House Bill 721

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Title AN ACT relating to the Autism Scholarship Program.
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Bill Request Number 218
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to establish the Autism Scholarship Program to permit autistic children as defined by KRS 157.200(1)(m) to receive a scholarship to move from his or her resident public school to a participating school as a public or nonpublic school that meets certain criteria and accepts the student for enrollment; establish the maximum amount of the scholarship as an amount equal to the per pupil funding based on the average daily attendance and add-on funds for exceptional children that are allotted under the Support Education Excellence in Kentucky Program; require the resident district to provide or pay for transportation for the student to attend the nonpublic participating school; require the Kentucky Board of Education shall promulgate necessary administrative regulations to implement and manage the scholarship program; require the program to be implemented by the 2008-2009 school year.
Index Headings of Original Version Children and Minors - Autism Scholarship Program
Disabilities and the Disabled - Autism Scholarship Program
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Autism Scholarship Program
Education, Finance - Autism Scholarship Program
State Agencies - Department of Education, administrative regulations, Autism Scholarship Program

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03/04/08
  • introduced in House
03/05/08
  • to Education (H)


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