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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB91IntroducedAmend KRS 214.155 to include cytomegalovirus (CMV) testing as part of the newborn screening program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide public e...
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2021-01-11
#2HB136IntroducedCreate 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
#3SB67PassedCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 243 to allow alcohol to be purchased to go or for delivery in conjunction with a meal, set conditions therefore, and require department to promulgate administrative regulation for closed container; amend KRS 243.03...
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2021-03-15
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 20)
#4SB206IntroducedAmend KRS 205.558 to make technical correction.
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2021-02-25
#5HB467IntroducedEstablish KRS Chapter 245 and create a section to define terms such as "cannabis accessory," "cannabis product," "immature cannabis plant," "indoor cultivator," "mature cannabis plant," and "outdoor cultivator"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 245...
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2021-02-10
#6HB1PassedProvide relief to businesses and individuals during the COVID-19 state of emergency; provide guidelines for opening of businesses and schools; suspend interest on unpaid unemployment insurance contributions and provide guidelines for noncustodial par...
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2021-02-02
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 3)
#7SB55PassedAmend 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)
#8SB78IntroducedAmend 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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2021-03-02
floor amendment (6) filed
#9SB1PassedCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 13A to nullify 902 KAR 2:213E and 702 KAR 1:195E; direct each school district to have a COVID-19 operations in place; direct the Department for Public Health to develop a model "test to stay" COVID-19 model for scho...
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2021-09-09
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 4)
#10SB71PassedAmend KRS 281.010 to define "automobile club," "flatbed/rollback service," "recovery," "storage facility," "tow truck," "tow truck operator," “towing,” and "towing company"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 281 to define “lienholder," “own...
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 74)
#11SB255PassedAmend KRS 154.27-010 to define additional terms; amend KRS 154.27-020 to change the name of the program to "Incentives for Energy-related Business" and include cryptocurrency facilities with a minimum capital investment of one million dollars; amend ...
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 141)
#12SB8PassedAmend KRS 214.036 to provide exemptions from mandatory immunization for any child, emancipated minor, or adult who, personally or by a parent or guardian, submits a written sworn statement objecting to the immunization based on conscientiously held b...
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2021-03-28
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 147)
#13SB2PassedRequire visitation in long-term care facilities and residential long-term care facilities to be allowed by family members, legal guardians, outside caregivers, friends, or volunteers who provided regular care and support to the resident prior to the ...
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2021-09-10
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 5)
#14HB208PassedProvide that school districts may request approval for more than 10 student attendance days under a nontraditional instruction plan related to the COVID-19 emergency; require a school to submit a nontraditional instruction plan for the 2021-2022 scho...
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2021-03-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 9)
#15HB238PassedAmend KRS 96.530 allow city utilities boards to consist of either 3 or 5 members, and to specify the appointment of nonresident utility commission members for utility commissions consisting of three members and five members.
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 54)
#16SB229IntroducedCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 237 to state how to interpret the Act; define terms; allow law enforcement officers to petition a court to issue crisis aversion and rights retention orders when a respondent poses a present danger of causing seriou...
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2021-02-10
#17HB579IntroducedAmend KRS 158.6453 to allow parents or guardians to choose that their student not participate in statewide student assessments; amend KRS 160.345 to conform.
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2021-02-23
#18SR177IntroducedConfirm the appointment of McKinnley Morgan to the Kentucky Personnel Board for a term expiring January 1, 2025.
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2021-03-30
adopted 38-0
#19HB258PassedCreate new sections of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to specify that new members of the Teachers' Retirement System on or after January 1, 2022, shall receive a foundational benefit component, which shall be a traditional defined benefit plan with risk adju...
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 157)
#20HB294EngrossedCreate 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
#21HB574PassedAmend various sections of KRS Chapters 48, 65, 83A, 116, 117, 118, 118A, 119, 120, 242, and 424 relating to paper ballots, voting equipment, voting systems, election education, voter registration, mail-in and in-person absentee voting and procedures,...
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2021-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 197)
#22SB70EngrossedAmend sections of KRS 309.325 to 309.339 to change the terminology from "licensed diabetes educators" to "licensed diabetes care and education specialists," and to incorporate changes to the titles of national organizations.
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2021-03-16
floor amendments (3), (4) and (5-title) filed
#23HB57IntroducedAmend 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
#24SJR6IntroducedRequest the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress replace one of Kentucky's statues in the National Statuary Hall with a statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan; create the Kentucky Statuary Hall Commission.
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2021-02-10
#25HB61IntroducedCreate 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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2021-01-05
#26HB6PassedAmend KRS 6.900 to define "person"; amend KRS 6.905 to change the name of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee to the Legislative Oversight and Investigations Committee; require the President of the Senate and the Speaker of th...
