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SB 21 (BR 57) - J. Higdon

     AN ACT relating to the school calendar and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 158.070 to reiterate school closure on the day of a Presidential election; permit a school district to adjust its calendar to keep schools open on the days of a regular election, a special election, and a primary election if no school in the district is used as a polling place; allow a district to schedule election days as instructional days or make-up days for purposes of recouping instructional time missed due to weather-related, safety, or health emergencies or other disasters; direct the Department of Education to approve school calendars amended pursuant to this Act for the 2011-2012 school year; EMERGENCY.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate; to Education (S)
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 2, 2012
     Feb 2-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Feb 6-received in House
     Feb 7-to Education (H)

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