HB 10 (BR 26) - T. Couch
AN ACT relating to children with disabilities.
Amend KRS 159.030 to provide that a student may be granted an exemption from compulsory attendance if the student's individual education plan specifies that his or her placement in home or hospital is the least restrictive environment.
HB 10 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, F. Rasche) - Provide that the requirement for signed statements from two medical professionals when a student is excused from school attendance for more than six months shall not apply to a student whose doctor or other medical professional certifies that the student has a chronic physical condition that renders attendance inadvisable and that the condition is not likely to improve within one year; and provide that for an exceptional child whose doctor or other medical professional certifies the child has a chronic physical condition that renders attendance inadvisable and that the condition is not likely to improve within three years, the admissions and release committee shall annually consider the child's condition and existing documentation, and request updated evidence if required or at least every three years.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 6-introduced in House; to Education (H)
Feb 13-posted in committee
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with committee amendment (1)
Mar 9-received in Senate
Mar 12-to Education (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 46)