Senate Bill No. 57
(By Senator Tucker)
[Introduced February 13, 2013; referred to the Committee on
Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-10-3, relating
to fees and other moneys collected at state institutions of
higher education; and providing that the children of graduates
of West Virginia institutions shall qualify for resident
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-10-3, to read as
ARTICLE 10. FEES AND OTHER MONEY COLLECTED AT STATE INSTITUTIONS
OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
§18B-10-3. Resident tuition rates for children of West Virginia institution graduates.
(a) The term "resident" or "residency", or any other term or
expression used to designate a West Virginia resident student,
includes nonresident children of graduates of any West Virginia
institution of higher education when used to determine the rate of
tuition to be charged students attending community colleges and
state-related and state-owned institutions of higher education.
(b) A nonresident child of a West Virginia institution
graduate who qualifies as a resident, as the term is defined in
subsection (a) of this section, on the first day of the semester or
term of the college or institution, shall be charged resident
(c) The provisions of this section apply at the beginning of
the semester or term immediately following the effective date of
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide resident tuition
rates to nonresident children of West Virginia institution
§18B-10-3 is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring
have been omitted.