HB 341 (BR 1162) - J. Tilley, K. Hall, K. Imes, M. King, R. Palumbo, R. Smart, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to books for preschool children and making an appropriation therefor.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the Books for Brains Program to promote the development of a comprehensive statewide program for encouraging preschool children to develop an appreciation of books; attach the program to the Department for Libraries and Archives for administrative purposes; establish a governing board of seven members appointed by the Governor for staggered four-year terms; establish Books for Brains Program trust fund to consist of funds collected through state appropriations, gifts, grants, and any other funds from the public and private sectors; direct the department to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the procedures for working with local partners to provide books for registered children; APPROPRIATION.
HB 341 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, J. Tilley) - Retain original provisions except clarify that the governing board is required to only provide support to local partners subject to the availability of trust funds.
Feb 5-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Education (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee; posting waived
Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 19-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day
Feb 20-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 24-received in Senate
Feb 26-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 24, 2014
Mar 24-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 25-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 26-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 27-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 28-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Mar 31-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Apr 14-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)