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SB 135 (BR 1612) - R. Jones II, J. Turner

     AN ACT relating to honoring military service through education benefits.
     Amend KRS 164.507 to specify that tuition waiver is available to qualifying persons for a period no less than the lesser number of months required to complete at least a bachelor's degree; amend KRS 164.515 to conform.


     SCS - Retain original provisions; add language to clarify that a student who obtains a credential below a bachelor's degree and who enrolls in a bachelor's degree program at a public postsecondary education institution will have tuition and fees exempted for the number of months remaining of the original 45 month exemption.

     Feb 12-introduced in Senate
     Feb 23-to Education (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4. 2009
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-received in House
     Mar 6-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)

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