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KYHB44PassAmend KRS 159.035 to require a local school district's attendance policy to include provisions for a student's mental or behavioral health status.
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 228)
KYHB3PassAmend KRS 311.732, relating to performance of an abortion upon a minor, to require the informed written consent of a parent or legal guardian to include a copy of that parent's or legal guardian's government-issued identification and parent's or lega...
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2022-04-14
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 210)
KYSR167PassRecognize March 2, 2022, as Read Across America Day.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYHB7PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to establish that the terms "cash assistance" and "public assistance" do not include foster care, kinship care, fictive kin care, or relative placement payments; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Service...
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2022-04-14
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 211)
KYSB83PassAmend KRS 156.070 to require the Board of Education or agency designated by the Board of Education to manage interscholastic athletics to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools that participate in interscholastic athletics ...
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2022-04-13
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 198)
KYHR72PassA RESOLUTION proclaiming April 12, 2022, to be Education and Sharing Day, Kentucky.
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2022-04-13
adopted by voice vote
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 157.3175 to remove the requirement that a preschool program proposal include a certification from a Head Start director that the Head Start program is fully utilized.
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2022-04-11
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 190)
KYHB170PassCreate a new section of KRS 387.010 to 387.280 to establish a new procedure for legal settlements with a minor when the amount of the settlement is $25,000 or less; amend KRS 387.280 to conform.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 182)
KYSB97PassAmend KRS 620.040 to require law enforcement to request a blood, breath, or urine test from a caregiver suspected of being under the influence at the time of a child fatality or near fatality, and to request a search warrant for the test if consent i...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 139)
KYHB458PassAmend KRS 15A.063 to extend the term of the Juvenile Justice Oversight Council to July 1, 2030; EMERGENCY.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 136)
KYSB164PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Imagination Library of Kentucky Program; direct the Collaborative Center for Literacy Development to administer the program; require the program to contribute matching funds, if available, requ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 95)
KYHB501PassAmend KRS 403.212 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a child support obligation worksheet; define "obligor"; make changes to child support obligations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 403 to define terms; create a ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 122)
KYHB678PassAmend KRS 635.050 to make language gender neutral.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 185)
KYSB105PassAmend KRS 214.155 to include cytomegalovirus (CMV) testing as part of the newborn screening program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide public e...
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2022-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 85)
KYHB525PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require Medicaid reimbursement for certain services provided by certified community health workers; create new sections of KRS Chapter 309 to establish community health worker certification; amend KRS 205.64...
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2022-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 86)
KYHB194PassAmend KRS 158.143 to provide that a student enrolled in a district-operated alternative education program shall be eligible to seek attainment of a High School Equivalency Diploma under certain conditions.
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2022-04-01
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 78)
KYSB8PassAmend KRS 15.900 to create the definition of "abused or neglected child" and "community resource organization"; change the definitions of "state board" and "prevention program"; amend KRS 15.905 to reference the new definition of "state board"; amend...
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2022-04-01
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
KYHB318Engross

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Amend KRS 610.030 to require a court referral for truancy cases when there is no improvement within 30 days; require a court-designated worker to make a finding if diversion is failed due to lack of parental cooperation; allow a court to refer cases ...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB23Intro

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Amend KRS 156.070 to require KHSAA to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools to designate all interscholastic athletics based upon the biological sex of the students eligible to participate; prohibit male students from part...
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB9PassAmend KRS 158.791 to specify the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; require the department to collaborate with designated agencies on reading programming...
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2022-03-29
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 40)
KYHB270Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require school councils or principals to adopt child abuse awareness and prevention instruction that is taught by a trained, certified teacher; establish short title of "Erin's Law."
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2022-03-29
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB442PassAmend KRS 405.075 to add Class I, Class II, Class III, and Class IV ground ambulance providers to the approved list of entities allowed to install and operate a newborn safety device.
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2022-03-29
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 45)
KYSB151PassAmend KRS 158.070 to permit the administrator of a school that participates in the Federal School Breakfast Program to authorize up to 15 minutes of the student attendance day to provide the opportunity for children to eat breakfast during instructio...
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2022-03-29
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 41)
KYHB569Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms; prohibit the manufacture and sale of certain kratom extracts and kratom products; prohibit the sale of kratom extracts and kratom products to any individuals under 21 years of age; establish pen...
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB157Engross

