Senate Bill 250

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/19: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to public education.
Bill Documents Current
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

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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

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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