03RS SB54


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SB 54 (BR 973) - R. Jones II

     AN ACT relating to middle school students participating in athletic programs.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to limit time a middle school student can participate in athletic programs to no more than 15 hours per school week, except when school is not in session; prohibit school personnel from penalizing students for absences due to medical or family matters.


     SCS - Make technical corrections; require the local board of education to adopt a policy defining the criteria under which an excuse for medical and family matters will be granted, including a process by which a student may request an excuse.

     Jan 10-introduced in Senate; to Education (S)
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 13, 2003
     Feb 13-taken from the Orders of the Day; recommitted to Education (S)

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