House Bill 352 (2020 budget bill) included funding for a variety of school safety facility upgrades. The budget bill included $18.2 million for this purpose, with the funds contained in the capital construction allocation assigned to the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE)
This amount was based on a survey of districts by KSBA last year and based on the requirements contained in Senate Bill 1 (2019), which was signed into law on 3/11/19 under an emergency clause. The intended purpose of these funds are to aid in securing and controlling the access to each school building. The allotted funds expire on 6/30/2022.
The instructions and guidelines applicable to these funds are below.
School Security Form Instructions
Facilities and BG1 Instructions
SSR Funds by Districts
School Security Request (SSR) Form
School Security Funds MUNIS Codes