HOUSE BILL No. 1198
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 21-40-3-5.
Synopsis: Admissions preference for Indiana residents. Requires a
state educational institution to limit the admission of students who are
not Indiana residents to not more than 25% of each freshman class.
Makes an exception if all Indiana residents who meet the state
educational institution's standards for regular admission and have
applied have been admitted. Requires a state educational institution to
give priority in graduate school admissions to Indiana residents.
Effective: July 1, 2008.
January 10, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.
Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1198
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 21-40-3-5; (08)IN1198.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 21-40-3-5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOW [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2008]: Sec. 5. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the board
of trustees of each state educational institution shall establish
standards that limit the admission of students who are not Indiana
residents to not more than twenty-five percent (25%) of each
(b) A state educational institution may exceed the twenty-five
percent (25%) limit established under subsection (a) for a
freshman class if all Indiana residents who:
(1) meet the requirements for regular admission under
IC 21-40-4-2(c); and
(2) have applied for admission as freshmen;
have been admitted.
(c) The board of trustees of each state educational institution
that offers graduate degree programs shall establish standards
giving priority for admission to the state educational institution's
graduate degree programs to qualified Indiana residents.