House Bill 499

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/18/24: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 210)
Title AN ACT relating to career and technical education funding, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 210
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Fiscal Note
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1432
Sponsors B. McCool, G. Brown Jr., B. Chester-Burton, D. Osborne, S. Rudy, K. Timoney
Summary of Enacted Version Repeals and reenacts KRS 157.069 to define terms, to require the Office of Career and Technical Education (CTE) within the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to identify CTE programs or pathways as high cost or general cost, to provide for a funding calculation from general fund appropriations for CTE based 60 percent upon weighted full-time equivalent enrollment and 40 percent upon specified incentives, to provide that state-operated area technology center operating costs be funded by the general fund appropriation to KDE, to allows funds to be used for CTE programming for students in grades 5-8, to disburse 75 percent of administrative operating funds previously designated to state-operated facility administrative costs that were converted to locally operated facilities to the locally operated facility and 25 percent to the CTE innovation and support fund for innovation and support of CTE programs, to create the CTE support fund, to require the office to provide oversight of fund usage by recipients, to require promulgation of necessary administrative regulations by Kentucky Board of Education, to require that program qualification and funding distribution be posted on KDE’s website, to require that local boards of education provide a one-time award to qualifying employees of a converted CTE center based on raises provided for executive branch employees, to require that KDE calculate the amounts of one-time awards, to allow districts to request reimbursement for payment of one-time awards, and to appropriate funds in the amount of $170,000 to the Learning and Results Services budget unit to administer the awards; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Legislative History
Summary of Original Version Repeal and reenact KRS 157.069 to define terms; require the Office of Career and Technical Education within the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) to identify career and technical education programs or pathways as high cost or general cost; provide for a funding calculation from general fund appropriations for career and technical education based 60% upon weighted full-time equivalents enrollment and 40% upon specified incentives; provide for state-operated area technology center operating costs to be funded by the general fund appropriation to KDE; allow funds to be used for career and technical education programming for students in grades 5-8; disburse 75% of administrative operating funds previously designated to state-operated facility administrative costs that were converted to locally operated facilities to the locally operated facility and 25% to the career and technical education innovation and support fund for innovation and support of career and technical programs; create the career and technical education support fund; require the Office of Career and Technical Education to provide oversight of fund usage by recipients; require promulgation of necessary administrative regulations by Kentucky Board of Education; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Locally operated career and technical education centers, funding
Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, funding
Effective Dates, Emergency - Career and Technical Education, funding, July 1, 2024
State Agencies - Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, programs, funding
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, career and technical education, funding formula and distribution
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Substitute 2 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/09/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/15/24
  • to Education (H)
02/20/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/21/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2)
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute (2)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2024
03/14/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute (2) and Floor Amendment (2)
03/15/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/24
  • to Education (S)
03/22/24
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/25/24
  • taken from Education (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Education (S)
03/26/24
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
03/27/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2024
03/28/24
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
04/12/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
04/15/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
  • passed 95-0
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/18/24
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 210)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except specify that concentrator means two credits.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, funding

Amendment House Committee Substitute 2
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 2
Summary Retain original provisions; specify that concentrator means two credits; specify that area technology centers means state-operated centers; define "supplemental funding"; remove language that General Assembly may not appropriate or transfer funds for other purposes; require program qualification and funding distribution to be posted on the department's website.
Index Headings Fiscal Note - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, funding
State Agencies - Department of Education career and technical education, funding, posting requirement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor T. Smith
Summary Amend to require local boards of education to provide a one-time award to qualifying employees of a converted career and technical education center based on raises provided for executive branch employees, require the Kentucky Department of Education to calculate the amounts; allow the district to request reimbursement from the fund to support education excellence in Kentucky; appropriate funds in the amount of $2,000,000 to the Support Education Excellence in Kentucky Program budget to administer the awards; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Converted career and technical education center, qualifying employee award, authorize
Education, Finance - Converted career and technical education center, qualifying employee award, authorize
Education, Vocational - Converted career and technical education center, qualifying employee award, authorize
Effective Dates, Emergency - Converted career and technical education center, qualifying employee award, authorize
Appropriations - Converted career and technical education center, qualifying employee award, authorize
State Agencies - Kentucky Department of Education, converted CTE center employee award, calculate

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor T. Smith
Summary Amend to add requirement for local boards of education to provide a one-time award payment to employees of converted area technology centers (ATCs) in the amount of the raise they would have received if the ATC had remained under state operation; appropriate to the fund to support education excellence in Kentucky $170,000 in 2023-2024 to support the payments; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Vocational - Converted area technology center, employee, one-time award
Appropriations - Converted area technology center, employee, one-time award
Fiscal Note - Career and technical education programs, funding

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend definition of "supplemental funding"; change appropriation to the learning and results services budget unit; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, funding
Technical Corrections - Technical corrections
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Career and technical education programs, funding
Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, funding

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Givens
Summary Retain original provisions; amend definition of "supplemental funding."
Index Headings Education, Finance - Career and technical education programs, supplemental funding, define
Education, Vocational - Career and technical education programs, supplemental funding, define

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