KY SB47 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on March 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-31 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 146)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; amend KRS 342.815 to establish that the Employer’s Mutual Insurance Authority shall not be required to provide coverage to an employer if doing so would subject the authority to a violation of state or federal law; amend KRS 216B.402 to require hospital emergency departments to report cases of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control; amend KRS 218A.010, 218A.1421, 218A.1422, 218A.1423, and 218A.500 to conform; amend KRS 12.020, 12.252, 15.300, 15.380, 15.398, 15.420, 15A.340, 61.592, 62.160, 131.1815, 211.285, 241.010, 241.015, 241.030, 243.025, 243.0307, 243.038, 243.090, 243.360, 438.310, 438.311, 438.313, 438.315, 438.317, 438.320, 438.325, 438.330, 438.337, and 438.340 to change the name of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control; some sections EFFECTIVE July 1, 2024.

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AN ACT relating to medicinal cannabis.


Roll Calls

2023-03-30 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 364 (Y: 66 N: 33 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-30 - House - House: Suspend the Rules RCS# 363 (Y: 39 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 46) [PASS]
2023-03-16 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading W/scs1 sfa1 RSN# 2702 (Y: 26 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-31Senatesigned by Governor (Acts Ch. 146)
2023-03-30Senatedelivered to Governor
2023-03-30Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2023-03-30Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2023-03-30Senatereceived in Senate
2023-03-30House3rd reading, passed 66-33
2023-03-30Houseplaced in the Orders of the Day
2023-03-30Housetaken from Rules
2023-03-30Housefloor amendment (1) filed
2023-03-30Housereported favorably, to Rules
2023-03-29Houseto Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
2023-03-29House2nd reading
2023-03-29Housetaken from Committee on Committees (H)
2023-03-16Housereturned to Committee on Committees (H)
2023-03-16House1st reading
2023-03-16Housetaken from Committee on Committees (H)
2023-03-16Houseto Committee on Committees (H)
2023-03-16Housereceived in House
2023-03-16Senate3rd reading, passed 26 -11 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
2023-03-16Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 16, 2023
2023-03-15Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2023-03-14Senatefloor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2023-03-14Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
2023-03-01Senateto Licensing & Occupations (S)
2023-01-05Senateto Committee on Committees (S)
2023-01-05Senateintroduced in Senate


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