Kentucky Senator Ralph Alvarado [R]

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KYSB5PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to provide liability protection for owners of premises during a declared emergency; amend KRS 39A.020 to define terms used; amend KRS 39A.070 and 39A.090 to conform; amend KRS 39A.280 to refine the immunity of ...
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2021-04-11
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 205)
KYSB51PassAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from requiring or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat alcohol or opioid use disorder; amend KRS 205.536 to prohibit the Department for Medicaid Services or a Medica...
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2021-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 201)
KYSJR59PassDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a work group to create written recommendations for distribution throughout Kentucky for individuals who suffer from substance use disorder in order to reduce the barriers the individuals ...
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2021-04-06
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 193)
KYSR55PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Charles William "Bill" Nighbert.
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2021-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSB179Engross

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 151 to establish definitions for KRS 151.700 to 151.730, regarding the Kentucky River Authority; amend KRS 151.710 to clarify membership requirements for directors of the Kentucky River Authority.
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2021-03-30
placed in the Orders of the Day
KYSR213PassHonor those who act for social justice.
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2021-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSR243PassHonor Senator Georgia Davis Powers and the contributions of all Kentucky women to the Commonwealth.
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2021-03-30
adopted by voice vote
KYSB93PassAmend KRS 246.120 to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to appoint members of the State Board of Agriculture; amend KRS 257.230 to establish the duties of the state veterinarian.
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 150)
KYSB65PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 13A to nullify administrative regulations that became effective after being found deficient during the 2020 legislative interim.
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 165)
KYSR141PassDeclare April 2021 Oral Cancer Awareness Month in Kentucky.
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2021-03-29
adopted by voice vote
KYSB10PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 7 to establish a Commission on Race and Access to Opportunity; define "commission"; set forth the membership of the commission; authorize the authority to hold monthly meetings, seek comment and testimony, and prov...
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2021-03-28
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 146)
KYSB45PassAmend KRS 304.17A-164 to redefine "cost sharing" and define "generic alternative," "health plan," "insured," and "person"; prohibit an insurer or pharmacy benefit manager from excluding any cost-sharing amount paid by or or behalf of an insured when ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 134)
KYSB44PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A, KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefit plans to accept, and count towards the insured's contributions, premium and cost-sharing payments made on behalf of an insured from state or federal government programs, ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)
KYSB16PassAmend KRS 214.540 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program to the Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program; amend KRS 214.543 to change Colon Cancer Screening Program fund to Colon Cancer Screening and Prevention Program fund; require the fund t...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 130)
KYSB6PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 11A to define "agency," "nonpublic information," and "transition team member"; authorize the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to establish by administrative regulation standards of ethical conduct for transition ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 129)
KYSB169PassAmend KRS 16.582 and 61.621 to increase minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits payable to a member of any of the systems administered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from 25% to 75% of the member's monthly ...
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2021-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)
KYSB55PassAmend KRS 205.6312 to prohibit the cabinet or a managed care organization contracted to provide services from instituting copayments, cost sharing, or similar charges to be paid by any medical assistance recipients, their spouses, or parents, for any...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 62)
KYSB154PassAmend KRS 216.935 to change the definition of "home health aide services" to include the assisting of patients with medication ordinarily self-administered that has been specifically ordered by a physician assistant; amend KRS 304.17-312 to change th...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 59)
KYSB74PassAmend KRS 194A.600 to rename the Office on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders to the Office of Dementia Services; amend KRS 194A.601 related to the duties and functions of the Office of Dementia Services; amend KRS 194A.603 related to the memb...
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 52)
KYSB12PassAmend KRS 311.1939 to prohibit a person from selling or purchasing human organ or tissue and to prohibit for-profit entities from procuring any eye, cornea, eye tissue, or corneal tissue.
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 49)
KYSB21PassAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the originating and receiving hospital or facility and a patient's signed written agreement to be voluntarily transported and to not be physi...
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2021-03-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 32)
KYSR22PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Wanda Goodwin Thomas.
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2021-03-16
adopted by voice vote
KYSB90Engross

