02RS HB747


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HB 747 (BR 2554) - R. Webb, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to school athletics.
     Amend KRS 156.070 to clarify that if local school boards and school-based decision making councils adopt policies allowing nonteaching personnel to serve in coaching positions then those policies must apply to all sports and sports activities, including basketball and football.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; delete new language referencing "a school-based decision making council."

     HFA (1, R. Palumbo) - Add provision that prohibits a local board of education or a school-based decision making council from promulgating a policy that prohibits pupils in grades 7 to 8 from participating in any high school sport except for high school varsity soccer and football or from participating on more than one school sponsored team at the same time in the same sport.

     Feb 25-introduced in House
     Feb 26-to Education (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2002
     Mar 15-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-3rd reading, passed 88-2 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 19-received in Senate
     Mar 22-to Education (S)

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