00RS HB324


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HB 324/FN (BR 474) - B. Colter, S. Alexander, H. Anderson, B. Ausmus, III, L. Belcher, Dw. Butler, P. Childers, L. Clark, R. Crimm, J. Draud, T. Feeley, C. Hoffman, J. Jenkins, S. Johns, M. Marzian, C. Miller, L. Napier, M. Rader, W. Scott, C. Siler, D. Sims, K. Stein, G. Stumbo, T. Turner, K. Upchurch, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to library media centers.
     Amend KRS Chapter 158 to require each public elementary and secondary school to establish and maintain a school library media center that is staffed by a certified school media librarian; and amend KRS 160.345 to require the school council to consult with the school media librarian on matters pertaining to the facility.


     HCS/FN - Retain the original provisions amending KRS Chapter 158; establish duties of the school media librarian and permit school media librarian to be employed at two or more schools in a district with the consent of the school councils; permit a vacancy to be filled temporarily by a person who is pursuing certification or by an employee hired for no more than sixty days.
     SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Retain original provisions, except delete the reference to "the consent of the school councils" in order that a school media librarian may be employed to serve two or more schools.

     Jan 11-introduced in House
     Jan 12-to Education (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 9-reported favorably, to Rules with the original Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 13, 2000
     Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 87-2 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-received in Senate
     Mar 16-to Education (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 23, 2000
     Mar 24-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 31-0
     Mar 27-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 339)

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