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Attendance / Pupil Personnel

Brent Lovett
Director of Pupil Personnel

Contact Information:
Phone: (270) 527-8628


KRS 159.130 Powers of Directors of Pupil Personnel

The director of pupil personnel and his assistants shall be vested with the powers of peace officers, provided, however, that they shall not have the authority to serve warrants. They may investigate in their district any case of nonattendance at school of any child of compulsory school age or suspected of being of that age. They may take such action in accordance with law as the superintendent directs. They may under the direction of the superintendent of schools and the board of education or the Kentucky Board of Education, institute proceedings against any person violating any provisions of the laws relating to compulsory attendance and the employment of children. They may enter all places where children are employed and do whatever is necessary to enforce the laws relating to compulsory attendance and employment of children of compulsory school age. No person shall refuse to permit or in any way interfere with the entrance therein of a director of pupil personnel or in any way interfere with any investigation therein.


Effective: July 15, 1996

History: Amended 1996 Ky. Acts ch. 362, sec. 6, effective July 15, 1996. --Repealed and reenacted 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 476, Pt. V, sec. 412, effective July 13, 1990. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts ch. 155, sec. 82, effective June 17, 1978. -- Amended 1956 Ky. Acts ch. 237, sec. 5. -- Amended 1946 Ky. Acts ch. 30, sec. 1. -- Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. secs. 4434-12, 4434-13.