Kentucky Representative Joni Jenkins [D]

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KYHB46PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow full-time employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 240 hours for donating a human organ and 40 hours for donating bone marrow and to set requirements for the paid leave of a...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 107)
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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2020-04-15
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB14EngrossAmend KRS 164.2841, relating to college tuition benefits for spouses and children of specified emergency response personnel and public employees who have died in the course of their duties to specify that the beneficiary is eligible for up to a maxim...
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2020-04-15
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB484PassCreate 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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2020-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 79)
KYHB153PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 210 to establish the Kentucky Mental Health First Aid Training Program or similar program to be administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly or fundin...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 69)
KYHB453PassAmend various sections of KRS 186.400 to 186.640, and KRS Chapters 189A and 281A to make the Transportation Cabinet the sole application and issuance entity for operator's licenses and personal identification cards and eliminate the requirements that...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor Acts ch. 51)
KYHB216EngrossAmend KRS 403.720 to include violence against an animal used as coercive conduct in the definition of "domestic violence and abuse"; amend KRS 403.740 to allow a judge to award possession of a domestic animal to the petitioner; amend KRS 456.010 to i...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB4EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly when the vote margin is 0.5% or less; amend KRS 118.775 relating to membersh...
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2020-03-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB99PassAppropriate to the Cabinet for Economic Development General Fund moneys in the amount of $50,000,000 in fiscal year 2019-2020 for the establishment and implementation of the Direct Health Care Services and Research Facilities Operations Loan; set out...
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2020-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 33)
KYHB257EngrossAmend KRS 337.285 to allow peace officers in cities of the home rule class to be scheduled for 80 hours or less in a work period of 14 consecutive days under specified conditions; amend KRS 95.495 to conform.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
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
KYHR93PassDeclare Kentucky a compassionate community, and acknowledge the Commonwealth as a "Compassionate Kentucky."
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2020-03-19
adopted by voice vote
KYHB22EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a scho...
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2020-03-18
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHR128IntroRecognize March 29th as Tuskegee Airmen Day in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2020-03-18
To House Floor Committee
KYHB137IntroEstablish KRS Chapter 239 and create new sections to define “adjusted gross revenue,” “beginner,” “cabinet, “confidential information,” “entry fee,” “fantasy contest,” “fantasy contest operator," “fantasy contest participant...
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2020-03-17
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHJR82IntroDirect the commissioner of education to convene a strategic assessment and accountability committee; establish minimum requirements for the composition of the committee; establish the duties of the committee; require the commissioner to report the fi...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB286IntroAmend KRS 314.011 to allow designated advanced practice registered nurses certified in psychiatric-mental health nursing to prescribe up to two sequential refills for a 30 day supply of psychostimulants; amend KRS 314.042 to remove the one-year pract...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHJR121IntroDirect all hospitals offering emergency services, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, and the Kentucky Office of Victim Advocacy to report information relating to sexual assault nurse examinations and s...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB169IntroCreate a new section of KRS 210.005 to 210.366 to establish the rights of individuals with intellectual disabilities; cite as the Frank Huffman Act.
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2020-03-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB237IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB40IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define employer and employee; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay to inspect a plac...
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB578IntroAmend KRS 216B.400 to require that every hospital that provides emergency services have a sexual assault nurse examiner on duty 24 hours each day.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB587IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to set forth legislative findings and declarations behind employee misclassification problems; provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violation...
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2020-03-04
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB136EngrossCreate 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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2020-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB519IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A or KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefits plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors for persons 18 years of age and under; cap cost-sharing at $50 per epinephrine auto-injector; allow cost-sharing cap to be ad...
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2020-03-02
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB21IntroAmend KRS 304.17A-200 to extend health-status eligibility rules to individual and employer-organized association markets; authorize insurance commissioner to designate additional health status-related factors; prohibit adjustment of premium or contri...
