SB 151 (BR 502) - D. Kelly
AN ACT relating to reorganization.
Amend KRS 12.020 to rename the Education, Arts, and Humanities Cabinet as the Education Cabinet; create three new offices in the Education Cabinet; abolish the Workforce Development Cabinet and transfer specific departments therein to the Education Cabinet; transfer the Council on Postsecondary Education and the Education Professional Standards Board to the Education Cabinet; amend KRS 12.023 to abolish the Office of Early Childhood Development; amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to abolish the Cabinet for Workforce Development and transfer its duties and responsibilities to the Education Cabinet; transfer various functions and responsibilities related to unemployment insurance from the Department of Employment Services to the Finance and Administration Cabinet; transfer the duties and responsibilities of the Department for Adult Education and Literacy from the Cabinet for Workforce Development to the Council on Postsecondary Education and rename the Kentucky Adult Education System; amend various sections to conform; repeal KRS 12.401, KRS 151B.023, 156.120, and 156.666; confirm Executive Order 2003-600 dated June 16, 2003, Executive Order 2003-712 dated July 7, 2003, and Executive Order 2003-064 dated December 23, 2003, as it relates to the Education Cabinet and Executive Order 2004-029 dated January 6, 2004.
SB 151 - AMENDMENTS
SCA (1, L. Casebier) - Clarify that employees of the Council on Postsecondary Education who were employees of the Kentucky Adult Education System at the time it was transferred to the council shall continue to participate in the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System.
HCS - Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 12 to require that the Governor shall not effect a temporary reorganization plan that would change, abolish, reconstitute, or alter in any way the organizational structure, authority, or autonomy of the School Curriculum, Assessment, and Accountability Council, the Kentucky Board of Education, the commissioner of education, the Department of Education, the Education Professional Standards Board, the executive director of the Education Professional Standards Board, the Council on Postsecondary Education, and the president of the Council on Postsecondary Education; amend KRS 12.027 and 12.028 to conform; EMERGENCY.
HFA (1/AA/P, B. Yonts) - Retain original provisions and attach the provisions of HB 9/GA and HB 15/GA and exempt postsecondary institutions from the prohibition of employment of teachers.
HFA (2/Title, B. Yonts) - Make title amendment.
HFA (3/Title, J. Coleman) - Amend title to read as follows: "AN ACT relating to government operations."
HFA (4, J. Coleman) - Amend SB 151/HCS to allow cities of the first class, cities of the second class, and charter county governments to levy an additional 1% transient room tax on certain hotel accommodations.
Feb 6-introduced in Senate; to Education (S)
Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1)
Feb 25-received in House
Feb 26-to State Government (H)
Feb 27-reassigned to Education (H)
Mar 1-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2004
Mar 23-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
Mar 25-floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed