05RS HB409


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HB 409 (BR 1698) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to truancy.
     Amend KRS 159.150 to permit a local board of education and law enforcement officials to enter into an agreement to authorize police to investigate nonattendance and take into custody a student of compulsory school age who is not on school property during school hours; require operating procedures to be established for an approved placement facility; amend KRS 610.255 to permit a peace officer to take a child in custody to an approved placement facility with the permission of school personnel; and amend KRS 630.030 to permit any peace officer to take into custody a child who is believed to be a truant or a child who has not subjected himself or herself to control of school personnel.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Education (H)

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