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SB 117 (BR 1010) - M. Wise, M. Wilson, D. Carroll, R. Girdler

     AN ACT relating to alternative certification.
     Amend KRS 161.010 to include definitions for "provisional certificates," "professional certificates," and "college or university work of graduate grade"; amend KRS 161.048 to allow a veteran with a bachelor's degree in any area to be issued a provisional teaching certificate if other criteria are met; require a passing score on the GRE or its equivalent for certification of a person in a field other than education to teach in elementary, middle, or secondary programs; provide that after successful completion of the internship program candidates shall receive a professional certificate and be subject to the same renewal requirements as any other teacher with a professional certificate; amend KRS 161.095 to delete language that restricts continuing education related to maintaining a certificate.


     SFA1( D. Givens ) - Delete language classifying alternative certification as a pilot program.

     Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 08, 2017 - to Education (S)
     Feb 09, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 10, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 13, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 15, 2017
     Feb 15, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 16, 2017 - received in House
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (H)
     Feb 22, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 24, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 27, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wedneday, March 1, 2017
     Mar 01, 2017 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Mar 06, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 85-7; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 14)