Kentucky Representative John Blanton [R]

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KYHB5PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 532 to define "violent felony" and enhance sentencing for a person convicted of a third violent felony; prohibit probation, parole, or other form of release for a person who commits a crime using a weapon that is st...
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2024-04-12
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 174)
KYHB592PassAmends KRS 190.046 to establish that the compensation of a dealer for vehicles with a federal classification of seven or higher by a manufacturer, component manufacturer, or distributor shall not be less than the amount charged to retail customers fo...
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2024-04-10
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 162)
KYHB100PassAmends KRS 213.141 to establish that a homeless individual as defined in KRS 198A.700, or a homeless youth, as defined in 42 U.S.C. sec. 11434a(2), who is under the age of 25 does not have to pay a fee to get a copy of his or her birth certificate.
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 96)
KYHB87PassAmends KRS 199.572 to permit the child, grandchild, or sibling of a deceased birth parent or deceased adoptee to be given the right to inspect adoption papers and records, to establish new language that allows the court to determine who has access to...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.43)
KYHB194PassAmends KRS 508.025 to expand assault in the third degree to include causing or attempting to cause physical injury to a person employed by or under contract with a health clinic, doctor’s office, dental office, long-term care facility, hospital, or...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 80)
KYHB551PassCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to allow law enforcement agencies to contract with retired peace officers to assist with homicide cold cases.
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 63)
KYHCR31Intro
25%
Urge local governments to facilitate the creation of long-term recovery groups prior to the occurance of disasters.
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB141Intro
25%
Amend KRS 211.190 to make water fluoridation programs optional; allow the governing bodies of water systems subject to regulation by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to decide whether they participate in water fluoridation programs; provide...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB192Intro
25%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 189 to define "automated speed enforcement device," "owner," "program," and "recorded images"; direct the Transportation Cabinet to establish a pilot program for automated speed enforcement in highway work zones and...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB193Engross
50%
Amend KRS 189.290 to prohibit a person from operating a vehicle in or near a highway work zone in a manner that endangers persons or property; provide that violators shall be subject to revocation of their operator's license; amend KRS 189.960 to req...
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2024-03-27
To House Rules Committee
KYHB349Intro
25%
Amend KRS 61.702 and 78.5536 to provide full hospital and medical insurance benefits for a member, their spouse, and their dependents if the member becomes disabled in the line of duty with a hazardous disability; EMERGENCY.
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR121Intro
25%
Declare that the Commonwealth of Kentucky is a sanctuary state from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's overreaching regulatory actions on fossil fuel-fired power plants; provide that air quality standards for permits for fossil fuel-...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB274PassAmends KRS 315.010 and 315.205 to permit pharmacists to administer vaccines to children five years of age or older pursuant to prescriber-approved protocols with the consent of a parent or guardian.
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2024-03-26
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.11)
KYHCR68Engross
50%
Direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Kentucky Housing Task Force to study, review, and provide policy recommendations on how to address the housing shortage in the Commonwealth; require the task force to meet at least monthly d...
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2024-03-26
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHCR36Intro
25%
Establish the Autonomous Vehicle Task Force to study safety benefits and concerns, liability and insurance issues, and economic impact; set task force membership; allow the task force to meet during the 2024 Interim and to submit findings and recomme...
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2024-03-21
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 22, 2024
KYHB39Engross
50%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to prevent the compensation for advising or assisting with veterans' benefits.
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2024-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB85Engross
50%
Amend KRS 351.127 to change the number of emergency medical or mine emergency technicians required to be on shift from two to one, if the number of employees on the shift is 10 or less.
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2024-03-14
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB626Engross
50%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 519 to define terms; create the crime of interference with a legislative proceeding in the first degree; create the crime of interference with a legislative proceeding in the second degree; amend KRS 431.015 to requ...
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2024-03-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB661Engross
50%
Amend KRS 61.598 to exempt from the pension spiking provisions any increases in rates of pay authorized or funded by the legislative or administrative body of an employer or mandated in a collective bargaining agreement approved by the legislative bo...
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2024-03-13
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB45Engross
50%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to define terms related to automated license plate readers; establish limitations on use and sale of data captured by automated license plate readers; create a new section of KRS Chapter 183 to define terms and...
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2024-03-07
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYHB212Engross
50%
Amend KRS 95A.292 to allow rescue squad members to participate in the Alan "Chip" Terry Professional Development and Wellness Program; and create a new section of KRS Chapter 39F to direct the Division of Emergency Management and the Kentucky Fire Co...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB490Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 315 to define terms, prohibit discrimination against 340B covered entities by pharmaceutical manufacturers, and authorize the Attorney General to investigation violations.
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2024-02-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB694Intro
25%
Direct local school districts to provide a one-time payment of $2,000 to certified employees, excluding superintendents, in each year of the 2024-2026 biennium, and a one-time payment of $1,000 to classified employees in each year of the 2024-2026 bi...
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2024-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB524Intro
25%
Create new sections of Subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 154 to establish the Kentucky Rural Jobs Act of 2024; allow the Cabinet for Economic Development to begin accepting applications from entities seeking approval as a growth fund; allow no more than $...
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2024-02-21
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB593Intro
25%
Amend KRS 186.230 and 186.120 to conform to gender-neutral language.
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2024-02-20
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB594Intro
25%
Amend KRS 186.230 and 186.120 to conform to gender-neutral language.
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2024-02-20
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB168Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require the Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs to create and distribute a veterans' benefits and services document to employers and require employers to keep copies of a veterans' benefits and services...
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2024-02-16
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB523Intro
25%
Amend KRS 341.350 to change the number of verifiable work search activities from five to two and the number of applications for employment or interviewing for employment from three to one.
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2024-02-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB445Intro
25%
Amend KRS 278.264 to prohibit the Public Service Commission from approving the retirement of a fossil fuel-fired electric generating unit unless the commission finds that the utility has no undepreciated investment in the unit and that the costs to o...
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2024-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB440Intro
25%
Amend KRS 405.020 to allow people other than a parent to petition for custody of child if the parent is claimed to be unfit or to have waived his or her superior rights custody; provide factors to be considered by the court.
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2024-01-31
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB217Engross
50%
Amend KRS 150.170 to remove the requirement that resident owners of farmlands must own five or more acres of land in order to be exempt from sport hunting and sport fishing license requirements when hunting or fishing on their own farmlands; EMERGENC...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB326Intro
25%
Create new sections of KRS Chapters 45A, 56, and 65 to require that state and local contracts contain a provision that any iron, steel, aluminum, or manufactured goods used in all state and local projects be manufactured in the United States unless a...
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2024-01-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB178Intro
25%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 411 to establish a cause of action for a person who was wrongfully convicted of a felony in the Commonwealth; establish the wrongful conviction compensation fund; APPROPRIATION.
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2024-01-19
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR45PassAffirm Kentucky's support for the State of Israel and the Israeli people and condemn the October 7, 2023, attack by Hamas.
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2024-01-18
adopted by voice vote
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