Ky. Rev. Stat. § 161.017

Current through 2021 Ky. Acts ch. 205, and 2021SP1 ch. 5
Section 161.017 - Education Professional Standards Board to be headed by commissioner of education - Duties and powers
(1) The administration of the duties of the Education Professional Standards Board, established in KRS 161.028, shall be headed by the commissioner of education and shall include the following:
(a) Setting up appropriate organizational structures and personnel policies for approval by the board;
(b) Appointing all staff;
(c) Preparing annual reports on the board's program of work;
(d) Carrying out policy and program directives of the board; and
(e) Performing all other duties and responsibilities assigned by state law.
(2) With approval of the board, the commissioner of education may enter into agreements with any state agency or political subdivision of the state, any postsecondary education institution, or any other person or entity to enlist assistance to implement the duties and responsibilities of the board.
(3) The commissioner of education shall have access to the papers, books, and records of education personnel as part of an inquiry or investigation relating to disciplinary actions against a certified employee.
(4) Pursuant to KRS 161.120, the commissioner of education, on behalf of the board, may issue administrative subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents relevant to disciplinary cases under consideration. Compliance with the subpoenas shall be enforceable by the Circuit Court in Franklin County.

KRS 161.017

Effective: June 29, 2021

Amended 2021 Ky. Acts ch. 26, sec. 7, effective June 29, 2021. -- Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 288, sec. 2, effective July 15, 2002. -- Created 2001 Ky. Acts ch. 137, sec. 1, effective June 21, 2001.

Amended by 2021 Ky. Acts ch. 26,§ 7, eff. 6/29/2021.
Effective:July 15, 2002
Amended 2002, Ky. Acts ch. 288, sec. 2, effectiveJuly 15, 2002. -- Created 2001, Ky. Acts ch. 137, sec. 1, effective June 21, 2001.