HB 185 (BR 70) - B. Buckingham, J. Draud, J. Arnold Jr., J. Bowling, K. Bratcher, J. Callahan, M. Cherry, B. Colter, J. Gray, J. Haydon, R. Palmer, J. Thompson
AN ACT relating to career and technical education.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to define specific terms relating to career and technical education; to define the purposes of career and technical education; to require the Departments of Education and Technical Education to jointly complete an annual analysis and report of academic achievement of technical education students who have at least three high school credits and develop further assessments and assistance for educational improvement where needed; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require that funds provided for specific school districts that operate area centers and departments be distributed by a weighted formula; amend KRS 157.360 to clarify that there shall be no funding deduction for students attending state-operated vocational institutions; require that the Interim Joint Committee on Education study funding of locally operated centers and departments, incentives to promote new programs, the state policies for developing and funding new secondary career and technical facilities, and options for accountability relating to KRS 158.6455 for state-operated programs; and clarify how supplemental appropriations shall have the formula applied.
HB 185 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except require consultation by the Kentucky Department of Education and the Department of Technical Education with the Education Professional Standards Board on matters relating to teacher education.
HFA (1, B. Buckingham) - Authorize the Kentucky Department of Education to approve the combining of eligible secondary vocational programs into a single vocational department for purposes of funding for a school district that has been receiving state supplemental funds and has distributed its vocational programs, previously located in area centers, among magnet career academies; notwithstand paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) of Section 5 of the Act.
SCS - Amend KRS 151B.055 to permit employees of the Department for Technical Education to appeal a dismissal to the Personnel Board in accordance with the provisions of KRS Chapter 18A.
SCA (1, W. Blevins) - Amend to permit employees of the department to appeal a dismissal to the Personnel Board in accordance with the provisions of KRS Chapter 18A.
Feb 6-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Education (H)
Feb 8-posted in committee
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2001; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 16-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 19-received in Senate
Feb 22-to Education (S)
Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 5-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2001
Mar 7-3rd reading; committee amendment (1) withdrawn ; committee substitute withdrawn; passed 28-0
Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 19-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 123)