HB 138 (BR 243) - D. Pasley, H. Moberly Jr, M. Weaver
AN ACT relating to school attendance.
Amend KRS 159.150 establish that the attendance record of a student is cumulative during a school year; require that when a student transfers to a new school, his or her attendance records from the previous school shall be used in the determination of the student's status as a truant; amend KRS 159.170 to require a school district to notify and provide student information to the Kentucky Department of Education when a student withdraws from or enrolls in a school in its district; require the Kentucky Department of Education to forward information including attendance records to a school district receiving a transfer student; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the information to be provided and the manner of its transmission.
HB 138 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except delete the requirement that the Kentucky Board of Education promulgate administrative regulations.
HFA (1, C. Meade) - Amend KRS 159.150 to remove being tardy without valid excuse three or more times from the definition of a truant.
HFA (2, C. Meade) - Amend KRS 159.150 to remove being tardy without valid excuse three or more times from the definition of truant; define a student who is habitually tardy as a truant; allow a local board of education to adopt a policy that defines tardiness and habitual tardiness and establish interventions for each when they are without valid excuse.
SCA (1, K. Winters) - Permit a local district to define habitual tardiness and establish tiered interventions for students who are tardy without valid excuse.
SCA (2, D. Williams) - Amend KRS 156.070 to permit a student to play a sport in a contiguous district if the sport is not offered in his or her district.
SCA (3/Title, D. Williams) - Make title amendment.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)
Jan 23-posted in committee
Jan 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Jan 26-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Jan 30-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Feb 9-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 90-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
Feb 13-received in Senate
Feb 15-to Education (S)
Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title)
Mar 10-received in House; to Rules (H)
Mar 24-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendments (1) (2) and (3-title) for Friday, March 24, 2006