House Bill 250

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 183)
Title AN ACT relating to Kentucky State University, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 183
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 864
Sponsors J. Tipton, G. Brown Jr., D. Fister, D. Graham, C. Massey, P. Pratt, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Require the Council on Postsecondary Education to create and oversee a management improvement plan for Kentucky State University; identify plan requirements; require CPE and KSU to make various reports on the plan to LRC; appropriate $23 million to KSU in fiscal year 2021-2022; require CPE to make recommendations for repayment; require CPE to provide annual reports on the status of the KSU loan; create the KSU loan repayment trust fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Finance - Kentucky State University, shortfall loan, repayment
Education, Finance - Kentucky State University, shortfall, appropriation
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, financial shortfall, appropriation
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, management improvement plan
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, shortfall loan, repayment
Effective Dates, Emergency - Kentucky State University, management improvement plan
Effective Dates, Emergency - Kentucky State University, shortfall, appropriation
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU improvement plan, reports
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU improvement plan, management
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU loan, recommendation
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU loan, reports
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, financial shortfall, appropriation
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, management improvement plan
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, shortfall loan, repayment
Appropriations - Kentucky State University, $23 million
Appropriations - KSU loan repayment trust fund, creation
Reports Mandated - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU improvement plan
Reports Mandated - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU loan repayment
Reports Mandated - Kentucky State University, management improvement plan
Fiscal Note - Kentucky State University, shortfall, appropriation
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/08/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/18/22
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
01/19/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
02/15/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 16, 2022
02/17/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 82-7
02/18/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/22/22
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/25/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/30/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 75-15
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 183)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except declare a state of financial exigency at Kentucky State University; affirm the board of regents' authority to terminate employees; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to approve KSU expenditures more than $5,000; direct the KSU board of regents to cease its presidential search and to conduct an interim presidential search; require KSU to conduct a review of all departments and academic programs, eliminate programs as needed, and terminate employees accordingly; require KSU to develop a performance review process for all faculty and staff and conduct reviews within one year; require KSU to terminate employees who fail to meet performance criteria; delay initial performance reviews of tenured faculty with an insufficient body of work for evaluation for up to one year; require an additional review of all tenured faculty by June 30, 2027; provide that costs related to personnel actions shall be reported to the General Assembly for consideration in determining future budget appropriations; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to contract with an independent third party to make recommendations on the university's structure and evaluate performance; delete the provision that KSU loan amounts may be forgiven; appropriate $5 million in 2022-2023 and $10 million in 2023-2024 to the Council on Postsecondary Education for distribution to KSU upon meeting goals and benchmarks contained in the management improvement plan; appropriate $1.5 million to the council for carrying out its duties under the Act; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Kentucky State University appropriation
Education, Finance - Financial exigency, Kentucky State University, declaration
Education, Finance - Kentucky State University, performance funding
Education, Finance - KSU expenditures, approval, requirement
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, financial exigency, declaration
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, personnel, evaluation
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, personnel, termination
Education, Higher - Kentucky State University, presidential search, suspension
Personnel and Employment - Kentucky State University, personnel, evaluation
Personnel and Employment - Kentucky State University, personnel, termination
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU duties, $1.5 million
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU expenditures, approval, requirement
State Agencies - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU, performance funding distributions
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, financial exigency, declaration
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, performance funding
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, personnel, evaluation
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, personnel, termination
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, presidential search, suspension
Universities and Colleges - KSU expenditures, approval, requirement
Appropriations - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU duties, $1.5 million
Appropriations - Council on Postsecondary Education, KSU performance, $15 million

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Appropriate $18,406,000 to Kentucky State University for construction of the health sciences center; APPROPRIATIONS.
Index Headings Appropriations - Kentucky State University, health sciences center
Capital Construction - Kentucky State University, health sciences center, appropriation
Education, Finance - Kentucky State University, health sciences center, appropriation
Universities and Colleges - Kentucky State University, health sciences center, appropriation

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