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HB 416/FN (BR 1472) - B. DeWeese, D. Watkins, S. Brinkman, C. Embry Jr., K. Hall, M. Harmon, J. Hoover, T. Moore, A. Webb-Edgington, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to a student loan forgiveness program for graduates of Kentucky dental or medical programs.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164A to establish a student loan forgiveness program for licensed medical practitioners who obtain a doctoral degree after August 30, 2008, from a Kentucky university medical, dental medicine, or osteopathic medical program; require the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation to administer the program and promulgate regulations; and establish eligibility requirements for loan forgiveness, including practice in a Kentucky community designated as a medically underserved community by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions of the bill; delete the August 30, 2008 effective date.

     Jan 30-introduced in House
     Jan 31-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 25-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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