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HB 195 (BR 371) - J. Tipton, M. Hart, C. Miller, T. Moore, W. Stone

     AN ACT relating to adult education.
     Amend KRS 164.0064 to allow the Kentucky Adult Education Program to establish programs aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, which upon successful completion will result in the issuance of a High School Equivalency Diploma; require at least one program to include a test aligned with the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education, to serve as a qualifying test, which upon passing will entitle students to receive a High School Equivalency Diploma; delete external diploma program; grandfather in previously recognized high school equivalency diplomas; forbid invalidation of issued High School Equivalency Diplomas due to changes in test selection; amend KRS 164.0062, 15.382, 15.3971, 15.540, 18A.201, 18A.204, 61.906, 95.951, 141.0205, 151B.131, 158.145, 158.146, 158.6455, 158.842, 159.010, 160.180, 161.011, 161.044, 164.0232, 164.0234, 164.7874, 164.7879, 194A.717, 197.045, 198B.712, 205.704, 237.120, 316.030, 317.450, 317A.050, 317B.025, 326.040, 342.730, 342.732, and 533.200 to conform.



     Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)
     Feb 13, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 14, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 15, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 16, 2017
     Feb 16, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Feb 17, 2017 - received in Senate
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (S)
     Mar 02, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 03, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 06, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2017
     Mar 08, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 14, 2017 - received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 63)