KY SB18 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-09 - signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 200)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 344.030 to include within the definition of "reasonable accommodation" accommodations made for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions; define "related medical condition"; amend KRS 344.040 to make it unlawful for an employer to fail to accommodate an employee affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition; require employers to provide notice to all employees regarding the right to be free from discrimination for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions.

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AN ACT relating to pregnancy-related accommodations.


Roll Calls

2019-03-28 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 389 (Y: 87 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-02-22 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs 1 , sfa 1, sfta 2 RSN# 838 (Y: 25 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-04-09Senatesigned by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 200)
2019-03-28Senatedelivered to Governor
2019-03-28Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2019-03-28Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2019-03-28Senatereceived in Senate
2019-03-28House3rd reading, passed 87-5
2019-03-13Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2019-03-12Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2019
2019-03-12Housereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2019-03-06Housereturned to Judiciary (H)
2019-03-06House1st reading
2019-03-06Housetaken from Judiciary (H)
2019-03-01Houseposted in committee
2019-02-26Houseto Judiciary (H)
2019-02-25Housereceived in House
2019-02-22Senate3rd reading, passed 25-7 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
2019-02-21Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute and floor amendment (2-title) filed
2019-02-21Senatepassed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2019-02-19Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2019
2019-02-15Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-14Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2019-01-11Senateto Judiciary (S)
2019-01-08Senateintroduced in Senate
2018-08-17SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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