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KYHB162PassAmend KRS 158.791 to specify the role of Department of Education in assisting local school districts with mathematics instruction, supports, and interventions; require the department to collaborate with designated agencies on mathematics programming,...
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2024-04-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 222)
KYHB244PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 403 to define terms; establish procedures; and establish parenting time credit; amend KRS 403.211 to establish which parent owes the initial $250 in medical expenses; amend KRS 403.090, 403.212, 403.740, 405.430, a...
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2024-04-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 219)
KYHB169PassAmend KRS 158.162 to require local boards of education to maintain a portable automated external defibrillator in a public, readily accessible, well-marked location in all school buildings, including elementary school buildings, and at school-sanctio...
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2024-04-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 208)
KYSB74PassAmend KRS 211.684 to define "state child and maternal fatality review team"; require the Department for Public Health to establish a state child and maternal fatality review team; modify required annual reporting requirements; amend KRS 216.2929 to r...
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2024-04-18
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 207)
KYHB272PassAmend KRS 405.075 to change the definition of "newborn safety device" related to the continuous staffing requirement.
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2024-04-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 202)
KYSB167PassAmend KRS 156.160 to require cursive writing to be included as a course of study in all elementary schools beginning in the 2025-2026 school year; create new sections of KRS Chapter 158 to establish a public high school graduation requirement that a ...
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2024-04-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 203)
KYSB249PassCreate a new section of KRS 17.500 to 17.580 to define "social media platform"; require sex offenders who have committed a criminal offense against a victim who is a minor to display their full legal name on social media platforms; provide penalties.
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2024-04-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 204)
KYHB829PassAmend KRS 218B.010 to revise the definition of "bona fide practitioner-patient relationship"; amend KRS 218B.020 to require the Board of Physicians and Advisors to assist the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in developing a Medicinal Cannabis A...
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2024-04-17
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 195)
KYHB469PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to define "military-connected student" and "purple star school"; establish the Purple Star School Program and set requirements for eligibility; designate the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs as the gover...
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2024-04-16
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 193)
KYSR87PassRecognize January 23, 2024, as Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day.
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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
KYSR368PassRecognize and commend the 40 public schools throughout the Commonwealth that participate in the Kentucky Community School Initiative.
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2024-04-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB5PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 532 to define "violent felony" and enhance sentencing for a person convicted of a third violent felony; prohibit probation, parole, or other form of release for a person who commits a crime using a weapon that is st...
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2024-04-12
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 174)
KYSB20PassAmend KRS 439.3401 to include in the definition of "violent offender" a person who has been convicted of burglary in the first degree as described in KRS 511.020(1)(a), assault in the second degree as described in KRS 508.020(1)(b) or (c), and wanton...
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2024-04-10
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 160)
KYHB611PassAmend KRS 159.140 to require a director of pupil personnel to file with the county attorney a complaint against a parent or guardian who has allowed a child in kindergarten to grade five to be absent without excuse for 15 or more days; allow the dire...
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2024-04-10
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 163)
KYHB142PassCreate a new section of KRS 438.305 to 438.340 to require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to establish a vapor retail license and require retailers to have a retail license to sell vapor products; amend KRS 438.310 to increase penalties ...
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 149)
KYHB271PassAmend KRS 620.030 to allow a person to make a written report of dependency, neglect, or abuse of a child.
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 144)
KYHB333PassAmend KRS 69.210 to establish that any prosecution by the attorneys for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services under KRS Chapter 620 shall occur only upon written consent of the county attorney and presiding judge.
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 141)
KYSB128PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 339 to allow a nonprofit organization to create a work program for minors 12 or 13 years of age; require the program to exist to provide minors with life skills and employment skills; require that the primary benef...
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2024-04-09
became law without Governor's Signature (Acts Ch. 119)
KYHB453PassAmend KRS 620.040 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to determine the military status of any parent or guardian subject to an investigation and to notify a Department of Defense family advocacy program of an investigation involving...
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 133)
KYHB436PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 456 to require appointment of a guardian ad litem for any unrepresented minor who is a party to the action or on behalf of whom a petition for an interpersonal protective order has been filed; create a new section ...
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 135)
KYHB471PassAmend KRS 159.075 to allow the use of military orders as proof of residency for enrollment or course registration in a school and prohibit in-person enrollment or course registration when prevented due to official military duties.
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2024-04-09
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 131)
KYHB100PassAmend KRS 213.141 to establish that a homeless individual as defined in KRS 198A.700 or a homeless individual under the age of 25 does not have to pay a fee to get a copy of his or her birth certificate.
