Kentucky Senator David Yates [D]

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KYSB163VetoAmend KRS 164.740 to delete the definition of "penal institution"; amend KRS 164.7874 to delete the requirement that an eligible high school student and eligible postsecondary student not be a convicted felon for KEES eligibility purposes; repeal KRS...
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2022-04-25
Vetoed
KYSR35PassMemorialize John Fitzpatrick King, Sr.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR131PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Dolores Jean Pile Triplett.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR154PassHonor Kenwood Elementary School on being named a 2021 National ESEA Distinguished School.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR294PassHonor Tom FitzGerald for his years of service to the Kentucky Resources Council.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR299PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Jerry Bell.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR320PassHonor Representative Kelly Flood upon her retirement from the Kentucky House of Representatives.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR319PassHonor Representative Susan Westrom for her dedicated service to the Kentucky House of Representatives.
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2022-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSB23PassAmend KRS 514.140 to include common carriers and delivery services in protection against theft of mail matter.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 97)
KYSB124PassAmend KRS 281A.160 and 186.635 to allow a person whose valid Kentucky commercial driver's license or operator's license has been expired for less than five years to renew the license without having to take knowledge and skills tests; set requirements...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 153)
KYSB8PassAmend KRS 15.900 to create the definition of "abused or neglected child" and "community resource organization"; change the definitions of "state board" and "prevention program"; amend KRS 15.905 to reference the new definition of "state board"; amend...
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2022-04-01
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
KYSR285PassHonor Kenny Payne upon his selection as Men's Basketball Coach at the University of Louisville.
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2022-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSR295PassHonor the University of Louisville Women's Basketball Team upon making the Final Four of the 2022 NCAA Basketball Championship.
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2022-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSR268PassHonor the extraordinary service of Senator C.B. Embry Jr. to the Commonwealth of Kentucky upon his retirement from the General Assembly.
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2022-03-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSR212PassHonor Senator Wil Schroder upon the occasion of his retirement from the General Assembly.
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2022-03-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSR18PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of James Bernard Yates Sr.
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2022-03-23
adopted by voice vote
KYSR140PassAdjourn the Senate in honor of Bill Cronin.
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2022-03-17
adopted by voice vote
KYSR160PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Norma F. Deneen.
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2022-03-10
adopted by voice vote
KYSB352Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to define terms; require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to establish the domestic violence registry; limit the registry to domestic violence offenders who are convicted under KRS Chapter 507, 508, 509, or...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB375Intro

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Create new section of KRS Chapter 141 that allows for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022 but before January 1, 2026 any resident subject to taxation under KRS 141.020 that incurs child care costs for employment related expenses for d...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB370Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish the electric vehicle infrastructure tax credit; amend KRS 141.0205 to order the new tax credit; amend KRS 131.190 to allow reporting by the Department of Revenue.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB374Intro

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Amend KRS 216B.250 to require health facilities to provide an itemized statement of healthcare charges within a specified timeframe; establish standards for itemized statements of healthcare charges; require health facilities to post notice of the re...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB376Intro

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Amend KRS 154.12-330 to give preference to veterans in the issuance of small business loans; create new section of KRS Chapter 151B to require monthly veteran workforce reports; create new sections of Subchapter 2 of KRS Chapter 154 to require annual...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB369Intro

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Amend KRS 431.066 to define "enhanced scrutiny offense," "money bail," "standard conditions," and "violent or sexual offense"; provide that no verified and eligible defendant shall be detained on money bail; provide circumstances when a defendant may...
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR169PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Jordan Wesley Morgan.
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2022-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSB153Intro

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Amend KRS 413.249 to remove the statute of limitations for civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse; to provide that every civil action arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse be accompanied by a motion to seal the record.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB286Intro

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Create new sections of Subtitles 17A and 17C of KRS Chapter 304 to permit insureds to engage in self-pay negotiations with health care providers; amend KRS 304.17A-254, 304.17A-527, and 304.17C-060 to conform.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB305Intro

