201 KAR 40:160. Transfer of ownership, change of location, change of name, revision to existing programs.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 165A.360(2), (7), (9), 165A.370(1), (2)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 165A.340(7), 165A.360(2), (9), 165A.370(1)(b), (j), 165A.400

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 165A.400 authorizes the board to promulgate administrative regulations to administer the provisions of KRS 165A.310 to 165A.390. Pursuant to KRS 165A.360(9), certificates of approval issued by the board are transferable. KRS 165A.370(1)(b) and (j) provide the board with the authority to ensure that schools have all the necessary equipment to operate. This administrative regulation governs the procedures that a school shall follow to transfer ownership, change the location, change the name of the school, or revise an existing program for twenty-five (25) percent or more, as established in 201 KAR 40:020, Section 5(2).

 

      Section 1. Transfer of Ownership. A school which transfers ownership shall: (1) File a completed, signed and dated Application to Transfer Ownership of a School, (Form PE-21), referenced by 201 KAR 40:025, for board approval within ten (10) days following the effective date of transfer.

      (2) Pay by check or money order a transfer fee as set forth in 201 KAR 40:025, Section 5; and

      (3) Submit a copy of legal evidence showing the transfer of ownership agreement and evidence of purchase.

 

      Section 2. Change of Location. (1) A school that changes location shall at least thirty (30) days prior to the change of location:

      (a) File a completed, signed, and dated, Application to Change the Location of a School, (Form PE-23), referenced by 201 KAR 40:025, for board approval; and

      (b) Pay by check or money order an application fee for the change of location set forth in 201 KAR 40:025, Section 7.

      (2)(a) An inspection shall be conducted by a member of the board or its designee and submitted to the Board for approval.

      (b) Schools that fail to meet minimum statutory and regulatory standards shall be provided a list of corrective measures to be completed prior to operation of the school.

 

      Section 3. Change of Name of a School. A school which changes its name shall at least (30) days prior to the change of name:

      (1) File a completed, signed, and dated, Application to Change the Name of a School, (Form PE-22), referenced by 201 KAR 40:025, for board approval; and

      (2) Pay by check or money order an application fee for a change of name as set forth in 201 KAR 40:025, Section 6.

 

      Section 4. Revise An Existing Program. (1) A school which revises an existing program for twenty-five (25) percent or more, as established in 201 KAR 40:020, Section 5(2) shall at least thirty (30) days prior to the next board meeting:

      (a) File a completed, signed, and dated, Application to Revise an Existing Program for 25% or More, (Form PE-13), referenced by 201 KAR 40:020, for board approval; and

      (b) Pay by check or money order the fee as set forth in 201 KAR 40:025, Section 10.

      (2) A school which revises an existing program for less than twenty-five (25) percent shall file a completed, signed, and dated, Notification to Revise an Existing Program For Less Than 25%, (Form PE-12), referenced by 201 KAR 40:020, prior to the effective date of change.

 

      Section 5. Expansion of School Facilities. (1) If a school expands the space of an approved location, the school shall notify the Board in writing at least ten (10) days prior to occupancy.

      (2) If a school utilizes a space, other than an approved location, on an on-going basis, which is already approved for public use, the school shall notify the board in writing. (34 Ky.R. 1307; Am. 1719; eff. 2-1-2008.)