Senate Bill 1

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 09/09/21: delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 4)
Title AN ACT relating to the delivery of education and care for children and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 4
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 10
Sponsor M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 13A to nullify 902 KAR 2:213E and 702 KAR 1:195E; direct each school district to have a COVID-19 operations in place; direct the Department for Public Health to develop a model "test to stay" COVID-19 model for school districts; direct local health departments to assist school districts in implementing their COVID-19 operation plans; provide a temporary remote instruction option for school districts to use at the school, classroom, grade, or group level; provide that districts may submit 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 attendance data for the 2021-2022 school year; require all certified staff and classified staff designated by a school district to work on-site during a nontraditional instruction day; for the 2021-2022 school year, temporarily revise requirements for emergency substitute certification, allow instructional activities to be performed by classified staff, and allow a district to temporarily hire staff upon receipt of a preliminary background check; direct the Kentucky State Police and Cabinet for Health and Family Services to prioritize school district background checks; temporarily revise retirement reemployment provisions until January 15, 2022; allow a school district to submit a school calendar plan to receive a waiver of 170 required student attendance days if 1,062 hours are achieved for the 2021-2022 school year; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Nontraditional instruction, staff requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School districts, remote instruction, options
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School districts, student attendance data, submission
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School masking regulation, nullification
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Student attendance days, waiver
Effective Dates, Emergency - Childcare masking regulation, nullification
Effective Dates, Emergency - School districts, COVID-19 operations, options
Effective Dates, Emergency - School masking requirement, nullification
Public Health - Department for Public Health, test to stay option, development
Public Health - Local health departments, school district assistance, requirements
Retirement and Pensions - School district employees, retirement reemployment, provisions
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, test to stay plan, development
State Agencies - Health and Family Services, background checks, prioritization
State Agencies - State Police, background checks, prioritization
Background Checks - Health and Family Services, prioritization
Background Checks - School districts, provisions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School districts, COVID-19 operations, options
Teachers - Background checks, requirements
Teachers - Emergency substittute certification, requirements
Teachers - Nontraditional instruction days, staff requirements
Teachers - Retirement reemployment, requirements
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Childcare masking regulation, nullification
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - School masking regulation, nullification
Children and Minors - Childcare masking regulation nullification
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Classified staff, instructional activities, performance
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Employee background checks, requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School district employees, retirement reemployment, provisions
State Agencies - Administrative Office of the Courts, background checks
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School districts, COVID-19 test to stay plan, options
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
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Senate Floor Amendment 9
Senate Floor Amendment 10
Senate Floor Amendment 11
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Senate Floor Amendment 13
Senate Floor Amendment 14
Senate Floor Amendment 15
Senate Floor Amendment 16
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7
House Floor Amendment 8
House Floor Amendment 9
House Floor Amendment 10
House Floor Amendment 11
House Floor Amendment 12
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

Top | Amendments
09/07/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Education (S)
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • floor amendments (1), (2), and (3) filed
09/08/21
  • taken from Rules (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Rules
  • floor amendments (4), (5), (6), and (7) filed
  • recommitted to Education (S)
09/09/21
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • floor amendments (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13) (14) (15) and (16) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, September 9, 2021
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) and (7) ruled out of order
  • passed 28-8 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to Education (H)
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • substituted for identical House Bill 1
  • floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) and (12) filed
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 2nd and 3rd readings dispensed with
  • passed 70-25
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • Bill passed 21-6
  • received in House
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • Bill passed 69-24
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 4)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete language encouraging vaccination incentives; delete reemployment provisions, except for one-month break in service requirement; increase critical shortage threshold to 10%; provide that pandemic relief funds may be used for the cost of hiring critical shortage teachers.
Index Headings Teachers - Critical shortage hiring, threshold, increase
Teachers - Critical shortage, pandemic funds, utilization
Teachers - Reemployment provisions, deletion
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Critical shortage hiring, threshold, increase
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Reemployment provisions, deletion
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher critical shortage, pandemic funds, utilization
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaccination incentives, deletion
Retirement and Pensions - Critical shortage hiring, threshold, increase
Retirement and Pensions - Reemployment provisions, deletion
Retirement and Pensions - Teacher critical shortage, pandemic funds, utilization

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Castlen
Summary Prohibit a school district from requiring a student to wear a mask; delete Section 7 regarding vaccination incentives.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Student masks, prohibition
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaccination incentives, deletion

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Direct KDE to partner with schools to produce COVID-19 public service announcements; direct KDE to partner with schools to urge the public to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Department of Education, school partnership, COVID-19 public service announcement, vaccine campaign
State Agencies - Department of Education, school partnership, COVID-19 public service announcement, vaccine campaign

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Add a new section requiring a local board to provide COVID-19 sick days due to quarantine or isolation.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 sick leave, requirement

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor M. Castlen
Summary Require a school district to provide option to parents to exempt students from mask requirements.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Student masks, exemption

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain original language; require that any similar administrative regulations for child care centers are prohibited from requiring children five and under to wear masks; require any similar administrative regulations for public schools to allow for health and religious exemptions; require any district COVID-19 requirements to allow for health and religious exemptions.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Childcare center mandates, children five and under, masks
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - School health mandates, health and religious exemptions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School district health requirements, health and religious exemptions
Public Health - Childcare center mandates, children five and under, masks
Public Health - School health mandates, health and religious exemptions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary Create a noncodified section that shall expire on January 31, 2022 establishing standards relating to COVID-19 in child-care centers and family child-care homes.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Child-care centers, COVID-19 standards
Diseases - COVID-19, child-care center standards
Occupations and Professions - Child-care centers, COVID-19 standards
Public Health - COVID-19, child-care center standards
Safety - COVID-19, child-care center standards
Small Business - Child-care centers, COVID-19 standards

