SB 135 (BR 1612) - R. Jones II, J. Turner
AN ACT relating to honoring military service through education benefits.
Amend KRS 164.507 to specify that tuition waiver is available to qualifying persons for a period no less than the lesser number of months required to complete at least a bachelor's degree; amend KRS 164.515 to conform.
SB 135 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Retain original provisions; add language to clarify that a student who obtains a credential below a bachelor's degree and who enrolls in a bachelor's degree program at a public postsecondary education institution will have tuition and fees exempted for the number of months remaining of the original 45 month exemption.
Feb 12-introduced in Senate
Feb 23-to Education (S)
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4. 2009
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 5-received in House
Mar 6-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)