Kentucky Representative John Blanton [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)
KYHB308Engross

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 136 to establish the Kentucky Rural Jobs Act of 2022, allowing the Department of Revenue to begin accepting applications from entities seeking approval as a growth fund and allowing no more than $15 million dollars ...
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2022-04-13
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB1PassThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2021-2022: $925,391,000, 2022-2023: $2,450,394,100, 2023-2024: $1,945,550,500; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $631,100...
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2022-04-13
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 199)
KYHB475Engross

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Propose 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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2022-04-13
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB414PassAmend KRS 90.330 to remove the requirement that a candidate for employment shall not have passed his or her 46th birthday; amend KRS 95.010 to amend the definition of "member" as used in KRS 95.440 to 95.629; amend KRS 95.022 to provide that the numb...
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2022-04-11
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 191)
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)
KYHB259PassAmend KRS 16.052 to increase state trooper salaries.
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 181)
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)
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)
KYHB251PassAmend KRS 310.050 to require the Board of Licensure and Certification for Dietitians and Nutritionists to set its fees through administrative regulations.
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2022-04-01
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 79)
KYHB318Engross

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Amend KRS 610.030 to require a court referral for truancy cases when there is no improvement within 30 days; require a court-designated worker to make a finding if diversion is failed due to lack of parental cooperation; allow a court to refer cases ...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB262Engross

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Amend KRS 530.020 to specify the family relationships covered in the statute; to specify that a person who does not consent to incest is a victim; make changes to the enhancement requirements.
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2022-03-29
posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
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
KYHB476Engross

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Amend KRS 67.083 to allow a fiscal court of any county to levy all taxes not in conflict with the Constitution, provided that the fee or tax is allowed by the statutes of this state; amend KRS 92.281 to allow cities of all classes to levy all taxes n...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB489Intro

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Establish Subtitle 12 of KRS Chapter 286 and create sections thereof to define terms; prohibit engaging in the business of nonrecourse consumer legal funding transactions without a license; establish licensing requirements; provide that nonrecourse c...
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB457Engross

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Amend KRS 304.17A-164 to prohibit insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and other administrators of pharmacy benefits from imposing certain requirements on health plan insureds; create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish defin...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB588Intro

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Amend KRS 43.070 to permit counties, county clerks, and county sheriffs to have a certified public accountant conduct an annual audit; provide if a county, county clerk, or county sheriff elects to have the Auditor of Public Accounts conduct the audi...
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2022-03-22
To House Local Government Committee
KYHR125PassHonor the Kentucky Historical Society.
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2022-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB313Engross

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Amend KRS 431.510 to make operating a charitable bail organization unlawful; define terms.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHR77PassUrging Congress to take appropriate steps in mitigating cyberattacks and ransomware attacks.
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2022-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYHB754Intro

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Propose to amend Section 16 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow holding a person after arrest without bail when a judge finds, following a hearing, that the person may flee or poses an imminent danger to self or to others; provide ballot questio...
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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
KYHJR89Intro

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Direct the Transportation Cabinet to designate the Lester Banks Memorial Highway in Knott County and erect appropriate signage.
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2022-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB572Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 150 to establish qualification requirements, salary schedules, and rate structures for conservation officers employed by the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and exempt them from the requirements of KRS Ch...
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2022-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB542Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 189 to define "automated speed enforcement," "owner," "program," and "recorded images"; direct the Transportation Cabinet to establish a pilot program for automated speed enforcement in highway work zones and issue ...
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2022-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
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
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
KYHB479Intro

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Amend KRS 15.420 to delete reference to the payment made from the fish and game fund under definition of "police officer" for fish and wildlife conservation officers and make funding source the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program fund; amend ...
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2022-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB463Intro

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Amend 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; RETROACT...
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2022-02-08
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB339Engross

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Appropriate moneys to the Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities budget unit, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to provide inpatient psychiatric services within Hospital District IV; APPROPRIATION.
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2022-02-07
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB203FailCreate new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish definitions for pharmacy-related insurance practices; amend KRS 304.17A-164 to prohibit insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and other administrators of pharmacy benefits from imposi...
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2022-02-07
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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
KYHB448Intro

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Amend KRS 230.445, relating to the Kentucky quarter horse, paint horse, Appaloosa, and Arabian development fund, to allow the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to promulgate administrative regulations that retroactively disperse moneys from the fund; ...
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2022-02-02
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
KYHR49PassRecognize January 27, 2022, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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2022-01-27
adopted by voice vote
KYHB266Intro

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Amend KRS 61.552 to provide that recontributions of a refund to the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System, and the State Police Retirement System, made on or before January 1, 2023, shall be used to determine a memb...
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2022-01-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB208Intro

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Amend KRS 338.062 to permit more stringent safety and health administrative regulations than the corresponding federal standard if those administrative regulations are being re-promulgated and were in effect on or before July 1, 2021.
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2022-01-05
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
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
KYHB167Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish a coal-county paramedic scholarship to be administered by KHEAA; establish a fund in the State Treasury to be administered by KHEAA for providing coal-county paramedic scholarships; APPROPR...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB166Intro

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Amend 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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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
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