HB 529

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Feb 22, 2023
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT relating to school personnel.


Amend KRS 161.155 to require school districts to provide a teacher or employee leave with no loss of income or benefits for 60 school days following an assault against the teacher or employee that results in a physical injury; define the terms of the leave; require the school district to pay for mental health services of the teacher or employee's choosing during the leave period; amend KRS 158.150 to require a local board of education to adopt a policy requiring expulsion when a student physically assaults or batters school personnel; provide that the policy may permit case-by-case exceptions with the consent of the victim; permit the safety of school personnel to be a factor in issuing suspensions and expulsions of primary school students; amend KRS 158.154 to remove the requirement that a physical injury be serious to require a principal to report an assault to law enforcement; amend KRS 158.155 to require mandatory reporters to report assault, batteries, and abuse of school personnel and students on school property.

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Feb 22, 2023


introduced in House


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