HB 513 (BR 1523) - J. Tilley, T. Riner
AN ACT relating to books for preschool children and making an appropriation therefor.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the "Books for Brains Program" to promote the development of a comprehensive statewide program for encouraging preschool children to develop an appreciation of books; attach the program to the Department for Libraries and Archives for administrative purposes; establish a governing board of 7 members appointed by the Governor for staggered 4 year terms; establish the "Books for Brains Program" trust fund to consist of funds collected through state appropriations, gifts, grants, and any other funds from the public and private sectors; direct the foundation to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the procedures for working with local partners to provide books for registered children; APPROPRIATION.
Feb 25-introduced in House
Feb 26-to Education (H)
Mar 4-posted in committee
Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 15, 2010
Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 96-0
Mar 16-received in Senate
Mar 17-to Education (S)