House Bill 187

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 88)
Title AN ACT relating to dyslexia.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 243
Sponsors A. Wuchner, M. Prunty, L. Belcher, J. Blanton, D. Graham, M. Hart, J. Sims Jr, S. Wells
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define "dyslexia" and "qualified dyslexia screening tool"; require the Department of Education to make available a dyslexia toolkit that includes guidance on the instruction of students displaying characteristics of dyslexia; require the Department of Education to collaborate with the Kentucky Collaborative Center for Literacy Development to update professional development for teachers related to dyslexia; require each local board of education to develop policies for identifying and assisting students in kindergarten through grade three with dyslexia and other learning disabilities; require school districts to report data to the Department of Education regarding dyslexia screening and results; require teacher preparation programs to include instruction on dyslexia; require the commissioner of education to select three school districts to serve as dynamic laboratories of learning. Amend KRS 158.305 to revise the definition of "dyslexia"; require local boards of education to develop policies related to the implementation of response-to-intervention; require the Department of Education, in collaboration with the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, to report to the Interim Joint Committees on Education and Health and Welfare by November 30 of each year regarding school districts' implementation of response-to-intervention.
Index Headings of Original Version Disabilities and the Disabled - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Response-to-intervention system, school district policy for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
State Agencies - Department of Education, dyslexia resources, development of
Teachers - Dyslexia, screening for
Teachers - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Teachers - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/11/18
  • introduced in House
01/17/18
  • to Education (H)
02/15/18
  • posted in committee
02/20/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/21/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/22/18
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/08/18
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • to Rules (H)
03/12/18
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 13, 2018
03/13/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute & committee amendment (1-title)
03/14/18
  • received in Senate
03/15/18
  • to Education (S)
03/20/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/21/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/22/18
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute
  • passed 87-0
03/27/18
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/02/18
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 88)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Retain original provisions, remove the definition of "qualified dyslexia screening tool", define "evidence-based"; require the Department of Education to collaborate with the Education Professional Standards Board and the Council on Postsecondary Education in lieu of the Kentucky Collaborative Center for Literacy Development; remove the title of "dynamic laboratories of learning" from the department's study project; remove KRS 158.305, may be cited as the Ready to Read Act.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Response-to-intervention system, school district policy for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
State Agencies - Department of Education, dyslexia resources, development of
Teachers - Dyslexia, screening for
Teachers - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Teachers - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Carney
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Response-to-intervention system, school district policy for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
State Agencies - Department of Education, dyslexia resources, development of
Teachers - Dyslexia, screening for
Teachers - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Teachers - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, remove the definition of "qualified dyslexia screening tool", and define "evidence-based"; require the Department of Education to collaborate with the Education Professional Standards Board and the Council on Postsecondary Education in lieu of the Kentucky Collaborative Center for Literacy Development; provide that local boards may adopt policies regarding dyslexia; remove the title of "dynamic laboratories of learning" from the department's study project; may be cited as the Ready to Read Act.
Index Headings Disabilities and the Disabled - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Dyslexia, definition of, screening for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Response-to-intervention system, school district policy for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
Education, Higher - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in
State Agencies - Department of Education, dyslexia resources, development of
Teachers - Dyslexia, screening for
Teachers - Professional development, inclusion of dyslexia in
Teachers - Teacher preparation programs, inclusion of dyslexia in

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