01RS HB363


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HB 363 (BR 1361) - J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to volunteer mentors for students in the public schools.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to permit a state agency to allow a state employee to participate as a volunteer mentor in the public schools for up to a total of 5 days in any 12 month period of time when the employee matches the agency's time; application to participate shall include a statement from the public school describing the mentoring activities of the volunteer and how the activities are part of an overall dropout prevention strategy in the school.


     HCS/FN - Amend definition of "state employee" to include employees of state institutions of postsecondary education and exclude employees of local school boards.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Education (H); posting waived
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 23, 2001
     Feb 27-3rd reading; returned to the Orders of the Day
     Mar 5-recommitted to Education (H)

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