HB 449 (BR 1507) - T. Pullin, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to postsecondary education.
Amend KRS 164.746 and 164A.050 to require that members of the board of directors of the Kentucky Student Loan Corporation shall also serve as the board of directors of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority; specify responsibilities and duties of board members; provide for the continuation of terms for those serving as board members at the effective date of this Act; specify the procedures for reappointments or filling vacancy by term expiration of a member serving on a board at the effective date of this Act; specify that the board shall employ an executive director of the Kentucky Student Loan Corporation who shall also serve as the executive director for the authority; amend KRS 164A.701 to clarify that the purchase of a prepaid tuition account by a member of the board of directors or designation of a family member of a member of the board of directors as a qualified beneficiary under a prepaid tuition contract is not a conflict of interest.
HB 449 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Make technical corrections.
SCA (1, K. Winters) - Add new section dealing with Kentucky tuition grant to require that students be enrolled in a Kentucky independent college or university which is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools rather than by any regional accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education; provide that students enrolled between July 1, 2003 and the effective date of this Act in a Kentucky independent college or university that is accredited by a regional accrediting association may remain eligible until a bachelor's degree is attained or until July 1, 2010.
Jan 25-introduced in House
Jan 26-to Education (H)
Jan 30-posted in committee
Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Feb 7-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 9-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 10-received in Senate
Feb 14-to Education (S)
Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 15-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 16, 2006
Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; to Rules (H)
Mar 21-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)