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SB 219 (BR 1663) - R. Palmer II

     AN ACT relating to qualifications of school board members.
     Amend KRS 160.180 to require a candidate for school board to have a national and state criminal history background check by the Kentucky State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation to confirm that the person does not have a record of a sex crime or criminal offense against a minor as defined in KRS 17.500, as a violent offender as defined in KRS 17.165, for an unlawful transaction with a minor as set forth in KRS 530.064, or as a convicted felon who has not had his or her civil rights restored; provide that the results of the criminal history background check shall be sent to the State Board of Elections, which shall notify the Attorney General of the Commonwealth if a criminal record is confirmed; provide that the Attorney General shall remove the person from office pursuant to KRS 415.050 and 415.060.

     Mar 4-introduced in Senate
     Mar 8-to Education (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Education (S)

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