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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 5. GENERAL PROVISIONS [66000 - 70110]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 41. UNIFORM STUDENT RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS [68000 - 68134]

  ( Part 41 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. Student Residency Requirements [68000 - 68134]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 11. Miscellaneous Provisions [68130 - 68134]
  ( Article 11 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

68130.
  

The governing boards and district governing boards may waive nonresident tuition in whole or in part pursuant to Sections 68123, 76140, 89705, and 89707.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 242.)

68130.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other law:

(a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, who meets all of the following requirements shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California State University and the California Community Colleges:

(1) Satisfaction of either of the following:

(A) High school attendance in California for three or more years.

(B) Attainment of credits earned in California from a California high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance in California elementary schools, California secondary schools, or a combination of those schools.

(2) Graduation from a California high school or attainment of the equivalent thereof.

(3) Registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment at, an accredited institution of higher education in California not earlier than the fall semester or quarter of the 2001–02 academic year.

(4) In the case of a person without lawful immigration status, the filing of an affidavit with the institution of higher education stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.

(b) A student exempt from nonresident tuition under this section may be reported by a community college district as a full-time equivalent student for apportionment purposes.

(c) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State University shall prescribe rules and regulations for the implementation of this section.

(d) Student information obtained in the implementation of this section is confidential.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 675, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2015. Superseded by amendment by Stats. 2016, Ch. 69, only if it becomes operative on or before January 20, 2017.)

68130.5.
  

Notwithstanding any other law:

(a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant foreign national within the meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of Section 1101 of Title 8 of the United States Code, who meets all of the following requirements shall be exempt from paying nonresident tuition at the California State University and the California Community Colleges:

(1) Satisfaction of either of the following:

(A) High school attendance in California for three or more years.

(B) Attainment of credits earned in California from a California high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance in California elementary schools, California secondary schools, or a combination of those schools.

(2) Graduation from a California high school or attainment of the equivalent thereof.

(3) Registration as an entering student at, or current enrollment at, an accredited institution of higher education in California not earlier than the fall semester or quarter of the 2001–02 academic year.

(4) In the case of a person without lawful immigration status, the filing of an affidavit with the institution of higher education stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file an application as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.

(b) A student exempt from nonresident tuition under this section may be reported by a community college district as a full-time equivalent student for apportionment purposes.

(c) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges and the Trustees of the California State University shall prescribe rules and regulations for the implementation of this section.

(d) Student information obtained in the implementation of this section is confidential.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 69, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 2017. Operative only if the condition in Sec. 10 of Ch. 69 is satisfied on or before January 20, 2017.)

68130.7.
  

If a state court finds that Section 66021.6, 66021.7, or 68130.5, or any similar provision adopted by the Regents of the University of California, is unlawful, the court may order, as equitable relief, that the administering entity that is the subject of the lawsuit terminate any waiver awarded under that statute or provision, but no money damages, tuition refund or waiver, or other retroactive relief, may be awarded. In any action in which the court finds that Section 66021.6, 66021.7, or 68130.5, or any similar provision adopted by the Regents of the University of California, is unlawful, the California Community Colleges, the California State University, and the University of California are immune from the imposition of any award of money damages, tuition refund or waiver, or other retroactive relief.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 604, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2012.)

68131.
  

The governing boards and district governing boards may enter into agreements with appropriate agencies and institutions of higher education in other states and foreign countries providing for the exchange of students in higher educational institutions in this state and other states or countries pursuant to Sections 68124, 76140, and Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 66800) of Part 40 of this division.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

68133.
  

If an action is brought against a governing board as the result of the application of this chapter, that governing board shall inform the governing boards of the other institutions regarding the litigation. If an action is brought against a district governing board as a result of the application of this chapter, that district governing board shall inform the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, who shall inform the Regents of the University of California, and the Trustees of the California State University, regarding the pending litigation.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 758, Sec. 59. Effective January 1, 1996.)

68134.
  

No provision of this part shall be applicable to the University of California unless the Regents of the University of California, by resolution, make such provision applicable.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

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