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 96)
KYHB179PassAmend KRS 304.3-110 to authorize life and health insurers to transact disability income and paid family leave insurance; make technical corrections; create new sections of Subtitle 5 of KRS Chapter 304 to define "disability income insurance" and "pai...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 99)
KYHB200PassAmend KRS 40.010 to include the United States Space Force in the definition of "Armed Forces"; amend KRS 40.400, relating to the bonus for Vietnam veterans, to include the United States Space Force in the definition of "Armed Forces"; amend KRS 156.7...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 100)
KYHB278PassAmend KRS 15A.190 to require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to include crimes involving childhood sexual assault or abuse in the JC-3 form; amend KRS 17.500 to include distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor in the de...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 106)
KYSB151PassAmend KRS 600.020 to define "child-specific foster home"; amend KRS 620.140 to allow a child to submit to the District Court the names of possible relative or fictive kin caregivers whom the child could be placed with if the court removes the child f...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 85)
KYHB491PassAmend KRS 199.896 to change the requirements of when instructional programs for school-age children are exempt from all child-care licensure administrative regulations.
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 87)
KYHB561PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 199 to define terms; establish operations and requirements of a Certified Child Care Community Designation Program to be administered by the Cabinet for Economic Development for the purpose of creating new opportun...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 88)
KYSB240PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 199.892 to 199.896 to allow the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to give foster parents child-care benefits if the foster parent is working outside the home or teleworking inside the home; require the cabinet...
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2024-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 84)
KYHB87PassAmend KRS 199.572 to permit the child, grandchild, or sibling of a deceased birth parent or deceased adoptee to be given the right to inspect adoption papers and records.
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.43)
KYSB11PassAmend KRS 610.345 to require notice to schools prior to filing of a public offense petition against a child in certain cases.
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 51)
KYHB206PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 403 to enact the Uniform Collaborative Law Act on the recommendation of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; regulate the use of collaborative law participation agreements as a voluntary f...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 62)
KYHB293PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms related to kratom; direct the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to license and regulate processors and retailers of kratom products; charge kratom processors an annual licensing fee of $1,...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 44)
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 (Acts Ch. 69)
KYHB447PassAmend KRS 156.153 to permit school districts to use district-owned, leased, or contracted passenger transportation vehicles to transport students to and from school and approved school activities under an alternative transportation plan approved by t...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.35)
KYHB476PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 625 to allow a parent to voluntarily terminate his or her parental rights during the pendency of a proceeding under KRS Chapter 620, relating to dependency, neglect, and abuse actions, by signing a consent form pre...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.37)
KYHB715PassAmend KRS 36.474 to remove the post-deployment provision relating to eligibility for the military family assistance trust fund; make technical correction; amend KRS 36.477 to expand the Kentucky National Guard Adoption Assistance Program to include f...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 59)
KYHB695PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to make legislative findings and declarations; establish definitions for the section; establish the Adaptive Kindergarten Readiness Pilot Project; establish the duration and terms of the pilot project; require ...
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2024-04-04
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 65)
KYSB158PassAmend KRS 387.278, relating to certain settlements with minors, to establish provisions relating to the opening of restricted accounts and issuance of annuities on behalf of minors entering into settlements; EMERGENCY.
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2024-03-29
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.16)
KYHB225Intro
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Amend KRS 158.645 to change the required learning capacities of Kentucky public school students; amend KRS 158.6451 to provide that schools shall expect a high level of academic achievement and shall develop students' ability to think critically and ...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB255Engross
50%
Amend KRS 339.230 to prohibit the Department of Workplace Standards from promulgating regulations on child labor that are more restrictive than those promulgated by the United States Secretary of Labor.
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2024-03-27
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB346Intro
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Amend KRS 158.1415 to require a school district to adopt health curricula that includes human growth and development instruction that meets specific criteria; set restrictions for the instruction that grants parents an opportunity to review materials...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB438Intro
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Amend KRS 158.832 to include a definition for "undesignated glucagon"; amend KRS 158.838 to allow health care practitioners to prescribe undesignated glucagon in the name of a school to be maintained for use by a school nurse or trained school employ...
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
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
KYHJR116Intro
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Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to evaluate and report on services offered to children in out-of-home care settings.
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2024-03-27
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB274PassAmend KRS 315.010 and 315.205 to permit pharmacists to administer vaccines to children three years of age or older pursuant to prescriber-approved protocols with the consent of a parent or guardian.
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2024-03-26
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.11)
KYHCR51Engross
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Establish the Autism in Education Task Force; establish duties and membership; direct the task force to study autism supports and services provided to K-12 students by Kentucky public schools.
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2024-03-26
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYSB147Engross
50%
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 231 to express the findings of the General Assembly relating to adult-oriented businesses and the need for regulation; define terms; establish distance parameters for the location of adult-oriented businesses in pro...
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2024-03-26
To House Rules Committee
KYHR141PassRecognize April 2024 as Child Abuse Prevention in Kentucky Month.
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2024-03-26
adopted by voice vote
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