Education Committee, Kentucky State Senate

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The Education Committee is a standing committee of the Kentucky State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Kentucky State Senate are assigned by the Committee on Committees.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The jurisdiction [of this] committee shall be matters pertaining to public primary, secondary and higher education; the State Board of Education; the State Department of Education; the powers and duties of local boards of education; conduct of schools; attendance; state support of education; the operation of school districts, teachers’ qualifications and tenure; school curriculum; teachers’ retirement; school employees; pupil transportation; school property and buildings; vocational education and rehabilitation; state universities and colleges; community colleges; regional education; educational television.[4][5]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Education Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (7)
Walter BlevinsMike Wilson, Chair
Denise AngelStan Humphries, Vice-chair
Gerald NealJoe Bowen
Kathy SteinJared Carpenter
David Givens
Jimmy Higdon
Alice Kerr

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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