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.
HB 416 - AMENDMENTS
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)