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SB 46/FN (BR 190) - J. Rhoads

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship Program.
     Amend KRS 164.7881 to permit, beginning with the 2008-2009 academic year, eligible high school students to use a portion of their KEES award to pay for tuition for dual credit courses; require that the funds they would have received during their postsecondary program be reduced over a four or five-year period equal to the amount used for dual credit; amend KRS 164.7885 to conform; make technical corrections to KRS 164.7874 and 164.7879.


     SCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except delete reference to "seniors" so that funds could be used by any otherwise eligible high school student; insert language to clarify that use of KEES funds must be for dual credit courses leading to a degree or relating to a defined career path.

     HFA (1/P, J. Glenn) - Attach provisions of HB 373/GA to SB 46/GA.

     HFA (2/Title, J. Glenn) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate
     Feb 6-to Education (S)
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 27, 2007
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 32-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 28-received in House
     Mar 2-to Education (H)
     Mar 5-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2007
     Mar 26-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed

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