Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4364Primary Sponsor: StuartCommittee Number: 21Type of Legislation: GBSubject: College students, out-of-state; higher tuitionResiding Body: HouseCurrent Committee: Education and Public WorksComputer Document Number: GJK/20129SD.94Introduced Date: 19940111Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940111Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Stuart Vaughn Allison Hutson InabinettType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4364 House 19940111 Introduced, read first time, 21 referred to Committee 4364 House 19931208 Prefiled, referred to 21 CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO PROVIDE THAT OVER A PERIOD OF THREE SCHOOL YEARS, BEGINNING IN THE FALL OF 1994, STATE COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES SHALL INCREASE TUITION AND FEES FOR OUT-OF-STATE UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS TO ELIMINATE SEVENTY-FIVE, EIGHTY-FIVE, AND THEN ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE STATE GENERAL FUND SUBSIDIES TO OUT-OF-STATE STUDENTS ATTENDING THESE INSTITUTIONS AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE INCREASE IN REVENUE BE USED TO LOWER THE TUITION AND FEES OF IN-STATE UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Over a period of three school years, beginning in the fall of 1994, state colleges, universities, and technical colleges shall increase tuition and fees for out-of-state undergraduate and graduate students to a level sufficient to eliminate seventy-five percent in year one, eighty-five percent in year two, and one hundred percent in year three of the state general fund subsidies for the cost of these students as determined by the Commission on Higher Education. The increased revenue generated as a result of this change must be used to lower the cost of tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate and graduate students.
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.