HB 210 (BR 242) - L. Combs, K. Hall, R. Adkins, L. Clark, H. Collins, J. Glenn, J. Richards, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, F. Steele, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson, B. Waide
AN ACT relating to increasing bachelor's degree attainment rates in underserved coal-producing counties and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant; create the Kentucky Coal County District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student and institutional eligibility for scholarships and grants; define the maximum grant amounts; require the authority to make an annual report on the program and a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget; APPROPRIATION.
HB 210 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Revise requirements for a participating institution, delete non-participating institution and related language; change maximum scholarship amount for public institutions to $3,300; make technical corrections.
HFA (2, R. Nelson) - Revise requirements for a participating institution, delete non-participating institution and related language; change maximum scholarship amount for public institutions to $5,000; make technical corrections.
HFA (3, L. Combs) - Clarify scholarships are for residents of coal-producing counties attending postsecondary institutions in coal-producing counties; clarify residency requirements for scholarship recipients; limit eligibility to students who have not already received a bachelor's degree; require institutions to provide data for evaluation of program.
HFA (4/Title, L. Combs) - Make title amendment.
Feb 5-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Feb 7-reassigned to Education (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee; posting waived
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Feb 20-floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
Feb 21-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) ruled not germane ; passed 97-0 with floor amendments (3) and (4-title)
Feb 22-received in Senate
Feb 26-to Education (S)
Feb 28-taken from Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
Mar 5-taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)