HB 149/FN (BR 130) - S. Nunn, B. Colter, B. Crall
AN ACT relating to foster children and adopted children.
Create new sections of KRS 164 to require a waiver of tuition and student fees from postsecondary institutions for foster and adopted children; require child to meet entrance requirements, apply within four (4) years of high school graduation, and maintain academic eligibility while enrolled at the postsecondary institution; permit a period of five (5) years for the waiver; authorize the Council on Postsecondary Education to define satisfactory progress for continuation of waiver; permit a postsecondary institution to accept scholarships; require promulgation of administrative regulations by the Council on Postsecondary Education and the Cabinet for Families and Children.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s))
Jan 4-introduced in House; to Education (H)
Jan 13-posted in committee
Jan 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 20-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)