03RS SB132


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SB 132 (BR 1346) - L. Casebier

     AN ACT relating to school buses.
     Amend KRS 189.550 to increase the stopping distance for school buses at railroad crossings to a range of fifteen to fifty feet from the nearest track.


     SCA (1, L. Casebier) - Retain the provisions of the original, but permit a bus driver to slowly roll forward past the required stopping distance at a railroad crossing in the event of limited visibility.

     HFA (1, R. Nelson) - Direct the commissioner of education, notwithstanding any other statute or administrative regulation to the contrary, to approve 10 disaster days for a school district that has been closed at least 20 days due to inclement weather; EMERGENCY.

     HFA (2/Title, R. Nelson) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (3, R. Adams) - Authorize the commissioner of education to approve five disaster days for a district that has been closed at least ten days, notwithstanding other statutes or administrative regulations to the contrary, and declare an emergency.

     HFA (4/Title, R. Adams) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 11-to Education (S)
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2003
     Feb 19-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House
     Feb 20-to Education (H)
     Feb 24-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 28, 2003; floor amendments (1) (2-title) (3) and (4-title) filed
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; received in Senate
     Mar 6-posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; Senate refused to concur in House floor amendments (3) and (4-title)
     Mar 10-received in House; posted for passage for receding from House floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; House refused to recede from floor amendment (3) ; Conference Committee appointed in House
     Mar 11-posted for passage for reconsideration of concurrence in House floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; passed over; returned to Senate; bill received in Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; noncurrence of House amendment reconsidered; Senate concurred in House floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; passed 33-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 147)

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