KY SB7 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 12-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 6 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-18 - returned to Local Government (H)
Pending: House Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 160.345 to allow a local board to require an annual report of activities from a school council; reduce the minimum number of teachers serving on the council to two; specify that a council decision is appealable to the local board; require the local board of education to adopt a policy allowing the board to initiate review of a school council decision; specify the alignment of council policy with local board policy; allow a teacher to be transferred while serving on the school council; specify that local board members may attend council meetings; permit a superintendent to forward qualified applicants to the principal instead of the council; alter principal hiring process requiring principal to be selected by the superintendent after consultation with school council; require school council authority to be transferred to the superintendent if a school is identified for comprehensive support and improvement; make technical corrections; amend to conform.

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AN ACT relating to school councils.


Roll Calls

2020-02-06 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs1 RSN# 1193 (Y: 20 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2020-03-18Housereturned to Local Government (H)
2020-03-18House2nd reading
2020-03-18Housetaken from Local Government (H)
2020-03-17Houseposting waived
2020-03-17Housereassigned to Local Government (H)
2020-03-17House1st reading
2020-03-17Housetaken from Education (H)
2020-02-10Houseto Education (H)
2020-02-06Housereceived in House
2020-02-06Senate3rd reading, passed 20-15 with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-02-06Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 6, 2020
2020-02-05Senatereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
2020-01-16Senatereturned to State & Local Government (S)
2020-01-16Senate2nd reading
2020-01-16Senatetaken from State & Local Government (S)
2020-01-15Senateto State & Local Government (S)
2020-01-15Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2020-01-15Senate1st reading
2020-01-15Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2020-01-13Senateintroduced in Senate


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