KY Legislation | 2020 | Regular Session

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HJR107IntroDirect the Transportation Cabinet to place signs honoring Grace Turner, 2019 KHSAA Class A Pole Vault State Champion.
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2020-02-27
To House Transportation Committee
SB183IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to prohibit a parent, guardian, or other custodian from withdrawing, transfering, or in any way altering the current enrollment of a child to hinder an abused or neglected child investigation; make violation of...
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
HB524IntroAmend KRS 439.315 to require fees to be waived for individuals placed on administrative supervision; require fees to be suspended for the first six months of a person’s term of community supervision following release from custody, unless the releas...
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
HB315IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 38 to set forth the adjutant general's duties regarding the state-sponsored group life insurance program for the Kentucky National Guard.
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 28, 2020
HB253IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to require local law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction to investigate all traffic accidents involving a fatality that occur on state-maintained highways; specify that if a local law enforcement agency do...
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2020-02-27
passed with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
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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2020-02-27
received in Senate
HB300IntroPropose to amend Sections 110, 111, 117, 119, and 122 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide that the Supreme Court districts shall be the same in number and follow the same boundaries as the Congressional districts apportioned to the state; prov...
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
SB159IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to establish standards for the operation and maintenance of splash pads in a safe, sanitary manner.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Rules Committee
SB122EngrossAmend KRS 202A.0815 to permit a person to be court-ordered into assisted outpatient mental health treatment if the person has be involuntarily hospitalized at least twice in the past 24 months instead of twice in the past 12 months.
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
HB374IntroAmend KRS 337.365 to include language exempting collective bargaining break waivers from existing Kentucky break requirements; EMERGENCY.
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
HCR5EngrossUrge federal policymakers to expedite research regarding the safety and efficacy of the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2020
HR28IntroRecognize January 11, 2020, as National Milk Day.
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2020-02-27
To House Floor Committee
HB513IntroAmend KRS 95A.210 to allow firefighters employed by air boards created under KRS Chapter 183 to participate in the Firefighters Foundation Program fund.
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
HB483IntroAmend KRS 403.322 to deny parental rights to a person shown by clear and convincing evidence to have fathered a child via sexual assault; amend KRS 405.028 to deny parental rights to a person shown by clear and convincing evidence to have fathered a ...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
HB463IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Center for Cannabis Research at the University of Kentucky; define the role, mission, and responsibilities of the center; establish the university's duties related to the center; APPRO...
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2020-02-27
To House Education Committee
SR198IntroAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Roy Eugene Rich.
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2020-02-27
introduced in Senate
HB389IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from requiring or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat alcohol or opioid use disorder; amend KRS 205.536 to prohibit the Department for Medicaid Services or a Medica...
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2020-02-27
To House Rules Committee
SB40EngrossAmend KRS 194A.062 to require front-line staff to submit to national and state fingerprint-supported background checks; amend KRS 199.8966 to define the term "staff member" and to require national and state fingerprint-supported background checks of ...
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
HR29IntroRecognize May 2020 as National Beef Month.
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2020-02-27
To House Floor Committee
HR73PassDesignate January 23rd of each year as Maternal Health Awareness Day in Kentucky.
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2020-02-27
adopted by voice vote
SB216IntroAmends KRS 61.637 to allow a part-time adjunct instructor for the Kentucky Fire Commission, who has not participated in the Kentucky Employees Retirement Systems prior to retirement, but is eligible to retire from the County Employees Retirement Syst...
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2020-02-27
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
HB257IntroAmend KRS 337.285 to allow peace officers in cities of the home rule class to be scheduled for 80 hours or less in a work period of 14 consecutive days under specified conditions; amend KRS 95.495 to conform.
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
HB512IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to enable local governments to legislate enforcement action for dogs and public safety, so long as that the ordinance, regulation, or policy does not regulate ownership of a dog by its breed or perceived...
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
HB346IntroAmend KRS 309.350 to define "animal massage therapist", "massage establishment", and "practice of animal massage therapy"; create a new section of KRS 309.350 to 309.364 to allow a veterinarian holding a license in good standing to perform animal mas...
