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HB 239 (BR 1059) - K. Stevens, J. Carney, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Richards, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, W. Stone

     AN ACT relating to literacy.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to designate the last Wednesday in August as Kentucky Literacy Day to be observed by all public schools in the state.


     HCS - Include public libraries in the observation of Kentucky Literacy Day.

     SCS - Retain the original provisions; amend KRS 160.345 to require the superintendent to provide the school-based decision making council three finalists for a principal vacancy; provide that the school council have 3 weeks to make its choice, and if the school council cannot agree to select one of the finalists from which the superintendent shall select the principal.

     SCA (1/Title, K. Winters) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Make technical correction.

     Jan 12-introduced in House
     Jan 13-to Education (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 10, 2010
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to Education (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 11-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 19-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 23, 2010
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 19-14 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), and floor amendment (1)
     Mar 24-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 26-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1) for Monday, March 29, 2010

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