2018 REGULAR SESSION

EDUCATION

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH FEBRUARY 16, 2018 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 32

D. Parrett

Require KDE to develop academic standards for a financial literacy program to be implemented by each public high school

Jan 03, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 36/FN

R. Alvarado

Creates private school scholarship tax credits

Jan 03, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 55

J. Schickel

Alters powers of school councils including principal hiring

Jan 04, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 69

S. West

Relating to the hiring and firing of educators including tribunal reform

Feb 02, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

SB 73

D. Givens

Establish a pilot program for performance-based professional development projects

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

SB 74

D. Carroll

Prohibit EPSB from imposing conditions for a teacher to maintain his or her certification and from requiring a Rank III teacher to obtain a Rank II or Rank I to maintain his or her certificate

Jan 10, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 152

D. Givens

Allow for differentiated teacher compensation.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 155

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 156

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 157

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 158

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 159

M. Wise

Shell bill relating to education.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SR 12

J. Schickel

Honor Julia Pile upon receiving the inaugural Beverly Nickell Raimondo Leadership Award.

Jan 23, 2018 - adopted by voice vote

SJR 52

D. Carroll

Direct the Kentucky Department of Education to collaborate with the University of Kentucky to implement and bolster the Kentucky Peer Support Network Project in public schools across the Commonwealth.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Education (H)

HOUSE BILLS

HB 3

J. Shell

Require essential skills in ciriculum

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 37

R. Huff

Require pay increase for speech-language pathologists or audiologists at school districts

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 55

J. Tipton

Require schools to teach drug education.

Feb 02, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 56

J. Tipton

Require KDE to develop academic standards for a financial literacy program to be implemented by each public high school

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 117/FN

L. Bechler

If a five cent tax doesn`t pass then a district board of education is forced to levy the compensating rate and is banned from increases for 3 years

Jan 05, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 128

J. Carney

Require instruction on the Holocaust and other acts of genocide.

Feb 07, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 132/FN

J. DuPlessis

Require a financial literacy course as a high school graduation requirement

Feb 02, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 134/FN

J. Carney

Create a scholarship tax credit

Jan 08, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 141/FN

J. Carney

Change criteria for the emergency revolving school loan fund account to allow districts with revenue shortfalls to apply

Feb 16, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

HB 142/FN

J. Carney

Require the chief state school officer to prepare estimates for school district fund allotment

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 180

A. Scott

Repeal charter schools.

Jan 17, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 187

A. Wuchner

Relating to dyslexia and response-to-interventions that improve student learning.

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 200

S. Rudy

Executive Branch Budget

Feb 16, 2018 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 205

R. Nelson

Repeal charter schools

Jan 19, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 211/FN

K. Flood

Establish a school transportation funding fee of $0.03 which shall be paid by dealers on each gallon of gasoline and special fuel

Jan 22, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 242

T. Herald

Merge all school districts into 55 districts

Jan 26, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 247

J. Tipton

Allows KEES for dual credit and other KHEAA scholarship amendments

Jan 26, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 253

M. Dossett

Establish a STEM teacher scholarship pilot program

Jan 29, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 281

P. Pratt

Proprietary education board clean up

Feb 13, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 286/FN

W. Thomas

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

Feb 02, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 321

R. Nelson

Delay implementation of public charter schools until July 1, 2020

Feb 09, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 342

D. Meade

Transfer of the Division of Child Care to Education Workforce Dev Cabinet

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 349

C. Fugate

Exempt a child enrolled and attending a boarding school or church boarding school from compulsory attendance at a public school

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 362

T. Moore

Require schools to offer the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test annually to students in grades 10 through 12

Feb 15, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)

HB 367

A. Wuchner

Creates and administers a dyslexia trust fund

Feb 15, 2018 - to Education (H); posted in committee

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HR 92

A. Wuchner

Honor Julia Pile upon receiving the inaugural Beverly Nickell Raimondo Leadership Award.

Jan 23, 2018 - adopted by voice vote

HCR 113

B. Rowland

Urge Kentucky`s community and technical colleges, state universities, private colleges, accredited educational facilities, and trade schools to work in cooperation and partnership with private industry, trade groups, and organizations to examine the feasibility of developing a certification and training program, including on-the-job internship opportunities for heavy equipment operators and commercial drivers` licenses to support Kentucky`s industries.

Jan 31, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HR 144

R. Nelson

Urge the Governor to exempt Family Resource and Youth Services Centers from budget cuts through fiscal year 2020.

Feb 12, 2018 - to Education (H)