00RS HB136


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HB 136/FN (BR 898) - J. Draud, J. Reinhardt

     AN ACT relating to public school volunteers.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 to require state criminal records checks of adult volunteers in public schools who have contact with students on a regularly scheduled or continuing basis, or who have supervisory responsibility for children and to require districts to provide written materials to volunteers; require the Justice Cabinet and the Administrative Office of the Courts to promulgate administrative regulations prescribing the procedure for records check requests; amend KRS 161.044 to conform.


     HCS/FN - Retain provisions of HB 136 except delete the requirement for a school district to provide a written description detailing responsibilities, expectations, and qualifications needed for volunteer activities, and amend the provision to permit the local school boards to pay costs of criminal records checks from local funds and donations from any source including volunteers; and change references to local board of education.
     SCA (1, R. Stivers) - Delete the requirement that the Justice Cabinet and the Administrative Office of the Courts shall promulgate regulations pertaining to school volunteer criminal records checks; require that a request for a school volunteer criminal records check shall be submitted on a form or through a process approved by the Justice Cabinet or the Administrative Office of the Courts.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Jan 20-posted in committee
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 15-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 29-reported favorably, to Rules with original Committee Substitute
     Mar 1-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 2, 2000
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 85-10 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 21-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 22, 2000
     Mar 22-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 23-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
     Mar 28-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 85-3; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Mar 29-delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 336)

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