House Bill 678

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 185)
Title AN ACT relating to public schools and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 185
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1922
Sponsor C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 635.050 to make language gender neutral.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Gender-neutral language, inclusion
Children and Minors - Gender-neutral language, inclusion
Technical Corrections - Juvenile court, gender-neutral language, inclusion
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/28/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/15/22
  • to Education (H)
03/16/22
  • reassigned to State Government (H)
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
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 21, 2022
03/21/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/22/22
  • to Education (S)
03/23/22
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/24/22
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/30/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-3 with Floor Amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Floor Amendment (1)
  • passed 91-0
  • 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. 185)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; until June 30, 2024, suspend the requirement for prior approval for a local board to commence the funding, financing, design, construction, renovation, or modification of district facilities; require a local board to continue to submit BG-1 Project Application forms; ensure the Department of Education shall continue to have authority to intercede on bond payments; until June 30, 2024, provide for an expedited process for approval of district facility plans and the acquisition and disposal or property; require the department to provide assistance to districts upon request concerning facilities and properties procedures; ensure current applications are governed by the Act; include extracurricular facilities as facilities covered by the Act; declare that nothing in the Act waives prior approval of ESSER funds or other federal funds for which federal law requires state authorization; require KDE to conduct a review of facilities regulations, documents, and procedures to identify inefficiencies and possible improvements; require KDE and the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction to consult to explore what school-specific items may be appropriate for inclusion in DHBC regulations; require KDE to report results of reviews, plans, and consultations to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue and the Interim Joint Committee on Education by September 1, 2023; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, school facilities and property procedures
Studies Directed - Kentucky Department of Education, review of school facilities and property procedures
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, facilities and properties regulations, modification
Capital Construction - School facilities construction, prior approval, suspend
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, facilities and properties regulations, modification
Reports Mandated - Kentucky Department of Education, facilities and properties, documents and procedures
Sunset Legislation - Modified school facilities and property procedures, June 30, 2023
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School facilities construction, prior approval
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
Education, Finance - School facilities construction, prior approval
Education, Finance - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
Effective Dates, Emergency - School facilities and property procedures, prior approval
Housing, Building, and Construction - School facilities construction, prior approval
Housing, Building, and Construction - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
Property - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
Public Buildings and Grounds - School facilities construction, prior approval
Public Buildings and Grounds - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
Real Estate - School property purchase and disposal, prior approval
State Agencies - Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, school facilities requirements, consultation

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Heavrin
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 9

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor W. Westerfield
Summary Allow a local board to utilize estimates from architects or engineers as an alternative to competitive bids for calculating financing of district projects.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facilities projects, cost projection, architect or engineer estimate
Education, Finance - Facilities projects, cost projection, architect or engineer estimate

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Higdon
Summary Add language ensuring ongoing litigation relating to school facilities prior to enactment will not be affected by the bill.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - School facilities, litigation, protect
Education, Finance - School facilities, litigation, protect

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