HB 521 (BR 1862) - R. Wilkey, J. Hoover, D. Graham, R. Meeks, D. Owens, M. Weaver
AN ACT relating to the Public Service Student Law School Loan Assistance Program and making an appropriation therefor.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 164A to create the Public Service Student Law School Loan Assistance Program to defray indebtedness incurred for law school for eligible attorneys working in the Office of the Attorney General, the Prosecutors Advisory Council, the Department of Public Advocacy, or nonprofit legal services organizations designated as eligible; the program shall be administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, which shall promulgate administrative regulations; create the Public Service Student Law School Loan Assistance Program trust fund in the State Treasury; provide that interest and funds shall not lapse but be carried forward for the purposes of the program; amend KRS 42.320, relating to the court cost distribution fund, to direct that 2% of each court cost, up to $1,200,000, be deposited in the Public Service Student Law School Loan Assistance Program trust fund; amend KRS 164A.337 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
HB 521 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Change the reimbursement period to a 1-year period rather than a 2-year period.
Feb 6-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Education (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee
Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 21-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)