Kentucky Representative Joni Jenkins [D]

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KYHR4PassAdjourn the Senate and honor and loving memory of the 39 victims of the flooding in Eastern Kentucky.
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2022-08-26
adopted by voice vote
KYHB44PassAmend KRS 159.035 to require a local school district's attendance policy to include provisions for a student's mental or behavioral health status.
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2022-04-20
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 228)
KYHB239PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 70 to prohibit any constable elected for the first time after January 1, 2023, from exercising general police powers unless certified, leaving all other constables unchanged; amend various KRS sections as they rela...
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2022-04-08
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 90)
KYHB269PassAmend 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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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
KYHB499PassCreate a new sections of KRS Chapter 199 to create the Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program; define terms; obligate the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to administer the program; establish reporting requirements; establish a fund...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 184)
KYHB319PassAmend KRS 403.720 to include violence against an animal when 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 shared domestic animal to the petitioner; amend KRS ...
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2022-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 158)
KYHCR126Engross

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Urge the mayor of Louisville and the Metro Council serving in 2023 to form a task force that receives input from all stakeholders, including business and community leaders, and state Senators and Representatives serving within Jefferson County, to pr...
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2022-03-30
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHR128PassRecognize April 2, 2022, as World Autism Awareness Day and April 2022 as Autism Acceptance Month.
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2022-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYHB136Engross

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Create various new sections of KRS 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax on certain transfers of medicinal cannabis; amend KRS 139.470 to exempt the sale of...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB354Engross

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Amend KRS 314.042 to require that advanced practice registered nurses exempted from a CAPA-NS include certified nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwifes, and certified registered nurse anesthetists; allow the CAPA-CS to include limitations on dr...
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2022-03-29
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYHR118PassRecognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and honor Kentucky's 13 regional rape crisis centers and individuals who have been sexually assaulted and abused.
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2022-03-29
adopted by voice vote
KYHR121PassUrge Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb to pursue a federal funding avenue to remove tolls from the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project.
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2022-03-17
adopted by voice vote
KYHR125PassHonor the Kentucky Historical Society.
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2022-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB373Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 210 to define terms; establish a 9-8-8 mental health crisis hotline; create a 9-8-8 board and establish membership; create a crisis restricted fund; create new sections of KRS Chapter 147 to define terms; establish ...
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2022-03-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB31Intro

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Amend KRS 344.010 to provide definitions of "protective hairstyle" and "race" that include traits historically associated with race; amend KRS 158.148 to provide that school disciplinary codes shall prohibit discrimination on the basis of race; estab...
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2022-03-14
To House Rules Committee
KYHB20Intro

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Amend KRS 525.135, relating to torture of a dog or cat, to add specific acts to definition of torture; make all violations a Class D felony; make each act of torture prosecutable as a separate offense; make the exemptions applicable only where there ...
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2022-03-09
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 10, 2022
KYHR113Intro

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Urge the mayor of Louisville and the Metro Council serving in 2023 to form a task force that receives input from all stakeholders, including business and community leaders, to provide any recommendations regarding the statutory framework of the conso...
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2022-03-08
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB700Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 417 and amend KRS 417.050 to establish when sexual harassment arbitration agreements are unenforceable.
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB699Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 134 to establish a quarterly installment payment program for real property taxes; provide quarterly installment calculation guidelines; require specific property tax information be sent to the taxpayer through noti...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB714Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to impose a 9.5 percent tax on the adjusted gross revenue of wagers to impose a 9.5 percent tax on the adjusted gross revenue on wagers placed at a licensed track; impose an additional 0.5 percent tax on the ad...
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB728Intro

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Amend KRS 117.066 to include an additional requirement for a county board of elections' petition for consolidating precincts before the State Board of Elections.
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2022-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB658Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of certain felonies the right to vote; ballot language included; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2022-02-28
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
KYHB98Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for testing and treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in pregnant women; amend KRS 164.2871, 205.522, 205.6485, and 18A.225 to require self...
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2022-02-24
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR96Intro

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Honor the celebration of Black History Month and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Lawrence Smith.
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2022-02-24
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB554Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 341 to establish the Kentucky Short-time Compensation Program; require the secretary of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to develop the requirements of the program and promulgate administrative regul...
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2022-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB547Intro

