HB 644/FN (BR 2109) - M. Harmon, R. Meeks
AN ACT relating to residential schools serving students with disabilities operated by the Kentucky Department of Education.
Amend KRS 18A.115 to clarify that certified employees in the Kentucky School for the Deaf and Kentucky School for the Blind are exempt from the KRS Chapter 18A provisions; amend KRS 163.032 to clarify that the salary schedule for the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf does not limit experience as defined in KRS 157.320 for a certified employee who transfers to the school, provide that if teachers in these schools request a tribunal under certain circumstances under KRS 161.790 that the Attorney General will appoint the tribunal members, provide that the Department of Education may employ retired teachers in critical shortage areas in the schools under provisions of KRS 156.106 and KRS 161.605, require the Kentucky Department of Education and the Personnel Cabinet to complete hiring processes for teachers in these schools within two weeks; amend KRS 158.6455 to include the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf in the accountability system of rewards and consequences.
HB 644 - AMENDMENTS
SCS/FN - Delete the provision that exempted the employees of the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf from the KRS Chapter 18A personnel system; amend KRS 156.160 and 167.150 to direct the Kentucky Board of Education with advice from various groups to create a pilot program to implement an alternative education program leading toward a diploma that consists of vocational education and life skills for pupils who attend the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf.
SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Attach provisions of SB 241/GA.
SFA (2/Title, V. McGaha) - Make title amendment.
SFA (3, R. Roeding) - Attach the provisions of SB 52, relating to children; amend KRS 610.345 to require that the school principal of the public or private elementary or secondary school that a child attends be notified within 24 hours when a petition that involves a controlled substance or the possession, carrying, or use of a deadly weapon is filed against the child; amend KRS 158.153 to conform.
SFA (4/Title, R. Roeding) - Make title amendment.
Feb 27-introduced in House
Mar 1-to Education (H)
Mar 4-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 94-0
Mar 18-received in Senate
Mar 22-to Education (S)
Mar 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26, 2004; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
Mar 26-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
Mar 29-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (4-title) filed
Apr 13-3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn ; passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3) and (4-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H)