01RS SB71


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SB 71 (BR 906) - T. Shaughnessy

     AN ACT relating to the inclusion of students enrolled in a Congressional Page School or in a foreign exchange high school program under the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship program.
     Amend KRS 164.7879 to permit a student who maintains Kentucky residency to earn credit toward a base Kentucky educational excellence scholarship program award for the academic grade point average earned while participating in an approved foreign educational exchange program or in the United States Congressional Page School; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to promulgate administrative regulations that prescribe the approval process for the educational programs.


     HFA (1, M. Cherry) - Amend to add students who attend high school out-of-state while their parents are serving in the military to be eligible to earn scholarship awards; provide that if a student has earned credit toward a scholarship award under these provisions but is attending college that the funds only be provided for the remainder of their program.
     HFA (2/Title, M. Cherry) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 6-introduced in Senate
     Feb 8-to Education (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2001
     Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 35-0
     Feb 19-received in House
     Feb 20-to Education (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2001
     Mar 5-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate
     Mar 6-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 25)

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