Kentucky Senator Whitney Westerfield [R]

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KYSJR58Enroll
75%
Designate a portion of Kentucky Route 293 in Caldwell County as the Chief Deputy Jody Wayne Cash Memorial Highway.
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2024-04-15
delivered to Governor
KYSR167PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Jessie "Jess" J. Adkins.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR287PassRecognize April 2024 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Kentucky.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR4PassHonor Senator Denise Harper Angel upon her retirement from the General Assembly.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR384PassCondemn the air attack launched by Iran against Israel on April 13, 2024.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR329Intro
25%
Confirm the appointment of Elizabeth Griffin McCoy to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees for a term expiring June 30, 2028.
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2024-04-15
adopted 38-0
KYSR2PassHonor the extraordinary service of Senator John Schickel to the Commonwealth of Kentucky upon his retirement from the General Assembly.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR57PassHonor Lana Hogan for her service to the Legislative Research Commission.
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2024-04-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSR207PassRecognize and commend the Louisville Fire Department rescue squad that executed a rescue on the Clark Memorial Bridge, and the Louisville Metro Police and emergency medical services personnel that responded to the scene.
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2024-04-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSR358PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Jessica Hill.
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2024-04-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSB111PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health insurance coverage for speech therapy as a treatment for stuttering; amend KRS 304.17C-125, 205.522, 205.6485, 164.2871, and 18A.225 to require limited health service benefit p...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor
KYSB319PassAmend KRS 49.280 to expand definitions relating to crime victims compensation; amend KRS 49.300 to specify duties of the Crime Victims Compensation Board; amend KRS 49.310 to allow family members and caregivers of a victim to file claims; amend KRS 4...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor
KYSB14PassAmend KRS 317A.030 to add a licensed nail technician and one additional citizen at large member to the board; direct board to collect and retain statistical data on its applicants and licensees; amend KRS 317A.120 to require the board give written te...
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2024-03-29
signed by Governor
KYSR118PassRecognize and commend the National Conference of State Legislatures on its 50th anniversary in 2025.
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2024-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSB232Engross
50%
Repeal and reenact KRS 162.060 to establish that local boards of education shall submit all plans for new public school buildings or additions or alterations of old buildings to the chief state school officer, but prohibit the Kentucky Department of ...
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2024-03-27
To House Education Committee
KYSB155PassRepeal and reenact KRS 355.2-102 to establish transactions subject to provisions of article; amend various sections of Articles 2, 2A, 4A, and 9 of KRS Chapter 355 to remove writing requirements; amend KRS 355.2A-102 to establish when article applies...
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2024-03-26
signed by Governor
KYSB230Intro
25%
Amend KRS 344.010 to provide definitions of "protective hairstyle" and "race" that include traits historically associated with race; amend KRS 344.020 to provide that nothing in the chapter shall be construed to prohibit reasonable workplace policies...
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2024-03-22
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSR130PassRecognize October 2024 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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2024-03-21
adopted by voice vote
KYSR159PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Kenneth Ray Haggard.
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2024-03-21
adopted by voice vote
KYSB110Engross
50%
Amend KRS 403.211 to allow a child support action to be filed at any time following conception in the county where the mother resides.
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2024-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB317Engross
50%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 365 to define terms; establish property rights in every individual's name, voice, or likeness; establish how those property rights may be transferred or terminated; provide for liability, enforcement, and damages r...
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2024-03-13
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR79PassCommend Taiwan for its relations with the United States and the Commonwealth of Kentucky; encourage the establishment of a trade office in Taiwan; express support for the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade.
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2024-03-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSB142Engross
50%
Create a new section of KRS 18A.005 to 18A.200 to provide an employee of the Commonwealth a paid leave of absence of up to four weeks for the birth, surrogacy, or adoption of a child, or up to two weeks for the placement of a child in foster care or ...
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2024-03-12
To House Families & Children Committee
KYSB347Intro
25%
Amend KRS 533.270 to define terms; amend KRS 533.274 to remove a misdemeanor as a disqualifying offense; require an assessment of a homeless defendant for a behavioral health disorder and establish preference for participation in the program if an el...
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2024-03-08
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB13Intro
25%
Establish KRS Chapter 202D and create new sections thereof relating to crisis aversion and rights retention orders; provide limitations on interpretation of the Act; define terms; allow law enforcement officers to petition a court to issue orders whe...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB373Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216 to limit the liability of facilities that provide procedures related to in vitro fertilization; create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to limit the liability of health care providers that perform procedures re...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Health Services Committee
KYSB318Intro
25%
Amend KRS 224.10-225 to make technical correction.
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2024-02-29
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYSB203Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to require the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to offer an associate degree program in interdisciplinary early childhood education entrepreneurship; create a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to es...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR23PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Grace Pool Rucker.
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2024-02-27
adopted by voice vote
KYSB7Engross
50%
Amend KRS 164.7874 to include an equivalent score on the Classic Learning Test as a KEES supplemental amount; define "eligible noncertified school graduate"; amend definitions of "KEES award," "KEES award maximum," and " KEES base amount" for an elig...
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2024-02-22
To House Education Committee
KYSB231Intro
25%
Propose to amend Section 25 of the Constitution of Kentucky to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
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2024-02-22
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB189Intro
25%
Amend KRS 164.295 to permit Murray State University to offer doctor's degrees required for professional practice and licensure in veterinary medicine.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB218Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to establish an automatic expungement process for specific eligible misdemeanor and felony convictions; allow the Commonwealth's and county attorney to object and halt the automatic expungement of certain offen...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB154Intro
25%
Amend KRS 311B.050 to require the Kentucky Board for Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy to create and enforce policies and procedures that ensure a patient's right to record any procedure performed by an individual who is licensed by the board; am...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Licensing and Occupations Committee
KYSR94PassHonor the 20th Black History Celebration and recognize that Black history is American history.
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2024-02-01
adopted by voice vote
KYSB144Intro
25%
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to abolish the death penalty and replace it with life imprisonment without parole for inmates presently sentenced to death; amend KRS 532.030 to remove the death penalty; amend KRS 640.040 to prohibit life impr...
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2024-01-31
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB75Engross
50%
Amend KRS 56.580 to prohibit closing portions of Capital Avenue in Frankfort; provide exceptions for emergency personnel.
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2024-01-30
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR86PassAdjourn in recognition and celebration of Dr. Hershael W. York upon his retirement as Senior Pastor of Buck Run Baptist Church.
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2024-01-23
adopted by voice vote
KYSR77PassAffirm Kentucky's support for the State of Israel and the Israeli people and condemn the October 7, 2023, attack by Hamas.
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2024-01-18
adopted by voice vote
KYSB97Intro
25%
Amend KRS 139.010 to define "clothing" and "diaper"; amend KRS 139.480 to exempt all diapers from the sales and use tax.
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2024-01-10
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB22Intro
25%
Amend KRS 29A.170 to increase juror pay to $125 per day and remove payment specified for reimbursement of expenses; amend KRS 32.011 to conform; repeal KRS 32.070, which provides for reimbursement of expenses to jurors.
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2024-01-05
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB34Intro
25%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to require the eligibility periods for all public assistance programs administered by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services be extended to the maximum period of eligibility permitted under federal law; proh...
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2024-01-05
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB15Intro
25%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to define terms; set the parameters for applicability of this Act; define various consumer rights related to data collection; require a data controller to comply with a consumer request to exercise those rights;...
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2024-01-03
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYSB55Intro
25%
Amend KRS 150.170 to allow a bona fide resident landowner and other authorized persons to take fish from any lake or pond located on the owner's property without procuring a sport fishing license.
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2024-01-03
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
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