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HB388

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HB 388 (BR 1141) - M. Denham

     AN ACT relating to the school calendar and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 158.070 to permit a school district to adjust its calendar to use days that had been scheduled without the presence of students as makeup days and to use primary election day for a makeup day due to days missed for weather-related, safety, or health emergencies; make technical corrections; EMERGENCY.

HB 388 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Amend KRS 158.070 to permit a school district to adjust its calendar to use a closing day that had been scheduled as a makeup day and to use primary election day during the 2010-2011 school year for a makeup day due to days missed for weather-related, safety, or health emergencies; prohibit a voting precinct from being displaced as a result; require a district to work with local officials to ensure safety and security during an election day; EMERGENCY.
     HFA (1/P, J. DeCesare) - Amend KRS 158.070 to require a school calendar to include makeup days for the average number of days missed in the three highest years over the past five years; establish the minimum and maximum number of minutes by which a school instructional day may be lengthened; require a school calendar to be approved by the department of education; require a local board of education to submit to the Department of Education for approval a plan to make up instructional days missed; provide that the commissioner of education shall approve requested waivers for the makeup of all remaining instructional days scheduled to occur on or after June 21; amend KRS 157.350 and 158.649 to conform; require the school term for fiscal years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 to include the equivalent of 177 six-hour instructional days.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Education (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2011; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


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