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Amend KRS 405.021 to establish that grandparent visitation rights are not adversely affected by any investigation related to abuse, neglect, dependency of a child, or termination of parental rights of the grandparent's son or daughter who is the fath...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB43Engross

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Amend KRS 21A.190, 157.065, 194A.030, 194A.365, 199.665, 199.8943, 199.8983, 211.684, 605.120, 620.055, 620.320, and 620.345 to remove reference to the Child Welfare Oversight and Advisory Committee; amend KRS 200.575 to remove reference to the Child...
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2022-03-25
To House State Government Committee
KYHB263PassAmend KRS 508.100 to increase penalties if the victim is under 12 years of age.
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2022-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 31)
KYSB138Engross

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Amend KRS 158.183 to require a public school shall provide instruction that is consistent with designated concepts related to race, sex, and religion; provide that nothing in the bill shall be construed to restrict impartial historical instruction; a...
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2022-03-25
floor amendments (4), (5) and (6-title) filed
KYSB40Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish findings of the General Assembly related to rights and interests of parents; create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish a definition of "parent" and specific rights of parents; establish ...
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2022-03-24
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR183PassProclaim April 12, 2022, to be Education and Sharing Day, Kentucky.
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2022-03-24
adopted by voice vote
KYHB66Intro

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Amend KRS 158.060 to remove language that allows for half-day kindergarten programs; amend KRS 157.320, 157.360, and 158.030 to conform.
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2022-03-23
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB217Engross

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Amend KRS 625.090 to include petitions filed under KRS 625.050 as information to be considered by the court in an involuntary termination of parental rights action.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB140PassAmend KRS 304.17A-163 to define terms; establish requirements for clinical review criteria and clinical practice guidelines used to establish step therapy protocols; require certain notices and disclosures relating to step therapy protocols; establis...
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2022-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 19)
KYHB327Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to allow the Department for Community Based Services to request a criminal justice agency to perform a federal name-based criminal history record check of each adult residing in a home in which a child is place...
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2022-03-16
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB435Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 158.070 to permit the administrator of a school that participates in the Federal School Breakfast Program to authorize up to 15 minutes of the student attendance day to provide the opportunity for children to eat breakfast during instructio...
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2022-03-14
To House Education Committee
KYSCR142Engross

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Create the Early Childhood Education Task Force to conduct a comprehensive review of the early childhood caregiving and educational structures and operations in the Commonwealth; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly d...
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2022-03-14
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB51Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 199.896 to provide that the license or certification of a child-care center shall not be refused or revoked for refusing to require facial coverings; amend KRS 199.898 to provide that parents and guardians of children enrolled in licensed, ...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB345Intro

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Amend KRS 156.029 to change the public high school non-voting member to a voting member of the Kentucky Board of Education; add an at-large member to the board; require at least two of the members to have a child enrolled in public school; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB352Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to define terms; require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to establish the domestic violence registry; limit the registry to domestic violence offenders who are convicted under KRS Chapter 507, 508, 509, or...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB375Intro

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Create new section of KRS Chapter 141 that allows for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022 but before January 1, 2026 any resident subject to taxation under KRS 141.020 that incurs child care costs for employment related expenses for d...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB320Intro

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Create new sections of KRS 158 to prohibit censorship of history curriculum; permit a school or school district to offer equity, diversity, and inclusion curricula, programing, initiatives, and instruction.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB351Intro

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Require a school district's COVID-19 masking policy to allow parents to opt out for any reason; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB359Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 456, to require appointment of a guardian ad litem for any unrepresented minor who is a party to the action or on behalf of whom a petition for an interpersonal protective order has been filed; create a new section...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB226Engross

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Amend KRS 158.791 to specify the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; require the department to collaborate with designated agencies on reading programming...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB153Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 413.249 to remove the statute of limitations for civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse; to provide that every civil action arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse be accompanied by a motion to seal the record.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB293Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-132 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for hearing aids and related services in accordance with the provisions of the statute and administrative regulations; require the commissioner of insurance to promulgate admin...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB291Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 194A.540 to establish child abuse, neglect, and exploitation-related recognition training for certain licensed health care or mental health professionals.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB283Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 630.030 to include gender-neutral language.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB297Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 620.030 to remove the requirement that a supervisor also make a report to the proper authorities regarding a report made to them of suspected abuse; require an oral report of child abuse and notification of a supervisor; add the requirement...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB306Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 620.030 to establish requirements for reports of alleged child dependency, abuse, or neglect.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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