06RS HB441


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HB 441 (BR 1496) - A. Arnold, K. Upchurch, D. Owens

     AN ACT relating to higher education finance.
     Create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.785 to make a legislative finding that encouraging adult high school graduates and GED recipients to pursue a postsecondary degree is important to improve the state's degree production rates and level of educational attainment of its citizens; permit the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to offer one-time grants not to exceed $500 per academic year to independent financially needy Kentucky undergraduates enrolled on a less than half-time basis; establish eligibility requirements for students to receive a grant.

     Jan 24-introduced in House
     Jan 25-to Education (H)
     Jan 30-posted in committee
     Feb 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 9, 2006
     Feb 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Feb 10-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Education (S)

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