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HB354

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HB 354 (BR 1248) - R. Henderson, K. Hall, J. Carney, H. Collins, L. Combs, M. Denham, D. Keene, B. Linder, T. McKee, J. Richards, T. Riner, S. Santoro, J. Stacy, F. Steele, G. Stumbo, J. Tilley, S. Westrom, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to school safety.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require adoption of a school emergency plan; require emergency drills; require an annual report to the department of education; amend KRS 158.163 to require safety drills within the first month of school; amend KRS 158.164 to require a lockdown practice within the first month of school; create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to require local boards to review crime prevention designs when constructing or renovating a school building, provide law enforcement, fire, and medical personnel with copies of school emergency response plans and floor plans, and develop facility floor plans emergency identification numbers for windows and doors; require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop protocols for student records within the student information system which provides schools receiving the records an awareness of prior offenses described in KRS 610.345; amend KRS 158.160 to include notification to the school of students with mental or emotional conditions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Kentucky Department of Education and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish procedures to assist school personnel in recognizing and obtaining assistance for students with mental or emotional conditions; create new sections of KRS Chapters 70 and 95 to encourage chiefs of police and sheriffs to receive training on issues pertaining to school and student safety; amend KRS 61.878 to exempt school and school facility emergency plans from public viewing as open records; amend KRS 157.420 to include costs related to school and student safety; amend KRS 157.623 to include facilities determined unsafe by a local police chief or county sheriff; amend KRS 158.446 to include school resource officers; amend KRS 158.445 to include emergency response plans as part of a school's end-of-year annual review; amend KRS 160.345 to include the adoption of an emergency response plan as part of a school council's duties; amend various other sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to conform.

HB 354 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions; include the Kentucky Center for School Safety with the Kentucky Department of Education as recipient of annual report; require additional safety drills in January; include hallways requiring identification numbers in facility floor plans; delete section requiring the Kentucky Department of Education and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish procedures to assist school personnel in recognizing and obtaining assistance for students with mental or emotional conditions.
     HFA (1, D. Graham) - Amend to require local boards to consult with an architect when constructing or renovating a school building; and to include room capacity within a facility as part of the floor plan provided to law enforcement, fire, and medical personnel.
     HFA (2, D. Graham) - Retain original provisions except to require visible numbering of windows, doors, and hallways within a school facility.
     HFA (3, D. Graham) - Retain original provisions; amend to delete requirement that a certified engineer is required to consult with local law enforcement in determining the soundness of a school facility.
     SCS - Delete all provisions except the following: Create a new chapter of KRS 158 to require adoption of a school emergency plan, require emergency drills, and require an annual report to the department of education; amend KRS 158.163 to require safety drills within the first month of school and one in January; amend KRS 158.164 to require a lockdown practice within the first month of school and in January; create a new chapter of KRS 158 to require local boards to review crime prevention designs when constructing or renovating a school building; create a new chapter of KRS 158 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop protocols for student records within the student information system which provides schools receiving the records an awareness of prior offenses described in KRS 610.345; create a new chapter of KRS 95 to encourage chiefs of police to receive training on issues pertaining to school and student safety; create a new chapter of KRS 70 to encourage sheriffs to receive training on issues pertaining to school and student safety; amend KRS 160.345 to include the adoption of an emergency response plan as part of a school council's duties.

     Feb 12-introduced in House
     Feb 13-to Education (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2013; floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) (2) and (3)
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Education (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 98-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 5-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 126)

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