House Bill 178

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/05/21: signed by Governor (ActsCh. 178)
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Education.
Bill Documents Current/Final
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
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
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)
03/11/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/12/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 15, 2021
03/15/21
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 29-7 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/16/21
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
  • House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute for Tuesday, March 16, 2021
  • Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute (1)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
  • Bill passed 30-3
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/29/21
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • Bill passed 89-5
03/30/21
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/05/21
  • signed by Governor (ActsCh. 178)

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

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except remove the addition of the non-voting teacher and student member and make changes to conform; remove the confirmation of Executive Order 2020-610.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, student and teacher members, deletion
Reorganization - Executive Order 2020-610, confirmation, deletion
Teachers - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher member, deletion
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, student and teacher members, deletion

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Add a non-voting student member and a non-voting teacher member to the board.
Index Headings Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, student and teacher, addition
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, student and teacher, addition
Teachers - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher, addition

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - HB 178

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Retain original provisions except provide that the non-voting teacher and student members will be selected by the board; require the teacher and student members to be from different, rotating congressional districts; revise the teacher term to one year; require the board to promulgate an administrative regulation establishing the selection process.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher and student members, selection
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher and student members, selection
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher and student members, selection
Teachers - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher member, selection
Conference Committee Reports - HB 178

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