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KYSB9VetoCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYSB237PassAmend KRS 213.161 and 72.405 to allow for the collection of tissue samples from post-mortem examinations of children for research purposes.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 126)
KYSB116IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 405 to establish specific rights of parents; establish a short title of "Parents Rights Protection Act."
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2020-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB451EngrossAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
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2020-04-15
To House Rules Committee
KYSB72PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 508 to define "female genital mutilation" and create the Class B felony of female genital mutilation; create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to require the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health an...
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2020-04-02
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 74)
KYSB42PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require any student identification badge issued to a public middle or high school student to contain the contact information for national crisis hotlines specializing in domestic violence, sexual assault, an...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 54)
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 214.155 to add spinal muscular atrophy to the list of heritable conditions tested at birth.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 55)
KYSB40PassAmend KRS 194A.062 to require front-line staff to submit to national and state fingerprint-supported background checks; amend KRS 199.8966 to define the term "staff member" and to require national and state fingerprint-supported background checks of ...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 53)
KYSB102PassAmend KRS 42.545 to delete the Kentucky Health and Geriatric Authority; amend KRS 42.720, 42.726, 42.728, and 61.8715 to delete reference to the Statewide Strategic Planning Committee for Children in Placement; amend KRS 154.20-020 to delete referenc...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 36)
KYHB312PassAmend KRS 158.448 to require the Kentucky Department of Education(KDE) to develop processes to promote more expeditious enrollment of students in foster care who are transferring to a new school or district, and the sharing of information among schoo...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 64)
KYSB56PassAmend KRS 438.305 to change the definition of "proof of age"; amend KRS 438.310 to prohibit the sale of tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products to persons under the age of 21; amend KRS 438.311 to make it unlawful for persons under 21 to buy...
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2020-03-26
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 35)
KYHB47EngrossAmend KRS 500.050 to remove the five-year statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses against minors and allow prosecution to be commenced at any time; amend KRS 413.249 to remove the ten-year statute of limitations for civil actions arising ...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB407EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 199.892 to 199.8996 to require licensed child-care centers to be tested for radon at least once every five years as part of their initial licensure and license renewal; require the most current report to be posted in a pub...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB447EngrossAmend KRS 405.075 to define and allow the use of a "newborn safety device" related to the anonymous surrendering of a newborn infant in the Commonwealth.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB628EngrossAmend KRS 620.100 to establish a requirement that ensures that separate counsel is available to advise a cabinet employee in court anytime that the cabinet employee is required to be in court; amend KRS 620.142 to establish custodial, permanency, and...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSR298PassHonor Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky and adjourn in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April.
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2020-03-26
adopted by voice vote
KYSB79PassAmend KRS 160.380, relating to the employment of school personnel, to define "administrative findings of child abuse or neglect" to mean a substantiated finding of child abuse or neglect that is upheld on appeal or not appealed; amend the definition ...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 32)
KYHB256PassAmend KRS 403.322 to specify that a felony offense from another jurisdiction that leads to the conception and delivery of a child eliminates custody and visitation rights for the offender; amend KRS 405.028 to specify that a felony offense from anoth...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 30)
KYHB266PassAmend KRS 159.075 to include parents or guardians who are transferring to a reserve component or separating from the military under honorable conditions; include a home under contract to be built as a qualifying residence; allow qualifying students t...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 28)
KYSB205EngrossAmend KRS 202A.021 to permit voluntary transport to a hospital or psychiatric facility with authorization of the admitting and receiving hospital or facility; amend KRS 645.030 to permit voluntary transport of a child to a hospital or psychiatric fac...
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2020-03-19
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB616EngrossAmend KRS 620.145, 620.180, and 620.240 to establish a 30-day case review to be submitted to a court for a child who is in the custody of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB22EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 158.440 to 158.449 to define "corporal punishment"; prohibit a person employed by a school district from using corporal physical discipline; amend KRS 158.444 to remove corporal punishment as a form of discipline in a scho...
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2020-03-18
floor amendment (2) filed
KYHB395EngrossAmend various KRS sections to provide that guardians ad litem and court-appointed counsel shall receive a fee not to exceed $500 and to specify the payors of those fees; amend KRS 625.0405, 625.041, and 625.080 to provide that the appointment of guar...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB67EngrossPropose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to state that Kentucky's Constitution does not secure or protect a right to abortion or funding of abortion.
