HB206 HFA #6 Prezioso et al. 6-24
Senators Prezioso, Baldwin, Beach, Facemire, Hardesty, Ihlenfeld, Jeffries, Lindsay, Plymale, Palumbo, Romano, Stollings, Unger and Woelfel moved to amend the bill on page eighteen, section fourteen, lines twelve through twenty-four, by striking out all of paragraph (A) and inserting in lieu thereof a new paragraph, designated paragraph (A), to read as follows:
“(A) Meet at least annually with a quorum of members from each local school improvement council in the district, at a time and in a manner to be determined by the county board, except, in order to facilitate scheduling, the county board may adopt an alternate procedure allowing it to conduct the required annual meeting with each council in the absence of a quorum of council members if the alternate procedure has received prior approval from the state board and if the school district serves more than twenty thousand students or has more than twelve public schools.
Nothing in this section prohibits a county board from meeting with representatives of a local school improvement council, but at least one annual meeting shall be held, as specified in this section.
At any time and with reasonable advance notice, county boards may schedule additional meetings with the council for any low performing school in the district;”;
On page thirty-two, section two, line eight, by striking out the word “Three” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “Four”;
On page thirty-two, section two, line eight, after the word “school” by inserting a comma and the words “one of whom must be the parent of a special-needs student,”;
On page thirty-three, section two, after line seventeen, by inserting a new subdivision, designated subdivision (6), to read as follows:
“(6) A mental health professional;”;
And by renumbering the remaining subdivisions;
On page thirty-three, section two, line thirty, after the word “held” by inserting the following: Notice of the election must be posted on a bulletin board at the school and on a public website maintained by the school, if the school has one.;
On page thirty-five, section two, line sixty-six, after the word “meeting” by inserting the following: An agenda for regularly scheduled meetings must be posted on a bulletin board in a publicly accessible place at the school and on a public website maintained by the school, if the school has one, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.;
On page thirty-five, section two, lines eighty-two through ninety-three, by striking out all of subsection (i) and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection, designated subsection (i), to read as follows:
(i) The local school improvement council shall meet at least annually with the county board, in accordance with the provisions in section fourteen, article five of this chapter. At this annual meeting, the local school improvement council chair, or another member designated by the chair, shall be prepared to address any matters as may be requested by the county board as specified in the meeting agenda provided to the council and may further provide any other information, comments or suggestions the local school improvement council wishes to bring to the county board's attention. Anything presented under this subsection shall be submitted to the county board in writing.