06RS HB147


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HB 147/FN (BR 977) - C. Belcher

     AN ACT relating to military spouses.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish that a Kentucky resident married to a member of the Kentucky National Guard, United States Armed Forces, or United States Armed Forces Reserve shall not have to pay matriculation or tuition fees upon admission to any state-supported institution of higher education or vocational school; limit the benefit to lasting 36 or fewer months; amend KRS 141.020 to establish a $250 tax credit for a Kentucky resident married to a member of the United States Armed Forces or a member of the Kentucky National Guard or Reserve on federal active duty.


     HCS/FN - Delete the new section of KRS Chapter 164 with regard to the elimination of matriculation and tuition fees for military spouses.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Jan 23-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 9-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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