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HB 206 (BR 1172) - J. Carney

     AN ACT relating to the dual credit scholarship program, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish the Dual Credit Scholarship Program; define terms for the program, including "eligible high school student" and "participating institution"; designate the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program and require the agency to promulgate administrative regulations for the administration of the program; define student eligibility for the program; prescribe the scholarship amount calculation and maximum scholarship amount; require the authority to provide an annual report on the program; establish the Dual Credit Scholarship Program trust fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.


AMENDMENTS

     SCS1 - Retain original provisions except limit scholarship eligibility to two successfully completed courses; require high schools to apply to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority for the scholarship for each student; require the scholarship amount to be reduced to 50% if a course is not successfully completed; require an institution to not charge any tuition or fees to a student beyond the scholarship amount when a course is not successfully completed; clarify that institutions cannot charge any additional fees beyond the dual credit tuition rate for dual credit courses; delete scholarship renewal provisions; create a new section of KRS 164.7871 to 164.7885 to provide KEES scholarships to students enrolled in a registered apprenticeship program; define student eligibility; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate regulations for awarding the scholarships; declare an EMERGENCY.
     SCA1( M. Wilson ) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)
     Mar 01, 2017 - posted in committee
     Mar 03, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 06, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 07, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2017
     Mar 08, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 96-0; received in Senate
     Mar 14, 2017 - taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Education (S)
     Mar 15, 2017 - taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 29, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1-title) and Committee Substitute as a consent bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017
     Mar 30, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title); received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1-title) and Committee Substitute; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title); Bill passed 88-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 165)