§ 160.010 County school district, what constitutes
§ 160.020 Composition of independent school districts
§ 160.040 Merger of districts
§ 160.041 Merger of independent district with county district
§ 160.042 Election of members — Present terms to continue, exception
§ 160.044 Time of election and terms of merged district board members
§ 160.045 Transfer of adjacent territory to school district other than that in which it is located
§ 160.048 Transfer of area containing school outside district
§ 160.065 Liability for indebtedness in case of annexation
§ 160.105 Fire and extended insurance coverage
§ 160.107 Application and implementation requirements for districts of innovation. (Effective until June 29, 2017)
§ 160.107 v2 Application and implementation requirements for districts of innovation
§ 160.151 Criminal background check on certified employees and student teachers in private, parochial, and church schools — New criminal checks permitted every five years — Fingerprinting — Disclosure — Contractors, volunteers, and visitors subject to chec
§ 160.151 v2 Criminal background check and letter verifying no finding of abuse or neglect for certified employees and student teachers in private, parochial, and church schools — New criminal checks permitted every five years — Fingerprinting — Disclosure —
§ 160.155 Definitions for KRS 160.157
§ 160.156 State plan for community education — Grant program
§ 160.157 Funding of community schools
§ 160.158 Council for Community Education — Membership — Bylaws — Officers — Meetings — Reimbursement of expenses
§ 160.1590 Definitions for KRS 160.1590 to 160.1599
§ 160.1591 Legislative findings and declarations — Public charter school project
§ 160.1592 Public charter schools part of state’s public education system — Exemption from laws and regulations — School requirements — Enrollment option information for parents — Board of directors — Buildings and grounds, liability insurance, and other u
§ 160.1593 Application to establish public charter school — Submission to authorizer and state board — Required application information
§ 160.1594 Public charter school authorizer — Duties — Application reviews and decisions — Criteria for approval — Explanation of decision — Final approval by commissioner of education
§ 160.1595 Appeal of approval or denial to state board — Judicial review — Report of reconsideration
§ 160.1596 Board of directors of public charter schools — Required elements of charter contract with authorizer — Administrative regulations — Application for federal funds — Annual report by authorizer
§ 160.1597 Term of approved charter school contract — Contract between board of directors and authorizer’s governing body — Corporate powers — Prohibition against tax levies and use of eminent domain — Immunity from liability
§ 160.1598 Renewal or nonrenewal of charter contract — School performance report — Reasons for nonrenewal or revocation — Administrative regulations — Report of action taken and reason for decision — School closure protocol
§ 160.1599 Conversion of public noncharter school to public charter school — Establishment requirements — Administrative regulations — Governance — Enrollment requirements — Employees — Collective bargaining — School facilities
§ 160.160 Boards of education — Powers and procedures — Approval of Department of Education required for mortgages, leases — Rental payments under lease
§ 160.170 Oath of board members
§ 160.180 Eligibility for membership on local board of education — Annual in-service training requirements. (Effective until June 29, 2017)
§ 160.180 v2 Eligibility for membership on local board of education — Annual in-service training requirements
§ 160.190 Vacancies, how filled
§ 160.200 Time of election of board members
§ 160.210 Election of board members — Appointments for openings with no candidate filings — Change in boundary lines of divisions — Boards in counties containing city of first class
§ 160.212 Election of board members where school district extends beyond a single county’s boundary
§ 160.220 Secret votes — Nominating petitions
§ 160.230 Presentation of candidate names
§ 160.240 General election laws apply — Expense
§ 160.250 Politics of candidate not to be indicated — Definition of election booth
§ 160.260 Number of candidates to be voted for
§ 160.270 Regular and special meetings
§ 160.280 Per diem and expenses for board members — Eligibility for insurance plans
§ 160.290 General powers and duties of board
§ 160.291 Manner of payment of salaries to school employees — Pay for extra duties or services — Fringe benefits program
§ 160.293 Development of school property recreational facilities for school and community purposes
§ 160.294 Recycling requirement for local school districts — Exemptions
§ 160.295 Procedure for promulgation of code of student rights and responsibilities for secondary schools — Prohibited student activities
§ 160.300 Investigations by board — Power to summon witnesses
§ 160.303 Reciprocal preference for resident bidders
§ 160.305 Contracts for use of school buses to transport persons eligible for transportation services
§ 160.310 Board to provide insurance for school buses
§ 160.320 Roads or passways to school buildings for pupils
§ 160.325 Mandatory participation in Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program
§ 160.330 Board may furnish necessary school supplies free of charge — Free textbooks for indigent children — Waiver of fees
