House Bill 178

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/01/21: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Education.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 878
Sponsor S. Sheldon
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 156.029 to require appointments to the Kentucky Board of Education to reflect equal gender representation and proportionally reflect the Commonwealth's political affiliation and minority racial composition; provide that members can be removed if composition requirements are not met; add a student and a teacher to the board as non-voting members; prohibit the Governor from reorganizing the board; amend KRS 156.040 and KRS 63.080 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, add student and teacher
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, eligibility requirements
Reorganization - Kentucky Board of Education, prohibit
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, add student and teacher
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, eligibility requirements
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/06/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/10/21
  • to Education (H)
  • posted in committee
02/23/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/24/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 25, 2021
02/25/21
  • 3rd reading, passed 78-16 with Committee Substitute
02/26/21
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/01/21
  • to Education (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; add the secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to the board as an ex officio member; establish a term end date for the teacher and student members; require the student member to be a junior at the time of appointment; apply the equal representation requirements to the Supreme Court district members and the at-large members respectively; confirm Executive Order 2020-610.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, demographic representation, requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, ex-officio member, addition
Reorganization - Kentucky Board of Education, Executive Order 2020-610
State Agencies - Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, secretary, board appointment
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, demographic representation, requirements
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, ex-officio member, addition
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, Executive Order 2020-610, confirmation

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