Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Snow Days HB211 Passes House, Moves to Senate

comm kentuckyFRANKFORT, Ky. (3/17/14) – The Kentucky State Senate Education Committee unanimously passed House Bill 211, Monday, March 17.

According to a spokesperson for the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission the bill, which would clear the way for school systems across the state to waive up to 10 days due to bad weather or other emergencies was passed 11-0, with one senator absent.

The LRC spokesperson stated that the vote will now move to the Senate floor for debate.

As written, the bill states that HB211 would "restructure the approval process used by the commissioner of education to waive the makeup of 10 student attendance days, permit teacher delegates to attend regional or district professional meetings held on days when school is open and provide a process to waive the makeup of student instructional days missed during the 2013-2014 school year, allow makeup of emergency hours, and declare an emergency."

The bill must still be approved by the full house, the senate, and be signed by Gov. Steve Beshear in order to become law.

Paul McRee
SurfKY News Reporter

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July 28, 2014

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 28.… Read More

Madisonville Community College Announces Late Registration Dates

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — Madisonville Community College has announced late registration information for the… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 28, 2014 3013

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 2633

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 2309

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 2156

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 1640

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 28, 2014 3013

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 2633

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 2309

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 2156

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 1563

Madisonville Man Arrested for Assault,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 28, 2014 936

Zuberer Takes Over at Quarterback for…

in News by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 854

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 28, 2014 686

Instant Admissions Day is Aug. 1, 2014

in News by Bernie Hale
July 28, 2014 373

Prosecutors Mull Over Whether to Charge…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 263

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 25, 2014 1640

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1430

Business Spotlight - Blue Moon Car Wash

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 1180

Foot Pursuit Ends with Arrest

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
July 25, 2014 1101

Open Mic, Bike Night Offer Good Times in…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 1091

Boys of Broad to Launch Video at Cinema 4

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03