Senate Bill 8

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Last Action 03/08/24: to Education (H)
Title AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Education.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 379
Sponsors M. Wilson, S. West, G. Boswell, D. Carroll, M. Deneen, D. Douglas, R. Girdler, S. Meredith, R. Mills, J. Schickel, D. Thayer, L. Tichenor, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 156.029 to provide that all 14 voting members of the Kentucky Board of Education are to be elected; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to establish the process by which members of the Kentucky Board of Education are elected, including a partisan primary and partisan regular election; amend KRS 156.040 to add a requirement that members of the Kentucky Board of Education shall not have served on a local school board for at least four years preceding the year of their election; create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to establish the process for removal of a member of the Kentucky Board of Education; amend various KRS sections to conform; repeal KRS 156.031, which relates to the State Board for Elementary and Secondary Education; establish a schedule for transitioning from appointed to elected members; allow appointees to continue to serve in accordance with their appointments until December 31, 2026; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2026.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Kentucky Board of Education, membership, partisan election, 2026
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, membership, partisan election
Effective Dates, Delayed - Kentucky Board of Education, election, January 1, 2026
Elections and Voting - Kentucky Board of Education, membership, partisan election, 2026
Secretary of State - Kentucky Board of Education, partisan election, 2026
Boards and Commissions - Education, membership, partisan election
Local Mandate - Education, membership, partisan election
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01/09/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/11/24
  • to State & Local Government (S)
02/28/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/29/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 05, 2024
03/05/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 24-14 with Floor Amendment (1)
03/06/24
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/08/24
  • to Education (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Wilson
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 156.040 to change the requirements to run for the Kentucky Board of Education to allow candidates to qualify if they have an associate degree, technical degree, or an equivalent credential; require that candidates not be serving as a member of a local school board at the time they file nomination papers to run for the Kentucky Board of Education.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Kentucky Board of Education, membership, requirements
Elections and Voting - Kentucky Board of Education, candidates, requirements
Boards and Commissions - Education, membership, requirements

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