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HB 247 (BR 294) - J. Tipton, A. Koenig, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to student scholarships and declaring an emergency.
     Create a new section of KRS 164.7871 to 164.7885 to allow the use of KEES funds for dual credit courses; require KHEAA to promulgate administrative regulations to administer the section; amend KRS 164.7874 to require KEES recipients to complete the FAFSA; amend KRS 164.7879 to revise the criteria for and amount of KEES base awards; provide for an annual increase in KEES base awards based on the Consumer Price Index; amend KRS 164.7884 to allow KEES funds to be used for qualified workforce training programs; amend KRS 164.7885 to limit a student's KEES disbursement based on federal and state financial aid received and allow rollover of remaining KEES funds; amend KRS 164.786 to sunset the dual credit scholarship program on June 30, 2022; EMERGENCY.

     Jan 24, 2018 - introduced in House
     Jan 26, 2018 - to Education (H)