Kentucky Representative Jim Gooch [R]

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KYHB44PassAmend KRS 159.035 to require a local school district's attendance policy to include provisions for a student's mental or behavioral health status.
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 228)
KYHB597Engross

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Amend KRS 151.100 to define terms; amend KRS 151.110 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 151.112 to allow the Energy and Environment Cabinet to request technical assistance from any agency or organization to carry out its duties; make technical ...
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2022-04-14
passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
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)
KYHCR138VetoDirect the Legislative Research Commission to conduct a study to examine the potential implementation of an alternative rate mechanism for setting utility rates for public utilities regulated by the Public Service Commission; require the final report...
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2022-04-14
veto sustained
KYHB755Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to require the Public Service Commission to open an administrative case to initiate an investigation to reduce the volatility of fuel adjustment clause charges on electric utility bills within 90 days of the ef...
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2022-04-13
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB79PassAmend KRS 15.518 to include telecommunicators as eligible participants in the Law Enforcement Professional Development and Wellness Program; amend KRS 15.550 to require the telecommunicator basic course training to include instruction on and provide ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 128)
KYHB350PassAmend KRS 304.2-205 and KRS 304.3-240 to require electronic filings; amend KRS 304.2-230 to add analysts to insurance examination provisions; amend KRS 304.5-140 to provide additional authority for the insurance commissioner relating to the assuming ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)
KYHB499PassCreate a new sections of KRS Chapter 199 to create the Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program; define terms; obligate the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to administer the program; establish reporting requirements; establish a fund...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 184)
KYHB600PassAmend KRS 350.506 to clarify that members of the commission representing the coal mining industry are coal mine permittees; allow for smaller operators to be selected to represent different sized operators if a larger operator cannot be found; and de...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 166)
KYHB669PassAmend KRS 353.562 to make grammatical and technical corrections.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 173)
KYHB758PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 224A to making findings and declarations of the General Assembly regarding the need for funding for public funding for drinking water and wastewater systems; establish a water management assistance fund which is adm...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 177)
KYHB397PassWaive up to 15 student attendance days for days school districts were closed due to the western Kentucky tornado disaster; consider days waived under this Act as completed employment contract days for school personnel; EMERGENCY.
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2022-03-31
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 65)
KYHR128PassRecognize April 2, 2022, as World Autism Awareness Day and April 2022 as Autism Acceptance Month.
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2022-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYHB136Engross

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Create various new sections of KRS 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax on certain transfers of medicinal cannabis; amend KRS 139.470 to exempt the sale of...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
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
KYHR142Intro

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Urge the Biden Administration to remove the barriers it has imposed on the energy industry by opening onshore and offshore federal oil and gas lease sales, supporting critical energy infrastructure projects, and reducing the federal regulatory burden...
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2022-03-29
To House Committee On Committees
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
KYHB144PassAmend KRS 341.030 to suspend any increase in the taxable wage base for calendar year 2022 and utilize the taxable wage base in effect for the 2020 year; amend KRS 341.270 to indicate that employer contribution rates in 2022 shall be determined using ...
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2022-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 29)
KYHB341FailCreate new sections of KRS 278.010 to 278.450 to define "utility"; allow any utility that has received an order from the Public Service Commission making a general adjustment of the utility's base rate in the previous five years to file an applicatio...
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2022-03-24
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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)
KYHR137Intro

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Urge the Public Service Commission to support policies that maintain the reliability and resiliency of the electric grid, meet the electric power needs of all the electric utility customers, establish a reserve margin that is predicated on fossil fue...
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2022-03-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB751Engross

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Create the Commonwealth West Healthcare Workforce Innovation Center to provide healthcare educational pathways to address the healthcare worker shortage; direct the center to be operated through a partnership of public and private organizations; dire...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB29Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to prohibit identified entities from enforcing federal firearm bans; prohibit identified entities from adopting rules, regulations, or ordinances that require enforcement of federal firearm bans; and prohibit i...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHR125PassHonor the Kentucky Historical Society.
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2022-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB254Intro

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Amend KRS 132.010 , relating to property taxation, to define "rare earth element"; amend KRS 132.820 and KRS 143A.010, relating to taxation of natural resources, to include rare earth elements; amend KRS 134.546 to conform; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2023.
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2022-03-14
To House Natural Resources & Energy 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)
KYHJR105Intro

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Direct the Transportation Cabinet to designate the Jim R. Smith Memorial Bridge in Livingston County and erect appropriate signage.
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2022-02-28
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
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
KYHB69Engross

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Extend the provisions of paragraph 3 of 2020 Executive Order 2020-277, related to temporary disability from occupational exposure to COVID-19 from September 7, 2021, to January 31, 2023; EMERGENCY.
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2022-02-14
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor 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
KYHB470Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to define terms; require the Public Service Commission to develop rules and procedures to ensure that the Commonwealth's electric grid is reliable and resilient; establish standards; require intermittent power ...
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2022-02-09
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB452Intro

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Amend KRS 164.020 to prohibit the Council on Postsecondary Education from raising tuition for a postsecondary education institution more than 5% a year for resident students and 7% a year for nonresident students; provide a 4-year tuition freeze for ...
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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
KYHB389Intro

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Amend KRS 161.100 to create three substitute teaching certificates based on the education completed; require that the three-year substitute teaching certificate not be valid for full-time employment as a substitute or replacement of the teacher of re...
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2022-01-27
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
KYHB360Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 38 to restrict the use of the Kentucky National Guard outside of state active duty unless Congress officially declares war or has taken official action pursuant to the United States Constitution and has satisfied a...
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2022-01-25
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB5PassAppropriate moneys to the West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies (SAFE) fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to create the West Kentucky SAFE fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
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2022-01-13
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 2)
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
KYHB178Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to define "COVID-19" and require employers that provide paid leave to employees who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and are subsequently quarantined due to exposure to or diagnosis of COVID-19 shall also ...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB84Intro

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Amend KRS 39A.275 to eliminate certain liability protections if an owner requires employees to receive a vaccination against COVID-19 and an employee suffers a severe adverse reaction as a result.
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
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