House Bill 63

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 189)
Title AN ACT relating to school security.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 189
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 440
Sponsors K. Bratcher, D. Elliott, K. Fleming, C. Freeland, C. Fugate, R. Huff, N. Kirk-McCormick, M. Lockett, J. Miller, J. Nemes, S. Sheldon, R. Webber
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 158.4414 to require the assignment of school resource officers to schools by August 1, 2022.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - School resource officers, requirement
Safety - School resource officers, requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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09/02/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/08/22
  • to Education (H)
02/08/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/09/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/14/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 15, 2022
02/15/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 78-17 with Committee Substitute (1)
02/16/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/18/22
  • to Education (S)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/18/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/23/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2022
03/25/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/29/22
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) withdrawn
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 26-8 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 77-16 with Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/30/22
  • 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. 189)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; require local school boards to ensure at least one school resource officer works full-time on-site at each school campus; provide that if sufficient funds and personnel are not available, school districts shall fulfill the requirement on a per campus basis as approved by the state school security marshal; affirm that local government agencies are not required to fund school resource officer positions.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local school board, school resource officers, requirement
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School resource officers, full-time on-site, requirement
Local Government - School resource officers, funding
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - School resource officers, full-time on-site, requirement
Safety - School resource officers, full-time on-site, requirement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Donohue
Summary Require the General Assembly to appropriate funds to the Center for School Safety to place certified school resource officers in each school.
Index Headings State Agencies - Center for School Safety, dissemination of funds
Fiscal Note - Center for School Safety, dissemination of funds

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to allow local boards of education to establish a police department for local school districts; provide the general police powers each officer shall have in performing their duties if permitted by local board of education policy; provide the qualifications each officer shall have at the time of their employment; provide for the appointment or promotion to the ranks and grades of the department; amend KRS 158.441 to include an officer appointed under this Act within the term "school resource officer"; allow the board of education to regulate the traffic and parking on property owned, used, or occupied by the local school district; prohibit a person from impersonating a police officer hired by the board of education.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local board of education, creation of school district police department
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Local board of education, creation of school district police department
Public Safety - Local board of education, creation of school district police department

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 63/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor G. Neal
Summary Allow a local school board to request approval to assign a school resource officer to more than one school under certain conditions.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School resource officer, school service area, option
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - School resource officer, school service area, option
Safety - School resource officer, school service area, option

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary Deletes provisions of the Senate Committee Substitute and restores the provisions of HB 63/GA.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local board of education, creation of school district police, delete authority
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Local board of education, creation of school district police, delete authority
Public Safety - Local board of education, creation of school district police, delete authority

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