2019 REGULAR SESSION

EDUCATION

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH MARCH 12, 2019 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

SB1

M. Wise

Omnibus legislation relating to various aspects of school safety

03/11/19 - signed by Governor

SB3

J. Schickel

Omnibus changes to SBDM councils including limiting teacher reps and addressing principal hiring

02/06/19 - to Education (H)

SB8

S. West

Teacher tribunal reform

03/07/19 - delivered to Governor

SB36

S. West

Require a stop-loss provision of 1% in the performance funding models for fiscal years 2020-2021 through 2022-2023.

01/10/19 - to Education (S)

SB59

J. Schickel

Exempt from sales tax admissions by nonprofit educational, charitable, or religious institutions and the fundraising activities done by nonprofit institutions

01/10/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB64

J. Schickel

Require vacancies on any local board of education be filled by appointment by majority vote of those remaining members of the local board

01/10/19 - to Education (S)

SB72

J. Higdon

Regulates virtual high school completion programs

03/04/19 - to Education (H)

SB98

M. Wilson

Establish the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the scholarship; define eligibility requirements for the scholarship

03/06/19 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019

SB116

M. Wise

Confirming KDE reorganization

03/07/19 - to Education (H)

SB117

W. Schroder

Require public postsecondary institutions to adopt policies ensuring the protection of freedom of speech and expression by students and faculty

02/07/19 - to Education (S)

SB118

R. Alvarado

Scholarship tax credits

02/08/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB135

M. Wise

Confirm Executive Order 2018-598 and Executive Order 2018-883, which reorganize various offices in the Department of Education

02/25/19 - to Education (H)

SB156

E. Harris

Establish a $1000 voluntary relocation credit for teachers moving from a targeted school from an untargeted school

02/11/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB162

D. Carroll

Define and regulate Kentucky State Police school resource officers

03/12/19 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)

SB173

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education

02/14/19 - to Education (S)

SB174

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education

02/14/19 - to Education (S)

SB175

D. Givens

Revisions to school accountability system

03/12/19 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute

SB176

M. Wise

Shell bill related to education

02/14/19 - to Education (S)

SB179

A. Kerr

Permit institutions of higher education to keep the proceeds from the sale of major items of equipment or real property.

02/15/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB212

D. Givens

Reorganize the Strategic Committee on Postsecondary Education and rename it the Strategic Committee on Higher Education

03/12/19 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SB250

J. Adams

JCPS reforms from principal hiring to review of small purchases

03/12/19 - passed 54-42

SB254

J. Adams

Clarify an exceptional student attending the Gatton or Craft Academy shall have an individual education plan

02/19/19 - to Education (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SCr100

J. Higdon

Direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish a task force to study the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; identify areas to be studied and task force membership; and require findings and recommendations to be reported by December 1, 2019.

02/15/19 - to Education (S)

SR134

M. Wilson

Honor the centennial celebration of Junior Achievement.

02/26/19 - adopted by voice vote

sr134

M. Wilson

Honor the centennial celebration of Junior Achievement.

02/26/19 - adopted by voice vote

HOUSE BILLS

HB1

J. Carney

Omnibus legislation relating to various aspects of school safety

01/11/19 - to Education (H)

HB8

J. Carney

Require local boards of education to develop policy on identification of kindergarten through third grade students with dyslexia

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB14

M. Marzian

Repeal public charter schools.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB17

A. Scott

Repeal public charter schools.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB21

R. Huff

Allow family resource and youth services centers to take cash donations

03/12/19 - passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day

HB22

M. Hart

Require a local board vacancy be filled by a vote of the local board of education and not the State Commissioner

03/07/19 - delivered to Governor

HB61

K. Moser

Allow KEES funds to be used for qualified workforce training programs

03/12/19 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar

HB72

R. Rothenburger

Relating to tuition benefits for first responders

03/07/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

HB95

D. Elliott

Increase school board per diem

01/10/19 - to Local Government (H)

HB96

T. Moore

Change participating institution definition for KEES scholarship.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB112

J. Raymond

Remove half-day allowance for kindergarten

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB113

J. Raymond

Require school districts to provide full-day preschool; require all four year olds residing in the school district be eligible.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB118

