(BR 817) - J. Gray, J. Vincent, D. Butler, M. Cherry, T. Couch, C. Embry Jr, D. Graham, R. Nelson, C. Rollins
II, J. Stewart III
relating to classified employee's benefits.
Amend KRS 158.070 to permit public school
employees other than teachers to participate in statewide professional
meetings with substitutes when needed; amend KRS 161.011 to define
"progressive discipline" as a process to deal with job-related behavior
that does not meet expected and communicated performance standards;
establish due process and hearing procedures for classified employees
notified that their contracts will not be renewed; require the board policy
to provide a process that includes for verbal and written warnings, public
and private reprimands, probation with a corrective action plan, and
suspensions with pay or without pay of up to seven days prior to
termination; establish due process procedures for an employee who has
completed four years of continuous active service; establish a process to
require the commissioner of education to appoint a hearing officer upon
request; establish the right of appeal to the Circuit Court in the county
where the school district is located; provide service credit for limited
status employees on approved military leave and for reemployment or
reinstatement of an employee inducted into the Armed Forces of the United
HB 210 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, D.
Floyd) - Amend KRS 157.3175 to require, beginning with the 2008-2009 school
year, a school district to provide a preschool education program for each
child who is at risk of educational failure and who is 4 years of age by
August 1, rather than October 1; amend KRS 157.226 to establish, beginning
with the 2008-2009 school year, that a child with a disability shall be
eligible for a free and appropriate preschool education if he or she is 3
or 4 years of age, or who may become 5 years of age after August 1, rather
than October 1; amend KRS 158.030 to permit, beginning with the 2008-2009
school year, any child to enter the primary program if he or she is 5 years
old or may become 5 years old by August 1, rather than October 1.
HFA (2/Title, D.
Floyd) - Make title amendment.
HFA (3, F.
Rasche) - Require the school district to be responsible for the costs of
the hearing officer and the administrative hearing; make technical corrections.
5-introduced in House
Feb 6-to Education (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 15-posted for passage in the Regular
Orders of the Day for Friday, February 16, 2007
Feb 20-floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3)
Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 94-1 with floor
Feb 26-received in Senate
Feb 28-to Education (S)