03RS HB550


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HB 550 (BR 880) - T. Riner, G. Stumbo, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to awards for students and teachers.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164A to encourage government entities, individuals, businesses, and organizations to provide monetary awards to students with high ACT or SAT scores, and to the teachers identified as being most responsible for their success; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the disbursement of awards.


     HCS - Clarify provisions concerning the list and value of awards, the designation of an eligible group of students based on the fields in the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation's ACT and SAT database, and the corporation's authority to adopt administrative regulations on awards other than monetary awards and to determine the number of students to receive awards when funds are insufficient.

     Feb 18-introduced in House
     Feb 19-to Education (H); posting waived
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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