03RS HB303


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HB 303 (BR 1267) - G. Stumbo, M. Denham, T. Pullin, T. Riner, M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to Veterans Day.
     Amend KRS 158.070 to require that all public schools be closed on Veterans Day; permit districts to designate it as one of the four holidays within the minimum school term or to not include the day in the minimum school term; describe procedures to be used when the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday.


     HCS - Delete the provisions of the bill; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that each public high school in Kentucky set aside one class period for the observance of Veterans Day; establish Veterans Day program requirements.

     SCS - Retain the original provisions; create a task force to study prescription drug abuse and illegal drug diversion and to submit proposed legislation to the IJC on Judiciary by October 1, 2003.

     SCA (1/Title, R. Sanders Jr) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (1, T. Buford) - Attach provisions of House Bill 550 to House Bill 303.

     SFA (2/Title, T. Buford) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 4-introduced in House
     Feb 5-to Education (H)
     Feb 7-reassigned to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2003
     Feb 19-3rd reading, passed 96-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 20-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Education (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 11-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) ruled out of order ; passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 24-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 97-1; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 25-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 31-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 162)

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