06RS SB105


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SB 105 (BR 392) - D. Kelly

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to rename the Education, Arts, and Humanities Cabinet as the Education Cabinet; create new offices in the Education Cabinet; abolish the Workforce Development Cabinet and create the Department of Workforce Investment in the Education Cabinet, to transfer the Council on Postsecondary Education and the Education Professional Standards Board to the Education Cabinet; transfer various units to the Commerce Cabinet; amend KRS 12.023 to abolish the Office of Early Childhood Development; abolish the Cabinet for Workforce Development and transfer the duties and responsibilities to the Education Cabinet and the Department of Workforce Investment; abolish the Department for Adult Education and Literacy in the Cabinet for Workforce Development and transfer its duties to the newly created Kentucky Adult Education Program in the Council on Postsecondary Education; amend various sections to conform; repeal KRS 12.401, 151B.023, 151B.215, 151B.260, 156.120, 156.497, 156.666, and 200.711; confirm Executive Order 2005-576 dated June 20, 2005, as it relates to the Education Cabinet.


     SCA (1, D. Kelly) - Make technical amendment.

     HCS - Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 12 to provide that the board of directors for the Center for School Safety, the Council on Postsecondary Education, the Department of Education, the Education Professional Standards Board, the Kentucky Board of Education, the Kentucky Commission on Deaf and Hard of Hearing, the Kentucky Educational Television shall be governed by their respective substantive statutory chapters; list in noncodified language the structure of the Department of Education, two divisions included in the Office of Employment and Training, the establishment of the office of the executive director in the Education Professional Standards Board, and the abolishment of former divisions in the Education Professional Standards Board and the Council on Postsecondary Education.

     Jan 20-introduced in Senate
     Jan 24-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Jan 25-reassigned to Education (S)
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 15, 2006
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 16-received in House
     Feb 22-to Education (H)
     Feb 27-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 21, 2006
     Mar 22-3rd reading, passed 95-2 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Apr 10-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 211)

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