02RS SB188


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SB 188 (BR 1266) - R. Palmer II, E. Tori

     AN ACT relating to eligibility for high school diplomas.
     Amend KRS 158.140 to direct the commissioner of education to award high school diplomas to veterans of World War II who were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions and who were enrolled in, but did not complete, high school prior to their service in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War II.


     SCA (1, R. Palmer II) - Require a local board of education rather than the commissioner of education to award a diploma.

     SCA (2, R. Palmer II) - Make condition for awarding of diploma an honorable discharge rather than a discharge under other than dishonorable conditions.

     SFA (3, T. Buford) - Add eligibility for veterans of the Korean conflict and the Vietnam conflict.

     Feb 11-introduced in Senate
     Feb 13-to Veterans, Military Affairs & Public Protection (S)
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 6, 2002
     Mar 5-floor amendment (3) filed
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendments (1) and (2), floor amendment (3)
     Mar 7-received in House
     Mar 8-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)

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