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2020-02-28
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHB104EngrossAmend KRS 61.542 to allow a retiree who experiences a qualifying event, including marriage, remarriage, the birth or adoption of a child, or the death of a designated beneficiary, to elect to change his or her beneficiary and optional payment plan pr...
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2020-02-28
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB490IntroAmend 344.450 to allow parties to recover punitive damages.
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB489IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 320, relating to optometrists, to grant an optometrist immunity from civil liability when providing voluntary services without compensation; establish the same civil immunity for the owner or operator of the facilit...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB468IntroAmend numerous statutes in KRS Chapters 12, 14A, 16, 40, 42, 148, 158, 161, 164, and 186 to make certain LGBTQ and qualifying veterans are eligible for state veterans' benefits.
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2020-02-24
To House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection Committee
KYHB416IntroAmend KRS 132.020 to freeze the state property tax rate and eliminate the tax rate reduction for qualified heavy equipment; amend KRS 138.130 to define vapor products and include vapor products in the definition of tobacco products; amend KRS 138.140...
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2020-02-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB384IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 70 detailing the powers and duties of constables, excluding the general powers of peace or police officers, with certain exceptions; allow police powers where the county grants them and the constable or deputy has ...
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2020-02-13
To House Local Government 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
KYHR50IntroCommemorate the centennial anniversary of Kentucky's ratification of the 19th Amendment on January 6, 1920.
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2020-02-11
posting withdrawn
KYHB213EngrossAmend KRS 214.185 to establish that any qualified mental health professional may provide outpatient mental health counseling to any child who is age 16 or older and is an unaccompanied youth.
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2020-01-31
To Senate Health and Welfare 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
KYHB338IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 222 to establish the Kentucky addiction prevention, recovery, and enforcement fund; establish administering committee membership; direct all revenues from the Commonwealth related to the drug epidemic to the fund; ...
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2020-01-30
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB334IntroPropose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky establishing a right of the people to have clean air, pure water, and for the Commonwealth to be required to preserve the natural, scenic, historic, and esthetic values of the environmen...
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2020-01-29
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs 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
KYHB326IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 5 to establish the Advisory Redistricting Commission, which shall be composed of members appointed by the General Assembly and members of the public at large; define terms; establish commissioner pay, conditions, po...
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2020-01-28
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB27EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to name and designate as the official pets of Kentucky domestic cats and dogs that reside in or have been adopted from Kentucky animal shelters or rescue organizations.
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2020-01-27
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB296IntroRepeal and reenact KRS 158.1415 to require each school district to provide comprehensive sex education instruction to all public school students; establish minimum requirements for the comprehensive sex education instruction; establish minimum requir...
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2020-01-23
To House Education 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
KYHB263IntroAmend KRS 158.849 to establish goal of increasing participation in computer science courses by underrepresented groups; require the Department of Education to submit an annual report on public school students participating in computer science courses...
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2020-01-17
To House Education Committee
KYHB265IntroAmend KRS 620.030, relating to the requirement to report child abuse, to limit the clergy-penitent exemption to the confessional setting; amend KRS 620.050, relating to the reporting of child abuse, to limit the clergy-penitent exemption to the confe...
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2020-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHR42IntroSupport Muslim Day at the State Capitol on January 22, 2020.
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2020-01-16
To House State Government Committee
KYHB251IntroAmend KRS 336.130 to delete references restricting rights of public employees to organize, associate collectively, or strike; amend KRS 336.180 to amend definition of "labor organization" and delete definitions of "employer" and "employee"; amend KRS...
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2020-01-15
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB231IntroCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 336, relating to collective bargaining for public employees; amend KRS 336.010 to define "public employees"; amend KRS 336.130 to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to collectively bargain.
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2020-01-13
To House State Government Committee
KYHB225IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the Kentucky's civil rights chapter, to include a prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation ...
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2020-01-13
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB223IntroAmend KRS 525.135, relating to torture of a dog or cat, to specify certain acts of torture; increase punishment to Class D felony.
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2020-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
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