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HB 694 (BR 1888) - L. Combs, F. Nesler, G. Stumbo

     AN ACT relating to assistance to postsecondary education.
     Amend KRS 164.785 to include in the list of schools in which a student can enroll and receive a Kentucky tuition grant an approved out-of-state postsecondary education institution licensed by the Council on Postsecondary Education to operate in Kentucky; allow students eligible for a Kentucky tuition grant to continue to be eligible in schools accredited by a regional accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education until June 30, 2013; beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, require postsecondary education institutions to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools or be reviewed and approved by the Council on Postsecondary Education to remain eligible as an institution in which a student may receive Kentucky tuition grant.

HB 694 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions except allow students who qualify for a Kentucky tuition grant who are accepted or enrolled in schools prior to the 2011-2012 academic year that are accredited by a regional accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education to continue to be eligible for a Kentucky tuition grant until June 30, 2014; require an out-of-state institution seeking approval as an eligible institution in which a student may use a Kentucky tuition grant to pay all costs associated with an institutional review conducted by the Council on Postsecondary Education.

     SCS - Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to permit universities with a legacy program for nonresident children of graduates to provide the same tuition for siblings of graduates.

     SCA (1/Title, K. Winters) - Make title amendment.

     Mar 3-introduced in House
     Mar 4-to Education (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 14, 2008
     Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-received in Senate
     Mar 25-to Education (S); taken from committee Education (S); 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 26-taken from committee Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Apr 1-recommitted to Education (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 1, 2008; 3rd reading; committee amendment (1-title) withdrawn ; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Apr 2-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 90-3; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 86)

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