House Bill 553

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/10/24: became law without Governor's Signature
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky rural veterinary student loan repayment program and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1608
Sponsors M. Koch, C. Aull, S. Bratcher, J. Dixon, D. Fister, P. Flannery, C. Freeland, D. Hale, S. Heavrin, DJ Johnson, K. King, A. Neighbors, M. Pollock, P. Pratt, R. Raymer, C. Stevenson, K. Timoney, J. Tipton
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to define terms; establish the Kentucky Rural Veterinary Medicine Student Loan Repayment Program for an eligible livestock practitioner who engages in veterinary medicine in an underserved rural area or veterinary shortage area for five consecutive years; authorize the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate administrative regulations; set forth program eligibility requirements; authorize the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to award loan repayment benefits to applicants selected by the Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Selection Committee; establish compliance requirements; create the rural veterinary care trust fund; establish purposes of the fund; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, rural veterinary student loan repayment
Education, Finance - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, rural veterinary student loan repayment
Education, Higher - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, rural veterinary student loan repayment
State Agencies - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, rural veterinary student loan repayment
Veterinarians - Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, creation, livestock practitioner
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, rural veterinary student loan repayment
Agriculture - Livestock practitioner, Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, creation
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Livestock practitioner, Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, creation
Appropriations - Rural veterinary care trust fund, creation, rural veterinary student loan repayment program
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Selection Committee, creation, livestock practitioner
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/14/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/21/24
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2024
03/14/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 88-4 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/15/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/24
  • to Education (S)
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/22/24
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/26/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
03/27/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2024
03/28/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/09/24
  • filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
04/10/24
  • became law without Governor's Signature

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except allow a livestock practitioner in an underserved rural area to practice mixed animal medicine with a minimum of 30% work dedicated to livestock; define "underserved rural area" as a city having a population of less than 25,000 and more than 20 miles from a city having a population of more than 50,000; require report to the Legislative Research Commission, Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue, and Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Livestock practitioner, Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, underserved rural area
Veterinarians - Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, veterinary service, reporting
Agriculture - Livestock practitioner, Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, underserved rural area
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Livestock practitioner, Rural Veterinary Student Loan Repayment Program, underserved rural area

Last updated: 4/13/2024 12:27 AM (EDT)