98RS HB900


Unofficial WWW Version

HB 900 (BR 2581) - T. Riner, J. Crenshaw, C. Miller

     AN ACT relating to students.
     Amend KRS 159.010 to eliminate the sixty (60) day notification and waiting period prior to a student between the ages of sixteen and eighteen being able to withdraw from school; and amend KRS 159.051 to require that a student who has dropped out and enrolled in a home school and who requests reinstatement of a driver's license show proof to the public school administrator that the academic deficiencies the student had while enrolled in public school have been corrected.


     HCS - Amend KRS 159.010 to remove the 60 day withdrawal notice and require a counseling session for the student and the student's parent(s) with a school counselor.
     SCA (1, L. Casebier) - Amend KRS 159.150 to define tardiness for three or more days without a valid excuse as truancy and permit local board to adopt policies on student compliance with laws and make-up of unexcused absences and impose sanctions for non-compliance.

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Education (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 13, 1998
     Mar 16-3rd reading, passed 85-5 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-received in Senate
     Mar 18-to Education (S)
     Mar 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 26-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 27, 1998
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 30-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate amendment
     Apr 1-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1); passed 79-5
     Apr 2-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 14-signed by Governor

Kentucky Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page