04RS HB604


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HB 604 (BR 870) - F. Rasche

     AN ACT relating to school personnel.
     Amend KRS 158.150, 160.295, and 160.345 to delete the term "head teacher."


     HCS - Delete the original provisions in their entirety; and amend KRS 156.160 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations setting forth voluntary guidelines to assist schools in conducting assessments and developing plans to address student health issues.

     HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (1, R. Nelson) - Add new section to amend KRS 160.345 to clarify that a superintendent shall send additional names when additional qualified classified or certified applicants are available.

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

     HFA (3/P, R. Nelson) - Retain original provisions and attach the provisions of HB 651.

     HFA (4, R. Nelson) - Add a new section and amend KRS 160.345 to define "qualified applicants" and "qualified candidates"; require that upon request a superintendent provide all additional qualified candidates for school-based personnel to either the principal or the school council in addition to the original list transmitted by the superintendent if they are available; add provision that a superintendent who fails to comply with the personnel hiring procedures or who attempts to impede the implementation of the procedures be subject to a review by the Education Professional Standards Board who may impose a formal reprimand on the superintendent.

     Feb 25-introduced in House
     Feb 26-to Education (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title); floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (3) and (4) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 23-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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