KASC Legislative News

Legislative News HeaderThis 2021 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is a “short session” since the legislature convenes for only 30 days in odd years and 60 days in even years.  Because of the COVID pandemic, the General Assembly will also adopt a one year budget.  

KASC will be tracking numerous bills that could have a direct impact on teaching and learning for students, teachers, parents, administrators, and councils.

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 03:51 PM

Legislative News | Volume 5

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Thursday, February 04, 2021 12:00 AM

Legislative News | Volume 4

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Friday, January 29, 2021 12:00 AM

 

Contacting Education Committee Members

 

The House Education Committee usually meets on Tuesday mornings at 8:00 a.m. during the legislative session. The Senate Education Committee meets on Thursday at 11:30  a.m. during session but committee meeting times may be changed. All committee meetings may be viewed live on KET and are archived as video the following day.  

 

You may contact an individual committee member or the committee membership as a whole by email, letter, or by telephone to the LRC message center 800-372-7181. Hours for the LRC message center are 7 am-9 pm (Mon-Thur) and 7 am-6 pm (Fri).

 

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Friday, January 29, 2021 12:00 AM

Overturning a Governor's Veto

The Governor must veto bills within 10 days after receiving the bills from the legislature or they automatically become law. Legislators can override a veto with a majority vote of both chambers. Kentucky Constitution section 88.

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