Senate Bill 163

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Last Action 04/25/22: Vetoed
Title AN ACT relating to student financial aid.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1347
Sponsors B. Storm, D. Givens, G. Neal, A. Southworth, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 164.740 to delete the definition of "penal institution"; amend KRS 164.7874 to delete the requirement that an eligible high school student and eligible postsecondary student not be a convicted felon for KEES eligibility purposes; repeal KRS 164.767 relating to restrictions on financial aid to incarcerated persons.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Student financial aid, incarceration restrictions, removal
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship, convicted felon, scholarship eligibility
Education, Finance - Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship, convicted felon, scholarship eligibility
Education, Finance - Student financial aid, incarceration restrictions, removal
Education, Higher - Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship, convicted felon, scholarship eligibility
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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02/11/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/14/22
  • to Education (S)
03/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/14/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 16, 2022
03/16/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-4 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/18/22
  • to Education (H)
03/22/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/23/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/24/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2022
03/29/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 88-6 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
03/30/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Floor Amendment (2) and Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
04/13/22
  • Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
04/14/22
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for receding from House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
  • House refused to recede from Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in House
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • passed 91-0
  • received in Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in Senate Free Conference Committee Report (1)
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Free Conference Committee Report (1)
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
  • passed 34-1
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/25/22
  • Vetoed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 164.7884 to define "proprietary school" and "qualified proprietary school program" and allow use of KEES funds for enrollment in a qualified proprietary school program; amend KRS 165.7879 to allow a student who attends an out-of-state high school or Department of Defense school due to a parent's military transfer to earn a KEES award if the student earned a base amount in a previous year at a Kentucky high school.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - KEES scholarship, out-of-state military students, eligibility
Education, Finance - KEES scholarship, out-of-state military students, eligibility
Education, Finance - KEES scholarships, qualified proprietary school program, eligibility
Education, Higher - KEES scholarship, out-of-state military students, eligibility
Education, Higher - KEES scholarships, qualified proprietary school program, eligibility
Education, Vocational - KEES scholarships, qualified proprietary school program, eligibility
Military Affairs and Civil Defense - KEES scholarship, out-of-state military students, eligibility

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary Delete change to KRS 164.740; delete repeal of KRS 164.767; amend KRS 164.767 to prohibit financial aid program eligibility for persons convicted of certain felonies.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Felony convictions, student financial aid eligibility, prohibition
Education, Finance - Financial aid eligibility, felony convictions, prohibition
Education, Higher - Financial aid eligibility, felony convictions, prohibition

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 164.767 to provide that a person convicted of certain felonies shall not be eligible for financial aid programs until 5 years after sentence completion; delete restriction that incarcerated individuals receive financial aid funds after all other eligible individuals; amend KRS 164.740 to delete definition of "penal institution."
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Convicted felons, student financial aid, eligibility
Crimes and Punishments - Incarcerated individuals, student financial aid, eligibility
Education, Finance - Financial aid, convicted felons, eligibility
Education, Finance - Financial aid, incarcerated individuals, eligibility
Education, Higher - Financial aid, convicted felons, eligibility
Education, Higher - Financial aid, incarcerated individuals, eligibility

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor L. Willner
Summary Repeal the section regarding financial aid restrictions on certain felons.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Incarcerated persons, student financial aid, eligibility
Education, Finance - Financial aid, incarcerated persons, eligibility
Education, Higher - Financial aid, incarcerated persons, eligibility

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor C. Massey
Summary Provide that a person convicted of certain felonies shall not be eligible for financial aid programs while incarcerated instead of five years after sentence completion.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Incarcerated felons, student financial aid, eligibility
Education, Finance - Financial aid, incarcerated felons, eligibility
Education, Higher - Incarcerated felons, student financial aid, eligibility

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - SB 168

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Retain original provisions except prohibit eligibility for certain felony convictions only while the person is incarcerated; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate administrative regulations for implementation of the section.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, incarcerated eligibility
Crimes and Punishments - Financial aid eligibility, felony incarceration, prohibition
Education, Finance - Financial aid eligibility, felony incarceration, prohibition
Education, Higher - Financial aid eligibility, felony incarceration, prohibition

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