02RS HB653


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HB 653 (BR 1407) - J. Richards, J. Stacy, R. Adkins, A. Arnold, C. Belcher, M. Denham, T. Pullin, J. Vincent, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to education networks that promote access to postsecondary education.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to identify the need to improve access to postsecondary education; recognize and describe the purposes and responsibilities of the Kentucky Access to Higher Education Network at Morehead State University, and to require the Kentucky Access to Higher Education Network to make a biennial report of its activities to the Interim Joint Committee on Education by October 1, 2003 and recommendations as to need and feasibility of establishing similar networks across the state.


     HCS - Retain original provisions but add "public and independent" to describe universities; add adult education providers as part of the network.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to Education (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2002
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 28-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Education (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules

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