§ 160.335 Board may distribute refurbished surplus technology to low-income students
§ 160.340 Reports by boards to Kentucky Board of Education — Filing of policies on specified matters
§ 160.345 Definitions — Required adoption of school councils for school-based decision making — Composition — Responsibilities — Professional development — Exemption — Formula for allocation of school district funds — Intentionally engaging in conduct d
§ 160.346 Definitions — Targeted and comprehensive support and improvement — Revised plans — Turnaround audit team — Review and report — Intervention process — Reimbursement of district — Exit criteria — Schools requiring rigorous support and action —
§ 160.347 Removal of school council member
§ 160.348 Advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, dual enrollment, and dual credit courses
§ 160.350 Superintendent of schools — Appointment — Term — Vacancy — Qualifications — Removal — Contract extension
§ 160.352 Screening committee — Minority representation — Recommendations for superintendent
§ 160.370 Superintendent as executive agent of board — Duties
§ 160.380 School employees — Restrictions on appointment of relatives, violent offenders, and persons convicted of sex crimes — Restriction on assignment to alternative education program as disciplinary action — National and state criminal history backgroun
§ 160.380 v2 School employees — Restrictions on appointment of relatives, violent offenders, and persons convicted of sex crimes — Restriction on assignment to alternative education program as disciplinary action — National and state criminal history backgroun
§ 160.380 v3 School employees — Restrictions on appointment of relatives, violent offenders, and persons convicted of sex crimes — Restriction on assignment to alternative education program as disciplinary action — National and state criminal history backgroun
§ 160.390 General duties as to condition of schools — Responsibilities — Reports
§ 160.395 Duty of superintendents to distribute information to school board and school council members
§ 160.400 Duties of outgoing superintendent
§ 160.410 Expenses of superintendent and employees
§ 160.431 School finance officer — Certification requirements — Continuing education — Financial reports
§ 160.440 Secretary of board of education
§ 160.445 Sports safety course required for high school athletics coaches — Training and education on symptoms, treatment, and risks of concussion — Venue-specific emergency action plans. (Effective until June 29, 2017)
§ 160.445 v2 Sports safety course required for high school athletics coaches — Training and education on symptoms, treatment, and risks of concussion — Venue-specific emergency action plans
§ 160.450 Fiscal year of school districts
§ 160.455 Definition of tax-levying authority
§ 160.460 Levy of school taxes — Procedures
§ 160.463 Publication of financial statements of school systems in counties of 300,000
§ 160.470 Tax rate limits — Hearing — Levy exceeding four percent increase subject to recall vote or reconsideration — Levy of minimum equivalent tax rate
§ 160.472 Determination of maximum permissible school district revenue
§ 160.473 Limits for district board of education on personal property tax rates — Public hearing and recall not applicable
§ 160.475 Ad valorem tax levy for school purposes — Maximum rates — Subdistrict taxes abolished
§ 160.476 School building fund taxes — Investment — Expenditures — Audit
§ 160.482 Occupational license, policy (counties of 300,000)
§ 160.483 Occupational license fees, rates, exemptions (counties of 300,000) — Regulation of ministers
§ 160.484 Occupational license fees, imposition and discontinuation (counties of 300,000)
§ 160.485 Occupational license fees, adoption — Referendum procedure
§ 160.486 Occupational license fees — Collection — Distribution (counties of 300,000)
§ 160.487 Action for refund of occupational license fees (counties of 300,000)
§ 160.488 Effect of occupational license fees law (counties of 300,000)
§ 160.500 Collector of school taxes — Allowances to — Special collector — Tax bills
§ 160.505 Certain taxes to be collected by person appointed by board of education
§ 160.510 Taxes paid to depository — Reports of tax collector
§ 160.520 Penalties for tax delinquency — General laws apply
§ 160.530 Use of school money
§ 160.540 Power to borrow money in anticipation of taxes
§ 160.550 Expenditure of funds in excess of income and revenue of any year
§ 160.560 Treasurer of board of education — Selection — Bond — Duties
§ 160.570 Depository of board — Bond — Duties
§ 160.580 Gift, grant, or devise to school board
§ 160.593 Levy of occupational license tax, utility gross receipts license tax, or excise tax for schools
§ 160.597 Levy recall procedure
§ 160.599 Emergency loans to public common school districts
§ 160.601 Taxes, how designated
§ 160.603 Notice and hearing before levy
§ 160.605 Occupational tax — Exemptions
§ 160.607 Rate of tax
§ 160.611 Nonresidents of school districts exempt
§ 160.613 Utility gross receipts license tax — Exemptions — Alternative energy direct pay option
§ 160.6131 Definitions for KRS 160.613 to 160.617
§ 160.614 Tax on gross receipts from furnishing of cable television services and multichannel video programming services
§ 160.615 Taxes payable, when — Extension
§ 160.6151 Administration of taxes authorized by KRS 160.613 and 160.614
