Senate Bill 97

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 11)
Title AN ACT relating to compulsory attendance.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1079
Sponsors D. Givens, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 159.010 to permit, beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, each local board of education, on the recommendation of the superintendent and approval of the Kentucky Department of Education, to require children residing in the school district's attendance area to attend school until the child has reached his or her eighteenth birthday except as provided in KRS 159.030; amend KRS 159.020 to conform; make technical corrections.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Teachers - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Technical Corrections - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Children and Minors - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/05/13
  • introduced in Senate
02/07/13
  • to Education (S)
02/14/13
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/15/13
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/19/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 19, 2012
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
02/20/13
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/21/13
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-2 with floor amendment (1)
02/22/13
  • received in House
02/25/13
  • to Education (H)
03/01/13
  • taken from Education (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (H)
03/04/13
  • taken from Education (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (H)
  • posting waived
  • posted in committee
03/07/13
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
03/11/13
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 88-10 with Committee Substitute
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute
  • passed 33-5
03/12/13
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
03/18/13
  • signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 11)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Givens
Summary Retain original language except clarify that the provisions apply only to public schools.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Teachers - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Technical Corrections - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Children and Minors - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except require school attendance until age 18 in all districts once 55% of districts require children to attend school until age 18; direct that the statewide requirement become effective four years after the 55% threshold is met.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Teachers - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Technical Corrections - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Children and Minors - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Floyd
Summary Retain original provisions except that a school council, instead of local school board, may adopt a policy to require children residing in the school's attendance area to attend school until the child has reached his or her eighteenth birthday except as provided in KRS 159.030.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Teachers - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Technical Corrections - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of
Children and Minors - Compulsory school attendance age, optional raising of

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