KY Legislation | 2020 | Regular Session

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SB66PassAmend KRS 367.93117 and 367.93121 to provide that a person who has been criminally charged in the death of another cannot make decisions regarding the disposition of the decedent's remains.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 123)
SB174PassAmend KRS 161.1211 to allow national board certification to qualify a teacher for Rank II status; change Rank I requirements to reflect the change.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 113)
HB298PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to provide definitions, require each law enforcement agency in the state to establish and enforce policies governing of a vehicle pursuit after January 1, 2021; provide the criteria for decision-making to initia...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
SB37PassAmend KRS 14A.1-070 to add a nonprofit business which is at least 51 percent unconditionally controlled by a veteran to the definition of "veteran-owned business"; amend KRS 14A.2-060 and KRS 14A.2-165 to conform.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 125)
SB149PassAmend KRS 40.317 to decrease the number of veterans' benefits regional administrators and modify their duties; amend KRS 40.325 to include definition of nurse aides and allow for the hiring of nurse aides at veterans' centers; amend KRS 45A.960 to in...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 118)
SB55PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to create a six-member Blockchain Technology Working Group; attach the working group to the Commonwealth Office of Technology; require the working group to examine the applicability of blockchain technology for ...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 108)
SB99PassAmend KRS 242.1243 to remove sunset provision for local option elections for distilleries; amend KRS 243.0305 to allow distillery gift shops to sell products that were produced in collaboration with a brewer or microbrewer; amend KRS 243.120 to estab...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor Acts Ch. 102)
HB361PassAmend KRS 441.520, relating to the transfer of prisoners, to require an agreement between an originating and receiving jail before ordering the transfer of a prisoner; specify that if a transfer is ordered before receiving an agreement, the receiving...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
SB237PassAmend KRS 213.161 and 72.405 to allow for the collection of tissue samples from post-mortem examinations of children for research purposes.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)
HB570PassAmend KRS 65.220, establishing the purpose of KRS 65.210 to 65.300, to allow public agencies to participate in Interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.230 to define "interlocal agency," "local government," and "public agency"; create a new section of KRS...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 98)
HB46PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow full-time employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 240 hours for donating a human organ and 40 hours for donating bone marrow and to set requirements for the paid leave of a...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 107)
HB299PassAmend KRS 71.060 to allow jailers to appoint deputy jailers who are nonresidents of the Commonwealth.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)
SB11VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 512 to specify that a tenant who, having no right to do so or any reasonable ground to believe that he or she has such right, intentionally or wantonly defaces, destroys, or damages residential rental property is t...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
SB239PassAmend KRS 90.400 and 90.410 to permit the board of trustees of a legacy city pension fund having fewer than twelve active and retired members or beneficiaries to offer those individuals a one-time irrevocable option to convert monthly pension benefit...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 121)
SB158PassAmend KRS 158.6455 to clarify the components of the statewide accountability system; require state indicators be evaluated on "status" and "change" and define the terms; require a school's overall performance, status, and change to be displayed on an...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 112)
HB419PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the Council on Postsecondary Education to annually compile data on in-demand jobs within the state and for each public postsecondary instruction and each campus of the Kentucky Community and Technica...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 105)
HB458PassRepeal, reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 158, and amend KRS 157.270 to clarify eligibility of students for home or hospital instruction; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for home or hospital inst...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 104)
HB29PassAmend KRS 216A.070 to extend temporary permits from a period not to exceed 6 months to 9 months.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 120)
HB479PassAmend KRS 67A.440 to delete the provision that a surviving spouse's retirement benefit shall end upon remarriage; amend KRS 67A.450 to provide that for members of policemen's and firefighters' retirement funds of urban-county governments who would ha...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 103)
SB80PassRepeal and reenact or repeal, reenact, and amend various sections of KRS 421.500 to 421.575, the Crime Victim Bill of Rights, to change statutory definition of "victim"; require that restitution to the victim be made when possible; repeal KRS 421.540...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 101)
SB21PassCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 321 to require that a veterinarian report abuse and to allow immunity for a good faith report; amends KRS 321.185 to allow veterinarians to release information in order to report abuse.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 117)
SB191PassAmend KRS 309.080 to add definitions of certified alcohol and drug counselor assistant I and II; create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish requirements for certification of alcohol and drug couselor assistant I and II; amend KRS 309....
