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HB 309 (BR 1210) - T. Firkins, J. Arnold Jr, L. Belcher, S. Brinkman, L. Combs, M. Dossett, J. Draud, R. Henderson, J. Jenkins, A. Koenig, D. Owens, S. Santoro, J. Tilley, R. Weston, R. Wilkey

     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 who is 16 years of age or under who is not on school property during school hours; require operating procedures be established for an approved placement facility; set forth the procedures to be established by the agreement; amend KRS 610.255 to permit a peace officer to take the child in custody to an approved placement facility with the permission of school personnel; and amend KRS 630.030 to permit a 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 6-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee

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