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SB119 (BR1198) - J. Adams, C. Embry Jr., M. McGarvey, R. Thomas

     AN ACT relating to child abuse and neglect prevention, recognition, and reporting training for school personnel.
    Amend KRS 156.095 to require the Department of Education to develop and maintain in a list of available child abuse and neglect prevention, recognition, and reporting training for school administrators, certified personnel, and classified personnel; require local school boards to adopt the developed training.


SB119 - AMENDMENTS

     SCS1 - Retain original provisions; delete language related to classified personnel; establish new language to require the Department of Education to develop child abuse and neglect prevention, recognition, and reporting training for additionally for office staff, instructional assistants, and coaches and extracurricular sponsors who are employed by the school district; establish new language related to a 90-day completion time line for newly hired individuals.
     HCS1 - Retain original provisions; provide that school districts that want to complete 1,062 instructional hours by June 5, 2015, but are unable to under the current school calendar, can request assistance from the commissioner of education to determine a plan for completing the required hours; provide that, after determining a district cannot complete 1,062 hours by June 5, 2015, after maximizing instructional time, the commissioner shall waive the remaining required hours; provide that school districts may schedule graduation ceremonies before the final instructional day and a district may be open on the day of a primary election if no school in the district is used as a polling place; prohibit school districts from scheduling instructional time on Saturdays; require the Department of Education to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education how school districts completed the 1,062 instructional hours; declare an EMERGENCY.
     HCA1( D. Graham ) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 04, 2015 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 06, 2015 - to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 13, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 19, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 23, 2015; 3rd reading, passed 36-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24, 2015 - received in House
     Feb 25, 2015 - to Education (H)
     Mar 02, 2015 - taken from Education (H); 1st reading; returned to Education (H); posting waived
     Mar 03, 2015 - taken from Education (H); 2nd reading; returned to Education (H); posted in committee
     Mar 09, 2015 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 10, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2015
     Mar 11, 2015 - 3rd reading, passed 87-8 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; Bill passed 32-4; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 19, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 7)