HB 683

A bill to be entitled
2An act relating to resident status for tuition purposes;
3amending s. 1009.21, F.S.; providing that veterans of the
4Armed Services of the United States, including reserve
5components thereof, who attend a public college,
6university, or institution of higher learning are
7residents for tuition purposes; providing an effective
10Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
12     Section 1.  Present paragraphs (c) through (k) of
13subsection (10) of section 1009.21, Florida Statutes, are
14redesignated as paragraphs (d) through (l), respectively, and a
15new paragraph (c) is added to that subsection, to read:
16     1009.21  Determination of resident status for tuition
17purposes.-Students shall be classified as residents or
18nonresidents for the purpose of assessing tuition in
19postsecondary educational programs offered by charter technical
20career centers or career centers operated by school districts,
21in community colleges, and in state universities.
22     (10)  The following persons shall be classified as
23residents for tuition purposes:
24     (c)  Veterans of the Armed Services of the United States,
25including reserve components thereof, who attend a public
26college, university, or institution of higher learning.
27     Section 2.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2011.

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