SB 237 (BR 2245) - G. Neal, T. Buford, L. Casebier
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 the 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 Cabinet for Personnel 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.
SB 237 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, T. Buford) - Delete the language that exempts persons employed in certified positions at the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf from the provisions of KRS Chapter 18A; amend KRS 18A.095 and KRS 161.790 to clarify the original provisions that direct the Attorney General to appoint members to a tribunal for teachers employed at the Kentucky School for the Blind and the Kentucky School for the Deaf who qualify for a hearing.
Feb 25-introduced in Senate
Mar 1-to Education (S)
Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 17-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2004; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 18-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 35-0
Mar 19-received in House
Mar 22-to Education (H)