01RS HB221


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HB 221 (BR 460) - M. Weaver, H. Cornett, M. Cherry, B. Colter, J. Jenkins, Ji. Lee, T. McKee, C. Miller, C. Siler, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to homeless veterans.
     Amend KRS 40.340 to give Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs oversight authority and responsibility for federal grant money for Kentucky Homeless Veterans Program; require organizations operating within the Commonwealth and applying for or receiving federal grants for homeless veterans to be certified by the Department of Veterans' Affairs pursuant to administrative regulations and policies.


     HCS - Amend KRS 40.340 to give the Department for Veterans' Affairs oversight authority to coordinate programs for homeless veterans; require the Commissioner of the Department for Veterans' Affairs to make recommendations to the General Assembly on ways to improve services to homeless veterans; require the Department for Veterans' Affairs, if requested, to review homeless veterans' programs of Kentucky organizations, to write endorsement letters, and to provide technical assistance.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Seniors, Military Affairs and Public Safety (H); posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 22, 2001
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules

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