J. Tipton

Prohibit an occupational licensing authority from suspending or revoking a license it issued because the licensee is in default or delinquent on a student loan or work-conditional scholarship

03/11/19 - signed by Governor

HB140

K. Bratcher

KCEWS and EPSB Reorganization

03/12/19 - passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day

HB158

D. Meade

Omnibus changes to child welfare system including background checks for child care facilities

03/07/19 - delivered to Governor

HB163

W. Thomas

Establish the Kentucky Community and Technical College endowment match fund and transfer $3 million annually to the fund

02/05/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB168

R. Huff

Require local boards of education to provide an annual salary supplement to qualified speech-language pathologists or audiologists

03/07/19 - to Education (S)

HB172

J. Donohue

Amend statutes related to state management of a local school district

02/06/19 - to Education (H)

HB181

K. Bratcher

Include not for profits schools in proprietary school definition

03/12/19 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar

HB202

S. Riley

Prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline

02/15/19 - posted in committee

HB205

J. Carney

Scholarship tax credits

03/04/19 - returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB207

J. DuPlessis

Authorize a capital project even though it is not specifically listed in a budget branch bill if the project is funded solely by non-general fund appropriations

02/06/19 - to Education (H)

HB209

J. Carney

Prohibit KDE Commissioner from approving school plans that do not allow for certain provisions of water in public school buildings.

02/28/19 - to Education (S)

HB227

B. Reed

Increase the allowed per diem for members of local boards of education

03/07/19 - delivered to Governor

HB246

R. Webber

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet reorganization

03/12/19 - floor amendment (1) filed

HB250

B. Rowland

Extends the closing of the Commonwealth postsecondary education prepaid tuition trust fund to 2030

03/11/19 - signed by Governor

HB251

C. Massey

Require schools to offer the ASVAB test annually to students in grades 10 through 12 and to counsel based on results, allow for absences to meet with a recruiter

03/07/19 - to Education (S)

HB254

S. Maddox

Require public postsecondary institutions to adopt policies ensuring the protection of freedom of speech and expression by students and faculty

03/12/19 - returned to State & Local Government (S)

HB272

J. Tipton

Omnibus early literacy and numeracy education bill

03/04/19 - to Education (S)

HB314

J. Nemes

Makes amendments to procedures for state takeover of a local school district

02/12/19 - to Education (H)

HB330

R. Huff

Establish the Asset Resolution Corporation to serve and support schools or students concerning student finances, postsecondary education, and workforce development.

03/04/19 - returned to Education (H)

HB331

J. Nemes

Allow parents or guardians to choose that their student not participate in statewide student assessments

02/13/19 - to Education (H)

HB343

S. Rudy

Kindergartners cannot be found truant

03/04/19 - to Education (S)

HB365

P. Pratt

Define and establish licensure for apprenticeships

02/15/19 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB377

M. Hart

Require schools to offer all students instruction in the visual and performing arts

02/15/19 - to Education (H)

HB391

R. Webber

Create the earn and learn tax credit in an amount up to 25% of the costs incurred by an approved company for tuition or other educational expenses paid on behalf of a qualified employee

02/19/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB404

C. Booker

Require greater minority representation on superintendent screening committees in a high minority population school district

02/19/19 - to Education (H)

HB426

C. Stevenson

Require that teachers are provided a minimum of 60 minutes per day for nonteaching activities and 120 minutes per week be used for self-directed activities

02/20/19 - to Education (H)

HB444

C. Massey

Allow the Department of Education to continue to distribute state supplemental funds for a locally operated technology center to a district when the district enters a collaborative project agreement and moves the center as part of the agreement;

03/12/19 - floor amendment (1) filed

HB460

S. Rudy

Require school district mergers in certain circumstances

02/21/19 - to Local Government (H)

HB490

C. Massey

Teacher tribunal reform

03/05/19 - floor amendment (2) filed

HB500

J. Carney

Direct Eastern Kentucky University to establish and operate the Commonwealth`s Educational Laboratory School

02/21/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB504

S. Lewis

Reforms to the Teachers` Retirement System.

02/21/19 - to State Government (H)

HB524

D. Meade

CPE reorganization

03/01/19 - posted in committee

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HCr178

C. Massey

Direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force to study career and technical education; require findings and recommendations to be reported by December 1, 2019.

03/07/19 - to Education (H)