Senate Bill 170

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Last Action 02/06/24: to Education (S)
Title AN ACT relating to local boards of education.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1923
Sponsor L. Tichenor
Summary of Original Version Amend 160.210 to establish new numbers for membership of a local board of education based on district enrollment; require the Kentucky Board of Education to determine the required number of members every 10 years; provide for the election of additional members and for the reduction of membership; require local boards of education to report new electoral divisions to the Kentucky Board of Education and the Legislative Research Commission; amend KRS 160.160 to establish a one year term for chair and vice chair of the local board of education; require superintendents to submit reports on closed personnel investigations to the local board of education for the purposes of policy oversight and evaluation of the superintendent's performance; amend KRS 160.180 to require open records and open meetings training for local board members and make conforming changes, permit the hiring of relatives of a local board member; amend KRS amend KRS 160.190, 160.200, 160.380, 116.200, and 160.042 to conform; require the Kentucky Board of Education to implement Section 1 of this Act by December 31, 2024; require superintendents to submit reports on previous personnel investigations closed during the superintendent's contract to the local board of education within 30 days of the effective date of this Act.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local board of education, county district election divisions, reestablishment
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Local board of education, number of members, expansion
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Superintendent investigations, local board report, requirement
Public Ethics - Local board of education, members, employment of relatives
Public Records and Reports - Local board of education, members, open records training, requirement
Teachers - Superintendent personnel investigations, local board report, requirement
Boundaries - Local board of education, county district election divisions, reestablishment
Boards and Commissions - Kentucky Board of Education, local board membership numbers, determination
Reports Mandated - Local board of education, election divisions, Kentucky Department of Education, report
Reports Mandated - Local board of education, election divisions, Legislative Research Commission, report
Public Meetings - Local board of education, members, open meetings training, requirement

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02/02/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/06/24
  • to Education (S)


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