Senate Bill 250

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Last Action 03/25/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 065)
Title AN ACT relating to public education.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1309
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 45A.385 to increase the small purchase procedure maximum to $50,000 for a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C; amend KRS 160.375 to give a superintendent in a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C sole authority for approving small purchases; amend KRS 160.345 to allow the superintendent of a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C to appoint a principal without the participation of the school council; amend KRS 161.720 and 161.740 to prohibit a teacher who enters an administrative position that reports directly to the superintendent in a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C from being issued a continuing service contract; amend KRS 161.765 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Continuing service contracts, prohibiting for certain administrative positions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal hiring in certain districts, superintendent option for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Small purchasing procedures, increasing maximum amount for certain districts
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Superintendents, specifying purchasing authority for certain districts
Education, Finance - Small purchasing procedures, increasing maximum amount for certain districts
Purchasing - Small purchasing procedures, increasing maximum amount for certain school districts
Teachers - Continuing service contracts, prohibiting for certain administrative positions
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/15/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/19/19
  • to Education (S)
02/20/19
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
02/21/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
02/22/19
  • floor amendment (1), (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
02/25/19
  • floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
02/26/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2019
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (3) withdrawn
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) defeated
  • passed 31-6 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (4)
  • received in House
02/27/19
  • to Local Government (H)
02/28/19
  • posted in committee
03/06/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/07/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019
03/12/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 54-42
03/13/19
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/25/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 065)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete provisions regarding small purchase procedures; amend KRS 160.290 to require the board of a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C to empower the superintendent to carry out the district's day-to-day operations; amend KRS 160.345 to make the selection of a principal by the school council subject to the approval of the superintendent in a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C; amend KRS 161.720 to define "district-level administrative position"; amend KRS 161.720 and 161.740 to prohibit a teacher who enters a district-level administrative position in a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C from being issued a continuing service contract; amend KRS 161.740 to provide that a teacher in a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C who transfers from a district-level administrative position to a non-district-level administrative position in the district or to another district shall revert to continuing contract status.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Continuing service contracts, prohibiting for district-level administrative positions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal hiring in certain districts, superintendent approval of
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Superintendents, requiring board to grant authority for daily operations in certain districts
Teachers - Continuing service contracts, prohibiting for district-level administrative positions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Amend KRS 160.345 to allow the superintendent principal selection approval authority for a school that lacks a school council.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal selection, provide superintendent approval for

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Amend KRS 161.765 to limit a superintendent's authority to demote an administrator to only those administrators that report directly to the superintendent.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Administrator demotion, superintendent direct reports, limit to

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary Amend KRS 160.345 to require a school council to recommend a principal to the superintendent for approval in any district.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal selection, provide superintendent approval for

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary Delete Section 1 amending KRS 160.290 and replace with language amending KRS 160.370 to provide that the board of a county school district in a county with a consolidated local government adopted under KRS Chapter 67C shall authorize the superintendent to approve purchases of up to $20,000.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Superintendent purchasing authority, requiring board to provide in certain districts
Boards and Commissions - School boards, requiring to grant superintendent purchase authority in certain districts
Purchasing - School superintendent purchasing authority, requiring board to provide in certain districts

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Donohue
Summary Delete the new language providing principal selection approval to the superintendent.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Principal selection, delete approval by superintendent

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