House Bill 604

Actions | Amendments
Last Action to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to developing trauma-informed schools.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1891
Sponsors W. Coursey, S. Rudy, R. Adkins, L. Belcher, D. Bentley, M. Cantrell, R. Goforth, D. Graham, J. Greer, C. Harris, K. Imes, M. Marzian, R. Meyer, K. Moser, R. Nelson, J. Richards
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require each school to employ at least one mental health professional for every 1,500 students; require the department of education of make available a toolkit to assist school districts in developing a trauma-informed approach in their schools; define "mental health professional" and "trauma-informed approach"; require each local board of education to develop a plan for implementing a trauma-informed approach in its schools by the 2020-2021 school year.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mental health professionals in schools, requirement for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Trauma-informed approach plan, requirement for
Mental Health - Professionals in schools, requirement for
Mental Health - Trauma-informed approach, school implementation, requirement for
State Agencies - Department of Education, trauma-informed toolkit, requirement for
Teachers - Trauma-informed approach, training on
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/27/18
  • introduced in House
03/01/18
  • to Education (H)
03/12/18
  • reassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • posting waived
  • posted in committee
03/13/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/14/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 15, 2018
03/15/18
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed to Bill
03/16/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 81-1 with Committee Substitute
03/19/18
  • received in Senate
03/21/18
  • to Education (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except require school districts to employ mental health professionals as funds are available; delete language requiring a mental health professional to provide mental health services to students; require a mental health professional to create a trauma-informed team in each school; require each local board to develop a plan for a trauma-informed approach on or before July 1, 2019.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mental health professionals in schools, requirement for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Trauma-informed approach plan, requirement for
Mental Health - Professionals in schools, requirement for
Mental Health - Trauma-informed approach, school implementation, requirement for
State Agencies - Department of Education, trauma-informed toolkit, requirement for
Teachers - Trauma-informed approach, training on

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor R. Palumbo
Summary Amend KRS 156.160 to require a mental health screening for students in conjunction with immunizations required for elementary, middle, and high school.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mental health professionals in schools, requirement for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Trauma-informed approach plan, requirement for
Mental Health - Professionals in schools, requirement for
Mental Health - Trauma-informed approach, school implementation, requirement for
State Agencies - Department of Education, trauma-informed toolkit, requirement for
Teachers - Trauma-informed approach, training on

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Palumbo
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mental health professionals in schools, requirement for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Trauma-informed approach plan, requirement for
Mental Health - Professionals in schools, requirement for
Mental Health - Trauma-informed approach, school implementation, requirement for
State Agencies - Department of Education, trauma-informed toolkit, requirement for
Teachers - Trauma-informed approach, training on

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)