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Delete the provision that permitted school districts to incentivize student vaccination; prohibit school districts from mandating staff or student vaccination; prohibit school districts from incentivizing student vaccination.
Index Headings

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary Provide up to 20 days of remote instruction at each school in a school district.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Remote days, allotment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Add a new section requiring a local board to provide COVID-19 sick days due to quarantine or isolation.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 sick leave, requirement

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 10
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Direct KDE to partner with schools to produce COVID-19 public service announcements; direct KDE to partner with schools to urge the public to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Department of Education, school partnership, COVID-19 public service announcement, vaccine campaign
State Agencies - Department of Education, school partnership, COVID-19 public service announcement, vaccine campaign

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 11
Sponsor M. McGarvey
Summary Permit classified staff employed by the school district to perform only noninstructional activities without supervision by certified staff during the 2021-2022 school year.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Classified staff, noninstructional activites

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 12
Sponsor M. McGarvey
Summary Create an exception for on-site work on NTI or remote instruction days for employees who lack childcare.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Remote instruction, on-site work requirement, exception for lack of childcare
Teachers - Remote instruction, on-site work requirement, exception for lack of childcare

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 13
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Allow a district to request additional nontraditional instruction days for a hybrid schedule.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Hybrid schedule, requirements

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 14
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Allow remote instruction up to 20 days per school; allow a district to request additional remote instruction days.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Remote instruction, allotment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 15
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Delete the provision that permitted school districts to incentivize student vaccination; prohibit school districts from mandating staff or student vaccination; prohibit school districts from incentivizing student vaccination.
Index Headings Teachers - COVID-19 vaccination mandates, prohibition
Children and Minors - COVID-19 vaccination, student mandates and incentives, prohibition
Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 vaccination, mandates and incentives, prohibition

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 16
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain original language; require that any similar administrative regulations for child care centers are prohibited from requiring children five and under to wear masks; require any similar administrative regulations for public schools to allow for health and religious exemptions; require any district COVID-19 requirements to allow for health and religious exemptions.
Index Headings Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Childcare center mandates, children five and under, masks
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - School health mandates, health and religious exemptions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School district health requirements, health and religious exemptions
Public Health - Childcare center mandates, children five and under, masks
Public Health - School health mandates, health and religious exemptions

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. Stevenson
Summary Allow local boards of education, during the 2021-2022 school year, to hire school bus drivers who do not possess a high school diploma or equivalency diploma; require all bus drivers hired under this exemption to possess a valid CDL with a school bus endorsement.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - School bus drivers, education requirements, temporary exemption
Motor Carriers - School bus drivers, education requirements, temporary exemption
Transportation - School bus drivers, education requirements, temporary exemption
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School bus drivers, education requirements, temporary exemption

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Modify to allow for 20 days of remote instruction for each school building instead of for each district.
Index Headings Teachers - Remote instruction, number of days
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Remote instruction, number of days

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Require a local board of education to provide COVID-19 sick days due to quarantine or isolation.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 sick leave, requirement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Grant a school district an additional 10 NTI days for when it is closed due to COVID-19; allow a school district to request approval for an additional 10 NTI days.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - NTI days, addition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor J. Donohue
Summary Allow a school to count up to 30 minutes per day instructional time for COVID-19 related activities.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Instructional time, COVID-19 activities, inclusion

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor L. Willner
Summary Add a new section providing for hybrid instruction until December 31, 2021.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Hybrid instruction, requirements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor L. Willner
Summary Add a new section providing for hybrid instruction until December 31, 2021.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Hybrid instruction, requirements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor L. Willner
Summary Add a new section providing for hybrid instruction until December 31, 2021.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Hybrid instruction, requirements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Define "red zone", "orange zone", "yellow zone", and "green zone"; provide that, until January 15, 2022, when the Department for Public Health declares a county in a red zone, the Governor may implement a mask mandate for school districts and child care centers in the county; provide that when the Department for Public Health declares a county in a yellow or green zone for two consecutive weeks, the local school board and local health department can end the mask mandate for the school district or child care centers.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Child care facilities, mask mandate, provisions
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mask mandates, authorization
Governor - Mask mandates, authorization
Public Health - Local health department, mask mandate, authorization
Public Health - Mask mandates, provisions

Amendment House Floor Amendment 10
Sponsor A. Tackett Laferty
Summary Retain original provisions; temporarily revise retirement reemployment provisions for local and district health departments to require only a one-month break in service.
Index Headings Public Health - Local health departments, retirement reemployment, provisions
Retirement and Pensions - Local and district health department employees, retirement reemployment, provisions

Amendment House Floor Amendment 11
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Prohibit a school district from using intimidation tactics or negative incentives to encourage vaccination; prohibit a school district from mandating immunization.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 vaccination, incentives and mandates, prohibition

Amendment House Floor Amendment 12
Sponsor S. Maddox
Summary Prohibit a school district from using intimidation tactics or negative incentives to encourage vaccination; prohibit a school district from mandating immunization.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 vaccination, incentives and mandates, prohibition

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