House Bill 2

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 133)
Title AN ACT relating to increasing bachelor's degree attainment at postsecondary education institutions located in coal-producing counties.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 876
Sponsors G. Stumbo, L. Combs, H. Collins, K. Hall, R. Huff, J. Richards, J. Short, T. Thompson, B. Waide, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant; create the Kentucky Coal County District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student and institutional eligibility for scholarships and grants; define the maximum grant amounts; require the authority to make an annual report on the program and a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Amendment 2
Senate Committee Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/07/14
  • introduced in House
01/08/14
  • to Education (H)
01/30/14
  • posted in committee
02/04/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/05/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 6, 2014
02/06/14
  • floor amendments (1) (2) (3-title) and (4) filed
02/10/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0
02/11/14
  • received in Senate
02/13/14
  • to Education (S)
03/24/14
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/25/14
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
03/27/14
  • reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
04/15/14
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn
  • passed 38-0 with committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
  • House concurred in Senate committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
  • passed 96-3
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
04/25/14
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 133)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Nelson
Summary Retain original provisions except require that scholarships be allocated equally among coal-producing counties.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Nelson
Summary Revise requirements for a participating institution; delete non-participating institution and related language; change maximum scholarship amount for public institutions to $5,000; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Nelson
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor R. Nelson
Summary Revise requirements for a participating institution; delete non-participating institution and related language; change maximum scholarship amount for public institutions to $5,000; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Wilson
Summary Amend KRS 164.7890 to require recipients of the coal county scholarship program for pharmacy students to be residents of a coal-producing county; provide that funds not expended from the coal county scholarship program for pharmacy students be transferred to the osteopathic medicine scholarship program; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 2
Sponsor M. Wilson
Summary Provide a formula to determine the tuition amount for a work-college when determining the scholarship amount.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 3
Sponsor M. Wilson
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor P. Hornback
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor P. Hornback
Summary Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant; create the Kentucky Coal County District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student and institutional eligibility for scholarships and grants; define the maximum grant amounts; require the authority to make an annual report on the program and a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget; create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to modify the telecommunications deregulation plan in KRS 278.541 et.seq.; end most Public Service Commission authority over exchanges with 15,000 or more housing units; reduced PSC jurisdiction and obligate them to provide basic local exchange (wireline) service for less populous exchanges; allow utility to have option to substitute internet protocol or wireless service in some situations; allow customers in some situations would have the right to reject IP or wireless service and have their wireline restored; make federal jurisdiction, especially over carrier to carrier issues unaffected; end PSC jurisdiction over consumer cellphone complaints; end PSC jurisdiction over consumer broadband complaints; amend KRS 278.54611 to conform.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Fiscal Note - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
State Agencies - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program, administration of
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, counties eligible for
Taxation, Severance - Coal County College Completion Program, funding for
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, non-participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Scholarship, participating institution, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant, institutions eligible for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Higher Education Assistance Authority, Coal County College Completion Program
Appropriations - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Coal - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of
Education, Finance - Coal County College Completion Program, creation of

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