KY HB604 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-5)
Status: Engrossed on March 19 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-03-21 - to Education (S)
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each school to employ at least one mental health professional for every 1,500 students; require the department of education of make available a toolkit to assist school districts in developing a trauma-informed approach in their schools; define "mental health professional" and "trauma-informed approach"; require each local board of education to develop a plan for implementing a trauma-informed approach in its schools by the 2020-2021 school year.

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AN ACT relating to developing trauma-informed schools.


Roll Calls

2018-03-16 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 325 (Y: 81 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 18) [PASS]


2018-03-21Senateto Education (S)
2018-03-19Senatereceived in Senate
2018-03-16House3rd reading, passed 81-1 with Committee Substitute
2018-03-15Housefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed to Bill
2018-03-14Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 15, 2018
2018-03-14House2nd reading, to Rules
2018-03-13Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
2018-03-12Houseposted in committee
2018-03-12Houseposting waived
2018-03-12Housereassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2018-03-01Houseto Education (H)
2018-02-27Houseintroduced in House

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