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Amend KRS 218A.1421, 218A.1422, and 218A.1423 to remove penalties for possession, cultivation, or trafficking of up to eight ounces, or five plants, of marijuana; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to allow expungement of certain convictions rel...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB261Intro

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Amend KRS 342.0011 to include a definition of "medical director"; amend KRS 342.035 to a medical director within the Department of Workers' Claims and require the commissioner to promulgate an administrative regulation.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYSR153PassAffirm support for Ukrainian sovereignty, the people of Ukraine, and their right to self-determination.
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2022-03-02
adopted by voice vote
KYSB244Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to require assisted-living communities to ensure information is provided to clients on accessing registered sex offender information; amend KRS 216.520 to require long-term care facilities to ensure in...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB238Intro

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Amend KRS 317A.120 to require the board to make examinations available in multiple languages for applicants seeking licensure.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSB237Intro

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Amend KRS 244.090 to lower the minimum age of employees who sell or serve alcoholic beverages to 18 years, provided that the employee is supervised by someone aged 21 years or older.
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2022-03-01
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSB213Intro

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Establish 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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2022-02-25
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSB184Intro

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Amend KRS 72.450 to allow a coroner who is in possession of an unclaimed body to elect to cremate certain unclaimed bodies, in lieu of burial, and either offer the cremains to specified individuals, or inter the cremains provided no inquest has been ...
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2022-02-22
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB183Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 139, to define terms for the section; allow certain state agencies to receive a sales tax rebate of up to 100% of sales tax generated by the sales of tangible personal property at a public facility.
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2022-02-22
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB182Intro

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Amend KRS 431.073, 431.078, and 431.079 to allow court to waive expungement fees on a finding of indigence.
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSCR133Intro

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Create the L.E.T.T.'s Grow Task Force to study and make recommendations related to the legalization, taxation, and use of cannabis in the Commonwealth; set task force membership; require the task force to meet at least once every two months during th...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB186Intro

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Establish KRS Chapter 245, relating to cannabis, to administer its cultivation, processing, transportation, sale, use, taxation, and licensing; define terms; establish the Cannabis Control Board and its membership, procedures, powers, and duties; dir...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR106PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of James B. "Jim" Martin.
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2022-02-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSB171Intro

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Amend 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 on discrimination because of sexual orientation and g...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB137Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 210 define sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts, mental health professional, and public funds; to prohibit mental health professionals from engaging in sexual orientation and gender identity change...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB145FailPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of certain felonies the right to vote upon completion of their sentence; ballot language included; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2022-02-10
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KYSB154Intro

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Amend KRS 100.991 to increase the penalties for violations of specified sections or actions in KRS Chapter 100, and violations of any regulations adopted pursuant to those specified sections or actions.
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2022-02-10
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR110PassHonor and recognize Kentucky State University on Green and Gold Day at the Capitol.
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2022-02-10
adopted by voice vote
KYSB147Intro

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Propose to amend Section 170 of the Constitution of Kentucky to include in the homestead exemption for owners who are 65 years of age or older any increase in ad valorem taxes that are assessed after the latter of the year the owner turned 65, the ye...
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2022-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB146Intro

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Amend KRS 247.090 to authorize the Governor to appoint members of the State Fair Board; amend KRS 247.100 to establish corporate powers of the State Fair Board; amend KRS 247.110 to set procedures of the board; amend KRS 247.130 to establish hiring a...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSR67PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of William "Bill" Amey Jr.
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2022-01-27
adopted by voice vote
KYSB109Intro

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Amend KRS 510.010 to include alcohol in the definition of "physically helpless"; amend KRS 510.060 to create an additional element of rape in the third degree; amend KRS 510.090 to create an additional element of sodomy in the third degree.
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2022-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR57PassRecognize the inaugural Bluegrass World of Wheels Custom Car Show.
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2022-01-20
adopted by voice vote
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