2017 REGULAR SESSION

EDUCATION

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH MARCH 29, 2017 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB 1

M. Wilson

Omnibus education reforms to standards, assessments, and accountability

Mar 29, 2017 - to Rules (S); posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendments (2) and (5) for Wednesday, March 29, 2017; Senate concurred in House floor amendments (2) and (5); Bill passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor

SB 12

R. Stivers II

Amended to contain UofL board reorganization

Jan 09, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 007)

SB 17

A. Robinson

Relating to the expression of religious or political viewpoints in public schools and public postsecondary institutions.

Mar 16, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 15)

SB 24

R. Thomas

Adds equity council member to superintendent screening committee membership.

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 27

J. Schickel

Various changes to boards of directors of colleges within the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 50

D. Thayer

Makes changes to local districts school calendar process

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 68)

SB 54

J. Schickel

Remove significant power from school councils and transfer to superintendents

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 58

J. Schickel

Relating to selection and evaluation of presidents of KCTCS colleges

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 70

G. Neal

Establishes a pilot program for charter schools.

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 80

M. Wilson

Prohibit the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) from imposing conditions for a teacher to maintain his or her certification

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 84

R. Thomas

Create the position of school health coordinator in Kentucky schools

Jan 07, 2017 - to Education (S)

SB 102/FN

R. Alvarado

Scholarship Tax Credit

Jan 07, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 106

D. Parrett

Require the Department of Education to develop and implement the Kentucky Financial Literacy Program

Mar 15, 2017 - recommitted to Education (S)

SB 107

R. Stivers II

Relating to gubernatorial appointments to university boards

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 101)

SB 117

M. Wise

Alternative teaching certification for veterans

Mar 16, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 14)

SB 118

W. Schroder

Alternate methods for publishing school financial statements.

Feb 23, 2017 - taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)

SB 119/FN

D. Givens

Relating to postsecondary education contract spaces

Feb 28, 2017 - reassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

SB 138

R. Webb

Relating to Bible literacy courses in the public schools.

Mar 15, 2017 - recommitted to Education (S)

SB 147

M. Wilson

Relating to advanced practice doctoral programs at comprehensive universities.

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 51)

SB 153/FN

D. Givens

Postsecondary funding formula with performance elements

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 52)

SB 159

J. Carpenter

Require civics education in public schools.

Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 109)

SB 217

S. West

Deals with educator tribunals

Mar 15, 2017 - recommitted to Education (S)

SB 227

B. Smith

Shell bill relating to workforce training.

Feb 21, 2017 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB 229

R. Stivers II

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SR 274

M. Wilson

Confirm the appointment of Gary Wayne Houchens to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 275

M. Wilson

Confirm the appointment of Ronald Cameron Beal to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2017.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 282

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Vidya Ravichandran to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2021.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 283

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Virginia Carol Wright to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2021.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 284

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Lucas V. Mentzer to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2016.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 285

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Ben Lovell Cundiff to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2018.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 286

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Alesa G. Johnson to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 287

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Richard F. Gimmel, Jr. to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 288

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Milton C. Seymore to the Kentucky Board of Education for a term expiring April 14, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 289

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Shawn Labray Reynolds to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2022.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 290

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of Lucas V. Mentzer to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2022.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 293

W. Schroder

Confirm the appointment of Benjamin Ernest Brandstetter to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

HOUSE BILLS

HB 10

K. Bratcher

Confirms Executive Order reorganizing the UofL Board

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to State Government (H); taken from State Government (H); 1st reading; returned to State Government (H); posting waived

HB 18

S. Westrom

Various amendments to increase transparency and accountability for area development districts.

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to State Government (H)

HB 25

P. Moffett

Require a school or district to prominently display on its website a report of the percentage of students meeting standards on specific assessments

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 36

T. Couch

Expand the existing public hearing requirements for property taxes levied by school district boards of education

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 62/FN

D. Schamore

Provide KEES scholarships to students enrolled in a registered apprenticeship program

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 103 / AA

P. Moffett

Establishes charter schools

Jan 06, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 126

C. Morgan

Relating to postsecondary students` rights.

