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KYHB195VetoCreate a new section of KRS 424.110 to 424.370 to give local governments the option to post required advertisements online on a notice Web site operated by local government in lieu of newspaper publication, so long as a one-time advertisement is publ...
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2020-04-01
received in House
KYSB174EngrossAmend KRS 161.1211 to allow national board certification to qualify a teacher for Rank II status; change Rank I requirements to reflect the change.
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2020-04-01
To House Rules Committee
KYSB42PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require any student identification badge issued to a public middle or high school student to contain the contact information for national crisis hotlines specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault, an...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB82PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Eating Disorder Council in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; set forth membership and duties; require a report annually beginning December 1, 2020; sunset the council on Dece...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB101PassAmend KRS 164.2951 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to facilitate the implementation of a standardized articulation agreement for each approved high school career pathway to be honored at any public college or university.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB312PassAmend KRS 158.448 to require the Kentucky Department of Education(KDE) to develop processes to promote more expeditious enrollment of students in foster care who are transferring to a new school or district, and the sharing of information among schoo...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB366PassAmend KRS 164.380 to establish guidelines for the operation and management of the model and practice schools operated by Eastern Kentucky University; require the board of regents to adopt policies for the operation of the model and practice school; e...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB193PassAmend KRS 158.849 to establish a goal of increasing participation in computer science courses by underrepresented groups; require the Department of Education to submit an annual report on public school students participating in computer science cours...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB368EngrossAmend KRS 164.7874 to delete the requirement that an eligible high school student and eligible postsecondary student not be a convicted felon for KEES eligibility purposes.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB401EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to permit the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) to use and accept electronic signatures as deemed appropriate; amend KRS 161.290 to require all public employers to grant paid leave to teacher trustees se...
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2020-03-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB10IntroAmend KRS 156.029 to require appointments to the Kentucky Board of Education to reflect equal gender representation and proportionally reflect the Commonwealth's political affiliation and minority racial composition; prohibit the Governor from reorga...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Education Committee
KYHCR117EngrossDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Teacher Preparation in Literacy and Numeracy for Primary Grades Task Force to study Kentucky's teacher preparation programs and professional development opportunities; require findings and r...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB570EngrossAmend KRS 65.220, establishing the purpose of KRS 65.210 to 65.300, to allow public agencies to participate in Interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.230 to define "interlocal agency," "local government," and "public agency"; create a new section of KRS...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB79PassAmend KRS 160.380, relating to the employment of school personnel, to define "administrative findings of child abuse or neglect" to mean a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect that is upheld on appeal or not appealed; amend the definition ...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor
KYHB266PassAmend KRS 159.075 to include parents or guardians who are transferring to a reserve component or separating from the military under honorable conditions; include a home under contract to be built as a qualifying residence; allow qualifying students t...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor
KYHB151EngrossAmend KRS 162.070 to increase the minimum amount for advertising and bidding school building projects from $7,500 to $30,000.
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2020-03-19
received in Senate
KYHB87EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form as a high school graduation requirement; provide waiver options for meeting the requirement; require local boards of education to devel...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB146IntroAmend KRS 164.7879 to allow a student who attends an out of state high school or Department of Defense school due to a parent's military transfer to earn a KEES award.
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHB220EngrossAmend KRS 160.1596 to prevent requiring public charter school authorizer to receive training until after receipt of a charter application.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB393EngrossAmend KRS 164.786 to increase the dual credit tuition rate ceiling amount; add two career and technical education courses per year to the Dual Credit Scholarship; amend KRS 164.787 to delete the dual credit provisions from the Work Ready Scholarship.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB158EngrossAmend KRS 158.6455 to clarify the components of the statewide accountability system; require state indicators be evaluated on "status" and "change" and define the terms; require a school's overall performance, status, and change to be displayed on an...
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHB458EngrossRepeal, reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 158, and amend KRS 157.270 to clarify eligibility of students for home or hospital instruction; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for home or hospital inst...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB467EngrossAmend KRS 198B.060 to allow local plan review of educational facilities.
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2020-03-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB557IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to include school zones in the jurisdiction of a school resource officer.
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHR130PassEncourage local boards of education to solicit private support to provide bleeding control kits and training.
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2020-03-19
adopted by voice vote
KYSR296PassA RESOLUTION honoring the teachers, classified employees, bus drivers, janitorial/custodial staff, and other individuals who are delivering meals to Kentucky's students while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-03-19
adopted by voice vote
KYHB22EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a scho...
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2020-03-18
floor amendment (2) filed
KYSB7EngrossAmend 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 t...
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2020-03-18
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB341EngrossAmend KRS 161.030 to allow retired teacher certificate renewal based on completion of professional development.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB63PassAmend KRS 158.100 to include virtual high school completion programs, give local board authority to establish program, identify the purpose of such programs, outline enrollment eligibility requirements, identify graduation requirements for enrollees ...
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 17)
KYHB93EngrossAmend KRS 162.065 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to include "construction management-at-risk" as a project delivery method option for school construction projects.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB57PassAmend KRS 162.062 to remove the applicability to plans for the renovation of existing public school buildings.
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 22)
KYHB301IntroAmend KRS 158.1411 to require successful completion of a one-half credit course on financial literacy as a requirement for high school graduation.
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB385IntroAmend KRS 156.160 to require a conclusive vision examination upon a child's initial enrollment in kindergarten and a vision examination upon a child's initial enrollment in a public preschool program, a Head Start program or grade six.
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2020-03-17
To House Education Committee
KYSB143IntroAmend KRS 158.175 to require moments of silence or reflection at the start of each school day and establish guidelines.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Committee
KYHJR82IntroDirect the commissioner of education to convene a strategic assessment and accountability committee; establish minimum requirements for the composition of the committee; establish the duties of the committee; require the commissioner to report the fi...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR106IntroA resolution encouraging local boards of education to solicit private support to provide bleeding control kits and training.
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR110IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION related to the access of exceptional students to educational opportunities, "The Students First Resolution."
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR206IntroConfirm the appointment of Ashley Hughes Vice to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR242IntroConfirm the reappointment of Steven Robert Thomas to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR229IntroConfirm the reappointment of Elizabeth J. Smith to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR241IntroConfirm the appointment of Aaron Scott Collins to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR228IntroConfirm the appointment of Melanie Shay Callahan to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR230IntroConfirm the reappointment of Sherry Wilson Powers to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR227IntroConfirm the appointment of Adam Dewayne Smith to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSR240IntroConfirm the appointment of John Christopher Robinson to the Education Professional Standards Board for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-03-17
adopted 34-0
KYSB183EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to prohibit a parent, guardian, or other custodian from withdrawing, transfering, or in any way altering the current enrollment of a child to hinder an abused or neglected child investigation; make violation of...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB623IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that an individual on school district property provide government-issued photo identification if requested by a school employee, school resource officer, or law enforcement officer; provide that the ...
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB434IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each school district to utilize a mental health assessment as needed for students and contract with a student mental health assessment provider; require the Kentucky Department of Education to disbur...
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2020-03-10
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR52IntroDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Preschool Program Task Force to study preschool programs; require findings and recommendations to be reported by November 30, 2020.
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2020-03-09
To House Education Committee
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