded By All Postsecondary Educational Institutions; To Specify The Documentation Which May Be Used To Verify A Student's Lawful Presence In The Untied States; To Require All Postsecondary Educational Institutions To Certify To The Board Of Trustees Of State Institutions Of Higher Learning That They Have Not Knowingly Awarded Financial Aid To A Student Who Is Unlawfully Present In The United States; To Provide That Unlawful Aliens Shall Not Be Prohibited From Receiving Financial Assistance From Nonprofit Organizations; To Specify That Certain Entities Which Contract With The State Or Any Political Subdivision Thereof Must Provide Affidavits Attesting To Participation In The Federal Work Authorization Programs; To Bring Forward Sections 37-103-23 And 71-11-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendments; And For Related Purposes.

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Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance; prohibit college or universities from awarding to persons unlawfully present in the United States.



2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-17HouseReferred To Universities and Colleges

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