Senate Bill 1

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Last Action 03/11/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 005)
Title AN ACT relating to school safety and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Impact Statements Actuarial Analysis
Bill Request Number 279
Sponsors M. Wise, R. Alvarado, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., R. Girdler, A. Kerr, R. Mills, J. Turner, S. West, M. Wilson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.441 to include definitions of school safety and school security; amend KRS 158.442 to include development and implementation of a school safety coordinator training program; specify membership on the Center for School Safety board of directors; amend KRS 158.443 to specify the board of directors is to appoint an executive director, establish all positions of the center, approve a school security risk assessment tool, review the organizational structure of the center and make recommendations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish the state school security marshal to be appointed by and report to the Department of Criminal Justice Training; require the marshal to report annually to the Center for School Safety; require development of a school security risk assessment tool; require reporting by school superintendents on completion of the risk assessment annually; require mandatory additional staff training if the risk assessment is not completed; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require school district superintendents to appoint a school safety coordinator; require the school safety coordinator to complete training within six months of appointment; require the coordinator to designate threat assessment teams at each school in the district; require the coordinator to prescribe policies and procedures for an all-hazards approach to school safety; require the coordinator to ensure that all school campuses in their district are toured at least once per school year; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to promote the assignment of a school resource officer to each school; require the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to promulgate administrative regulations to establish school resource officer training and course curriculum; require superintendents to report annually to the Center for School Safety the number and placement of school resource officers in the district; amend KRS 15.330 to conform; amend KRS 158.162 to require all districts to restrict the access to each school building by July 1, 2022; withhold approval of new building construction or expansion approval without compliance; amend KRS 156.095 to require suicide prevention awareness information be provided to students in person, by live streaming, or via video recording; require suicide training provided to staff to include the recognition of signs and symptoms of mental illness; require staff with job duties requiring direct contact with students to receive a minimum of one hour of training annually on responding to an active shooter; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define mental health professional and trauma-informed approach; direct all schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to education; require by July 1, 2021, as funds become available, each school district to provide a mental health professional for each one thousand five hundred students; require by January 1, 2020, the Department of Education make available a tool kit to assist school districts in developing a trauma-informed approach; require by July 1, 2020, each local board of education to develop a plan for implementing a trauma-informed approach; amend KRS 70.062 to encourage sheriffs to collaborate with local school districts on policies and procedures for communicating instances of student-involved trauma; amend KRS 95.970 to encourage chiefs of police to collaborate with local school districts on policies and procedures for communicating instances of student-involved trauma; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to encourage the Department of Kentucky State Police to work with school districts pertaining to school and student safety and emergency response plans and concerns and policies and procedures for communicating instances of student involved trauma; amend KRS 508.078 to include in terroristic threatening in the second degree making false statements by any means for the purpose of causing evacuation, cancellation, or creating fear of bodily harm in schools or among students, parents, or school personnel; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the Department of Education make available to each school district an anonymous reporting tool; allow the reporting individual to stay anonymous; require information reported be immediately sent to administration of each school district and law enforcement agencies affected; require the Department of Education develop and provide a comprehensive training and awareness program on the anonymous reporting tool; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require principals to provide each school year written notice to all students, parents, and guardians of the provisions of KRS 508.078 and potential penalties under KRS 532.060 and 534.030; create a new section of Chapter 158 to allow the board of directors of any public school district foundation to accept gifts or donations restricted for school security purposes and use them exclusively for the purpose granted; encourage the organization of foundations to support public school districts for which no foundation exists; Act shall be known as the School Safety and Resiliency Act; direct the Office of Education Accountability to conduct a study on the use of guidance counselors' time in schools.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Contain false statements, terroristic threatening to include
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Students and teachers, school safety for, improving
Mental Health - Services to students, provided by school districts
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - State school security marshal position, creation of
Police, City and County - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Police, State - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Sheriffs - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Studies Directed - Office of Education Accountability, guidance counselors, study of
Teachers - School safety for, improving
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Foundations to support school district security, restricted donations for
Children and Minors - School safety for, improving
Boards and Commissions - Center for School Safety, membership of
Short Titles and Popular Names - School Safety and Resiliency Act
Actuarial Analysis - Office of Education Accountability, guidance counselors, study of
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

