HB 309 (BR 1210) - T. Firkins, J.
Arnold Jr, L. Belcher, S. Brinkman, L. Combs, M. Dossett, J. Draud, R. Henderson, J. Jenkins, A. Koenig, D. Owens, S. Santoro, J. Tilley, R. Weston,
relating to truancy.
Amend KRS 159.150 to permit a local board of
education and law enforcement officials to enter into an agreement to
authorize police to investigate nonattendance and take into custody a
student who is 16 years of age or under who is not on school property
during school hours; require operating procedures be established for an
approved placement facility; set forth the procedures to be established by
the agreement; amend KRS 610.255 to permit a peace officer to take the
child in custody to an approved placement facility with the permission of
school personnel; and amend KRS 630.030 to permit a peace officer to take
into custody a child who is believed to be a truant or a child who has not
subjected himself or herself to control of school personnel.
6-introduced in House
Feb 8-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 12-posted in committee