FIRST REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 666
95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES WITTE (Sponsor) AND DAY (Co-sponsor).
1638L.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 173, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to college tuition for military dependents.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 173, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 173.1155, to read as follows:
173.1155. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all dependents, as defined by 37 U.S.C. Section 401, of active duty military personnel, or activated or temporarily mobilized reservists or guard members, assigned to a permanent duty station or workplace geographically located in this state, who reside in this state, shall be deemed to be domiciled in this state for purposes of eligibility for in-state tuition and shall be eligible to receive in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education in this state. All such dependents shall be afforded the same educational benefits as any other individual receiving in-state tuition so long as he or she is continuously enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program of an institution of higher education in Missouri, or transferring between Missouri institutions of higher education or from an undergraduate degree program to a graduate degree program.