House Bill 51

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/10/22: to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to COVID-19 precautions in educational settings and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 359
Sponsors L. Bechler, S. Baker, D. Bentley, J. Calloway, J. Decker, R. Dotson, J. Fischer, P. Flannery, C. Fugate, D. Hale, M. Hart, R. Heath, T. Huff, M. Imes, N. Kirk-McCormick, W. Lawrence, M. Lockett, S. Maddox, J. Miller, J. Nemes, F. Rabourn, N. Tate, W. Thomas, R. Webber, B. Wesley
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 199.896 to provide that the license or certification of a child-care center shall not be refused or revoked for refusing to require facial coverings; amend KRS 199.898 to provide that parents and guardians of children enrolled in licensed, certified, or publicly funded child care facilities have a right to refuse facial coverings on behalf of their children without any retribution; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on any public school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored event; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on property owned, leased, or operated by public postsecondary education institutions; provide exceptions for healthcare licensing board requirements imposed prior to January 1, 2020, and clinical research settings.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement
Education, Higher - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions
Health and Medical Services - Facial coverings, public postsecondary educational institution property, prohibition of requirement
Public Authorities - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
State Agencies - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions
Children and Minors - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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

Actions

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08/16/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/11/22
  • to Education (H)
02/14/22
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/15/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
02/16/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2022
  • floor amendments (3) and (5) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (4-title) and (6-title) filed to bill
02/23/22
  • floor amendment (7) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (8-title) filed to bill
02/28/22
  • floor amendment (9) filed to Committee Substitute
03/01/22
  • floor amendment (10) filed to Committee Substitute
03/07/22
  • floor amendment (11) and (12) filed to Committee Substitute
03/08/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 56-35 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendments (11) and (8-title)
03/09/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/10/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain all original provisions except limit application to the COVID-19 pandemic; provide that a school may impose a mask mandate but permit parents to opt out.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, parent opt-out, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Education, Higher - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Health and Medical Services - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Children and Minors - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, parent opt-out, response to COVID-19 pandemic

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Delete all provisions, create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 that provides that a local school board or public school may impose masking requirements in response to a virus or disease; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to provide that the governing board may impose masking requirements in response to a virus or disease.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Mask mandate, public schools, authority of school board or school to impose
Education, Higher - Mask mandates, authority of governing board of a public postsecondary institution to impose
Universities and Colleges - Mask mandates, authority of governing board of a public postsecondary institution to impose
Children and Minors - Public schools, mask mandate, authority of school board or school to impose

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Bojanowski
Summary Retain all original provisions except remove the prohibition of masking policies at public postsecondary education institutions.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Facial coverings, discretion of governing board
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, discretion of governing board

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor F. Rabourn
Summary Retain all original provisions, declare an emergency; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - HB 51/HCS 1, emergency

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor F. Rabourn
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 51

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor S. Rudy
Summary Retain all original provisions; declare an emergency; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - HB 51/HCS 1

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor S. Rudy
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 51

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain original provisions; require that individuals be allowed to opt out of any public school requirement for medical devices, medical procedures and treatments, and adherence to healthcare recommendations in public schools; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; require that individuals be allowed to opt out of public postsecondary education institutions' requirements for medical devices, medical procedures and treatments, and adherence to healthcare recommendations in public schools; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt out; establish exceptions; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, public postsecondary education institutions, opt-out
Universities and Colleges - COVID-19 precautions, public postsecondary education institutions, opt-out
Children and Minors - COVID-19 precautions, public schools, parent opt-out
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, public schools, opt-out

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 51

Amendment House Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor L. Bechler
Summary Retain all original provisions except delete the right of a parent to refuse facial coverings for children enrolled in a childcare facility; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Facial covering requirements not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic, permit
Effective Dates, Emergency - Facial covering requirements
Universities and Colleges - Facial covering requirements not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic, permit
Children and Minors - Childcare facilities, facial covering requirements, permit only at discretion of facility

Amendment House Floor Amendment 10
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain all original provisions except delete the right of a parent to refuse facial coverings for children enrolled in a childcare facility; require that individuals be permitted to opt-out of any public school requirement for medical devices, medical procedures and treatments, and adherence to healthcare recommendations in public schools; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt-out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; provide that postsecondary education institutions may not require individuals to use medical devices, submit to medical procedures and treatments, or adhere to healthcare recommendations in public schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements
Universities and Colleges - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements
Children and Minors - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements, emergency

Amendment House Floor Amendment 11
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain all original provisions except delete the right of a parent to refuse facial coverings for children enrolled in a childcare facility; require that individuals be permitted to opt-out of any public school requirement for medical devices and medical procedures and treatments; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt-out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; provide that postsecondary education institutions may not require individuals to use medical devices and submit to medical procedures and treatments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on property not used for the delivery of medical services; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and testing requirements, emergency
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine and testing requirements
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing requirements, emergency
Universities and Colleges - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine and testing requirements
Children and Minors - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and testing requirements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 12
Sponsor J. Calloway
Summary Retain all original provisions except delete the right of a parent to refuse facial coverings for children enrolled in a childcare facility; require that individuals be permitted to opt-out of any public school requirement for medical devices, medical procedures and treatments, and blanket healthcare requirements; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt-out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; provide that postsecondary education institutions may not require individuals to use medical devices, submit to medical procedures and treatments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on property not used for the delivery of medical services; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and healthcare requirements
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine, and healthcare requirements
Education, Higher - COVID-19 precautions, student opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, and healthcare requirements
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing requirements, emergency
Universities and Colleges - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, and healthcare requirements
Children and Minors - COVID-19 precautions, parent opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing, healthcare requirements

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