House Bill 277

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 161)
Title AN ACT relating to teachers.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 161
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 805
Sponsors W. Thomas, K. Timoney, K. Banta, C. Fugate, R. Heath, R. Huff, M. Imes, C. Massey, T. Smith, T. Truett
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to define terms; establish a student loan forgiveness program for teachers obtaining certification through an expedited certification process with a residency component; authorize the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to promulgate administrative regulations to administer the program; create the Option 9 scholarship fund; amend KRS 161.048 to create an Option 9 expedited alternative certification pathway through the use of a residency program; establish requirements for residency program; establish eligibility for district participation; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher certification, alternate expedited pathway
Education, Finance - KHEAA, Expedited teacher certification pathway loan forgiveness program, creation of
Education, Higher - Teacher certification, alternate expedited residency program
Teachers - Certification, alternate expedited pathway
Teachers - Expedited teacher certification pathway, loan forgiveness for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Expedited teacher certification pathway loan forgiveness, administration of
Appropriations - Teachers, student loan forgiveness program
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/12/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/28/22
  • to Education (H)
03/10/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/11/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/14/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 16, 2022
03/16/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendments (1) and (2) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/17/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/22
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Education (S)
03/22/22
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/24/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
03/29/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 29, 2022
  • passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
03/30/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • 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. 161)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete section regarding loan forgiveness and retain provisions on an expedited alternate teaching certification pathway.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher certification, alternate expedited pathway
Education, Higher - Teacher certification, alternate expedited residency program
Teachers - Certification, alternate expedited pathway

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Huff
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 277

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Dossett
Summary Add a section authorizing any person receiving emergency teaching certification during the 2021-22 school year be eligible to renew that certification during the 2022-23 school year.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Emergency teacher certification, eligibility, extension
Licensing - Emergency teacher certification, eligibility, extension
Teachers - Emergency certification, eligibility, extension

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Make all school districts eligible to participate in expedited alternate certification option.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Expedited teacher certification pathway, all districts, eligibility
Teachers - Expedited certification pathway, all districts, eligibility

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