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HB 154/FN (BR 371) - M. Denham, R. Bunch, J. Glenn, D. Graham, D. Keene, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to schools.
     Amend KRS 160.431 to require financial reports to be made by a school finance officer and the commissioner of education; require an annual review of school district financial reports; specify annual training requirements for school finance officers.

HB 154 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Amend KRS 160.180 to specify annual training requirements for school board members; amend KRS 160.431 to require certification for a person employed as a school finance officer; require promulgation of administrative regulations to specify school finance officer certification process; require financial reports to be made by a school finance officer and the commissioner of education; require an annual review of school district financial reports; specify annual training requirements for school finance officers; amend KRS 156.111 to specify annual training requirements for school superintendents; amend KRS 161.020 to require certification for a person employed as a school finance officer.
     HCA (1/Title, D. Graham) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Retain original provisions, except require a person seeking employment as school finance officer be deemed by a local board of education to have good moral and ethical judgment prior to employment.
     HFA (2, T. Riner) - Retain original provisions, except require a person seeking employment in a certified position in a local school district to be deemed by a local board of education to have good moral and ethical judgment prior to employment.
     HFA (3, M. Denham) - Retain original provisions, except establish January 1, 2015, as the effective date for the change in training requirements for school board members; require school board members with fewer than eight years experience to complete 12 hours of annual training and require school board members with more than eight years experience to complete eight hours annual training; require an annual financial report to be submitted by the finance officer to the department of education within six months after the end of the fiscal year; and require the department of education to review a district's annual financial report and, within two months of its receipt, provide the local board of education with a written report regarding the financial status of the district.
     HFA (4, T. Riner) - Retain original provisions, except require a candidate for the position of school finance officer in a school district to submit written assurance that he or she intends to exercise good moral and ethical judgment.
     HFA (5, T. Riner) - Retain original provisions, except require a candidate for an administrative position in a school district to submit written assurance that he or she intends to exercise good moral and ethical judgment; require a candidate for a non-administrative position in a school district to be found to be of sound ethical character as determined by a criminal background check.
     HFA (6, J. DeCesare) - Delete school finance training requirements and ethics training requirements for school board members and school superintendents; delete certification process for school finance officers; require financial reports to be made by a school finance officer and the commissioner of education; require an annual review of school district financial reports; specify annual training requirements for school finance officers.
     SCS/FN - Retain original provisions except change training hour requirements for board members who begin initial service on or after January 1, 2015; identify specific training topics; require certification for a person employed on or after July 1, 2015 as a school finance officer.
     SFA (1, M. Wilson) - Clarify that persons seeking initial employment as a school finance officer on or after July 1, 2015, hold a certificate of legal qualification for the position issued by the Department of Education.
     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (3, J. Denton) - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 199.896 to require licensed child-care centers that provide instructional and educational programs that operate for a maximum of 20 hours per week and which a child attends for no more than 16 hours per week be exempted from the licensure requirements of 922 KAR 2:090, 922 KAR 2:110, and 922 KAR 2:120.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Education (H)
     Jan 13-posting waived; posted in committee
     Jan 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title); floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 16, 2014; floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 16-floor amendments (4) and (5) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 23-floor amendment (6) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 27-floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
     Jan 28-floor amendments (4) and (5) withdrawn
     Jan 29-3rd reading; floor amendment (6) defeated ; passed 58-41 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title), floor amendment (3)
     Jan 30-received in Senate
     Feb 4-to Education (S)
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 25, 2014
     Mar 25-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 34-3 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3)
     Mar 27-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) (2-title) and (3); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) ; House refused to concur in Senate floor amendments (2-title) and (3) ; received in Senate
     Apr 15-to Rules (S); posted for passage for receding from Senate floor amendments (2-title) and (3) ; floor amendment (2-title) withdrawn ; Senate receded from floor amendment (3) ; passed 36-2; received in House; passed 70-30; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 25-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 136)

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