KY HB3 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 21-0)
Status: Passed on January 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-01-09 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 003)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


Amend various KRS sections to delete prevailing wage provisions; abolish the Prevailing Wage Review Board; make conforming amendments; create new section of KRS Chapter 65 to prohibit local governments from requiring employers to pay prevailing wage to employees; repeal KRS 337.505, 337.510, 337.512, 337.520, 337.522, 337.524, 337.525, 337.530, 337.540, 337.548, and 337.550, relating to prevailing wages in public works; apply this repeal to public works projects for which bids have not yet been awarded as of the effective date of the Act; EMERGENCY.

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AN ACT relating to prevailing wage and declaring an emergency.



2017-01-09Senatesigned by Governor (Acts, ch. 003)
2017-01-07Senatedelivered to Governor
2017-01-07Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2017-01-07Senatereceived in Senate
2017-01-07Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2017-01-07Housereceived in House
2017-01-07Senate3rd reading, passed 25-12
2017-01-07Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 7, 2017
2017-01-07Senatereported favorably, to Rules
2017-01-06Senatereturned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
2017-01-06Senate2nd reading
2017-01-06Senatetaken from Appropriations & Revenue (S)
2017-01-05Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2017-01-05Senate1st reading
2017-01-05Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2017-01-05Senatereceived in Senate
2017-01-05House3rd reading, passed 57-40
2017-01-05Housefloor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
2017-01-04Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 5, 2017
2017-01-04Housereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2017-01-03Houseposting waived
2017-01-03Housereturned to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
2017-01-03House1st reading
2017-01-03Housetaken from Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
2017-01-03Houseto Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
2017-01-03Houseintroduced in House

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