05RS HB512


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HB 512 (BR 1281) - F. Rasche

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky data research initiative.
     Create the Kentucky data research initiative, a partnership between elementary and secondary schools and postsecondary research institutions to better utilize computer systems throughout the state.


     HCS - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to describe the findings of the General Assembly regarding the establishment of a statewide computing grid using K-12 technology for use by public postsecondary institutions; create a new section of KRS 164 to create the Kentucky Data Research Initiative Corporation and establish its purpose; specify the membership of the corporation's board of directors; require the board to adopt bylaws, keep minutes, and meet at least quarterly; attach the corporation to the Council on Postsecondary Education for administrative purposes; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to set forth the powers and duties of the corporation to including, but not limited to, entering into contracts, developing a statewide computer grid and facilitating its use by public postsecondary institutions, requiring educational outreach to K-12 students, receiving public and private funds, and requiring participants to report regularly to the corporation.

     HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 14-introduced in House
     Feb 15-to Education (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules

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