98RS HB193


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HB 193 (BR 849) - De. Butler, J. Adams, C. Miller, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to truancy.
     Amend KRS 159.150 to permit a local board of education and law enforcement officials to enter into an agreement to authorize police to investigate nonattendance and take into custody a student who is 16 years of age or under who is not on school property during school hours; require operating procedures be established for an approved placement facility; amend KRS 610.255 to permit a peace officer to take the child in custody to an approved placement facility with the permission of school personnel; and amend KRS 630.030 to permit any peace officer to take into custody a child who is believed to be a truant or a child who has not subjected himself or herself to control of school personnel.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Education (H)
     Jan 29-posted in committee
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 11, 1998
     Feb 11-3rd reading, passed 83-11
     Feb 12-received in Senate
     Feb 17-to Education (S)

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