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HB 506/FN (BR 1445) - L. Belcher, L. Clark, J. Carney, R. Palumbo, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to suicide prevention training.
     Amend KRS 156.095 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop and disseminate to districts and schools a suicide prevention training program; require all middle and high school teachers to participate in a suicide prevention training program.

HB 506 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN - Delete original provisions of the bill; amend KRS 156.095 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to post suicide prevention awareness and training information on its Web page by August 1, 2009; require every public middle and high school administrator to disseminate suicide prevention awareness information to all middle and high school students by September 1 of each year.

     HFA (1, A. Wuchner) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require that by August 1, 2009 the Kentucky Department of Education post on its Web site the characteristics of children with dyslexia, techniques and screening tools teachers may use, and links to Web sites that provide teaching methods that have been proven to be successful when teaching children with dyslexia; include information related to teacher training opportunities on how to teach children with dyslexia; require the department to notify principals of the availability of information and of his or her responsibility to inform teachers of the resources.

     HFA (2/Title, A. Wuchner) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (3, A. Wuchner) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require that by August 1, 2009 the Kentucky Department of Education post on its Web site the characteristics of children with dyslexia, techniques and screening tools teachers may use, and links to Web sites that provide teaching methods that have been proven to be successful when teaching children with dyslexia; include information related to teacher training opportunities on how to teach children with dyslexia; require the department to notify principals of the availability of information and of his or her responsibility to inform teachers of the resources; make technical corrections.

     Feb 23-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 9, 2009; floor amendments (1) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 9-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 91-1 with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; received in Senate; taken from Committee on Committees; 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
     Mar 10-taken from Committee on Committees; 2nd reading; to Education (S)

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