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HB 317 (BR 913) - T. McKee, D. Graham, F. Nesler, J. Richards, S. Riggs, D. Watkins, A. Webb-Edgington, R. Weston

     AN ACT relating to high school athletics.
     Amend KRS 156.070 to require the Kentucky Board of Education or any agency designated by the state board to manage interscholastic athletics to permit an unlimited waiver if the local school district superintendent reports that a certified person is not available to serve in a coaching position; the noncertified person hired in a coaching position shall complete a professional development course offered by the state board or its designated agency.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; require that coaches, regardless of level, shall be a high school graduate, 21 years of age, and shall submit to a criminal history background check in accordance with KRS 160.151.

     SCA (1, K. Winters) - Prohibit the state board from promulgating administrative regulations that require an assistant coach to be employed in a teaching or certified position; require any nonteaching or noncertified person employed in a coaching position to complete the same post-hire requirements of certified persons employed in coaching positions.

     SFA (1, K. Stine) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 156.070 to provide that fines, penalties, charges, assessments of attorney fees, or any other sanctions imposed by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association upon any student or school for actions conducted to comply with a court order are invalid and unenforceable.

     CCR - Cannot agree.

     Feb 6-introduced in House
     Feb 10-to Education (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 25, 2009
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Mar 2-to Education (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 9-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2009; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; received in House
     Mar 12-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1); House refused to concur in Senate committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; Conference Committee appointed in House; received in Senate
     Mar 13-posted for passage for receding from Senate committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; Senate refused to recede from committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; Conference Committee appointed in Senate
     Mar 26-Conference Committee report filed in House

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