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SB68

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SB 68 (BR 1156) - T. Buford, D. Williams, E. Tori, W. Blevins Jr., C. Borders, D. Boswell, C. Gibson, B. Guthrie, D. Harper Angel, D. Kelly, A. Kerr, J. Pendleton, J. Rhoads, D. Roeding, G. Tapp, J. Turner, J. Westwood, K. Winters

     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 9-introduced in Senate
     Jan 10-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 30-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 31, 2008
     Jan 31-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 4-3rd reading, passed 34-0
     Feb 5-received in House
     Feb 11-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Mar 26-posting waived retroactively; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 28, 2008
     Apr 1-3rd reading, passed 95-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 61)

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