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KYHB11PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to define terms; prohibit use of tobacco products by students, school personnel, and visitors in schools, school vehicles, properties, and activities; require policies to be in place by the 2020-2021 school yea...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 198)
KYSB162PassAmend KRS 158.441 to define "Kentucky State Police school resource officer," "school activities," and "school property"; create a new section of Chapter 158 specify to the requirements of employment of a KSPSRO by a school district; amend KRS 61.637 ...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 197)
KYSB175PassAmend KRS 158.6453 to revise the standards and assessments process review committee; amend KRS 158.6455 to revise the requirements for the state accountability system; amend KRS 160.346 to revise the requirements for the targeted support and improvem...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 199)
KYSR123PassRecognize February 18 to 22, 2019, as FFA Week in Kentucky.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR246IntroConfirm the appointment of Joseph Phillip Papalia to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.
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2019-03-28
passed 29-9
KYSR221IntroConfirm the appointment of Elizabeth J. Smith to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2019.
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2019-03-28
passed 30-8
KYSR240IntroConfirm the appointment of Gary W. Houchens to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 19-17
KYSR242IntroConfirm the appointment of Hal L. Heiner to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 28-9
KYSR245IntroConfirm the appointment of Laura Sewell Timberlake to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 30-8
KYSR244IntroConfirm the appointment of Tracey Lynn Cusick to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 28-10
KYSR243IntroConfirm the appointment of Katherine Ann Gornik to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 29-9
KYSR248IntroConfirm the reappointment of Ben Lovell Cundiff to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 30-8
KYSR226IntroConfirm the appointment of Justin Kyle Mitchell to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
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2019-03-28
passed 37-1
KYSR247IntroConfirm the appointment of Amanda Stamper to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.
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2019-03-28
passed 29-9
KYSR224IntroConfirm the appointment of Jerri Ellen Murphy to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR225IntroConfirm the appointment of Kimberly Ann Chevalier to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2020.
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2019-03-28
passed 37-1
KYSR227IntroConfirm the appointment of Shad Michael Sletto to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2021.
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2019-03-28
passed 37-1
KYSR241IntroConfirm the appointment of Alesa G. Johnson to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 29-9
KYSR222IntroConfirm the appointment of Jamie Lee Stickler to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2020.
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2019-03-28
passed 30-8
KYSR262PassThank and honor the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYHR237PassThank and honor the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYHR238IntroHonor Stephanie Winkler for her service as member and President of the Kentucky Education Association.
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2019-03-28
introduced in House
KYHB166PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 designating the last Wednesday in September of each year as A Day of Prayer for Kentucky's Students.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 141)
KYSB98PassCreate a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the scholarship; define eligibility requirements for the scholarship; define th...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 102)
KYSB164PassRepeal KRS 160.325, which requires every board of education to enroll in the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 142)
KYHB328PassAmend KRS 527.070 prohibiting possession of weapons on elementary and secondary school property to specify that the vehicle exception for adults shall not apply to pupils of a secondary school.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 111)
KYHB378PassAmend KRS 156.160 to establish educational coursework completion alternatives for students who are homeless children or youth; amend KRS 213.141 to establish that homeless individuals under the age of 25 shall not have to pay a fee to get a copy of t...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 144)
KYHB399PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 159 to allow children of military families who are transferring to Kentucky on official military orders to pre-enroll in a school district with official documentation.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 163)
KYHB444PassAmend KRS 157.069 to allow the Department of Education to continue to distribute state supplemental funds for a locally operated technology center to a district when the district enters a collaborative project agreement and moves the center as part o...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 133)
KYHB46PassAmend KRS 158.195 to require each public elementary and secondary school to display the national motto in a prominent location in the school.
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 082)
KYHB21PassAmend KRS 156.496 to allow school districts to accept monetary donations for the operation and maintenance of family resource and youth services centers; require that donations be used exclusively for those purposes.
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 076)
KYSB172PassAmend KRS 91A.040 to move the date cities with populations greater than 2,000 are required to forward a copy of their audit report to the Department for Local Government to no later than March 1 immediately following the fiscal year being audited; al...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 091)
KYSB250PassAmend KRS 45A.385 to increase the small purchase procedure maximum to $50,000 for a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C; amend KRS 160.375 to give a superintendent in a county school d...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 065)
KYHB22PassAmend KRS 160.190 to change a local board vacancy from being appointed by the chief state school officer to being appointed by a majority vote of the local board; establish a timeline and procedures of appointment; establish a procedure for a failure...
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2019-03-20
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 024)
KYHB227PassAmend KRS 160.280 to increase the allowed per diem for members of local boards of education from $75 to $150; increase the total annual maximum of per diem and reimbursed expenses from $3,000 to $6,000; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2019.
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2019-03-20
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 025)
KYSB8PassAmend KRS 161.770 to specify that a board of education must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, and any other applicable federal law in placing a teacher or superin...
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 030)
KYSB15PassAmend KRS 160.380 to define "clear CA/N check"; amend the definition of "contractor"; remove exceptions that permitted superintendents and principals to hire relatives; amend the requirement for background checks and clear CA/N checks from contractor...
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 031)
KYSB218EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Department of Education to establish an anonymous reporting mechanism for students to report concerns about vaping and other substances in schools; establish policies for the prompt investigation...
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2019-03-14
reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
KYHB508IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to establish the Educators Employment Liability Insurance Program for certified employees of public schools; require the Department of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program...
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2019-03-14
floor amendment (5) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (6-title) filed
KYSB72EngrossAmend KRS 158.100 to include virtual high school completion programs, identify the purpose of such programs, outline enrollment eligibility requirements, identify graduation requirements for enrollees of the program, and authorize schools to charge s...
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2019-03-13
To House Education Committee
KYSCR149EngrossRequest that the Education Professional Standards Board conduct a study on a uniform vocational teacher ranking system and submit a report with recommendations to the Interim Joint Committee on Education by December 1, 2019.
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2019-03-13
received in House
KYHB312IntroAmend KRS 620.060 regarding emergency custody orders in dependency, neglect, and abuse cases to require a specific statement in the orders to change the educational enrollment of a protected child; amend KRS 403.730 to require a specific finding on t...
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB1PassAmend KRS 158.441 to include definitions of school safety and school security; amend KRS 158.442 to include development and implementation of a school safety coordinator training program; specify membership on the Center for School Safety board of di...
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2019-03-11
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 005)
KYSB116EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 157.195 to 157.290 to establish the State Advisory Council for Exceptional Children; amend KRS 156.029 to revise the Kentucky Board of Education; amend KRS 158.6453 to revise the standards and assessments process review co...
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2019-03-07
To House Education Committee
KYHB251EngrossCreate 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 excuse...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB168EngrossAmend KRS 157.397 to require local boards of education to provide an annual salary supplement to qualified speech-language pathologists or audiologists.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYSR132PassProclaim May 1, 2019, as Vaping Awareness Day in Kentucky.
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2019-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYHCR178IntroDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force to study career and technical education; require findings and recommendations to be reported by December 1, 2019.
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2019-03-07
To House Education Committee
KYHB490IntroAmend KRS 161.790 to clarify the causes for which a contract of a teacher may be terminated; require an attorney to serve as hearing officer and chairman of the tribunal; remove the lay person from the tribunal; establish selection and training requi...
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2019-03-05
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHR172PassRecognize and honor the hundreds of young people from throughout the state who are participating in Kentucky 4-H: A Capitol Experience.
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2019-03-05
adopted by voice vote
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