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 99)
HJR105PassDirect the Transportation Cabinet to designate a Harlan County bridge in honor of WWII Veteran Corporal Charles M. Jones; erect appropriate signage.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 116)
SB9VetoCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
HB564VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to ensure that home and community-based waiver programs provide certain services, including attendant care or non-skilled in-home care services across all w...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
SB115PassAmend KRS 162.2847 to include graduate programs in the tuition waiver for foster and adopted children; extend the eligibility time period.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 111)
HB369PassAmend KRS 150.722 to include taxidermists in the requirements for disposal of unused cervid meat; limit the acceptable methods of disposal of unused cervid meat; amend KRS 150.010 to define "cervid."
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 115)
HB8PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to define terms; establish the Medicaid ground ambulance service provider assessment; require ground ambulance service providers to pay a Medicaid ambulance service provider assessment quarterly; authorize the C...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 110)
SB111PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to require the coroner to deliver the remains of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel, as defined in KRS 61.315, killed in the line of duty to the family or other responsible e...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 124)
SB263PassAmend KRS 342.1242 and 342.1243 to set forth the process to refund excess assessments to coal employers.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 122)
SB184PassAmend KRS 251.370 to specify financial statement requirements; amend KRS 251.440 to specify application requirements.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 114)
HB411PassAmend KRS 186A.120, regarding notation of security interest on a certificate of title, to establish that the county of residence designated by the debtor shall be relied upon in the titling process and that reliance shall relieve motor vehicle dealer...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 119)
HB387PassCreate a new section of Subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 154 to establish the rural hospital operations and facilities revolving loan fund; APPROPRIATION.
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2020-04-24
line items vetoed; delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 128)
SB157PassAmend 11A.201 to define "financial impact" and refine the definitions of "executive agency decision" and "substantial issue"; amend KRS 11A.211 to include real parties in interest as part of the engagement of the executive agency lobbyist in the requ...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 127)
SB251PassAmend KRS 351.010 so that open-pit mines do not include any excavation made from a refuse fill.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.100)
HB356PassThe Judicial Branch Budget: appropriate $476,780,400 in fiscal year 2020-2021 and $490,618,400 in fiscal year 2021-2022 from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, and Federal Funds; provide funds for defined calculations; provide funds for current posi...
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2020-04-16
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 96)
SR248PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Sue W. Parrott.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
SR267IntroConfirm the appointment of Bryan T. Sunderland to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees for a term expiring June 30, 2022.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SR264IntroConfirm the appointment of Russell Scott Borders to the Workers' Compensation Board in the Department of Workers' Claims for a term expiring January 4, 2024.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SR273PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of J. Russell Lloyd.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
SR274PassDeclare March 13, 2020, to be Social Determinants of Addiction Recovery Day.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
SR268IntroConfirm the appointment of Richard Ryan Nelson to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2022.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SR269IntroConfirm the reappointment of Kristi P. Nelson to the Council on Postsecondary Education for a term expiring December 31, 2024.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SB103EngrossAmend KRS 211.015 to reduce the minimum acreage requirement to qualify as a "farmstead" from ten acres to five acres for the purposes of on-site sewage disposal system requirements; amend KRS 318.010 to reduce the minimum acreage requirement to quali...
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2020-04-15
received in Senate
SR263IntroConfirm the appointment of Sharon P. Clark as commissioner of the Department of Insurance, Public Protection Cabinet.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SR265IntroConfirm the appointment of Stanley Dewayne Johnson to the Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee for a term expiring April 14, 2020.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
SR26PassHonor Erin Schneider upon receiving a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
HB32EngrossAmend KRS 138.130 to define terms; amend KRS 138.140 to impose an excise tax on vapor products; amend KRS 138.143 to impose a floor stock tax; EFFECTIVE 11:59 p.m. on July 31, 2020.
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2020-04-15
posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (2) and committee amendment (2-title)
SB244IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 343 to establish a new restricted fund known as the apprenticeship fund; authorize the Department of Workforce Development to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 141.330 to require employers to identif...
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2020-04-15
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
SR198PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Roy Eugene Rich.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
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