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Amend KRS 222.231 to allow licensed narcotic treatment programs to choose which medication treatments they offer patients; require the promulgation of administrative regulations.
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2022-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB514Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to establish pilot program for harm reduction centers.
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2022-02-16
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB35FailCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and Medicaid managed care organizations to provide coverage for lactation counseling, lactation consultation, and breastfeeding equipment; require the Cabinet for...
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2022-02-15
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KYHB460Intro

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Amend KRS 39A.090 to extend the maximum effective dates of executive orders issued by the Governor to 270 days unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly; remove the General Assembly's power to terminate a declaration of emergency; resci...
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2022-02-07
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB440Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 82 to define "city," "project labor agreement," and "public construction project"; permit a city to establish a mandatory preference for awarding public construction project contracts to unions through a negotiated...
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2022-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB441Intro

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Create a new section in KRS Chapter 337 to define "city," "prevailing wage," "prevailing wage rate," and "public works project"; permit a city to enact prevailing wage ordinances; repeal KRS 65.016.
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2022-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR55Intro

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Establish the Infant Mortality Task Force; list duties and members of the task force; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2022 Interim of the General Assembly and to submit a report by December 1, 2022.
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2022-02-01
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
KYHB428Intro

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Amend KRS 65.870 to remove state preemption of local firearms regulations and allow local governments to enact ordinances regulating firearms; amend KRS 237.115 to conform; EMERGENCY.
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB424Intro

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Amend KRS 65.016 to grant local governments the authority to adopt and enforce ordinances that require employers in their jurisdiction to provide paid leave to employees and set a higher minimum wage than state and federal rates.
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB429Intro

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Amend KRS 383.210 and 383.215, relating to forcible entry and detainer, to allow a local government to set an alternative time period from the date of the service of the warrant and the date of the hearing to more than the minimum of three days; requ...
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2022-02-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB384Intro

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Amend KRS 161.155, 161.220, 161.540, 161.550, 161.600, 161.620, 161.655, 161.400, 161.420, 161.470, 161.507, 161.520, 161.548, 161.549, 161.605, 161.612, 161.630, and 161.661 and repeal KRS 161.633, 161.634, 161.635, and 161.636 to repeal and remove ...
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2022-01-27
To House Committee On Committees
KYHR49PassRecognize January 27, 2022, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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2022-01-27
adopted by voice vote
KYHB358Intro

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Amend KRS 217.015 to define "opioid overdose reversal agent"; amend KRS 15.291, 217.177, and 217.186 to conform.
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2022-01-25
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB356Intro

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Amend KRS 342.0011 to clarify definition of "injury" to include psychological injuries for certain employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to set out when the psychological injuries are valid workers' compensation claims when no physical i...
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2022-01-25
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB357Intro

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Amend KRS 337.010 to increase the applicable threshold of employees of retail stores and service industries from $95,000 to $500,000 average annual gross volume of sales for the employer; amend KRS 337.275 to raise the state minimum wage to $8.20 per...
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2022-01-25
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB292Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to make it a crime to unlawfully store a firearm; establish elements of the crime for recklessly allowing access to an unsecured firearm by a minor; establish the crime as a Class B misdemeanor unless a physica...
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2022-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB293Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employers from considering or requiring disclosure of prior criminal history as part of the initial job application; title the Act "Ban the Box - The Criminal Record Employment Discrimination Act."
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2022-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB300Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; require health benefit plans to provide coverage for contraception; set forth requirements for health benefit plans relating to contraceptive coverage; amend KRS 164.2871 to req...
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2022-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR33Intro

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Recognize January 16 of each year as National Religious Freedom Day.
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2022-01-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB209Intro

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Appropriate moneys to the State Salary and Compensation Fund to provide an increment of five percent in each fiscal year on the base salary or wages of each eligible state employee within the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, and the Judicial...
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2022-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB207Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 244 to define terms; establish pre-employment requirements for bouncers; create bouncer training standards; establish agency oversight; prevent confusion as to whether a law enforcement officer is on or off duty; am...
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2022-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB11Intro

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Amend 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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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB191Intro

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(H1261B02) Amend various sections of KRS Chapter 5 to divide the Commonwealth into the following representative districts: DISTRICT 1 - Ballard KY, Carlisle KY, Fulton KY, Hickman KY, McCracken KY (part); DISTRICT 2 - Graves KY, McCracken KY (part); ...
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2022-01-04
To House Committee On Committees
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