SB 38/FN (BR 159) - J. Westwood, M. Wilson
AN ACT relating to career pathways, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 158.812 to express legislative goals for career and technical education; amend KRS 158.810 to define terms related to career and technical education; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Department of Education to issue core content standards, assess student progress, and develop new courses relevant to college and career readiness; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 providing for the creation and use of evidence-based models assessing the needs of at-risk students; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to define terms related to career and technical education and to establish a career and technical education accessibility fund; amend KRS 158.814 to address unmet needs for career and technical education; amend KRS 158.816 to add criteria to the assessment of technical education students; amend KRS 18A.010 to exempt technology center employees from the count of full-time executive branch employees; EMERGENCY.
SB 38 - AMENDMENTS
SCA (1/Title, J. Westwood) - Make title amendment.
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions except create a new section of KRS 156 to establish the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee, its membership, and responsibilities; create a new section of KRS 156 to permit a local board of education to petition the commissioner of education to assume management and control of a state-operated secondary vocational education and technology center and clarify issues relating to transfer of employees; create a new section of KRS 156 to permit a local board of education to transfer a locally operated secondary vocational education and technology center to the Kentucky Department of Education; permit reimbursement to the department for the cost of substitute teachers for national board certification candidates; amend KRS 12.020 to remove the Office of Career and Technical Education and the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board from the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.020 as KRS 156.001 to conform; amend KRS 151B.010 to establish the authority of the commissioner of education over the Office of Career and Technical Education; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.025 to create the office of Career and Technical Education within the Department of Education, to clarify the role of the Kentucky Board of Education, the disposition of state leadership activities and funds, and the assumption of responsibilities by the commissioner previously held by the executive director; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.030 to attach the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board to the Department of Education for administrative purposes; amend KRS 151B.035 to establish the authority of the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations, personnel policies, and procedures relating to staff in the Office of Career and Technical Education central office and state operated facilities; amend KRS 151B.045 to clarify authority for personnel files; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 151B.065 to clarify Department of Education responsibility in relationship to employee retirement funds; amend KRS 151B.075 to authorize the commissioner of education to adopt employee evaluation procedures; amend KRS 151B.097 to clarify membership of the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board; amend KRS 151B.120 to authorize the commissioner of education to enter into worker training agreements with the Kentucky Adult Education Program; amend KRS 151B.150 to vest the Kentucky Board of Education with authority to carry out vocational programs authorized by Congress; amend KRS 151B.155 to clarify role of the commissioner in ordering payment of funds; amend KRS 151B.165 to authorize the Kentucky Board of Education to fix tuition and fee rates for adults enrolled in secondary programs in state-operated area vocational education and technology centers; amend KRS 151B.170 to permit the commissioner to provide liability insurance for vehicles operated by the Office; amend KRS 151B.175 to authorize the Kentucky Board of Education to provide medical and accident insurance to students enrolled in state area technology and vocational centers; repeal reenact KRS 151B.410 as KRS 164.008, to place the Kentucky Adult Education Program administrative authority with related statutes; amend KRS 157.069 to provide the commissioner authority to categorize programs; amend KRS 157.395 to clarify status of National Board certification of career and technical education teachers; amend KRS 158.808 to authorize the department to establish an energy technology career track; amend KRS 158.814 to authorize the department to implement a comprehensive plan of secondary career and technical education programs; amend KRS 158.816 to authorize the department to conduct program assessment and statewide technical assistance; amend KRS 161.133 to permit department of education reimbursement for substitute teachers for national board certification candidates; repeal KRS 151B.250 and KRS 151B.255; establish procedure for initial appointments of department employee representatives to the Kentucky Technical Education Personnel Board; clarify procedures for merging Office of Career and Technical Education components and employees within the department; clarify benefit protections of employees; direct statute reviser to replace references as needed; confirm Executive Order 2011-351, Part V.-B; require that the annual advisory committee report be shared with the Interim Joint Committee on Education by November 1; require notice to the Legislative Research Commission within 30 days of denial of a center transfer request; require that on the transfer of a locally operated center to the state, the Office of Career and Technical Education receive funds equivalent to SEEK funds generated by the center; amend KRS 151B.080 to describe limitations on layoff of instructors during a school year; make technical corrections. EMERGENCY.
HCA (1, C. Rollins II) - Retain original provisions, except add one representative from the general public to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee.
HCA (2/Title, C. Rollins II) - Make title amendment.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Oct 5-To: Interim Joint Committee on Education
Jan 3-introduced in Senate; to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
Jan 19-reassigned to Education (S)
Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1-title)
Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendment (1-title)
Feb 9-received in House
Feb 14-to Education (H)
Mar 20-posted in committee
Mar 26-taken from Education (H); 1st reading; returned to Education (H)
Mar 27-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1) and (2-title)
Mar 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 28, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2-title)
Mar 29-received in Senate
Mar 30-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2) ; Senate refused to concur in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2-title) ; Conference Committee appointed in Senate; received in House; posted for passage for receding from House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2-title) ; House receded from Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2) ; passed 80-0
Apr 12-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 19-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 150)