Kentucky Representative Joni Jenkins [D]

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KYHR4PassCommemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
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2021-09-09
adopted by voice vote
KYHB162Intro

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Create 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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2021-03-29
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB267Engross

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Create 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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2021-03-29
reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
KYHB44PassAmend 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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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 114)
KYHB398PassAmend KRS 40.300 to create the Office of Kentucky Veterans' Centers, Office of Veteran Legal Services, and Office of Kentucky Veterans' Services within the Office of the Commissioner within the Department of Veterans' Affairs; amend KRS 40.325 to con...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 95)
KYHB95PassAmend KRS 304-17A.148 to cap the cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin at $30 per 30 day supply; amend KRS 18A.225 to require the Kentucky Employee Health Plan to comply; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2022.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 75)
KYHB148Engross

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Amend 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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2021-03-11
floor amendment (1) filed
KYHR80PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Michael Dean Bowling.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHB294Engross

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Create a new section of chapter 211 to require all hospitals or alternative birthing centers offering obstetric services or licensed health care providers, including nurse midwives or certified professional midwives to provide each maternity patient ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB305Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 2 establishing the official Kentucky Mental Health Flag.
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2021-03-03
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB21Intro

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Create new sections of KRS Chapter 455 to require peace officers to give notice before entering premises to execute a search warrant; require officers to activate body-worn cameras when serving a warrant; create processes for enforcement; allow disci...
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2021-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHR73PassRecognizing the last day of February, the day connecting Black and Women's History Months, in honor of Black women.
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2021-02-26
adopted
KYHB240Intro

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Amend KRS 341.415 to waive unemployment insurance overpayment debts if recovery would be against good conscience and the overpayment was due to agency error or not due to fraud by the recipient; make technical changes.
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2021-02-24
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHR41PassCondemn anti-Semitism in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-24
adopted by voice vote
KYHCR75Intro

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Direct the Legislative Research Commission to establish the Horse Industry and Gaming Taxation Working Group; require the Legislative Research Commission to consider and approve the working group membership; require monthly working group meeting duri...
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2021-02-23
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB500Intro

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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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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB371Intro

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Amend KRS 157.196 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations ensuring exceptional children have equal access to full range of programs offered by schools, state agencies, or political subdivisions of the state...
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB350Intro

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Create 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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2021-02-03
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB356Intro

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Amend KRS 132.020 to freeze the state property tax rate and eliminate the tax rate reduction for qualified heavy equipment; amend KRS 136.291, 136.505, and 136.506 to reinstate the bank franchise tax and exempt financial institutions from corporation...
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2021-02-03
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB293Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 211.672 to 211.678 to establish an advisory committee to review Kentucky’s system of perinatal care and make recommendations for the improvement of perinatal outcomes within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; es...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHCR37Intro

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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 2021 Interim of the General Assembly and to submit a report by December 1, 2021.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB283Intro

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Amend KRS 205.592 to require Medicaid to cover behavioral health services for eligible pregnant women for 12 months postpartum; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department for Medicaid Services to request federal authorizatio...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB290Intro

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Amend KRS 205.592 to extend Medicaid eligibility for certain new mothers for up to 12 months postpartum; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or the Department for Medicaid Services to seek a federal waiver or other approval if they det...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB295Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-145 to require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage for counseling interventions for pregnant and postpartum persons at increased risk of perinatal depression, including persons who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbi...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB296Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-258 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for certain formulas; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for breastfeeding support and equipment; amend...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB299Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require insurers offering health benefit plans to provide a special enrollment period for pregnant individuals; specify requirements for the coverage; require group plan insurers to provide n...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB284Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to allow use of leave time for parents to grieve the loss of a child under the age of one year.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB292Intro

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Create multiple new sections of KRS chapter 309 to define terms; establish a certification process for doulas with training and in-person education requirements; establish an application fee; grant the Department for Public Health the authority to pr...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB287Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 205.6481 to 205.6497 to allow maternal depression screenings to be claimed as a service for the child as part of the Early and Periodic, Diagnostic and Treatment benefit; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services ...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB297Intro

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Amend KRS 211.690 to require the Health Access Nurturing Development Services program to provide educational information about maternal and postpartum depression; make technical correction.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB298Intro

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Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to provide coverage for long-acting reversible contraception administered during a postpartum hospital stay; prohibit cost sharing; create a new section of KRS Ch...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB291Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization with whom the department contracts for the delivery of Medicaid services to provide coverage for certified professional midwifer...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB285Intro

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Amend KRS 196.173 to allow an inmate who is known to be pregnant or who has given birth in the last six weeks access to reasonable accommodations for the provision of available certified professional midwifery services or doula services.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB288Intro

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Amend KRS 139.472 to define and exempt from sales and use tax breast pumps, breast pump storage and collection supplies, and breast pump kits from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025, and require the Department of Revenue to report the exemption each Dece...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB289Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 210.370 to 210.485 to create the Kentucky Child Mental Health Services Access Program; establish duties and responsibilities; amend KRS 210.400 to establish that the community board for mental health or individuals with an...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB286Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services and any managed care organization with whom the department contracts for the delivery of Medicaid services to provide coverage for doula services; establish train...
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB266Intro

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Create a new section of KRS 211 to require Medicaid reimbursement for qualified doula services; require a report on the effect of these provisions to be submitted annually to the Legislative Research Commission by the Cabinet for Health and Family Se...
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2021-01-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB232Intro

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Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to automatically restore the voting rights of persons convicted of certain felonies upon completion of their imprisonment, probation, or parole and automatically restore their civil rights ...
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2021-01-08
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB223Intro

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Amend 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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2021-01-07
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB136Intro

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Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; exempt the medicinal cannabis program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control implement and regulate ...
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2021-01-06
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB35Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to make it a discriminatory employment action if an employer asks questions about previous salary or wages, relies on previous salary when setting a new salary, or refuses to hire if an applicant does not provi...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB32Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers to provide earned paid sick leave to employees; provide that employees earn paid sick leave upon the date of hire and can use the leave after being employed for 90 days; set forth allowable...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB33Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers with 50 or more employees to provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave for an employee who has been employed for at least one year; allow an employee to waive the paid parental leave; provide...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHJR10Intro

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Require masks to be worn in the areas of the Capitol Annex controlled by LRC and on the third and fourth floors of the Capitol during the 2021 Regular Session.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB55Intro

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Establish new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to create a prevailing wage law for all public works projects; amend KRS 12.020, 99.480, 227.487, 336.015, 337.010, and 337.990 to conform.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB41Intro

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Amend KRS 336.130 to delete references restricting rights of public employees to organize, associate collectively, or strike; amend KRS 336.180 definition of "labor organization" and delete definitions of "employer" and "employee"; amend KRS 336.990 ...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB86Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to limit use of solitary confinement for juveniles and require reporting of data on its use.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB57Intro

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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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB40Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require any employer doing business in Kentucky that receives governmental incentives or subsidies to pay its employees a living wage.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB93Intro

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Amend 344.450 to allow parties to recover punitive damages.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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