HB 62/FN (BR 22) - S. Nunn, B. Colter, R. Crimm, C. Geveden, D. Horlander
AN ACT relating to tuition assistance.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require public postsecondary institutions to waive tuition and mandatory student fees for a Kentucky foster or adopted child who is a full-time student; require that an eligible student meet all entrance requirements for the postsecondary institution and maintain academic eligibility while enrolled at the postsecondary institution; and prohibit guaranteed acceptance of or entrance of a student into any postsecondary institution for a foster or adopted child.
HB 62 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions; clarify eligibility requirements; clarify that waiver is only to the extent that tuition is not covered by other state or federal student aid programs.
HCA (1, S. Nunn) - Define eligible student as one who is over age 18 and the student's family receives state-funded adoption assistance under KRS 199.555; is currently placed in foster care by the Cabinet for Families and Children or the Department of Juvenile Justice; is in an independent living program; was in the custody of the Cabinet for Families and Children or the Department of Juvenile Justice prior to being adopted by a family that resides in Kentucky; or was in the custody of the Cabinet for Families and Children or the Department of Juvenile Justice on his or her eighteenth birthday.
HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Make technical correction.
Jan 3-introduced in House
Jan 4-to Education (H)
Feb 6-posting waived
Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 9-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 12-posting waived
Feb 13-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute and original committee amendment (1)
Feb 14-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2001
Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
Feb 19-received in Senate
Feb 22-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 5, 2001
Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 37-0
Mar 6-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 48)