Kentucky Senator Jimmy Higdon [R]

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KYSB9VetoCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYSB111PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to require the coroner to deliver the remains of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel, as defined in KRS 61.315, killed in the line of duty to the family or other responsible e...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 124)
KYSB149PassAmend KRS 40.317 to decrease the number of veterans' benefits regional administrators and modify their duties; amend KRS 40.325 to include definition of nurse aides and allow for the hiring of nurse aides at veterans' centers; amend KRS 45A.960 to in...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 118)
KYSR131PassRecognize September 13, 2020, as World Sepsis Day and September as Sepsis Awareness Month.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR151PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Taylor Rae Nolan, and in honor of the Rae of Sunshine Foundation.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR195PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Scott Thomas Patten.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR276PassHonor the achievements of Ryan Mitchell Hebert.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR275PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Sister Kay Carlew.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR299PassAdjourn in honor of Charles Edward "Charlie" Wilson.
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2020-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR328PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Bradley Thomas "Brad" Lanham.
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2020-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR327PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Donna Stockton Early.
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2020-04-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 55)
KYSB50PassAmend KRS 205.647 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to establish and directly administer an outpatient pharmacy benefit program for all Medicaid beneficiaries; permit the department to contract with a third-party administrator on a fee-...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 70)
KYSB173EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to encourage employment of workers who participate in employer-sponsored substance use disorder treatment.
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2020-03-19
received in House
KYSB279EngrossAmend KRS 258.500 to define "person" as a person with a disability who has an ongoing therapeutic relationship with a health care provider and stipulate who can be a health care provider under the definition; exclude from therapeutic relationship fee...
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2020-03-19
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB4EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the Kentucky Transportations Board; set forth membership, appointment, qualifications, and duties; outline board duties in relation to nomination and employment of the Transportation Cabinet secreta...
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2020-03-18
To House Transportation Committee
KYSB63PassAmend KRS 158.100 to include virtual high school completion programs, give local board authority to establish program, identify the purpose of such programs, outline enrollment eligibility requirements, identify graduation requirements for enrollees ...
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 17)
KYSB62EngrossPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to grant persons convicted of a felony other than a sex offense, a violent offense, or an offense against a child, the right to vote five years after completion of sentence; submit to the v...
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2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
KYSB280IntroAmend KRS 189.010 to define "Cabinet" as the Transportation Cabinet.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYSB273IntroAmend KRS 189.010 to define "Cabinet" as the Transportation Cabinet.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYSB277IntroAmend KRS 183.050 the insert gender-neutral language.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYSB278IntroAmend KRS 183.050 the insert gender-neutral language.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYSB259IntroAmend KRS 243.100 to remove the residency requirement; amend KRS 243.040 and 243.200 to conform; amend KRS 243.360 to remove outdated address from statute; amend KRS 243.240 to remove sales percentage provisions and club or subscription language and ...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB156EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.810 to 158.818 directing the Kentucky Department of Education to develop a plan to transition all state-operated secondary vocational education centers to local school districts by July 1, 2024; require the Commissione...
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2020-02-28
To House Education Committee
KYSB219IntroAmend KRS 21.540, 61.645, and 161.250 to require the state-administered retirement systems to publicly disclose by asset class, instead of at the manager level, the dollar value of all fees and commissions paid to managers and partnerships, including...
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2020-02-28
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB208IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 40 to create the Kentucky Veterans' Hall of Fame; require the name of each Kentucky Veterans' Hall of Fame inductee to be displayed on a plaque in the State Capitol; provide for an executive committee, executive com...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSR169PassHonor those Americans who ensured the right to vote for all Americans by their participation in the Civil Rights March of "Bloody Sunday."
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2020-02-20
adopted by voice vote
KYSB176IntroRepeal, reenact, and amend KRS 18A.245 and repeal and reenact KRS 18A.262 to establish conflict of interest provisions for trustees of the Kentucky Public Employees' Deferred Compensation Authority; amend KRS 18A.230 and 18A.255 to define financial p...
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2020-02-18
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR160PassHonor Juanita Green upon the occasion of her 106th birthday.
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2020-02-18
adopted by voice vote
KYSR144PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Randall G. Phillips.
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2020-02-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSR143PassCelebrate Charles Young's posthumous promotion to the rank of Brigadier General.
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2020-02-11
adopted by voice vote
KYSR128PassCelebrate Black History Month and honor the life and legacy of Colonel Charles Young.
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2020-02-05
adopted by voice vote
KYSB6EngrossAmend KRS 6.525 to provide that non-legislative compensation earned in another state-administered retirement system on or after July 1, 2020, shall not be used to calculate benefits in the Legislators' Retirement Plan; EMERGENCY.
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2020-02-04
To House State Government Committee
KYSR125PassRecognize February 4, 2020, as Kentucky Nurses Day in the Commonwealth.
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2020-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSB128IntroAmend KRS 197.045 on felony sentence credits to award funds to local jails which offer programming that results in credit for state inmates; create a new section of KRS Chapter 441 to allow local jails to classify state inmates who have not been clas...
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2020-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR88PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Nathaniel Jones.
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2020-01-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSB107IntroCreate 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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2020-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB120IntroAmend KRS 141.019 to exclude from adjusted gross income the amount an employer pays on behalf of an employee for student loan debt owed by that employee; amend KRS 141.039 to exclude from gross income the amount an employer pays on behalf of an emplo...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR59PassRecognize the bicentennial of New Haven, Kentucky.
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2020-01-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSR78PassHonor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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2020-01-23
adopted by voice vote
KYSJR36IntroRecognize the bicentennial of New Haven, Kentucky.
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2020-01-15
To Senate Floor Committee
KYSR45PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of George Louis Tapp.
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2020-01-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR20PassDeclare January 15, 2020, to be Hunger Free Kentucky Day.
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2020-01-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR32PassRecognize Walker Montgomery.
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2020-01-09
adopted by voice vote
KYSB61IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plan coverage of long-term antibiotic therapy for covered persons with Lyme disease under certain circumstances; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
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2020-01-08
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
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