KY HB32 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-2)
Status: Passed on March 22 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-22 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 68)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Amend KRS 161.011 to allow for the hiring of classified personnel without a high school diploma or equivalent if the district provides the employee the opportunity to obtain a high school equivalency diploma at no cost to the employee; allow licenses or credentials issued by a government entity to substitute.

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AN ACT relating to classified school staff and declaring an emergency.


Roll Calls

2023-03-14 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 2615 (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-17 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 53 (Y: 95 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2023-03-22Housesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 68)
2023-03-15Housedelivered to Governor
2023-03-15Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2023-03-15Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2023-03-15Housereceived in House
2023-03-14Senate3rd reading, passed 36-0
2023-03-14Senateposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2023
2023-03-10Senate2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
2023-03-09Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
2023-03-01Senateto Education (S)
2023-02-21Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2023-02-21Senatereceived in Senate
2023-02-17House3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
2023-02-15Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 16, 2023
2023-02-15House2nd reading, to Rules
2023-02-14Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1), and committee amendment (1-title)
2023-02-09Houseto Education (H)
2023-01-03Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2023-01-03Houseintroduced in House


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