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  1. Introduced Jan 26, 2017
  2. Passed House
  3. Passed Senate
  4. Signed into Law

HB 5237

Rhode Island House Bill

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- TUITION EQUITY (Creates the "Student Equal Economic Opportunity Act" which would identify those students who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition at public universities, colleges or community colleges.)
2017 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Education Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Sponsors (5):


There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.


Date Chamber  
Jun 21, 2017 Legislature 06/21/2017 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Jun 16, 2017 Legislature 06/16/2017 Scheduled for hearing and/or consideration (06/21/2017)
Jan 26, 2017 House 01/26/2017 Introduced, referred to House Finance

Bill Text


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