ASSEMBLY, No. 3747

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED JANUARY 24, 2011

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblywoman  CONNIE WAGNER

District 38 (Bergen)

Assemblywoman  VALERIE VAINIERI HUTTLE

District 37 (Bergen)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Assemblymen Fuentes and Caputo

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Authorizes public institution of higher education to establish in-municipality tuition rate for students who graduate from public high schools located in the same municipality as the institution.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning tuition rates for certain students at public institutions of higher education and supplementing chapter 62 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  The governing board of a four-year public institution of higher education may establish a tuition rate which is less than the tuition rate established for persons domiciled in the State for tuition purposes pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1979, c.361 (C.18A:62-4), for a student who graduates from a public high school located in the same municipality in which a campus of the institution is located.

     b.    The board of trustees of a county college may establish a tuition rate which is less than the tuition rate established by the college for residents of the county, for a student who graduates from a public high school located in the same municipality in which a campus of the county college is located.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill authorizes a public institution of higher education to establish an in-municipality tuition rate for a student who graduates from a public high school located in the same municipality in which a campus of the institution is located. Under the bill, for a four-year institution, the tuition rate would be less than the in-State tuition rate established by the institution for persons domiciled in the State. For a county college, the tuition rate would be less than the tuition rate established by the college for residents of the county.