Kentucky Representative Buddy Wheatley [D]

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KYHB153PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Mental Health First Aid Training Program or similar program to be administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly or fundin...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB327PassAmend KRS 431.076 to create automatic expungement of acquittals and dismissals with prejudice occurring after the effective date of the Act; allow expungement of past acquittals and dismissals with prejudice by petition; and allow expungement of felo...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB216EngrossAmend KRS 403.720 to include violence against an animal used as coercive conduct in the definition of "domestic violence and abuse"; amend KRS 403.740 to allow a judge to award possession of a domestic animal to the petitioner; amend KRS 456.010 to i...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB397EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violations; establish court remedies; require notice by an employer; grant the commissioner of the De...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB484EnrollCreate a new section of KRS 61.510 to 61.705 to specify contents/intent of bill which includes transferring the administration of the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees to the CERS b...
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2020-03-26
delivered to Governor
KYHB318EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate June 12 as Women Veterans' Day in the Commonwealth.
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2020-03-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB22EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a scho...
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2020-03-18
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHB12EngrossAmend KRS 304-17A.148 to cap the cost sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $100 per 30 day supply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB129PassCreate 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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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 21)
KYHB137IntroEstablish KRS Chapter 239 and create new sections to define “adjusted gross revenue,” “beginner,” “cabinet, “confidential information,” “entry fee,” “fantasy contest,” “fantasy contest operator," “fantasy contest participant...
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2020-03-17
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB286IntroAmend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year pract...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR82IntroDirect the commissioner of education to convene a strategic assessment and accountability committee; establish minimum requirements for the composition of the committee; establish the duties of the committee; require the commissioner to report the fi...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB436IntroAmend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-...
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2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
KYHB412IntroAmend KRS 16.582 and 61.621 to increase minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits payable to a member of any of the systems administered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from 25% to 75% of the member's monthly ...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB36IntroCreate a new section in KRS Chapter 132 to exempt veteran service organizations from ad valorem taxation if over fifty percent of the organization's annual net income is expended on behalf of veterans and other charitable causes; amend KRS 132.010 to...
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2020-03-11
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB69IntroAmend KRS 438.305 to define "vapor product enhanced cartridge"; create a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.340 to require a retailer or manufacturer of a vapor product enhanced cartridge to register and pay a $700 annual fee; prohibit sales of vapor ...
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2020-03-09
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHCR52IntroDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Preschool Program Task Force to study preschool programs; require findings and recommendations to be reported by November 30, 2020.
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2020-03-09
To House Education Committee
KYHB237IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB40IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define employer and employee; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay to inspect a plac...
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB463IntroCreate 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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2020-03-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB136EngrossCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement an...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB104EngrossAmend KRS 61.542 to allow a retiree who experiences a qualifying event, including marriage, remarriage, the birth or adoption of a child, or the death of a designated beneficiary, to elect to change his or her beneficiary and optional payment plan pr...
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2020-02-28
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB21IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-200 to extend health-status eligibility rules to individual and employer-organized association markets; authorize insurance commissioner to designate additional health status-related factors; prohibit adjustment of premium or contri...
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2020-02-28
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHB490IntroAmend 344.450 to allow parties to recover punitive damages.
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB486IntroAmend 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
KYHB183IntroAmend KRS 17.500 to add a felony offense of KRS 529.100 or 529.110 involving commercial sexual activity to the definition of "sex crime"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 183 to require airports to post the hotline number of the National Human Tra...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB468IntroAmend numerous statutes in KRS Chapters 12, 14A, 16, 40, 42, 148, 158, 161, 164, and 186 to make certain LGBTQ and qualifying veterans are eligible for state veterans' benefits.
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2020-02-24
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB333EngrossAmend KRS 36.477 to raise the amount of available assistance from the Kentucky National Guard Adoption Assistance Program; EMERGENCY.
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2020-02-21
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB306EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 198B to establish requirements for projects requiring structural steel welding such as certification of welders and certified inspectors; provide definitions; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-02-18
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYHB241EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the second Wednesday in February as "Family Resource and Youth Services Center Day."
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2020-02-18
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB416IntroAmend KRS 132.020 to freeze the state property tax rate and eliminate the tax rate reduction for qualified heavy equipment; amend KRS 138.130 to define vapor products and include vapor products in the definition of tobacco products; amend KRS 138.140...
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2020-02-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR76IntroDirect that a committee be appointed to determine whether an impeachment proceedings should be instituted against Kenton County Family Court Judge Dawn M. Gentry.
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2020-02-12
To House Impeachment Committee
KYHR50IntroCommemorate the centennial anniversary of Kentucky's ratification of the 19th Amendment on January 6, 1920.
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2020-02-11
posting withdrawn
KYHB404IntroAmend KRS 117.065 to require notices of polling place change to give at least 14 days' notice and to indicate whether the change is permanent or for a specific time period or election.
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2020-02-10
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB372IntroAmend KRS 139.472 to exempt prescription incontinence products when sold to a person with a medical diagnosis of incontinence and a prescription for the product; amend KRS 139.190 to allow the Department of Revenue to report the exemption to the Legi...
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2020-02-05
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR65PassPledge civility on the floor and outside the chambers of the House of Representatives.
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2020-01-31
adopted by voice vote
KYHB17EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the Honor and Remember flag as the state's emblem of the service and sacrifice of the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have given their lives in the line of duty; specify loc...
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2020-01-29
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB324IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish a $1,000 refundable income tax credit for certain volunteer firefighters; declare the purpose of the credit; require annual reporting to the Legislative Research Commission to evaluate the impact o...
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2020-01-28
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB326IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 5 to establish the Advisory Redistricting Commission, which shall be composed of members appointed by the General Assembly and members of the public at large; define terms; establish commissioner pay, conditions, po...
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2020-01-28
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB323IntroAmend KRS 278.466 to allow eligible electric generating facilities beginning service after the effective date of the initial net metering rate order issued by the Public Service Commission but before December 31, 2024, to maintain the same net meteri...
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2020-01-28
To House Natural Resources & Energy Committee
KYHR44PassHonor the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children and adjourn in honor of Children's Advocacy Day on January 23, 2020.
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2020-01-23
adopted by voice vote
KYHB251IntroAmend KRS 336.130 to delete references restricting rights of public employees to organize, associate collectively, or strike; amend KRS 336.180 to amend definition of "labor organization" and delete definitions of "employer" and "employee"; amend KRS...
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2020-01-15
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB239IntroAmend 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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2020-01-14
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB231IntroCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 336, relating to collective bargaining for public employees; amend KRS 336.010 to define "public employees"; amend KRS 336.130 to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to collectively bargain.
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2020-01-13
To House State Government Committee
KYHB225IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the Kentucky's civil rights chapter, to include a prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation ...
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2020-01-13
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB223IntroAmend KRS 525.135, relating to torture of a dog or cat, to specify certain acts of torture; increase punishment to Class D felony.
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2020-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB212IntroAmend KRS 141.019, relating to the individual income tax, to increase the pension income exclusion from $31,110 to $41,110.
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2020-01-10
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB199IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define conversion therapy, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under eighteen (18) years of age or a person wh...
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2020-01-09
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB200IntroAmend KRS 157.360 to reduce maximum class sizes by three.
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2020-01-09
To House Education Committee
KYHB158IntroAmend KRS 438.305 to include definitions for "flavored vapor product" and "characterizing flavor"; create a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.340 to ban the sale, purchase, and distribution of flavored vapor products in the Commonwealth including onl...
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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