KY HB333 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-5)
Status: Passed on April 10 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-04-10 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 168)
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #3) [PDF]


Amend KRS 218A.010 to define "fentanyl," "carfentanil," and "fentanyl derivatives"; amend KRS 218A.020 to expand the authority of the Office of Drug Control Policy to request the rescheduling of a substance; amend KRS 218A.050 to schedule fentanyl derivatives as Schedule I controlled substances; amend KRS 218A.1410 to include carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives; amend KRS 218A.1412 to make trafficking in any amount of fentanyl, carfentanil, or fentanyl derivatives subject to elevated penalties; amend KRS 218A.142 to include carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives; amend KRS 218A.205 to require state licensing boards to promulgate regulations limiting prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances for acute pain to a three day supply, with certain exceptions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to create a new offense of trafficking in a misrepresented controlled substance.

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AN ACT relating to controlled substances.



2017-04-10Housesigned by Governor (Acts, ch. 168)
2017-03-30Housedelivered to Governor
2017-03-30Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2017-03-30Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2017-03-30HouseBill passed 80-6
2017-03-30HouseHouse concurred in Senate Committee Substitute
2017-03-30Houseposted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
2017-03-30Houseto Rules (H)
2017-03-30Housereceived in House
2017-03-30Senate3rd reading, passed 29-9 with Committee Substitute
2017-03-30Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 30, 2017
2017-03-30Senatereported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
2017-03-07Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2017-03-07Senate2nd reading
2017-03-07Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2017-03-06Senatereturned to Judiciary (S)
2017-03-06Senate1st reading
2017-03-06Senatetaken from Judiciary (S)
2017-03-01Senateto Judiciary (S)
2017-02-28Senatereceived in Senate
2017-02-28House3rd reading, passed 96-1 with floor amendment (3)
2017-02-27Housefloor amendment (3) filed
2017-02-23Housefloor amendment (2) filed
2017-02-23Housefloor amendment (1) withdrawn
2017-02-21Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 23, 2017
2017-02-17House2nd reading, to Rules
2017-02-16Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2017-02-15Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2017-02-14Houseposted in committee
2017-02-14Houseto Judiciary (H)
2017-02-13Houseintroduced in House

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