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HB 759 (BR 1897) - J. Tilley

     AN ACT relating to commercialization and innovation.
     Amend 154.12-278 include the Kentucky Enterprise Fund among those in the Science and Technology Funding Program; amend KRS 164.6019 to rename the Kentucky Research and Development Voucher Fund the Kentucky Enterprise Fund; expand to include feasibility, concept development, and commercialization work; amend KRS 164.6021 to allow grants to companies of up to $30,000 for feasibility, $250,000 for concept development, $500,000 for post-initialization, and $750,000 for high-growth potential; waive requirement of partnering with a college or university where it is not practicable; amend KRS 164.6041 to decrease limits on the Kentucky Commercialization Fund; amend other KRS sections to conform and to combine funding sources; repeal KRS 154.12-315, 164.6025, 164.6027, 164.6029, 164.6031, and 164.6033.


     HFA (1, J. Tilley) - Restore the 70 percent-of-funds limitation on UK and U of L under the Kentucky Commercialization Fund.

     HFA (2, J. Tilley) - Restore provisions relating to the Rural Innovation Program.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Economic Development (H)
     Mar 12-posting waived
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 18, 2008
     Mar 19-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Mar 21-received in Senate
     Mar 26-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); taken from committee Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); 1st reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 28-taken from committee Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); 2nd reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Apr 1-reassigned to Education (S); reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 1, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Apr 2-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 98)

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