LRC Seal



WWW Version

The hyperlink to a bill draft that precedes a summary contains the most recent version (Introduced/GA/Enacted) of the bill. If the session has ended, the hyperlink contains the latest version of the bill at the time of sine die adjournment. Note that the summary pertains to the bill as introduced, which is often different from the most recent version.

SB 12 (BR 480) - K. Winters

     AN ACT relating to principal selection.
     Amend KRS 160.345 to authorize the superintendent to appoint a school principal after consultation with the school-based decision making council; make changes to conform and delete outdated language.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except make technical amendment.
     HCS - Retain original provisions except prohibit an outgoing principal from participating in the selection of a new principal; require a superintendent or designee to serve as chair of the school council during the principal hiring process and to have voting rights during the selection process; require all principal applications to be accessible to council members; prohibit any former principal previously removed for cause from a district position from being considered for a principal position; restore language to require the council to receive training prior to selecting a principal; restore language to allow superintendent to appoint a principal in a low performing school.
     HFA (1, C. Rollins II) - Require the council to have access to the applications of all persons certified for the principal's position; make technical correction.

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate; to Education (S); taken from Education (S); returned to Education (S); 1st reading
     Jan 5-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 6, 2011
     Jan 6-3rd reading, passed 21-16-1with Committee Substitute
     Jan 7-received in House
     Feb 1-to Education (H)
     Feb 17-posted in committee
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 83-16 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate
     Mar 4-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; passed 31-6; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

Vote History
Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page