House Bill 254

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Last Action 03/26/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.169)
Title AN ACT relating to freedom of speech at public postsecondary education institutions.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1432
Sponsors S. Maddox, R. Huff, L. Bechler, D. Bentley, M. Dossett, J. Fischer, D. Hale, M. Hart, D. Lewis, K. Moser, D. Osborne, M. Prunty, S. Santoro, J. Sims Jr, W. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 164.348 to require public postsecondary institutions to adopt policies ensuring the protection of freedom of speech and expression by students and faculty; require policies to be made available to students and faculty; create a cause of action for a violation of any policy required by the Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - Freedom of speech, policies required to ensure
Universities and Colleges - Freedom of speech, policies required to ensure
Civil Rights - Freedom of speech at postsecondary education institutions, policies required to ensure
Claims - Liability for violation of freedom of speech policies of public postsecondary institution
Short Titles and Popular Names - The Campus Free Speech Protection Act
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/06/19
  • introduced in House
02/07/19
  • to Education (H)
02/22/19
  • posted in committee
02/26/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/27/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2019
03/04/19
  • floor amendments (1) filed
03/07/19
  • 3rd reading
  • returned to the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (2) filed
03/12/19
  • passed 64-33 with floor amendment (2)
  • received in Senate
  • to State & Local Government (S)
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
03/13/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
03/14/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 14, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 30-7
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/26/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.169)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor P. Minter
Summary Amend definition of "harassment;" specify that provisions of section do not restrict institutions from addressing severe or pervasive harassment.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Harassment, definition of
Education, Higher - Harassment, taking actions to address
Universities and Colleges - Harassment, definition of
Universities and Colleges - Harassment, taking actions to address

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor S. Maddox
Summary Delete language regarding student-on-student harassment.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Student-on-student harassment, delete language regarding
Universities and Colleges - Student-on-student harassment, delete language regarding

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