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HB626/FN (BR999) - G. Stumbo, R. Rand, R. Adkins, L. Belcher, J. Bell, G. Brown Jr., T. Burch, L. Clark, H. Collins, L. Combs, M. Denham, J. Donohue, K. Flood, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Greer, C. Harris, D. Horlander, C. Howard, J. Jenkins, J. Kay, D. Keene, M. King, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meyer, C. Miller, T. Mills, R. Nelson, S. Overly, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, D. Schamore, J. Short, A. Simpson, R. Smart, F. Steele, W. Stone, C. Tackett, J. Taylor, T. Thompson, D. Watkins, G. Watkins, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to postsecondary financial aid and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student eligibility for the scholarship; prescribe the calculation of the scholarship amount; require the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to submit information to the authority required for the administration of the program; APPROPRIATION.


HB626 - AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Retain original provisions; add definition of "award period"; require the completion of the scholarship application and the FAFSA by a deadline established by the authority; clarify that an eligible student must graduate from a Kentucky high school; clarify the GPA requirement for maintaining scholarship eligibility.
     HFA1( J. DeCesare ) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 151B and 154.20 to establish a program for financing workforce development partnership projects through the creation of the Workforce Investment Fund Advisory board and the Kentucky Workforce Investment Fund; describe the responsibilities of the board and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority; establish parameters for the board in reviewing applications and recommending projects; establish parameters for review and approval of projects by KEDFA; establish requirements for agreements between KEDFA and a partnership project.
     HFA2( J. DeCesare ) - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 151B and 154.20 to establish a program for financing workforce development partnership projects through the creation of the Workforce Investment Fund Advisory board and the Kentucky Workforce Investment Fund; describe the responsibilities of the board and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority; establish parameters for the board in reviewing applications and recommending projects; establish parameters for review and approval of projects by KEDFA; establish requirements for agreements between KEDFA and a partnership project.
     HFA3( J. DeCesare ) - Make title amendment.
     SCS1 - Retain original provisions except add definition of participating institution; require an eligible student to have earned dual credit prior to initial enrollment beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year; require enrollment in a program of study that leads to a certificate, diploma, or associate's degree; requirement enrollment in at least 15 credit hours each term; require a GPA of 2.5 each semester to retain the scholarship; require repayment of the scholarship if a student does not meet the GPA requirement or does not complete the academic term; terminate eligibility for the scholarship once it is received for 4 academic terms or after 6 terms following high school graduation; create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish the Dual Credit Scholarship Program; define eligibility for the program; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; establish a trust fund for moneys appropriated for the program; create a new section of KRS 164.011 to 164.098 to establish a partial performance-based funding structure for the postsecondary education system; stipulate that a percentage of the amounts appropriated shall be awarded using a performance-based funding process phased in over 3 years beginning in fiscal year 2017-2018; create the Postsecondary Education Performance Fund as a restricted fund to be distributed to institutions based on performance metrics established by the General Assembly after receiving recommendations from the Postsecondary Education Working Group; create new sections of KRS Chapter 151B and 154.20 to establish a program for financing workforce development partnership projects through the creation of the Workforce Investment Fund Advisory Board and the Kentucky Workforce Investment Fund; describe the responsibilities of the board and the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority (KEDFA); establish parameters for the board in reviewing applications and recommending projects; establish parameters for review and approval of projects by KEDFA; establish requirements for agreements between KEDFA and a partnership project; make an APPROPRIATION.
     SCA1( D. Givens ) - Make title amendment.

     Mar 01, 2016 - introduced in House
     Mar 02, 2016 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 04, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 08, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 09, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 10, 2016; floor amendments (1) to the Bill, (2) filed to Committee Substitute, (3-title) filed
     Mar 17, 2016 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (2) ruled not germane; passed 86-11 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 18, 2016 - received in Senate
     Mar 21, 2016 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 25, 2016 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 28, 2016 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Apr 15, 2016 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, April 15, 2016; 3rd reading, passed 31-7 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title); received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title); passed 90-9; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 27, 2016 - vetoed