00RS HB399


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HB 399 (BR 1421) - J. Callahan, J. Vincent

     AN ACT relating to free postsecondary tuition for disabled law enforcement officers, firefighters, and volunteer firefighters.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to provide free tuition at state-supported universities, community colleges, or vocational training institutions to law enforcement officers, firefighters, or volunteer firefighters permanently and totally disabled while in active service or in training for active service.


     HCA (1, F. Rasche) - Provide supplemental grant for tuition and fees at postsecondary education institutions for permanently disabled police officers, firefighters, and volunteer firefighters who apply and meet the eligibility requirements for vocational rehabilitation services provided in KRS Chapter 151B.

     Jan 19-introduced in House
     Jan 20-to Education (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2000
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 9-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 21-taken from committee Appropriations and Revenue (S); laid on clerk's desk; 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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