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HB 432/AA (BR 816) - L. Combs, J. Greer, R. Henderson, C. Miller, F. Nesler, R. Palumbo, C. Siler

     AN ACT relating to speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to provide an annual salary supplement for speech-language pathologists and audiologists who have a certificate of competence issued by the American Speech Language Hearing Association; require as conditions of receiving the supplement that the pathologist or audiologist is employed by a local board of education to provide or coordinate speech-language pathology or audiology of students and holds a valid credential from the Education Professional Standards Board or a license issued by the Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; require that the salary supplement be equivalent to the supplement paid teachers with national teacher certification; require that the salary supplement be considered when considering contributions to the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System; require the local board of education to request reimbursement from the fund to support educational excellence; require the supplement to cease if the person is employed by the school in a capacity where the provision of speech language pathology and audiology services is incidental to that person's other teaching or administrative duties.


     HCS/AA - Retain original provisions except specify that the salary supplements shall be payable if funds are appropriated for that purpose.

     HCA (1/Title, L. Combs) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 31-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 96-1 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 12-received in Senate
     Mar 14-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 26-2nd reading, to Rules

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