House Bill 36

Last Action 01/02/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to student resiliency and well-being.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 979
Sponsors L. Willner, B. McCool, C. Aull, T. Bojanowski, G. Brown Jr., B. Chester-Burton
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish the Center for Student Resiliency and Well-Being within the Kentucky Department of Education to gather and compile data, coordinate training, and monitor the numbers and types of mental health professionals in schools; amend KRS 158.4416 to include the definition of "student resiliency and well-being approach"; remove the definition of "trauma-informed approach"; make conforming changes; require the resiliency and well-being team to compile their activities to be used in the creation of the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan and Comprehensive District Improvement Plan and submit the information to the Center for Student Resiliency and Well-Being; amend KRS 158.191 to require a school district to allow a parent to decline their student's participation in well-being questionnaires rather than requiring parental consent for the student to participate; amend KRS 156.095 to require schools to provide an opportunity for any student who missed the suicide prevention awareness lesson to receive the lesson at a later time; make conforming changes; amend KRS 158.443 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Student well-being, assistance
Mental Health - Service to students, school district responsibilities
Parental Rights - Student well-being questionnaire, parents right to decline
Boards and Commissions - Center for Student Resiliency and Well-Being, creation


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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