SB 42 (BR 175) - A. Kerr
AN ACT relating to sexual abuse and harassment education.
Amend KRS 6.701 to specify that sexual and workplace harassment information is to be part of the legislative ethics manual and training program; specify that the training for legislators is to be conducted by an individual chosen by the LRC assistant director of human resources; amend KRS 6.711 to specify that sexual and workplace harassment law and policy are to be part of the general curriculum of the legislative orientation courses; make sexual and workplace harassment training mandatory for legislators; specify that the training is to be conducted by a live presenter; expand the orientation training requirement to four hours; require that one of the four hours of the orientation course are to be devoted to sexual and workplace harassment law and policy; amend KRS 6.716 to include updates on sexual and workplace harassment in the current issues seminar for legislators; specify that one of the three hours of the current issues seminar is to be devoted to sexual and workplace harassment training; amend KRS 156.095 to include sexual abuse awareness to professional development training; require the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to post online sexual abuse awareness information and training resources by August 1, 2014; require every elementary, middle, and high school administrator to disseminate age-appropriate sexual abuse awareness and protection information to all students and their parents or guardians by September 1 of each academic year; amend KRS 158.070 to require two hours of self-study of sexual abuse awareness and protection training and resources for all elementary, middle, and high school principals, guidance counselors, and teachers each school year; name sections 4 and 5 of this act the "Erin's Law" Act.
Jan 7-introduced in Senate
Jan 13-to State & Local Government (S)