Jan 06, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 127

C. Morgan

Relating to ensuring freedom of student speech at public postsecondary education institutions.

Jan 06, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 128

DJ Johnson

Relating to Bible literacy courses in the public schools.

Mar 29, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 29, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 34-4

HB 145/FN

J. Tipton

Require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to require drug education.

Mar 15, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 151

K. Bratcher

Permit a student to enroll in the school nearest to their home

Mar 03, 2017 - taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)

HB 152

B. Linder

Amends several provisions related to teacher certifications

Feb 07, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 162/FN

J. Carney

Scholarship tax credit

Feb 17, 2017 - posted in committee

HB 195

J. Tipton

Creates alignment between adult education programs and high school equivalency degree

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 63)

HB 197

S. Overly

Require CPE to implement a statewide policy to provide academic credit for military service and training

Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 204

J. Carney

Relating to advanced practice doctoral programs at comprehensive universities.

Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 205

J. Carney

Establishes the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship program

Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 206

J. Carney

Establishes the dual credit scholarship program

Mar 29, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendments (1-title) Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017

HB 216/FN

B. Rowland

Allow contributions to a 529 Plan of up to $4,000 to be excluded from adjusted gross income

Feb 09, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 229

C. Morgan

Mandates multiplication tables, US history course, and Kentucky history course in school curriculum

Feb 09, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 231

S. Riley

Require KBE to utilize military aptitude tests for career readiness.

Feb 23, 2017 - to Education (S)

HB 238

P. Pratt

Deals with proprietary education and how to deal with schools that close

Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 141)

HB 249/CI/LM

T. Moore

Allow concealed carry at schools

Feb 27, 2017 - floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) filed

HB 250/FN

K. Flood

Amends the 2016-2018 executive branch biennial budget related to early childhood education and colon cancer screening

Feb 09, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 254

D. Keene

Exempt courses by certain agencies from the perview of the Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education.

Feb 13, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 264

R. Rand

Establish the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program

Feb 13, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 277

B. Reed

Remove school board of education member eligibility restriction for aunt, uncle or in-laws

Mar 29, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017

HB 307/FN

A. Wuchner

Implementation of dyslexia screening and interventions to improve student learning.

Mar 15, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 382/FN

J. Kay

Tax credit for employers that pay off employee student loans

Feb 16, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 385

R. Benvenuti III

Update nonprofit corporation statutes

Feb 16, 2017 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 422/FN

A. Gentry

Declare a tax credit for the small businesses who have an apprenticeship program

Feb 21, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 436/FN

A. Wuchner

Exclude contributions to 529 plan or STABLE account or eligible education expenses

Feb 21, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 454

J. Shell

Require local school district to provide essential skills curriculum to students

Mar 14, 2017 - taken from Education (S); 2nd reading; returned to Education (S)

HB 471/FN

S. Rudy

Amends the 2016-2018 executive branch budget to include charter school funding, SEEK and KTRS provisions, UK med school lease

Mar 29, 2017 - Line item vetoed Bill received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for consideration of Governor`s veto; veto overriden; Bill passed 89-0; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for consideration of Governor`s veto for Wednesday, March 29, 2017; line item veto overriden; Bill passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate

HB 477

S. Lee

Establish the Students with Special Needs Scholarship Program

Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 495

J. York

Require cursive writing to be taught in elementary schools

Mar 02, 2017 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2017

HB 520 / AA

J. Carney

Establishes charter schools

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 102)

HB 523

J. Carney

Establish the Digital Learning and Workforce Development Pilot Project for virtual schools

Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (H)

HB 535

D. Osborne

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 21, 2017 - to Education (H)

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HCR 114

D. Mayfield

Urge the Council on Postsecondary Education to develop and implement a statewide policy for public postsecondary education institutions to provide academic credit for military service and training for active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Reserves, and National Guard as well as veterans of the Armed Forces.

Mar 01, 2017 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day