Effective October 1, 2012 any applicant to a college or university that receives funding from the State of Tennessee and is classified as "In-State" for tuition purposes will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or proof of Permanent Resident status. This is in accordance with House Bill 1379/Senate Bill 1325. Any student who receives "state public benefit" is required to comply with this act. "State public benefit" includes: in-state tuition, lottery scholarship, academic scholarship, common market, or any other form of tuition assistance or waiver funded with state appropriated dollars.