Senate Bill 79

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Last Action 03/24/20: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to school background checks.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 210
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 160.380, relating to the employment of school personnel, to define "administrative findings of child abuse or neglect" to mean a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect that is upheld on appeal or not appealed; amend the definition of "clear CA/N check" to include administrative findings instead of substantiated findings; remove the requirement that an existing school district employee self-report a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect to the superintendent.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Child abuse and neglect check, content, administrative findings
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, clear CA/N check, content, administrative findings
State Employees - Applicants for school district employment, clear CA/N check, content, administrative findings
Teachers - Substantiated findings of child abuse and neglect, self-reporting requirement, eliminate
Children and Minors - Child abuse and neglect check, content, administrative findings
Background Checks - Child abuse and neglect check, content, administrative findings
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/09/20
  • introduced in Senate
01/13/20
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
01/22/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
01/23/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
01/27/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 28, 2020
01/28/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
01/29/20
  • received in House
01/31/20
  • to Education (H)
02/21/20
  • posted in committee
03/06/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/09/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/10/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2020
03/12/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
03/17/20
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/20
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Reinstate the requirement that an existing school district employee self-report a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect to the superintendent.
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