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HB 459 (BR 439) - J. Tilley

     AN ACT relating to books for preschool children and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the Books for Brains Program to promote the development of a comprehensive statewide initiative for encouraging preschool children to develop an appreciation of books; attach the board to the Department for Libraries and Archives for administrative purposes; establish a governing board of 7 members appointed by the Governor for staggered 4 - year terms; establish the Books for Brains Program trust fund to consist of funds collected through state appropriations, gifts, grants, and any other funds from the public and private sectors; direct the Department for Libraries and Archives to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the procedures for working with local partners to provide books for registered children; APPROPRIATION.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 23-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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