2009 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 156 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
156.035 Legal status of board -- Administration of fund.
of essential governmental functions. (2) For the benefit of programs under its control and supervision, the board is authorized to implement the provisions of any Act of Congress appropriating and
apportioning funds to the state, to receive funds appropriated by the Kentucky
General Assembly, to provide for the proper apportionment and disbursement of
such funds in accordance with state or federal laws, and to accept and provide for
the administration of any gifts, donations, or devises. (3) (a) The board is authorized to expend funds necessary for errors and omissions insurance premiums for insurance to cover the defense of, and any damages
and costs awarded in, any civil action brought against individual board
members on account of an act made in the scope and course of their
performance of legal duties as board members. (b) The authorization of the expenditure of public funds for insurance is deemed critical to continuing to attract qualified individuals to become members of
state boards, and is deemed to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a
public purpose. (c) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as a waiver of the sovereign immunity of the Commonwealth with respect to claims against the Kentucky
Board of Education, the Department of Education, or any of their respective
officers, agents, or employees. Effective: July 15, 1996
History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 362, sec. 6, effective July 15, 1996. -- Amended 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 470, sec. 47, effective July 1, 1990; and ch. 476, Pt. IV, sec. 127,
effective July 13, 1990. -- Amended 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 361, sec. 5, effective July 15,
1988. -- Amended 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 264, sec. 1, effective April 3, 1986; and
ch. 331, sec. 27, effective July 15, 1986. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 86,
effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 13, sec. 2. Legislative Research Commission Note (7/13/90). This section was amended by two 1990 Acts. Where those Acts are not in conflict, they have been compiled together.
Where a conflict exists, the Act which was last enacted by the General Assembly
prevails pursuant to KRS 446.250.
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