House Bill 149

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/22/21: floor amendments (6), (7), (8) and (9) filed
Title AN ACT relating to opportunities in education.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 372
Sponsors C. McCoy, S. Baker, K. Banta, K. Bratcher, J. Calloway, J. Decker, J. Fischer, D. Fister, K. Fleming, M. Hart, T. Huff, A. Koenig, W. Lawrence, M. Lockett, S. Maddox, J. Miller, K. Moser, D. Osborne, P. Pratt, M. Prunty, F. Rabourn, S. Santoro, S. Sharp, W. Thomas, J. Tipton
Summary of Original Version Create new sections in KRS Chapter 141 to establish the Education Opportunity Account Program; define terms and eligibility for the program; establish the requirements of the account-granting organizations and the Department of Revenue; allow auditing of account-granting organizations by the Department of Revenue; create a tax credit for taxes imposed by KRS 141.020, 141.040, and 141.0401; require reporting to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue; create short title; amend KRS 141.0205 to order the tax credit; amend KRS 131.190 to allow reporting by the Department of Revenue.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Education Opportunity Account Program
Education, Finance - Education Opportunity Account Program
State Agencies - Department of Revenue, Education Opportunity Account Program tax credit
Taxation - Education Opportunity Account Program tax credit
Taxation, Income--Corporate - Education Opportunity Account Program tax credit
Taxation, Income--Individual - Education Opportunity Account Program tax credit
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Account-granting organizations, Education Opportunity Account Program
Reports Mandated - Department of Revenue, Education Opportunity Account Program
Short Titles and Popular Names - Education Opportunity Account Act, EOA Act
Fiscal Note - Education Opportunity Account Program
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7
House Floor Amendment 8
House Floor Amendment 9

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/05/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/02/21
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/04/21
  • floor amendments (1), (2), (3) and (4) filed
  • posted in committee
02/09/21
  • floor amendment (5) filed
02/22/21
  • floor amendments (6), (7), (8) and (9) filed

Proposed Amendments

Top | Actions
Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require educational service providers to comply with open meetings and open records in KRS Chapter 61 in the same manner as public agencies; require the Kentucky Department of Education to promulgate regulations to ensure compliance.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Educational service providers, open meetings and open records requirement
Education, Finance - Educational service providers, open meetings and open records requirement
Taxation - Educational service providers, open meetings and open records requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Department of Education, open meetings and open records requirement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Permit students who qualify as homeless children and youth under federal guidelines to participate in an EOA program.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Homeless children and youth, education financial assistance, EOA Program
Education, Finance - Homeless children and youth, education financial assistance, EOA Program
Poverty - Homeless children and youth, education financial assistance, EOA Program
Taxation - Homeless children and youth, education financial assistance, EOA Program
Children and Minors - Homeless children and youth, education financial assistance, EOA Program

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require an educational service provider to provide educational materials and services to students who are fluent in English and students who are English language learners; define English language learners.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - English language learners, EOA program, educational service provider requirement
Education, Finance - English language learners, EOA program, educational service provider requirement
Taxation - English language learners, EOA program, educational service provider requirement
Children and Minors - English language learners, EOA program, educational service provider requirement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require an educational service provider to participate in the state's assessment and accountability system; set terms of participation; authorize the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate necessary administrative regulations.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Educational service providers, assessment and accountability requirement
Education, Finance - Educational service providers, assessment and accountability requirement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, educational service provider, assessment and accountability

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Retain original provisions and provide that the tax credit sunset in four years.
Index Headings Education, Finance - Contributions to account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset
Taxation - Corporation income tax, contributions to an account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset
Taxation - Individual income tax, contributions to account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset
Taxation - LLET, contributions to account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset
Taxation, Income--Corporate - Contributions to account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset
Taxation, Income--Individual - Contributions to account-granting organization, tax credit, sunset

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require an AGO to provide demographic information on eligible students who apply for an EOA; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate an administrative regulation to establish the required demographic information to be collected.
Index Headings Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Account-granting organizations, EOA program, student demographic reporting
Children and Minors - Account-granting organizations, EOA program, student demographic reporting
Reports Mandated - Account-granting organizations, EOA program, student demographic reporting
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Board of Education, account-granting organizations, EOA program, student demographic reporting

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require education service providers to comply with reporting requirements established by the Kentucky Board of Education for student behavior and discipline.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Education service providers, student behavior and discipline reporting
Children and Minors - Education service providers, student behavior and discipline reporting

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Amend the definition of "eligible student" to require the student to be a member of a household with an annual household income that is not above the amount of household income necessary to establish eligibility for reduced-price meals based on size of household as determined annually by the United States Department of Agriculture applicable to the Commonwealth, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. secs. 1751 to 1789; require the AGO to retain all unallocated contributions for use in a subsequent application year; and make conforming changes.
Index Headings Education, Finance - EOA program contribution allocation and eligible student definition
Taxation - EOA program contribution allocation and eligible student definition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor J. Raymond
Summary Require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for the maintenance and protection of eligible students' records.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Education service provider, student records maintenance and protection
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, student records maintenance and protection
Children and Minors - Education service provider, student records maintenance and protection

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