Kentucky Representative John Blanton [R]

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KYHB362PassAmend various sections of KRS Chapter 224A to add definitions of "broadband", "broadband deployment fund", "broadband deployment project", "broadband deployment project area", "census block", "shapefile", and "underserved area"; include moneys receiv...
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2020-03-30
signed by Governor
KYHB229PassAmend KRS 65.7631, relating to amounts distributed to public safety answering points (PSAPs) for the purposes of answering, routing, and properly disposing of CMRS 911 calls, to remove the qualifier "CMRS."
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB271PassAmend KRS 16.601 and 61.621 to remove provisions which reduce line of duty or duty-related death benefits upon remarriage; establish non-codified sections to: provide that an eligible surviving spouse who has subsequently remarried shall have their b...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB135PassAmend KRS 311.842 to require the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to promulgate administrative regulations relating the prescribing of controlled substances by physician assistants; amend KRS 311.844 to establish continuing education requirements ...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB499EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 148 to establish the Kentucky State Park Centennial Commission to coordinate celebration of 100 years of the park system; establish membership of the commission; establish a sunset date for the provisions.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor 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
KYHB479EngrossAmend KRS 67A.440 to delete the provision that a surviving spouse's retirement benefit shall end upon remarriage; amend KRS 67A.450 to provide that for members of policemen's and firefighters' retirement funds of urban-county governments who would ha...
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2020-03-26
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
KYHB256PassAmend KRS 403.322 to specify that a felony offense from another jurisdiction that leads to the conception and delivery of a child eliminates custody and visitation rights for the offender; amend KRS 405.028 to specify that a felony offense from anoth...
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2020-03-24
signed by 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
KYHB473EngrossAmend KRS 61.906 to require the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to conduct a criminal background check for persons applying as a special law enforcement officer, and allow a check at other times at the cabinet's discretion, by means of a f...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB184EngrossAmend KRS 95A.520 and 95A.540, relating to volunteer fire department mergers, to make it applicable to volunteer fire departments merging prior to the effective date of the Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide that for volunteer fi...
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2020-03-18
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
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
KYHB505EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to require that solar electric generating facilities with rated capacities of 5 megawatts or greater be built at least 100 feet from adjoining residential properties; allow local planning units to establish sup...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB387EngrossCreate a new section of Subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 154 to establish the rural hospital operations and facilities revolving loan fund; APPROPRIATION.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB67EngrossPropose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to state that Kentucky's Constitution does not secure or protect a right to abortion or funding of abortion.
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2020-03-17
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB475IntroPropose to amend Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize a county, city, town, or municipal corporation to assess and collect local taxes and fees that are not otherwise in conflict with the Constitutio...
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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
KYHB72IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-164 to define "financial assistance" and "generic alternative;" and to require an insurer to apply financial assistance received by an insured toward any cost sharing owed by the insured with certain exceptions; EFFECTIVE January 1,...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
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
KYHB5IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to enact and enter into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Interstate Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join in the compact; declare the purpose of the compact...
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2020-03-11
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR115IntroCreate the Kentucky Highway Work Zone Safety Task Force to study ways to reduce highway work zone traffic incidents; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2020 interim; allow the task force to submit finding...
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2020-03-06
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB554IntroAmend KRS 81A.410 to require an area to be annexed to contain at least ten residents.
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2020-03-05
To House Local Government Committee
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
KYHB580IntroAmend KRS 138.220 to set a single excise tax on gasoline and special fuels; set initial base rate at 34.4 cents per gallon (cpg); subject tax to annual adjustment; eliminate references to taxation on the average wholesale price of gasoline and the su...
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2020-03-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB439IntroAmend KRS 216B.020 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations establishing standards for a certificate of need for ambulance service providers.
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2020-03-03
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB521IntroAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB497IntroAmend KRS 139.010 to define "commercial coal mining operation"; amend KRS 139.480 to exempt machinery, equipment, supplies, etc. purchased or leased by a coal mining operation from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020, and require reporting of the exempti...
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2020-02-28
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB455IntroAmend KRS 164.370 to require each governing board of a public postsecondary education institution to adopt a student code of conduct that includes disciplinary procedures; set minimum requirements for the disciplinary procedures; require the institut...
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2020-02-21
To House Education 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
KYHB20IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to define terms; establish a student loan forgiveness program for STEM teachers employed at a public school district within a federally designated promise zone; authorize the Kentucky Higher Education Assistanc...
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2020-02-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB143IntroAmend KRS 18A.355 to provide for an annual cost of living adjustment for state employees with the cost of living adjustment being the average of the consumer price index for the two calendar years prior to the biennium and not less than zero; and ame...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB400IntroCreate a new section of KRS 304.17A-165 to 304.17A-166 to define "insurer," "pharmacy affiliate," "pharmacy benefit manager," "pharmacy or pharmacist services," and "referral to a pharmacy affiliate"; require insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and ...
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2020-02-10
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB398IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to define "health plan," "insurer," "pharmacy benefit manager," and "pharmacy or pharmacist services"; provide exceptions for federal laws that conflict with legislation; require Cabinet for Healt...
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2020-02-10
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB399IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-740 to insert and amend definitions; provide exceptions to pharmacy audit laws; require Cabinet for Health and Family Services to take any steps necessary to effectuate legislation; amend KRS 304.17A-741 to require auditing entities...
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2020-02-10
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB363IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to establish the Department of Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory fund; amend KRS 23A.205 and 24A.175 to increase court costs to $110, currently $100; amend KRS 42.320 to require the Finance and Administr...
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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
KYHJR59IntroDesignate the Private Donald Douglas Gibson Memorial Bridge in Knott County.
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2020-01-29
To House Transportation Committee
KYHJR60IntroDesignate the Oscar Green Memorial Highway in Magoffin County.
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2020-01-29
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB329IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish a 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 of the c...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue 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
KYHB273IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 136 to establish the growth fund tax credit; amend KRS 131.190 to allow reporting of the tax credit to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue; establish Subchapter 21 of KRS Chapter 154 and create...
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2020-01-21
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB245IntroAmend 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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2020-01-15
To House Appropriations and Revenue 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
KYHB19IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to adopt year-round daylight saving time in the state of Kentucky if authorized by the United States Congress; EFFECTIVE upon the first Sunday of November following passage of enabling legislation by Congress.
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2020-01-13
To House State Government Committee
KYHB177IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 411 relating to qualified and complete immunity from civil liability for a law enforcement officer's operation of a vehicle when responding to an emergency or pursuing a suspect.
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB35IntroAmend KRS 141.019 to increase the pension income exclusion from $31,110 to $41,110; apply retroactively for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2018; require the Department of Revenue to automatically issue refunds; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENC...
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2020-01-07
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB56IntroAmend KRS 139.200 to exclude mowing, fence cleaning, and other pasture maintenance services performed on agricultural or horticultural land for a farmer or retired farmer from landscaping services; EFFECTIVE August 1, 2020.
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2020-01-07
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB13IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require an employer intending to relocate a call center from Kentucky to a foreign country to notify the secretary of the Labor Cabinet at least 120 days prior to such relocation; require the secretary to co...
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
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