SB 97 (BR 1079) - D. Givens, M. Wilson
AN ACT relating to compulsory attendance.
Amend KRS 159.010 to permit, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, each local board of education, on the recommendation of the superintendent and approval of the Kentucky Department of Education, to require children residing in the school district's attendance area to attend school until the child has reached his or her eighteenth birthday except as provided in KRS 159.030; amend KRS 159.020 to conform; make technical corrections.
SB 97 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, D. Givens) - Retain original language except clarify that the provisions apply only to public schools.
HCS - Retain original provisions except require school attendance until age 18 in all districts once 55% of districts require children to attend school until age 18; direct that the statewide requirement become effective four years after the 55% threshold is met.
HFA (1, D. Floyd) - Retain original provisions except that a school council, instead of local school board, may adopt a policy to require children residing in the school's attendance area to attend school until the child has reached his or her eighteenth birthday except as provided in KRS 159.030.
Feb 5-introduced in Senate
Feb 7-to Education (S)
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 19, 2012; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Feb 20-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 36-2 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 22-received in House
Feb 25-to Education (H)
Mar 1-taken from Education (H); 1st reading; returned to Education (H)
Mar 4-taken from Education (H); 2nd reading; returned to Education (H); posting waived; posted in committee
Mar 7-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
Mar 11-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 88-10 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 33-5
Mar 12-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 11)