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2020-02-27
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
SJR35IntroDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish the Task Force on Services for Persons with Brain Injuries; establish duties of the task force; establish members of the task force; require a report to the Legislative Research Commissio...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Rules Committee
SB37IntroAmend 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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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
HB507IntroAmend KRS 304.5-150 to include gender-neutral language.
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
HR106IntroA resolution encouraging local boards of education to solicit private support to provide bleeding control kits and training.
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2020-02-27
floor amendment (1) filed
SB132EngrossAmend KRS 29A.040 to add holders of personal identification cards issued within a county to the master list of potential jurors for that county.
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
HB24EngrossAppropriate to the Department of Veterans' Affairs $2,500,000 from the General Fund in fiscal year 2019-2020 for design and preconstruction costs for the Bowling Green Veterans Center; stipulate that appropriations in this Act shall be paid from the ...
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2020-02-27
3rd reading, passed 36-0
SB214IntroAmend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Education Committee
SB55EngrossCreate 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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2020-02-27
To House Small Business & Information Technology Committee
HB503IntroAmend KRS 21A.010, 21A.020, 22A.010 to provide that the number and boundaries of the Supreme Court districts shall be the same as the number and boundaries of Congressional districts apportioned to the state, and for the election of Supreme Court Jus...
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
SB60EngrossAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
HB375IntroAmend KRS 95A.020 to define "chief fire officer"; change the name of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to the Kentucky Fire Commission; attach the commission to the Kentucky Community and Technical College System for...
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 28, 2020
SB148IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 139 to require persons engaged in farming to obtain an agriculture exemption number to claim an exemption from sales and use tax; require the Department of Revenue to develop a searchable database for sellers and r...
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2020
SB222IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to prevent misappropriation of the names of musical acts in advertising; authorize the Attorney General and Commonwealth's attorneys to enforce these provisions and collect penalties for violations; authorize ad...
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2020-02-27
introduced in Senate
SR194IntroAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Nella Blount.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Floor Committee
HB388EngrossAmend KRS 117.035 to adjust the time of appointment for members of county boards of elections; amend KRS 117.045 to provide the method of appointment of precinct election officers and designate who may qualify to serve as a precinct election officer;...
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2020-02-27
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
HB417IntroAmend KRS 304.5-140 to define "reciprocal jurisdiction" and "covered agreement"; establish requirements for certain reinsurance arrangements; require the commissioner to publish a list of reciprocal jurisdictions and assuming insurers.
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 28, 2020
SR7PassHonor Lisa Raterman upon the occasion of her retirement.
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2020-02-27
adopted by voice vote
HB427IntroAmend KRS 186.162, regarding special license plates, to reiterate that the county clerk's fee charged is the standard clerk's fee for vehicle registration; establish extra fees for the firefighters special license plate to benefit the Kentucky Volunt...
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2020-02-27
3rd reading, passed 90-0
SB193IntroAmend KRS 158.849 to establish a goal of increasing participation in computer science courses by underrepresented groups; require the Department of Education to submit an annual report on public school students participating in computer science cours...
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
HB515IntroAmend KRS 132.810 to expand the application waiver of the homestead exemption of the Constitution to include surviving unremarried spouses of totally disabled veterans of the United States Armed Forces.
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
SB215IntroAmend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-cert...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
HB129EngrossCreate new sections of KRS 211.180 to 211.190 to establish definitions; establish the amount of funds to be allocated to and used by local health departments in Kentucky for employment, services, and programs; amend KRS 194A.050, 211.180, 211.357, 21...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Rules Committee
SCR152IntroReestablish the Public Water and Wastewater System Infrastructure Task Force; direct the task force to continue to evaluate policy options on how to address Kentucky's troubled public water and wastewater systems; name the membership of the task forc...
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2020-02-27
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2020
HB516IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 13A to be numbered as KRS 13A.215 to allow an administrative body to use an administrative regulation management application to electronically file administrative regulations; make the application one that is appro...
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2020-02-27
introduced in House
HB486IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to reduce waiting period for felony expungement from five years to one year, to reduce delays in the process, and to automatically waive the expungement fee for needy persons; amend KRS 431.078 to reduce waiting period for misdemean...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
SB38EngrossAmend KRS 367.93117 to allow a court-appointed guardian or conservator to determine the disposition of remains after death if other alternatives have been exhausted; permit cremation under specified circumstances.
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2020-02-27
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
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