§ 160.6152 Superintendents to provide information to department and to utilities — Allocation of tax payments — Agreement by participating districts within county to allocate based on average daily attendance — Resolution of conflicts
§ 160.6153 Procedure when allocation on taxpayer’s return varies from school district boundary information provided by superintendents — Adjustment — Exceptions — Reallocation agreement
§ 160.6154 Collection and distribution of taxes imposed under KRS 160.613 and 160.614
§ 160.6155 Taxes to be distributed in compliance with KRS 160.613 to 160.617
§ 160.6156 Refund of utility gross receipts tax — Effect of utility’s rate increase — Appeal to Circuit Court
§ 160.6157 Penalty provisions applicable to taxes levied by school districts — Penalty imposed for erroneous billing
§ 160.6158 Waiver of penalties
§ 160.617 Utility rate increase
§ 160.621 Excise tax on individual income for schools
§ 160.625 Excise tax returns — Payment — Form
§ 160.627 Information on state income tax liability of school district residents — Department of Revenue as tax collector
§ 160.633 Deposit of excise tax proceeds
§ 160.635 Continuance of tax until reduced — Expiration date
§ 160.637 Administrative costs — Department of Revenue collection procedure
§ 160.640 Custodian of tax funds to give bond — Department of Revenue excepted — Expense, how paid
§ 160.642 Custodian to be audited
§ 160.644 Tax proceeds, apportionment to districts
§ 160.648 Penalty for failure to make returns or pay tax
§ 160.700 Definitions related to KRS 160.700 to 160.730
§ 160.705 Confidentiality of students’ education records — Procedures for protection and preservation of education records and recordings of school activities
§ 160.710 Notification of privacy rights — Written policies
§ 160.715 Inspection and review of records — Procedures — Fees for copying permitted
§ 160.720 Consent to release of records — Release without consent — Waiver by student — Records of release
§ 160.725 Directory information on student — Student’s right to restrict release — Official recruiters’ access to public high school campuses and student directory information
§ 160.730 Challenge of contents of record — Procedure
§ 160.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 160

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the General Assembly to expend, from public funds, a sum of money not in excess of the sum specified, for the purposes specified in the authorization and under the procedure prescribed in KRS Chapter 48. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Biennium: means the two (2) year period commencing on July 1 in each even- numbered year and ending on June 30 in the ensuing even-numbered year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of: (a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Company: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, person, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • devise: To gift property by will.
  • Directors: when applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Directory information: means the student's name, address, telephone listing, date and place of birth, participation in school recognized sports and activities, height and weight of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, awards received, major field of study, and the most recent previous educational agency or institution attended by the student, contained in education records in the custody of the public schools. See Kentucky Statutes 160.700
  • discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Educational institution: means any public school providing an elementary and secondary education, including vocational. See Kentucky Statutes 160.700
  • Eligible student: means a student, or a former student, who has reached the age of eighteen (18) or is pursuing an education beyond high school and therefore the permission or consent required of, and the rights accorded to the parents of the student shall thereafter be required of, and accorded to the student. See Kentucky Statutes 160.700
  • equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Partnership: includes both general and limited partnerships. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • public funds: means sums actually received in cash or negotiable instruments from all sources unless otherwise described by any state agency, state- owned corporation, university, department, cabinet, fiduciary for the benefit of any form of state organization, authority, board, bureau, interstate compact, commission, committee, conference, council, office, or any other form of organization whether or not the money has ever been paid into the Treasury and whether or not the money is still in the Treasury if the money is controlled by any form of state organization, except for those funds the management of which is to be reported to the Legislative Research Commission pursuant to KRS 42. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Regular election: means the election in even-numbered years at which members of Congress are elected and the election in odd-numbered years at which state officers are elected. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Sworn: includes "affirmed" in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • testify: Answer questions in court.
  • testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010