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  1. Introduced Feb 5, 2013
  2. Passed House
  3. Passed Senate
  4. Signed into Law

HB 155

Kentucky House Bill

AN ACT relating to the Special Needs Alternative Education and Welfare Program. Create new sections of KRS Chapter 157 to establish the Students with Special Needs Scholarship Program; define terminology regarding participation; describe the process for the Kentucky Department of Education to receive student applications and to allocate scholarship funding; require a resident school district to provide annual notice of the program to parents, transfer school records, provide transportation, and permit a student to participate in the state assessment if requested; describe the requirements of a participating school application; describe parent, student, and local district responsibilities; clarify the requirements for a proportionate share of federal funds for parentally placed students with disabilities; amend KRS 157.196, 159.030, and 605.115 to conform with the definition of "individualized education program" in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; direct the Office of Education Accountability to monitor and report on implementation of the program; name portions of the act the "Special Needs Alternative Education and Welfare Act of 2012."
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
State Agencies Education Health
Sponsors (1):
  • Stan Lee


There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.


Date Chamber  
Feb 6, 2013 House to Education (H)
Feb 5, 2013 House introduced in House

Bill Text


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