Kentucky Representative Jennifer Henson Decker [R]

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KYHB344VetoAmend KRS 150.175 to change the name of the junior statewide hunting license to the youth statewide hunting license; remove the requirement that a person under 16 have the permission of his or her parent, guardian, or custodian to obtain a youth stat...
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2022-04-25
Vetoed
KYHB206PassAmend KRS 15.382 to prohibit anyone who has been convicted of various misdemeanor offenses and inchoate offenses under KRS Chapter 510 from being certified as a peace officer; amend KRS 15.386 to prohibit peace officers who have been convicted of var...
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 232)
KYHB3PassAmend KRS 311.732, relating to performance of an abortion upon a minor, to require the informed written consent of a parent or legal guardian to include a copy of that parent's or legal guardian's government-issued identification and parent's or lega...
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2022-04-14
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 210)
KYHB215PassAmend KRS 218A.1410, 218A.1412, and 218A.142 to enhance the penalty for importing or trafficking carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives from a minimum of 50 percent of the sentence served to a minimum of 85 percent of the sentence served and ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 130)
KYHB290PassAmend KRS 164.370 to define terms; require a governing board of a public postsecondary education institution to adopt a code for student conduct, establish minimum procedural requirements for a nonacademic violation when the violation is punishable b...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 159)
KYHB319PassAmend KRS 403.720 to include violence against an animal when 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 shared domestic animal to the petitioner; amend KRS ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 158)
KYHB269PassAmend 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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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
KYHB564PassAmend various sections of KRS Chapters 116, 117, 118, and 119 relating to no-excuse in-person absentee voting, establishing excused in-person absentee voting, prohibiting the early disclosure of unofficial ballot count totals, requiring a tamper resi...
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2022-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 87)
KYHB43PassAmend KRS 39A.100 to exclude houses of worship from emergency condemnation authority; prohibit a governmental entity from prohibiting religious services during an emergency to a greater extent than imposed on other organizations or businesses that pr...
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2022-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 82)
KYHB23Intro

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Amend KRS 156.070 to require KHSAA to promulgate administrative regulations or bylaws requiring schools to designate all interscholastic athletics based upon the biological sex of the students eligible to participate; prohibit male students from part...
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR27PassDesignate each month of the year for a celebration of significant historical documents.
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2022-03-29
adopted by voice vote
KYHB28Engross

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Create a new section in KRS Chapter 336 to prohibit public entity employers from requiring employees and applicants from disclosing his or her immunization status; create a new section in KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit postsecondary schools from requiri...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB263PassAmend KRS 508.100 to increase penalties if the victim is under 12 years of age.
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2022-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 31)
KYHB301PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to require all costs and expenses related to election administration be paid for with public funds; prohibit a state governmental body employee from accepting anything of value to assist with election administr...
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2022-03-24
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 23)
KYHB66Intro

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Amend KRS 158.060 to remove language that allows for half-day kindergarten programs; amend KRS 157.320, 157.360, and 158.030 to conform.
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2022-03-23
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR63Intro

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Express support for the State of Israel and opposition to the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement which seeks to harm the State of Israel.
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2022-03-23
To House Floor Committee
KYHR125PassHonor the Kentucky Historical Society.
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2022-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB123Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 45A.343 to 45A.460 to prohibit a governmental body or political subdivision of this state from entering into contracts valued at or above $100,000 with a company that has ten or more employees and discriminates against fir...
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2022-03-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB130Intro

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Amend KRS 164.348 to define "institution," "public," and "staff"; require an institution to adopt a policy to not restrict off-campus speech; extend free speech protections to staff and the public; provide that student religious and political organiz...
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2022-03-14
To House Education Committee
KYHB6PassAmend KRS 132.485 to require the average trade-in value and not the rough trade-in value or clean trade-in value be used as the standard value of a motor vehicle for property tax purposes; grant tax refunds for tax overpayments; require posting of th...
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2022-03-10
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 13)
KYHB51Engross

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Amend KRS 199.896 to provide that the license or certification of a child-care center shall not be refused or revoked for refusing to require facial coverings; amend KRS 199.898 to provide that parents and guardians of children enrolled in licensed, ...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB20Intro

