06RS HB203


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HB 203/FN (BR 1096) - T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr, S. Brinkman, Dw. Butler, L. Clark, W. Hall, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, G. Lynn, C. Miller, F. Nesler, J. Richards, J. Wayne, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the professional development of school employees.
     Amend KRS 158.070 to limit when professional development may take place; require a local board to compensate an employee at his or her daily rate of pay if the employee is required to attend a professional development activity beyond four days; prohibit a board from adding additional requirements to the Kentucky teacher internship program; require scheduling of staff for professional development to conform to bargained agreements.


     HCS (1) - Create a new section of KRS 161 to provide at least two days of professional development annually for a classified employee who has a minimum 180-day contract and qualifies for health insurance and retirement benefits; limit when professional development may be scheduled; require, under certain conditions, a local board to compensate a classified employee at his or her daily rate of pay if the employee is required to attend a professional development activity beyond the two required days; require scheduling of professional development for classified staff to conform to bargained agreements; amend KRS 158.070 to conform; delete obsolete language; amend KRS 161.011 to define classified employee professional development committee"; require local boards to develop and provide classified employees written policies to include terms and conditions of employment, including professional development requirements.

     HCS (2/FN) - Delete Section 1 in its entirety to delete professional development requirements for classified employees; delete Section 3 in its entirety to conform.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 5-to Education (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2)
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute (2)
     Mar 10-received in Senate
     Mar 14-to Education (S)

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