05RS SB134


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SB 134/FN (BR 498) - R. Stivers II, T. Shaughnessy, W. Blevins Jr, D. Boswell, D. Harper Angel, R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to the Governor's Scholars Program.
     Amend KRS 158.796 to authorize Governor's Scholars Program, Inc. to manage and operate the Governor's Scholars Program and hire, fire, and manage personnel, including the executive director; transfer the Governor's Scholars Program from the Education Cabinet to the Governor's Office for administrative purposes; establish five board members to be appointed by the Governor; provide that appropriations from the general fund be transferred to Governor's Scholars Program, Inc. on July 1 of each year to facilitate the operation of the summer program; require quarterly and annual reports to be sent to the Governor's Office, the Finance Cabinet, and the Legislative Research Commission; require an annual financial audit conducted by an independent auditor and a detailed report detailing the operations of the program; amend KRS 12.020 and 12.023 to conform.

     Feb 4-introduced in Senate
     Feb 9-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2005
     Feb 17-3rd reading, passed 35-0
     Feb 18-received in House
     Feb 22-to Appropriations and Revenue (H); posting waived
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2005
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 98-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 2-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 35)

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