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01/09/19
  • introduced in Senate
01/11/19
  • to Education (S)
02/05/19
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
02/06/19
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
02/07/19
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 8, 2019
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
02/08/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) defeated
  • passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/11/19
  • received in House
02/12/19
  • to Education (H)
02/15/19
  • posted in committee
02/21/19
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/22/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2019
02/27/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 96-3 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/28/19
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • Bill passed 37-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/11/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 005)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Summary Amend KRS 158.441 to amend the definition of school resource officer and include definitions of school safety and school security; amend KRS 158.442 to include development and implementation of a school safety coordinator training program; specify membership on the Center for School Safety board of directors; amend KRS 158.443 to specify the board of directors is to appoint an executive director, establish all positions of the center, approve a school security risk assessment tool, review the organizational structure of the center and make recommendations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish the state school security marshal to be appointed by and report to the Department of Criminal Justice Training; require the marshal to report annually to the Center for School Safety; require development of a school security risk assessment tool; require reporting by school superintendents on completion of the risk assessment annually; require mandatory additional staff training if the risk assessment is not completed; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require school district superintendents to appoint a school safety coordinator; require the school safety coordinator to complete training within six months of appointment; require the coordinator to designate threat assessment teams at each school in the district; require the coordinator to formulate policies and procedures for an all-hazards approach to school safety; require the coordinator to ensure that all school campuses in their district are toured at least once per school year; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to promote the assignment of a school resource officer to each school; require the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to promulgate administrative regulations to establish school resource officer training and course curriculum; require superintendents to report annually to the Center for School Safety the number and placement of school resource officers in the district; amend KRS 15.330, 15.380, 15.420, 15A.063, 61.900, and 209A.020 to conform; amend KRS 15.450 to include the salary and associated expenses of the state school security marshal in the funds reimbursable to the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet from the Law Enforcement Foundation Program; amend KRS 158.162 to require all districts to restrict the access to each school building by July 1, 2022; withhold approval of new building construction or expansion without compliance; amend KRS 156.095 to require suicide prevention awareness information be provided to students in person, by live streaming, or via video recording; require suicide training provided to staff include the recognition of signs and symptoms of mental illness; require staff with job duties requiring direct contact with students to receive a minimum of one hour of training annually on responding to an active shooter; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define school counselor and trauma-informed approach; direct all schools to adopt a trauma-informed approach to education; require by July 1, 2021 or as funds and qualified staff become available, each school district to provide a school counselor for each two hundred fifty students; require by January 1, 2020, the Department of Education make available a tool kit to assist school districts in developing a trauma-informed approach; require by July 1, 2021, each local board of education to develop a plan for implementing a trauma-informed approach; amend KRS 70.062 to encourage sheriffs to collaborate with local school districts on policies and procedures for communicating instances of student-involved trauma; amend KRS 95.970 to encourage chiefs of police to collaborate with local school districts on policies and procedures for communicating instances of student-involved trauma; create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to encourage the Department of Kentucky State Police to work with school districts pertaining to school and student safety and emergency response plans for communicating instances of student involved trauma; amend KRS 508.078 to include in terroristic threatening in the second degree making false statements by any means for the purpose of causing evacuation, cancellation, or creating fear of serious bodily harm in schools or among students, parents, or school personnel; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require the Department of Education make available to each school district an anonymous reporting tool; allow the reporting individual to stay anonymous; require information reported to be immediately sent to administration of each school district and law enforcement agency affected; require the Department of Education develop and provide a comprehensive training and awareness program on the anonymous reporting tool; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require principals to provide each school year written notice to all students, parents, and guardians of the provisions of KRS 508.078 and potential penalties under KRS 532.060 and 534.030; create a new section of Chapter 158 to allow the board of directors of any public school district foundation to accept gifts or donations restricted for school safety and security purposes and use them exclusively for the purpose granted; encourage the organization of foundations to support public school districts for which no foundation exists; Act shall be known as the School Safety and Resiliency Act; direct the Office of Education Accountability to conduct a study on the use of guidance counselors' time in schools.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Contain false statements, terroristic threatening to include
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Students and teachers, school safety for, improving
Mental Health - Services to students, provided by school districts
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - State school security marshal position, creation of
Police, City and County - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Police, State - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Sheriffs - Communicating with school districts, student involved trauma, instances of
Studies Directed - Office of Education Accountability, guidance counselors, study of
Teachers - School safety for, improving
Charitable Organizations and Institutions - Foundations to support school district security, restricted donations for
Children and Minors - School safety for, improving
Boards and Commissions - Center for School Safety, membership of
Short Titles and Popular Names - School Safety and Resiliency Act
Short Titles and Popular Names - Office of Education Accountability, guidance counselors, study of

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Add two student members to the Center for School Safety board of directors.
Index Headings Boards and Commissions - Center for School Safety, board of directors, student members on
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Center for School Safety, board of directors, student members on
Public Safety - Center for School Safety, board of directors, student members on

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Require school nurse in each public school by July 1, 2021.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School nurse, require in each public school
Public Health - School nurse, require in each public school

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Require 20 hours of training for school safety and threat assessment team.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School safety and threat assessment team, require training for
Public Safety - School safety and threat assessment team, require training for

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except clarify that the office of state school marshal shall conduct on-site reviews; require local boards of education utilizing a SRO to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the employing agency or the SRO if employed directly by the school district to specify the roles of those involved with the SRO program; encourage the school safety coordinator to include student representation in recommended policies; include a definition of school-based mental health services provider; allow a school-based mental health services provider to facilitate the creation of the trauma-informed team; specify that a district may employ or contract for services of a school-based mental health services provider; specify that the Department of Homeland Security shall make available an anonymous reporting tool to all school districts in the state; declare an emergency. EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Students and teachers, school safety for, improving
Effective Dates, Emergency - Students and teachers, school safety for, improving
Mental Health - School safety, school-based mental health professionals, assisting with

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Carney
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 1

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Amend to include a school-based mental health services provider in the goal of having one per school and spending time in direct service with students.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School-based mental health services provider, one in every school, goal of
Mental Health - School-based mental health services provider, one in every school, goal of

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