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KYSB82PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Eating Disorder Council in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; set forth membership and duties; require a report annually beginning December 1, 2020; sunset the council on Dece...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB101PassAmend KRS 164.2951 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to facilitate the implementation of a standardized articulation agreement for each approved high school career pathway to be honored at any public college or university.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB42PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require any student identification badge issued to a public middle or high school student to contain the contact information for national crisis hotlines specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault, an...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB331PassAmend KRS 164A.305 to include in the definition of "qualified educational expenses" certain qualified education loan repayments and certain expenses for registered apprenticeship programs.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB134PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish the Optometry Scholarship Program; define scholarship eligibility requirements; direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate regulations and administer th...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB366PassAmend KRS 164.380 to establish guidelines for the operation and management of the model and practice schools operated by Eastern Kentucky University; require the board of regents to adopt policies for the operation of the model and practice school; e...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB186PassAmend KRS 43.020 to delete requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts reside at the seat of government; amend KRS 43.030 to allow the assistant state auditor to recuse himself or herself in specified instances to comply with professional standar...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB14EngrossAmend KRS 164.2841, relating to college tuition benefits for spouses and children of specified emergency response personnel and public employees who have died in the course of their duties to specify that the beneficiary is eligible for up to a maxim...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHCR61EngrossUrge Congress to adopt the Higher Education Loan Payment and Enhanced Retirement Act.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB368EngrossAmend 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.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHCR117EngrossDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Teacher Preparation in Literacy and Numeracy for Primary Grades Task Force to study Kentucky's teacher preparation programs and professional development opportunities; require findings and r...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB570EngrossAmend KRS 65.220, establishing the purpose of KRS 65.210 to 65.300, to allow public agencies to participate in Interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.230 to define "interlocal agency," "local government," and "public agency"; create a new section of KRS...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB99PassAppropriate to the Cabinet for Economic Development General Fund moneys in the amount of $50,000,000 in fiscal year 2019-2020 for the establishment and implementation of the Direct Health Care Services and Research Facilities Operations Loan; set out...
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2020-03-25
signed by Governor
KYHB316EngrossAmend KRS 164.011 to require each Council on Postsecondary Education board meeting to include a public comment period.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB393EngrossAmend KRS 164.786 to increase the dual credit tuition rate ceiling amount; add two career and technical education courses per year to the Dual Credit Scholarship; amend KRS 164.787 to delete the dual credit provisions from the Work Ready Scholarship.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB419EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to annually compile data on in-demand jobs within the state and for each public postsecondary instruction and each campus of the Kentucky Community and Technica...
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2020-03-19
floor amendments (1), (2-title) and (3) filed
KYSR267IntroConfirm the appointment of Bryan T. Sunderland to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR268IntroConfirm the appointment of Richard Ryan Nelson to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2022.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR269IntroConfirm the reappointment of Kristi P. Nelson to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2024.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR265IntroConfirm the appointment of Stanley Dewayne Johnson to the Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee for a term expiring April 14, 2020.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR277IntroConfirm the appointment of Charles Leon Owens to the Murray State University Board of Regents for a term expiring on June 30, 2025.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR283IntroConfirm the appointment of Marianne Butler to the Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee for a term expiring April 14, 2024.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Floor Committee
KYSB1EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit law enforcement agencies, law enforcement officials, employees of a law enforcement agency or public agencies, public officials, or employees of a public agency or public institution operating under K...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB115EngrossAmend KRS 162.2847 to include graduate programs in the tuition waiver for foster and adopted children; extend the eligibility time period.
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2020-03-18
To House Rules Committee
KYHB103IntroAmend KRS 164A.055 to redefine "board"; establish the Asset Resolution Corporation as an independent de jure municipal corporation and political subdivision; authorize the retention and compensation of employees; empower the corporation to serve and ...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR262IntroConfirm the appointment of Joe Rollin Bowen to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees for a term expiring June 30, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR257IntroConfirm the appointment of Ronald Lynn Wright to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for a term expiring January 13, 2020.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR256IntroConfirm the appointment of Randall Jay Buford to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for an unexpired term ending January 13, 2021.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR253IntroConfirm the appointment of Christopher James Girdler to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents for a term expiring June 21, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR261IntroConfirm the appointment of Cathy A. Black to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees for a term expiring June 30, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR255IntroConfirm the appointment of John Edward Chilton to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for an unexpired term ending January 13, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR260IntroConfirm the reappointment of Andrá R. Ward to the Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents for a term expiring June 30, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR259IntroConfirm the appointment of Adam Lambert Hinton to the Morehead State University Board of Regents for a term expiring June 30, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR258IntroConfirm the appointment of Diane B. Medley to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for a term expiring January 13, 2025.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR254IntroConfirm the appointment of Scott W. Brinkman to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for an unexpired term ending January 13, 2023.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYHR126IntroEncourage Kentucky institutions such as colleges, universities, and hospitals to create tuition benefit, loan forgiveness, or other incentivizing programs in order to improve health care in critical care access and health professional shortage areas.
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2020-03-12
To House Education Committee
KYHB214PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Veterinary Contract Spaces Program; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; require the authority to purchase enrollment spaces annually for Kentuc...
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2020-03-11
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 10)
KYHB463IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Center for Cannabis Research at the University of Kentucky; define the role, mission, and responsibilities of the center; establish the university's duties related to the center; APPRO...
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2020-03-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB633IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to limit a postsecondary educational institution or an organization with authority over intercollegiate athletics from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the studen...
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2020-03-04
To House Education Committee
KYSB238IntroCreate a section of KRS Chapter 164 to limit a postsecondary educational institution or an organization with authority over intercollegiate athletics from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student's ...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB641IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to establish the Veterans' Bill of Rights; direct the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to produce monthly reports of workforce need projections; direct the Department of Transportation to take necessa...
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2020-03-04
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB542IntroAmend KRS 164A.575 to permit a postsecondary governing board to sell or dispose property subject to the review and approval of the CPE, Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee, and Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet; require th...
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2020-03-02
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB487IntroAmend KRS 6.764 to prohibit a member of the General Assembly from receiving compensation during a leave of absence for the performance of legislative duties; amend KRS 161.770 to prevent double compensation for service as an educator or employee of a...
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2020-02-28
To House State Government Committee
KYSB214IntroAmend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB488IntroAmend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2020-02-27
To House Education Committee
KYHB468IntroAmend numerous statutes in KRS Chapters 12, 14A, 16, 40, 42, 148, 158, 161, 164, and 186 to make certain LGBTQ and qualifying veterans are eligible for state veterans' benefits.
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2020-02-24
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB459IntroAmend KRS 156.070 to require the Kentucky Board of Education or agency designated by the board of education to manage interscholastic athletics to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools that participate in interscholastic a...
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2020-02-21
To House Education Committee
KYHB455IntroAmend KRS 164.370 to require each governing board of a public postsecondary education institution to adopt a student code of conduct that includes disciplinary procedures; set minimum requirements for the disciplinary procedures; require the institut...
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2020-02-21
To House Education Committee
KYSR100IntroConfirm the reappointment of Raymond Malcolm Burse to the University of Louisville Board of Trustees for a term expiring January 13, 2025.
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2020-02-10
adopted 34-0
KYSB127IntroAmend KRS 162.2847 to include graduate programs in the tuition waiver for foster and adopted children; extend the eligibility time period.
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2020-02-03
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
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