HB 441 (BR 1496) - A. Arnold, K. Upchurch, D. Owens
AN ACT relating to higher education finance.
Create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.785 to make a legislative finding that encouraging adult high school graduates and GED recipients to pursue a postsecondary degree is important to improve the state's degree production rates and level of educational attainment of its citizens; permit the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to offer one-time grants not to exceed $500 per academic year to independent financially needy Kentucky undergraduates enrolled on a less than half-time basis; establish eligibility requirements for students to receive a grant.
Jan 24-introduced in House
Jan 25-to Education (H)
Jan 30-posted in committee
Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 9, 2006
Feb 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0
Feb 10-received in Senate
Feb 14-to Education (S)