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HB 190 (BR 854) - C. Rollins II, T. Riner, J. Crenshaw, J. Greer, R. Henderson, R. Palumbo, A. Simpson, F. Steele, W. Stone, J. Tilley, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to preschool education grants and making an appropriation theref
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to establish the Strong Start Kentucky Program as a grant program administered by the Early Childhood Development Authority to develop collaborative models of preschool education for unserved three-and-four year-old children living at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level; require collaboration among all community providers; require administrative regulations to define the eligible applicants; require the authority to study the long-term need and projected cost of serving all three-and four-year-old children by the 2014-2015 school year and report its findings to the Legislative Research Commission prior to January 1, 2011; establish the strong start kentucky restricted fund to be administered by the Early Childhood Development Authority to allot grants to provide collaborative models of community-based preschool for unserved children.


     HCA (1, C. Rollins II) - Make technical correction.

     HFA (1, C. Rollins II) - Include reference to "Stars for KIDS NOW" child care centers as a cooperating organization.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Education (H)
     Feb 5-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 1, 2010
     Mar 2-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 8-to Education (S)

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