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Amend KRS 525.135, relating to torture of a dog or cat, to add specific acts to definition of torture; make all violations a Class D felony; make each act of torture prosecutable as a separate offense; make the exemptions applicable only where there ...
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2022-03-09
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 10, 2022
KYHR77PassUrging Congress to take appropriate steps in mitigating cyberattacks and ransomware attacks.
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2022-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYHB326Engross

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Create 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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2022-03-03
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB706Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to prohibit trainings that promote bigotry, critical social justice, or revisionist history; provide that a public employer shall not discipline a public employee for refusing to participate in a training that ...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR95PassCondemning Russia's unprovoked military aggression and invasion of the sovereign state of Ukraine.
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2022-02-25
adopted by voice vote
KYHB586Intro

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Creates new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to establish consumer rights relating to personal data, including the rights to confirm whether data is being processed, to delete personal data provided by the consumer, to obtain a copy of the consumer's pers...
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2022-02-24
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR26PassHonor Kentucky farmers and recognize February 20 to 26, 2022, as Food Check-Out Week.
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2022-02-23
adopted by voice vote
KYHB56Engross

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Amend KRS 61.315 to create a presumption that first responders who die of COVID-19 do so while in the line of duty and thus qualify for death benefits; apply subsection retroactively; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
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2022-02-14
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB487Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to direct that no school shall offer any classroom instruction, discussion, or instructional materials that promote bigotry, revisionist history, or critical social justice; provide that nothing in the section ...
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2022-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR64Intro

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Direct the Transportation Cabinet to designate a portion of United States Highway 60 in Shelby County in honor and memory of Whitney M. Young, Jr.
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2022-02-07
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB454Intro

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Amend KRS 15.382 to prohibit anyone who has been convicted of various misdemeanor offenses and inchoate offenses under KRS Chapter 510 from being certified as a peace officer; amend KRS 15.386 to prohibit peace officers who have been convicted of var...
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2022-02-03
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR53PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Darryl Owens.
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2022-02-01
adopted by voice vote
KYHB305Intro

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Amend KRS 141.502 to update definition of "eligible student" to increase the limit of not more than 250% of the amount of household income necessary to establish eligibility for reduced-price meals; amend KRS 141.504 to allow funds in an education op...
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2022-01-31
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR49PassRecognize January 27, 2022, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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2022-01-27
adopted by voice vote
KYHB381Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 216B.230 to 216B.239 to require hospitals, prior to discharge of a veteran with a serious physical injury or trauma, to notify the Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs to ensure the veteran is provided services, resour...
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2022-01-27
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB261Intro

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Amend KRS 132.485 to establish requirements for assessing personal motor vehicles for property tax purposes for the January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023, assessment dates; allow refunds; require posting of refund information on Web sites; establish r...
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2022-01-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR17Intro

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Apply to Congress under Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that limit the terms of office for its officials and for...
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2022-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB54Intro

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Amend KRS 342.0011 to define "COVID-19"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to establish workers' compensation liability in instances where employers require vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and the employee develops an ...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB21Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit a governmental body from requiring persons to provide vaccine passports to enter or obtain service from the governmental body; create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to prohibit a school from requir...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB18Intro

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Amend KRS 158.183 to require a local board of education or board of a public charter school to ensure that no public school or public charter school offers any classroom instruction or discussion that promotes designated concepts related to race, sex...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB90Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-148 to require that cost sharing for noninsulin drugs and certain equipment and supplies necessary for the treatment of diabetes not exceed certain cost-sharing thresholds; prohibit insurers from conducting or imposing utilization r...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB42Intro

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Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; establish the Urgent-Need Insulin Program and the Continuing Access to Insulin Program; establish eligibility guidelines; establish the application process; establish the process by whic...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB161Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 48 to prohibit all federal, state, and local tax dollars from being used for lobbying purposes; define "lobbying," "public agency," and "public agent"; create a new section of KRS 6.601 to 6.849 to permit a person ...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR4Intro

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Apply to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restraint on the fe...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB155Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 detailing legislative findings in regards to constables; create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 providing definitions; create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 establishing the Constable Certification Program, course componen...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR8Intro

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Support the Hyde Amendment and encourage its adoption by the United States Congress.
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR7Intro

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Memorialize the forty-ninth anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
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