LRC Seal



WWW Version

The hyperlink to a bill draft that precedes a summary contains the most recent version (Introduced/GA/Enacted) of the bill. If the session has ended, the hyperlink contains the latest version of the bill at the time of sine die adjournment. Note that the summary pertains to the bill as introduced, which is often different from the most recent version.

Includes opposite chamber sponsors where requested by primary sponsors of substantially similar bills in both chambers and jointly approved by the Committee on Committees of both chambers. Opposite chamber sponsors are represented in italics.

HB 307 (BR 1067) - F. Rasche, J. DeCesare, C. Embry Jr., T. Moore

     AN ACT relating to the Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to create the Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University; describe purposes and long term goals; require advisory board be established; define role of Western Kentucky University; require academy students to participate in the state accountability testing program and have scores reported to home high schools; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to identify how SEEK funds will be used in support of students at the academy; amend KRS 158.140 to authorize the academy to award diploma and local school districts to award a joint diploma; amend KRS 164.002 definitions; amend KRS 164.7874 to ensure that academy students qualify to earn KEES awards; EMERGENCY.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except clarify language relating to faculty of the academy; make technical corrections.

     HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 16-introduced in House
     Jan 22-to Education (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 4, 2008
     Feb 5-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 6-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Vote History
Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page