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HB207

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HB 207 (BR 509) - W. Stone, D. Graham, M. King, J. Richards, C. Rollins II, J. Short, R. Smart

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend KRS 12.020 to remove the Office of Career and Technical Education and the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and to place the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board under the Department of Education; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.010 to establish the authority of the commissioner of education over the Office of Career and Technical Education; amend KRS 151B.020 to remove the Office of Career and Technical Education and the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.025 to create the office of Career and Technical Education within the Department of Education, to clarify the role of the Kentucky Board of Education, the disposition of state leadership activities and funds, and the assumption of responsibilities by the commissioner previously held by the executive director; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.030 to attach the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board to the Department of Education for administrative purposes; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.035 to establish the authority of the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations, personnel policies, and procedures relating to staff in the Office of Career and Technical Education; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to establish the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee and its membership; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to permit a local board of education to petition the commissioner of education to assume management and control of a state-operated secondary vocational education and technology center and clarify issues relating to transfer of employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to permit a local board of education to relinquish management and control of a vocational education center to the Department of Education and clarify issues relating to the transfer of employees; repeal, reenact, and amend various sections of KRS Chapter 151B as new sections of KRS Chapter 156 to conform; repeal and reenact KRS 151B.125 to 151B.130 and 151B.410 as new sections of KRS Chapter 164 to place the Kentucky Adult Education Program with related statutes; amend KRS 158.814 to authorize the department to implement a comprehensive plan of secondary career and technical education programs in consultation with the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee; repeal KRS 151B.250 and 151B.255; amend various sections to conform; clarify procedures for merging Office of Career and Technical Education components and employees within the department; clarify benefit protections of employees; direct statute reviser to replace references as needed; confirm Executive Order 2012-737.

HB 207 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, J. Fischer) - Delete Sections 1 to 52 in their entirety and create a new section of KRS Chapter 17A to require that any state-based health benefit exchange be established by the General Assembly; declare that any current or future state-based health benefit exchange established in violation of this section is void and unenforceable.
     HFA (2, J. Fischer) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17A to require that any state-based health benefit exchange be established by the General assembly; declare that any current or future state-based health benefit exchange established in violation of this section is void and unenforceable.
     SFA (1/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (2, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except require the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services to contract for legal services with an attorney; prohibit the attorney from being employed or contracted by KCTCS and from engaging in business that may present a conflict of interest between the board and KCTCS, or any educational institution that offers EMS training as part of its curriculum.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Education (H); posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed ; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2013
     Feb 20-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Feb 21-floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 96-1
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Education (S)
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 5-floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 38-0
     Mar 12-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 59)

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