02RS HB321


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HB 321 (BR 1559) - G. Graham, P. Clark, H. Cornett, D. Horlander, R. Nelson, J. Stewart

     AN ACT relating to school employees.
     Amend KRS 160.380 to require superintendents to provide the chief state school officer with notice of upcoming vacancies as soon as the superintendent receives written notice, require vacancies to be posted at the local school board office and in each school building, and require vacancies to be posted for 30 days and to remain unfilled during this period.


     HCS - Retain original provisions and require superintendent to give notice of upcoming vacancies when they occur or as soon as he or she receives notice; require posting of position openings in all work sites; and permit the superintendent on his or her own initiative or on the request of the school council, or if none exists, the principal, to seek waiver to fill position in less than 30 days.

     HFA (1, G. Graham) - Make technical correction.

     SFA (1, V. McGaha) - Require employee vacancies to be posted for 15 days rather than 30 days.

     Jan 11-introduced in House
     Jan 14-to Education (H)
     Jan 30-posting waived retroactively; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 31-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 1, 2002
     Feb 5-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 6-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 7-received in Senate
     Feb 11-to Education (S)
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S); floor amendment (1) filed

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