02RS HB59


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HB 59/FN (BR 160) - M. Cherry, B. Colter, J. Comer, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to Kentucky educational excellence scholarship awards.
     Amend KRS 164.7879 to permit a student who is a Kentucky resident but attends high school out-of-state while his or her parent or guardian is serving in the United States military service to qualify for Kentucky educational excellence scholarship awards.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except to require the student, parent, or guardian to request the out-of-state institution to report on an official transcript the grade point average of the student; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to promulgate an administrative regulation to implement the provisions of the Act.

     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Add a section to amend KRS 164.7881 to add the pharmacy at the University of Kentucky as an eligible program under KEES.

     HFA (2, M. Cherry) - Change "maintains Kentucky residency" to "maintains Kentucky as his or her home of record".

     SFA (1, L. Casebier) - Amend procedures for applying for scholarship awards to make them more specific.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 24, 2002
     Jan 24-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-3rd reading; returned to the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 29-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2) ; received in Senate
     Feb 1-to Education (S)
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 27, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 28-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Apr 1-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 92-0
     Apr 2-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 278)

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