06RS HB688


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HB 688 (BR 2483) - M. Cherry, F. Rasche, T. Riner, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to expelled or suspended students.
     Amend KRS 158.150 to define "behavior which constitutes a threat" as including assault, battery or abuse of others; the threat of force or violence; being under the influence of drugs or alcohol; the use, possession, sale, or transfer of drugs or alcohol; or the carrying, possessing, or transfer of weapons or dangerous instruments; and any other behavior which may endanger the health or safety of others; permit a school board to adopt a policy providing that if a student is suspended or expelled for any reason from any public or private school the district may review the details of the suspension or expulsion and determine if the student will be admitted.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; require that any action under this section related to students with disabilities shall be in compliance with applicable federal law.

     HFA (1, D. Owens) - Add clarifying language related to behaviors; clarify definition of "charges"; make technical changes.

     Feb 24-introduced in House
     Feb 27-to Education (H); posted in committee
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2006
     Mar 8-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 10-received in Senate
     Mar 14-to Education (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 23, 2006
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 4-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 139)

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