KY HB237 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-1)
Status: Passed on March 16 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-03-16 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 19)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 411 to define "apparently fit grocery product," "apparently wholesome food," "donate," "food," "gleaner," "grocery product," "intentional misconduct," "nonprofit organization," and "person"; establish legal immunity protections related to apparently wholesome or fit food and grocery product donations to nonprofit organizations; extend protections to those who allow the collection or gleaning of products for donation to nonprofit organizations; allow nonprofit organizations to recondition certain donated food or products; repeal KRS 413.247 and 413.248.

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AN ACT relating to donations of food and grocery products.



2017-03-16Housesigned by Governor (Acts, ch. 19)
2017-03-06Housedelivered to Governor
2017-03-06Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2017-03-06Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2017-03-03Housereceived in House
2017-03-03Senate3rd reading, passed 37-0
2017-03-03Senateposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2017
2017-03-01Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2017-02-28Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
2017-02-24Senateto Agriculture (S)
2017-02-23Senatereceived in Senate
2017-02-22House3rd reading, passed 96-0
2017-02-16Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 22, 2017
2017-02-16House2nd reading, to Rules
2017-02-15Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2017-02-14Houseposted in committee
2017-02-09Houseto Agriculture (H)
2017-02-07Houseintroduced in House

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