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HB 270 (BR 1079) - J. Greer, A. Wuchner, K. Hall, A. Koenig, D. Osborne, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to public school facilities.
     Amend KRS 157.420 to allow school districts to apply to the commissioner of education to use capital outlay funds to purchase land or to modify an existing school; allow growth districts to apply to use capital outlay funds for operating expenses for two years after a new school opens; amend KRS 157.440 to allow the levy for school facilities currently dedicated for the Facilities Support Program of Kentucky to be used to purchase land if approved by the commissioner of education.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except add provision permitting use of capital outlay funds for maintenance expenditures after application and approval by the commissioner of education.

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 15-to Education (H)
     Jan 23-posted in committee
     Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 4, 2008
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 86-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 21-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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