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Missouri House passes military in-state tuition bill

Friday, April 5, 2013 | 7:25 a.m. CDT; updated 6:23 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 6, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Veterans moving to Missouri after leaving the military could immediately claim in-state tuition for public higher education under a bill passed by the state House.

The House voted 152-0 to send the measure to the Senate on Thursday.

It would allow veterans to immediately claim the discounted tuition rate despite not having lived in the state previously. Typically, students seeking in-state tuition must reside in Missouri for 12 consecutive months before qualifying.

The measure is sponsored by Republican Rep. Charlie Davis, of Webb City. It also includes a provision that prevents university instructors from giving exams to National Guard members less than 24 hours after they return from training.


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