KY HB362 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 5 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-16 - 2nd reading, to Rules
Pending: Senate Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 requiring schools to offer the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test annually to students in grades 10 through 12, offer counseling based on the ASVAB test results, and allow up to four excused absences to meet with a recruiter of the Armed Forces of the United States or Kentucky National Guard; amend KRS 159.035 to allow excused absences for students who meet with a military recruiter, receive ASVAB counseling, or pursue enlistment.

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AN ACT relating to high school students pursuing military careers.



2018-03-16Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2018-03-15Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
2018-03-06Senateto Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
2018-03-05Senatereceived in Senate
2018-03-02House3rd reading, passed 81-1
2018-03-01Houseposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2018
2018-03-01House2nd reading, to Rules
2018-02-28Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
2018-02-20Houseposted in committee
2018-02-15Houseto Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
2018-02-13Houseintroduced in House

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