00RS SB76


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SB 76 (BR 883) - J. Westwood, V. McGaha

     AN ACT relating to school-based decision making councils.
     Amend KRS 160.345 to delete the requirement that teacher representatives on school-based decision making councils be Kentucky residents; allow a school district employee working at a different school to be a parent representative on a school-based decision making council; require school-based decision making councils to adopt a policy to be implemented by the principal regarding procedures to assist the council with consultation in the selection of personnel by the principal.


     SCA (1, J. Westwood) - Require procedures that address situations in which members of the council are not available for consultation on hiring new employees.
     HFA (1, M. Treesh) - Retain original provisions except delete the requirement that special terms of parent representatives be limited to two years; delete the prohibition of consecutive terms; and add a requirement that by November 1 of each year that the principal report to the Department of Education the names and addresses of each council member and verification that each has completed the required training.
     HFA (2/P, H. Anderson) - Include a community representative as a member of a school-based decision making council; require that the principal or administrator be a non-voting member except in the event of a tie vote.
     HFA (3/P, H. Anderson) - Require a local school district superintendent to recommend to the school council no fewer than 3 principal candidates and honor all requests of the council to provide additional candidates

     Jan 10-introduced in Senate
     Jan 12-to Education (S)
     Jan 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 2-recommitted to Education (S)
     Feb 17-reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2000
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 35-1 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 24-received in House
     Feb 25-to Education (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 17, 2000
     Mar 17-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 22-floor amendments (2) and (3) filed
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 98-1 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 28-received in Senate
     Mar 29-posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1) ; taken from the Regular Orders of the Day, placed in Consent Orders of the Day; Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1) ; passed 37-0
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 418)

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