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2020-03-17
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB204PassAmend KRS 17.545 to prohibit sex offender registrants from living within 1,000 feet of a publicly leased playground and from being on the grounds of a publicly leased playground.
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 23)
KYHB385IntroAmend KRS 156.160 to require a conclusive vision examination upon a child's initial enrollment in kindergarten and a vision examination upon a child's initial enrollment in a public preschool program, a Head Start program or grade six.
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2020-03-17
To House Education Committee
KYHB391IntroAmend KRS 213.101, relating to abortion reporting requirements, to allow the Auditor of Public Accounts to perform an annual audit.
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHCR78EngrossCreate the Kentucky Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) Task Force to provide recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB428EngrossEstablish KRS Chapter 403A and create new sections thereof to establish the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act; amend KRS 403.280, 403.320, 403.340, 403.352, and 403.353 to conform.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHCR110IntroA CONCURRENT RESOLUTION related to the access of exceptional students to educational opportunities, "The Students First Resolution."
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB167PassAmend KRS 625.060 and 625.070 to specify the rights of a foster parent related to involuntary termination of parental rights cases.
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2020-03-16
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 14)
KYSB183EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to prohibit a parent, guardian, or other custodian from withdrawing, transfering, or in any way altering the current enrollment of a child to hinder an abused or neglected child investigation; make violation of...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB452IntroAmend KRS 132.195 to include specific privately owned leasehold interests in residential property owned by a purely public charity in the list of leasehold interests exempt from state and local property taxation at the prevailing rate; amend KRS 132....
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB625IntroAmend KRS 244.085 and 438.311 to make an underage person who purchases or accepts an alcoholic beverage, tobacco product, alternative nicotine product, or vapor product subject to a fine of up to $500; require the underage person's parent or guardian...
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB615IntroAmend KRS 403.212 to update the child support table.
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB562IntroAmend KRS 620.090 to require that a child support order be established or modified within 7 days of an order of temporary removal.
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYSB45PassCreate a new section of KRS 199.896 to 199.8996 to establish operational standards for child-care centers in Kentucky.
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2020-03-11
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 8)
KYHB394IntroAmend KRS 97.010 to require certain local government playground projects to include wheelchair access ramps, wheelchair-friendly surfaces and at least one (1) wheelchair swing, except where the contract for a playground project was signed prior to th...
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2020-03-09
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB182EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to create a Class A misdemeanor for disseminating personally identifying information on the Internet about a minor; establish increased criminal penalties for injury and levels of monetary loss; create a civil ...
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2020-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB275IntroAmend KRS 157.3175 to require school districts to provide full-day preschool, require all four year olds residing in the school district be eligible; amend KRS 158.060 to remove half-day allowance for kindergarten; amend KRS 157.320 to remove kinderg...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB267IntroAmend KRS 141.067 to increase the amount of household and dependent care service tax credit to an amount equal to 100% of the allowable federal credit; apply to taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB258IntroAmend KRS 635.010 to make language gender neutral.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB621IntroAmend KRS 199.8983 related to the designee members of the Kentucky Child Care Advisory Council.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB636IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to establish a full-day kindergarten grant fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require the Kentucky Department of Education to administer the grant fund and define eligibility for funds; amend KRS ...
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2020-03-04
To House Education Committee
KYSB233IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to establish academic requirements for instruction on organ procurement and tissue donation designed to develop a knowledge of the potentially life-saving achievement involved in organ and tissue transplantatio...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB618IntroAmend KRS 194A.146 related to the membership of the Statewide Strategic Planning Committee for Children in Placement.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB577IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefits plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors for persons 18 years of age and under; provide that the coverage shall not be subject to cost-sharing requirements; amend KRS...
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2020-03-04
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB521IntroAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB519IntroCreate a new section of Subtitle 17A or KRS Chapter 304 to require health benefits plans to cover epinephrine auto-injectors for persons 18 years of age and under; cap cost-sharing at $50 per epinephrine auto-injector; allow cost-sharing cap to be ad...
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2020-03-02
To House Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB523IntroAmend KRS 530.050 to require a person incarcerated for nonsupport to be granted work release and pay work release wages towards outstanding support obligations.
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
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