12RS HB260
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HB260

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HB 260 (BR 899) - L. Combs, G. Stumbo, J. Carney, L. Clark, J. Glenn, K. Hall

     AN ACT relating to postsecondary education and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 164 to clarify the use of local government economic development funds; declare the need for a comprehensive university in southeastern Kentucky; create the Southeastern Kentucky Educational Attainment District; establish the University of Pikeville; require the University of Pikeville to establish the Southeastern Kentucky Educational Attainment Program; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to determine three year and six year degree attainment rates; authorize the University of Pikeville to operate extension campuses; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to approve the University of Pikeville base tuition rates; create the University of Pikeville interim board of regents; create the southeastern Kentucky educational attainment fund; amend KRS 42.4592 to clarify calculation of fund allocations; amend KRS 164.295 to clarify that the University of Pikeville may continue to operate the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine; create a new section of KRS Chapter 154 to require notice to students who benefit from local government economic development funds; amend KRS 164.001 to add the University of Pikeville in the list of public postsecondary education institutions included in the definitions of "comprehensive university" and "postsecondary education system," amend KRS 164.011 to change references to the number of public postsecondary education institutions and the number of student body presidents to conform, amend KRS 164.321 to include the University of Pikeville in the requirements for board of regents appointments, amend KRS 164.365, 158.842, 164.800, 161.220, and 164.295 to conform. APPROPRIATION.

HB 260 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Delete original provisions; create the Kentucky Appalachian College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Appalachian College Completion grant and the Kentucky Appalachian College Completion student services grant; create the Kentucky Appalachian Coal County District; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the KACC grant and the Council on Postsecondary Education to administer the student services grant; define student and institutional eligibility for the grants; define the grant formula and maximum grant amounts; require the authority and the council to make an annual report on the program; require the council to conduct a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget. APPROPRIATION.
     HCA (1/Title, L. Combs) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (1, T. Moore) - Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 and amend KRS 141.0205 to establish a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for contributions to a school tuition organization; make technical corrections.
     HFA (2/Title, T. Moore) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (3, R. Adkins) - Retain original provisions except allow KACC grants to be used at non-participating institutions if the eligible student's program of study is not offered at a participating institution; define non-participating institution; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate regulations for procedures to designate eligible programs of study at non-participating institutions; direct the procedures to be similar to the process for determining out-of-state program eligibility for the Kentucky educational excellence scholarship; establish $3,000 maximum grant amount for attendance at non-participating institution; establish $500,000 annual maximum for grants disbursed to non-participating institutions; make technical corrections.
     HFA (4, C. Rollins II) - Make technical corrections.
     SCS - Retain original provisions, except change the program name to the Kentucky Coal Fields College Completion Program and the grant names to the Kentucky Coal Fields College Completion grant and the Kentucky Coal Fields College Completion student services grant; delete the Kentucky Appalachian Coal County District and create the Kentucky Coal Fields District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the student services grant; clarify the eligibility process for programs of study at non-participating institutions and the maximum amount of funds available for students attending non-participating institutions; change institutions eligible for students services grants to Kentucky Community and Technical College System institutions located in the district; make technical changes.
     SCA (1/Title, B. Smith) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 17-introduced in House
     Jan 18-to Education (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 13, 2012; floor amendments (3) and (4) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) ruled not germane ; passed 89-7 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendments (3) and (4)
     Mar 14-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 26-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 27-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 29-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Apr 12-taken from Rules (S); recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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