Question 4: Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates (Video)
Question 4, Referendum Petition, Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates
The Montgomery County League of Women Voters and MyMCMedia present this description of Question 4 moderated by host Don Mooers. Alicia McLeod, of the League of Women Voters speaks in support of Question 4 while Diane Hibino, also of the League of Women Voters speaks against Question 4. Then, a succinct statement of what voting “yes” or “no” will mean is presented.
This is what will be printed on your ballot:
Establishes that individuals, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at community colleges in Maryland, provided the student meets certain conditions relating to attendance and graduation from a Maryland high school, filing of income taxes, intent to apply for permanent residency, and registration with the selective service system (if required); makes such students eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at a four-year public college or university if the student has first completed 60 credit hours or graduated from a community college in Maryland; provides that students qualifying for in-state tuition rates by this method will not be counted as in-state students for purposes of counting undergraduate enrollment; and extends the time in which honorably discharged veterans may qualify for in-state tuition rates.