House Bill 37

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 02/18/20: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to arts education.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 203
Sponsors M. Hart, T. Bojanowski, T. Branham Clark, C. Howard, R. Palumbo, M. Prunty, R. Roberts, M. Sorolis, S. Westrom, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require schools to offer all students instruction in the visual and performing arts, submit an annual report to the Department of Education, and implement school policies regarding visual and performing arts instruction; require the Department of Education to develop visual and performing arts program standards, guidelines on model programs, and strategies and initiatives for meeting the requirements of the section; require the Department of Education to provide resources, assessment tools, and a reporting checklist to schools; require the Department of Education to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education by December 1, 2021, on the status of schools meeting the requirements of this section; amend KRS 158.6453 to require the school profile report to be included in the school report card and require the visual and performing arts program data to be included in the school profile report; amend KRS 160.345 and 158.153 to conform; cite the Act as the Arts Education Equity Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Fiscal Note - Kentucky Department of Education, arts instruction, providing resources and guidance for
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Arts instruction, requiring schools to offer
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School report card, adding school profile report to
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, arts instruction, providing resources and guidance for
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, arts instruction, report on
Teachers - Arts instruction, requiring schools to offer
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Department of Education, arts instruction, report on
Short Titles and Popular Names - Arts Education Equity Act
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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08/20/19
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/07/20
  • introduced in House
  • to Education (H)
01/21/20
  • posted in committee
01/28/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/29/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/30/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 31, 2020
02/07/20
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/13/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 73-16 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
02/14/20
  • received in Senate
02/18/20
  • to Education (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except specify school programs shall be provided in accordance with visual and performing arts standards; require middle schools to offer at least one (1) visual and performing arts course each year; prohibit embedding or integrating arts instruction in non-visual and performing arts courses to substantially meet the program requirements; delete provisions regarding arts policy adopted by school councils.
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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Hart
Summary Clarify elementary schools shall provide visual and performing arts instruction; require 100 minutes of instruction per week or an equivalent amount for a non-traditional schedule.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Visual and performing arts instruction, require 100 minutes of
Teachers - Visual and performing arts instruction, require 100 minutes of

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