[AAACE-NLA] Arizona prop. 300
nreeder at pima.edu
Thu Oct 12 11:28:25 EDT 2006
Here is the Senate fact sheet regarding Prop. 300 in Arizona.
ARIZONA STATE SENATE
Forty-seventh Legislature, Second Regular Session
FACT SHEET FOR S.C.R. 1031/ Prop 300
Subject to voter approval, requires recipients of certain state-funded
services to be legal residents in the United States. Directs the
entities that provide these services to report on the number of people
who applied to participate in the stated programs and the number who
were not eligible for those programs due to their status as a person not
lawfully domiciled in the United States.
1. Prohibits the Arizona Department of Education from providing adult
education classes to adults who are not citizens, legal residents or
lawfully present in the United States.
2.Prohibits the Department of Economic Security from providing child
care assistance to persons not lawfully present in the United
3.States that a person without lawful immigration status is not entitled
to classification as an in- state student in a public university or
as a county resident at a community college district for tuition
4.Prohibits any student enrolled in a university or community college
who is without lawful immigration status to receive tuition or fee
waivers, grants, scholarship assistance, financial aid or types of
assistance funded in whole or in part with state monies.
5.Requires biannual reporting to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee
of the number of people who applied to participate in the specified
programs and the number who were not eligible for those programs
due to their status as a person not lawfully present in the United
States from the following entities:
a) State Board of Education.
b) Department of Education.
c) Community College Districts.
d) Arizona State University, Northern Arizona
University, University of Arizona.
e) Department of Economic Security.
6.Requires all provisions of this act to be enforced without regard to
race, religion, gender, ethnicity or national origin.
7.Makes technical changes.
8.Requires the Secretary of State to submit the proposition to the
voters at the next general election.
9.Becomes effective if approved by the voters and on proclamation of the
Transmitted to the Secretary of State 6/22/06
Prepared by Senate Research
July 6, 2006
Advanced Program Manager
Eastside Learning Center
Pima College Adult Education
1630 S. Alvernon
Tucson, AZ 85712
From: aaace-nla-bounces at lists.literacytent.org
[mailto:aaace-nla-bounces at lists.literacytent.org] On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 8:01 AM
To: National Literacy Advocacy List sponsored by AAACE
Subject: [AAACE-NLA] Arizona prop. 300
Received this message from a colleague in Rhode Island. Does anyone
Apparently in Arizona there is a ballot initiative (Proposition 300)
would require a person to be a US citizen in order to qualify to take
education classes or participate in family literacy programs. Has
heard of this happening anywhere else?
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