SB 64/FN (BR 245) - D. Kelly, D. Roeding, D. Thayer
AN ACT relating to alternative certification of math and science teachers and declaring an emergency.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to establish a certification incentive fund to support the development of institutes for persons pursuing Option 7 of the alternative certification routes established in KRS 161.048; establish priority for the institutes for purpose of certifying high school mathematics, chemistry, physics, and computer sciences teachers and middle school mathematics and earth science teachers, 2008-2009 to 2011-2012 academic years; require the Education Professional Standards Board to promulgate administrative regulations; EMERGENCY.
SB 64 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 156.553 to add a purpose for use of the professional growth fund to include providing existing teachers with the opportunity to obtain certificate endorsements or extensions in critical shortage areas, with priority for math and science from 2010 through 2016.
HCA (1/Title, F. Rasche) - Make title amendment.
Jan 9-introduced in Senate
Jan 10-to Education (S)
Jan 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 18-2nd reading, to Rules
Jan 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Jan 23-3rd reading, passed 36-0
Jan 24-received in House
Jan 29-to Education (H)
Feb 29-posted in committee
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Apr 14-3rd reading, passed 94-2 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in Senate
Apr 15-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 38-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 185)