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SB 107 (BR 905) - R. Stivers II

     AN ACT relating to gubernatorial appointments and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 63.080 to permit the Governor or other appointing authority to remove and replace certain board or council appointments to comply with statutory proportional representation requirements for the board or council and to permit the Governor to remove and replace appointments if a board or council is unable to perform its statutory duties; amend KRS 156.029, 164.011, 164.131, 164.180, 164.321, 164.350, 164.821, and 164.830 to conform; EMERGENCY.


     SCS1 - Retain original provisions; remove Kentucky Board of Education and Council on Postsecondary Education from provisions relating to removal based on proportional representation requirements and removal of an entire board membership for cause; add for cause removal procedures for board members and an entire board membership of universities and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; amend KRS 164.020 to conform; amend KRS 164.131, 164.321, and KRS 164.821 to require that appointments from other than the leading two political parties in the state not be considered in the ratio of required political appointments, to specify that a student member's term runs from July 1 to June 30, and to add the inability of a board to adopt an annual budget, to set tuition rates, or to evaluate a president to the list of conditions that authorize removal of an entire board membership.
     HFA1( W. Stone ) - Allow a member proposed to be removed from a board to request a hearing before the Council on Postsecondary Education; require the council to issue a finding of fact following an investigation and hearing.

     Jan 07, 2017 - introduced in Senate; to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 07, 2017 - taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 08, 2017 - taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Feb 22, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017
     Feb 23, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 32-6 with Committee Substitute; received in House
     Feb 27, 2017 - to State Government (H)
     Mar 03, 2017 - posted in committee
     Mar 06, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 07, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2017; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 15, 2017 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated; passed 60-33; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 101)