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2021-03-12
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 14)
#27SB46IntroducedCreate 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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2021-01-05
#28HB97IntroducedAmend KRS 304.14-520 to prohibit an insurer from denying, or conditioning the effectiveness of, a Medicare supplement policy, or discriminating in price, based on the age, gender, health status, claims experience, receipt of health care, or medical c...
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2021-01-05
#29HB143IntroducedAmend KRS 217.125 to prohibit denial of food processing and distribution permits based on failure to comply with executive orders; create a section of KRS Chapter 243 to prohibit denial of food processing and distribution permits based on failure to ...
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2021-01-05
#30SB73EngrossedAmend KRS 344.200. 344.210, 344.240, and 344.600 to extend timelines for actions involvng the Commission on Human Rights.
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2021-02-11
received in House
#31HB35IntroducedCreate 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
#32HB141IntroducedCreate a new section of KRS 61.870 to 61.884 exempting personally identifiable information of judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers from the Open Records Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a new felony of disseminating...
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2021-01-05
introduced in House
#33HB20IntroducedAmend KRS 39A.100 to require the Governor to call an extraordinary session of the General Assembly simultaneously with any declaration of emergency in order for the declaration to be valid for 15 days unless changed by the General Assembly; prohibit ...
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2021-01-05
introduced in House
#34HB142IntroducedCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 198A to establish the nonrefundable Kentucky affordable housing credit for taxable years or periods beginning on or after January 1, 2024, for a period of five years; allow the credit to be applied to the income an...
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2021-01-05
#35HB67IntroducedAmend KRS 121.175 to define and include "necessary childcare expenses" as an allowable campaign expenditure.
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2021-01-05
#36SR18PassedAdjourn in honor and loving memory of James Clifford "Cliff" Ellerbrook.
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2021-02-04
adopted by voice vote
#37HB92IntroducedCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "free-standing alternative birthing center"; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to establish licensure standards for free-standing alternative...
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2021-01-05
#38HB151IntroducedCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 67 to define "recorded instrument" and "portal"; require county clerks to be open for reviewing and obtaining copies of recorded instruments for 40 hours a week unless they maintain a portal that allows the public ...
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2021-02-09
#39HCR7EngrossedCreate the Severe Mental Illness Task Force to study the provision of mental health services to adults with a severe mental illness; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2021 Interim and to submit findings ...
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2021-03-03
#40HB80IntroducedCreate 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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2021-01-05
#41HB118IntroducedAmend KRS 12.245, 12.354, 14A.1-070, 16.040, 40.010, 40.310, 40.650, 42.0146, 148.0211, 158.105, 158.140, 161.048, 164.512, 164.515, 186.041, and 186.416 to make certain LGBTQ and qualifying veterans eligible for state veterans' benefits.
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2021-01-05
#42SB27IntroducedCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 11 to require the Special Committee on New State Capitol Monuments to meet at least once a year to establish criteria for selection of statues and monuments to be located in the Capitol Rotunda; require the committ...
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2021-01-05
#43HB163PassedAmend KRS 161.030 to require the Education Professional Standards Board to reissue certification for a lapsed certificate to an applicant who holds a master's degree and is not subject to denial of a certificate under KRS 161.120.
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2021-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 187)
#44HB18IntroducedAmend KRS 39A.090 to limit the effective dates of emergency executive orders issued by the Governor to thirty days unless extended by the General Assembly; amend KRS 39A.100 to require executive orders suspending or delaying an election to remain in ...
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2021-01-05
introduced in House
#45HB111IntroducedAmend KRS 235.040 to require a motorboat documented with the Coast Guard to display an identifying number issued by federal law and a validation sticker issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, but not a Kentucky identification number; amend KRS 235.0...
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2021-01-05
#46SB40IntroducedCreate new sections of KRS Chapters 6 and 15A to make legislative findings and require racial and ethnic community criminal justice and public safety impact statements for certain legislation and administrative regulations.
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2021-01-05
#47HB172PassedAmend KRS 324A.015 to require the board to employ state-certified general appraisers with at least five years of experience to conduct grievance investigations; amend KRS 324A.035 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 324A.047 and 324A.050 to clar...
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2021-03-15
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 21)
#48SR15PassedAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Terecia Tucker Parker.
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2021-02-24
adopted by voice vote
#49SB39IntroducedAmend KRS 61.680 to provide that retirees of the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) who suspend their retirement benefits in order to return to covered employment and build upon their existing TRS account as provided by current law, may utilize omitte...
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2021-01-05
#50SB65PassedCreate 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)
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