HB 324 (BR 1046) - K. Hall, R. Crimm, T. Edmonds, A. Koenig, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to student financial aid for dual credit courses and making an appropriation therefor.
Create a new section KRS Chapter 164 to create a two (2) year pilot program beginning with the 2010-2011 academic year to provide grants for eligible high school students who reside in coal producing counties to participate in dual credit courses; permit a student to receive a grant for up to twelve (12) college credit hours; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate administrative regulations for implementing the program; define student eligibility requirements; establish the Early Access Grant Program revolving fund; identify source of funds as from the local government economic development fund; provide for the transfer of $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 to the Early Access Grant Program; amend KRS 42.4592, 42.4588, 42.4595, and 42.460 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
Feb 6-introduced in House
Feb 10-to Education (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee
Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)