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Create new sections of KRS 205.510 to 205.560 to define terms; establish that the Department for Medicaid Services and any Medicaid managed care organization shall not prohibit a Medicaid beneficiary from entering into a direct primary care membershi...
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2021-03-15
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB3PassAmend KRS 11.400 to conform; amend KRS 12.023 to remove the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation from the Office of the Governor; amend KRS 12.020 to attach the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentuc...
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2021-03-12
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 12)
KYSR14PassHonor Margie Montgomery upon her retirement.
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2021-03-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSR25PassAdjourn in honor of Eleanor Carol Leavell Barr.
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2021-03-05
adopted by voice vote
KYSR12PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Emmanuel "Manny" Caulk.
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2021-03-05
adopted by voice vote
KYSR82PassHonor the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program and recognize March 5, 2021, as Dress in Blue Day.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSR134PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Katherine Sue Scott.
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2021-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSR129PassDeclare September 27, 2021, as Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day.
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2021-03-03
adopted by voice vote
KYSB97Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 405 to establish findings of the General Assembly related to rights and interests of parents; create new sections of KRS Chapter 405 to establish a definition of "parent" and specific rights of parents; establish a...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR94PassHonor the Honor Flight Network for providing free trips to war memorials in Washington, D.C., to veterans.
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2021-03-02
adopted by voice vote
KYSJR60Engross

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Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to work together to create recommendations related to partnerships for decriminalization, diversion programs, and the funding of drug courts.
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR58Engross

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Encourage the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to encourage Kentucky businesses to create career paths for individuals that are in need of second chances and to encourage Kentucky businesses to not have "zero tolerance" polices for employe...
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR61Engross

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Encourage the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Medicaid managed care organizations to permit coverage of United States Food and Drug Administration approved digital therapeutics in order to provide more therapy options and improved complian...
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2021-03-01
To House Committee On Committees
KYSJR68Intro

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Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to work with substance use disorder treatment providers to create a work group to establish a pilot program to fully fund post-inpatient treatment housing and transitional living in a limited setting ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSR67PassCondemn anti-Semitism in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSR76PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Mason County Judge/Executive Joseph Patrick Pfeffer.
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2021-02-24
adopted by voice vote
KYSB19Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-005 to define terms; create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require the commissioner of insurance to establish a database of billed health care service charges; require an insurer to reimburse for unanticipated ou...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSR83PassRecognize Gateway Children's Services.
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2021-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYSB54Intro

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Amend KRS 411.182 to limit the amounts recoverable for medical costs in tort actions.
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2021-02-11
floor amendment (1) filed
KYSR81PassCelebrate Black History Month and honor keynote speaker of the annual Black History Celebration, Georgia State Representative Billy Mitchell.
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2021-02-10
adopted by voice vote
KYSB151Intro

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Amend KRS 61.080 to forbid a person from being both an officer in one jurisdiction and an employee of another.
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2021-02-09
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR18PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of James Clifford "Cliff" Ellerbrook.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSR40PassDeclare May 2021 to be Mental Health Month in Kentucky.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSR39PassRecognize February 5, 2021, as National Wear Red Day in Kentucky.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSB119Intro

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Amend KRS 304.17A-005 to define "emergency medical condition" and amend definition of "telehealth"; create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; require health benefit plan insurers to develop and implement a program that ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSR63PassA resolution urging President Joseph R. Biden to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline Project.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
KYSB2PassAmend KRS 13A.010 to define “legislative committee”; amend KRS 13A.030 to include emergency administrative regulations without adequate justification in the list of administrative regulations that may be found deficient; amend KRS 13A.040 to conf...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 7)
KYSB1PassAmend KRS 39A.090 to limit the effective dates of executive orders issued by the Governor to 30 days unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly, and prohibit the Governor from issuing a new executive order relating to the same emergency ...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 6)
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