HB 244 (BR 1036) - R. Damron, J. Tilley, E. Ballard, L. Clark, J. Greer, K. Hall, R. Henderson, R. Nelson, C. Rollins II, D. Sims
AN ACT relating to educational opportunities for military children.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to set forth the agreement among the states to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployments; create Article I to define the purpose of the agreement; create Article II to define the terms of the agreement; create Article III to outline the applicability of the agreement for military family members; create Article IV to specify the sending and receipt of educational records and enrollment requirements of member states; create Article V to specify course placement and attendance requirements for military families of member states; create Article VI to determine the eligibility requirements for children of military families of member states; create Article VII to facilitate the on-time graduation of children of military families; create Article VIII to specify the requirements of the agreement to facilitate state coordination; create Article IX to establish the Interstate Commission to provide oversight of the agreement; create Article X to define the powers and duties of the Interstate Commission; create Article XI to specify the organization and operation of the Interstate Commission; create Article XII to specify the rulemaking functions of the Interstate Commission; create Article XIII to provide oversight, enforcement, and dispute resolution mechanisms for the member states; create Article XIV to specify the financing of the Interstate Commission by the member states; create Article XV to specify the effective date of the agreement; create Article XVI to specify the terms of withdrawal and dissolution of the agreement among member states; create Article XVII to specify the severability and construction of the agreement; and create Article XVIII to specify the binding effect of the compact for the member states.
Jan 10-introduced in House
Jan 15-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
Jan 28-posted in committee
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for for Friday, February 15, 2008
Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 89-0
Feb 19-received in Senate
Feb 21-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)