Kansas House Rejects In-State Tuition Amendment

May 4, 2010

The amendment, aimed at denying the in-state tuition benefit to the children of illegal immigrants, was offered during debate on the state budget and  failed 50-70:

Yeas 50; Nays 70; Absent or not voting: 5.

Yeas: Aurand, A. Brown, Brunk, Burgess, Carlson, Crum, DeGraaf, Donohoe, Faber, Gordon, Grange, Hayzlett, Hermanson, M. Holmes, Huebert, Jack, Kelley, Kerschen, Kiegerl, King, Kinzer, Kleeb, Knox, Landwehr, Mast, McLeland, Merrick, Morrison, Myers, Neufeld, O’Brien, O’Neal, Olson, Otto, Patton, Peck, Powell, Prescott, Proehl, Schroeder, Schwab, Schwartz, Seiwert, Shultz, Siegfreid, Suellentrop, Tafanelli, Talia, Vickrey, Yoder.

Nays: Ballard, Barnes, Benlon, Bollier, Bowers, Brookens, T. Brown, Carlin, Colloton, Craft, Crow, Davis, Dillmore, Feuerborn, Finney, Flaharty, Frownfelter, Furtado, Garcia, D. Gatewood, S. Gatewood, George, Goyle, Grant, Hawk, Henderson, Henry, Hill, Hineman, C. Holmes, Horst, Johnson, Kuether, Lane, Light, Loganbill, Long, Lukert, Mah, Maloney, McCray-Miller, Meier, Menghini, Moxley, Neighbor, Palmer, Pauls, Peterson, Phelps, Pottorff, Quigley, Rardin, Roth, Ruiz, Slattery, Sloan, Spalding, D. Svaty, Swanson, Swenson, Tietze, Trimmer, Ward, Wetta, Whitham, Williams, Winn, B. Wolf, K. Wolf, Worley.

Absent or not voting: Bethell, Burroughs, Fund, Goico, Rhoades.

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