04RS HB195


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HB 195 (BR 903) - C. Miller, C. Siler, Dw. Butler, H. Collins, R. Crimm, C. Embry Jr, K. Hall, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, R. Meeks, L. Napier, R. Nelson, J. Thompson, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to leaves of absence for teachers.
     Amend KRS 161.770 to permit a local board of education to grant a leave of absence to a teacher or superintendent for any reason it deems acceptable.


     SCA (1, L. Casebier) - Clarify that the leave of absence approved by the local board is not eligible to be purchased for retirement purposes.

     SFA (1, D. Seum) - Retain original provisions of the bill, and amend KRS 161.011 to permit a local board of education to grant a leave of absence to classified school employees for a period of up to two years for reasons of illness, maternity, adoption of a child or children, other disability, or any other reason deemed acceptable by the board.

     SFA (2/Title, D. Seum) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Education (H)
     Jan 22-posted in committee
     Jan 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 29-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 30, 2004
     Feb 2-3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Feb 3-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to Education (S)
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 2-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 5-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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