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HB 305 (BR 1163) - R. Rand, G. Stumbo, R. Adkins, L. Clark, R. Damron, Ji. Lee, R. Palumbo, A. Simpson, T. Thompson

     AN ACT amending the 2010-2012 executive branch budget bill, relating to Medicaid and Postsecondary Education, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
     Amend 2010 (1st Extra. Sess.) Kentucky Acts Chapter 1, the state/executive branch budget, to reallocate funds from fiscal year 2011-2012 to fiscal year 2010-2011 for Medicaid and Postsecondary Institutions; EMERGENCY.

HB 305 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, J. DeCesare) - Amend the Medicaid Benefits appropriation to adjust the reallocation of General Fund moneys and Federal Funds from fiscal year 2011-2012 to 2010-2011.
     SCS - Amend 2010 (1st Extra. Sess.) Kentucky Acts Chapter 1, the state/executive branch budget, to: reduce General Fund appropriations by 0.525 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 2010-2011 and by 2.26 percent in fiscal year 2011-2012, except for the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund (LGEAF), Local Government Economic Development Fund (LGEDF), Support Education Excellence in Kentucky (SEEK), Finance Cabinet's debt service, and Postsecondary Education; decrease the School Facilities Construction Commission's General Fund appropriation by $7,800,000; decrease the Teachers' Retirement System's General Fund appropriation by $19,600,000; provide that local school districts may choose not to provide a kindergarten aide for each 24 full-time equivalent kindergarten students enrolled and are encouraged to use parent volunteers; provide that a local board of education may adopt a staffing policy that allows individual schools within the district to exceed the maximum class sizes established in statute; provide that local school districts may employ preschool teachers who meet the certification standards that were in place prior to the 2002-2003 school term; reduce SEEK's General Fund appropriation by 1.33 percent in fiscal year 2011-2012; provide $166,500,000 of additional General Fund moneys to Medicaid Benefits; delete Medicaid Benefits budget surplus language; prohibit Medicaid savings from being used to increase or expand optional services, optional beneficiaries, or Medicaid reimbursement rates, unless the expansion of existing services by a managed care provider can be demonstrated to provide an overall cost savings and improved outcome; require the Department for Medicaid Service to reinstate face-to-face interviews for determining eligibility for all applicants and for the renewal of current beneficiaries for the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program; require the Department of Medicaid Services to continue face-to-face interviews for all applicants and for the renewal of current Medicaid beneficiaries, excluding institutionalized Medicaid recipients; provide $18,943,800 of General Fund moneys to postsecondary institutions by reallocating fiscal year 2011-2012 appropriations to fiscal year 2010-2011; reduce postsecondary institutions' General Fund appropriations by 2.26 percent in fiscal year 2011-2012; restore reduction amounts vetoed in fiscal year 2011-2012 for General Fund expenditure reductions, non-merit employee reductions, and contract expenditure reductions; provide that no debt service savings or savings from debt restructuring shall be used to comply with the expenditure reductions mandated for fiscal year 2011-2012; limit the total amount of General Fund debt restructuring for the 2010-2012 fiscal biennium to $202,853,800, the amount originally enacted by the 2010 Special Session of the General Assembly; limit the total amount of Road Fund debt restructuring for the 2010-2012 fiscal biennium to $105,000,000, the amount originally enacted by the 2010 Special Session of the General Assembly; appropriate $22,400,000 of General Fund in fiscal year 2010-2011, which is in addition to the Consensus Forecasting Group estimate; direct any unspent debt service to be transferred to the Budget Reserve Trust Fund Account; require the Governor to report monthly to the Legislative Research Commission the status of all budgetary savings and efficiencies that have been achieved; prohibit any language expressing legislative intent regarding a specific appropriation from being reduced by a greater percentage than the reduction the General Fund appropriation for that budget unit; suspend permissive furlough language until all savings from expenditure reductions, non-merit employee reductions, and contract reductions have been achieved; provide $4,600,000 in fund transfers to the General Fund; amend 2010 (1st Extra. Sess.) Kentucky Acts Chapter 3, the Transportation Cabinet budget, to: reduce General Fund appropriations by 0.525 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 2010-2011 and by 2.26 percent in fiscal year2011-2012; provide $1,600,000 in fund transfers to the General Fund; amend 2010 Kentucky Acts Chapter 154, the judicial branch budget, to: reduce General Fund appropriations by 0.525 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 2010-2011 and by 2.26 percent in fiscal year 2011-2012, except for judicial retirement; amend 2010 Kentucky Acts Chapter 156, the legislative branch budget, to: reduce General Fund appropriations by 0.525 percent in the last quarter of fiscal year 2010-2011 and by 2.26 percent in fiscal year 2011-2012; declare and EMERGENCY.
     SCA (1, B. Leeper) - Delete Teachers' Retirement System's debt service reduction in fiscal year 2010-2011 and appropriate $22,400,000 of General Fund in fiscal year 2011-2012, which is in addition to the Consensus Forecasting Group estimate.
     SCA (2/Title, B. Leeper) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (1, T. Shaughnessy) - Retain original provisions, except urge the owners of the Passport Health Plan to escrow funds in amounts equal to those received in cash distributions during 2008 and 2009 and declare an EMERGENCY as to this section.
     SFA (2, T. Shaughnessy) - Retain original provisions, except urge the owners of the Passport Health Plan to escrow funds in amounts equal to those received in cash distributions during 2008 and 2009.
     SFA (3, T. Shaughnessy) - Retain original provisions, except require the Council on Postsecondary Education to establish by August 30, 2011, a system to collect data on the number of attempted and earned course credit hours for each beginning freshman and transfer student entering each public university and college in the fall 2011 semester and subsequently; track each student across each term of enrollment until credential, associate degree, or bachelor's degree completion; report to the Legislative Research Commission by November 1, 2013, and annually thereafter on the number of students who complete credentials and degrees by the number of terms and years taken for completion; report the total number of hours attempted and earned; the average hours earned per term; report the number of students who complete credentials and degrees at the school or origin and the number of transfer students; report the average time to credential or degree completion reported in 4, 5, 6, or more increments for students who attend full-time or part-time, and declare an emergency as to these provisions; EMERGENCY.
     SFA (4, T. Shaughnessy) - Retain original provisions, except require the Council on Postsecondary Education to establish by August 30, 2011, a system to collect data on the number of attempted and earned course credit hours for each beginning freshman and transfer student entering each public university and college in the fall 2011 semester and subsequently; track each student across each term of enrollment until credential, associate degree, or bachelor's degree completion; report to the Legislative Research Commission by November 1, 2013, and annually thereafter on the number of students who complete credentials and degrees by the number of terms and years taken for completion; report the total number of hours attempted and earned; report the average hours earned per term; report the number of students who complete credentials and degrees at the school of origin and the number of transfer students; report the average time to credential or degree completion reported in 4, 5, 6, or more increments for students who attend full-time or part-time.
     CCR - Cannot agree.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2011
     Feb 10-floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 80-19
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 15-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 23-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 24-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 28-floor amendments (1) (2) (3) and (4) filed
     Mar 2-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 2, 2011; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) and (4) withdrawn ; passed 24-12 with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 3-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title); House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; received in Senate
     Mar 4-posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title); Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title) ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in Senate
     Mar 7-Conference Committee report adopted in House; Free Conference Committee appointed in House

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