Strangely, U of Alabama says they'll give in-state provided you're not in the state just for education. I wonder if this is in accordance with this act?
Feel free to add thoughts or tell me I'm way wrong
SEC. 114. IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR ARMED FORCES MEMBERS,
SPOUSES, AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN.
Part C of title I (20 U.S.C. 1015) is further amended by adding
after section 134 (as added by section 113 of this Act) the following:
``SEC. 135. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1015d.>> IN-STATE TUITION RATES FOR
MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES ON ACTIVE
DUTY, SPOUSES, AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN.
``(a) Requirement.--In the case of a member of the armed forces who
is on active duty for a period of more than 30 days and whose domicile
or permanent duty station is in a State that receives assistance under
this Act, such State shall not charge such member (or the spouse or
dependent child of such member) tuition for attendance at a public
institution of higher education in the State at a rate that is greater
than the rate charged for residents of the State.
``(b) Continuation.--If a member of the armed forces (or the spouse
or dependent child of a member) pays tuition at a public institution of
higher education in a State at a rate determined by subsection (a), the
provisions of subsection (a) shall continue to apply to such member,
spouse, or dependent while continuously enrolled at that institution,
notwithstanding a subsequent change in the permanent duty station of the
member to a location outside the State.
``(c) Effective Date.--This section shall take effect at each public
institution of higher education in a State that receives assistance
under this Act for the first period of enrollment at such institution
that begins after July 1, 2009.
``(d) Definitions.--In this section, the terms `armed forces' and
`active duty for a period of more than 30 days' have the meanings given
those terms in section 101 of title 10, United States Code.''.