06RS HB51


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HB 51 (BR 93) - M. Cherry, B. Montell, J. Richards, M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to drivers' licenses.
     Amend KRS 159.051 to delete the requirement that a school district have an alternative education program as a condition for imposing the provision that a student shall be enrolled and passing at least four courses; prohibit a student from withdrawing from school in favor of home schooling solely for the purpose of avoiding the loss of a driver's license for being academically deficient.


     HCS - Change references to "home schools" to "nonpublic schools"; direct that the application for a minor's drivers' license include parental consent for the receipt and release of student information.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 6-To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Jan 5-posted in committee
     Jan 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 24, 2006
     Jan 24-3rd reading, passed 82-14 with Committee Substitute
     Jan 25-received in Senate
     Jan 27-to Education (S)

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