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KYSB1PassCreate 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)
KYHB1Intro
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Create 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
identical Senate Bill 1 substituted for this bill
KYSB267PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to define terms; criminalize the dissemination of personally identifying information; establish penalties; create a civil cause of action; limit the liability of service providers.
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2021-04-08
signed by Governor (Acts Ch.199)
KYSB36PassAmend KRS 635.020 to remove automatic transfer of a child from District Court to Circuit Court in certain cases; amend KRS 640.010 to specify additional factors to be considered in determining whether a child's case should be transferred from Distric...
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2021-04-07
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 195)
KYHB389PassAmend KRS 620.140 to create procedures for informal adjustment of certain dependency, neglect, and abuse cases.
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2021-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 179)
KYHB492PassAmend 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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2021-04-05
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 180)
KYHB91PassPropose 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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2021-03-30
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 174)
KYSB148PassCreate a new section of KRS 65.870 to 65.879 to establish definitions and requirements on a local government related to certified family child-care homes; amend KRS 199.896 to specify the topics that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services may pro...
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2021-03-30
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 172)
KYSB77Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 160.352 to require greater minority representation on a screening committee in a school district with a minority student population of 50% or greater.
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2021-03-29
floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
KYHB221Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 620.030 to establish requirements for reports of alleged child dependency, abuse, or neglect.
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2021-03-29
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
KYHR59PassAffirm support for services and providers addressing the domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse public health crisis.
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2021-03-29
adopted by voice vote
KYHB155PassAmend 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 at a participating staffed police station, staffed fire station, or a staffed hospital.
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 117)
KYSB32PassAmend KRS 403.270 to specify that the existing time periods required to be considered a de facto custodian be calculated in aggragate within the last two years.
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 132)
KYHB212PassAmend KRS 211.684 to require the child and maternal fatality annual report to do a demographic analysis by race, income, and geography and require the annual report be sent to the Interim Joint Committee on Health, Welfare, and Family Services.
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2021-03-25
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 121)
KYHB109PassEstablish 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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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 94)
KYSB66PassAmend KRS 194A.380 to establish a definition of "staff member" as it relates to persons working or volunteering at a youth camp; amend KRS 194A.382 to create employment and background check standards for a staff member working or volunteering at a yo...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 90)
KYSB84PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to establish restrictive housing and medical observation of inmates who are pregnant or in the immediate postpartum period; define "immediate postpartum period"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 196 to estab...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 85)
KYHB254PassAmend KRS 531.335 to raise the penalty for possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 years to a Class C felony; amend KRS 531.340 to raise the penalty for the distribution of matter portraying a se...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 87)
KYHB472PassAmend KRS 500.050 to extend the criminal statute of limitations for misdemeanor sex offenses against minors from 5 to 10 years; amend KRS 413.249, relating to civil actions arising from childhood sexual assault or abuse, to apply to direct perpetrato...
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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 89)
KYHB448PassAmend KRS 600.020 to expand the definition of "qualified mental health professional" as it relates to licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and credentialed professional counselors.
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2021-03-22
signed by Governor (ActsCh. 61)
KYHB402PassAmend KRS 530.050 to increase the amount qualifying for flagrant nonsupport from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 51)
KYHB404PassAmend KRS 403.211 to increase the amount of an extraordinary medical expense from $100 to $250; amend KRS 403.212 to update the child support guidelines table and a self-support reserve; establish guidelines for imputation of income; create a new sec...
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2021-03-19
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 47)
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)
KYSR21PassUrge the Department of Education to provide guidance to Kentucky school districts on how to implement the CDC's COVID-19 guidance, including recommendations for hand hygiene; urge Kentucky schools to adopt hand hygiene plans that meet or exceed the C...
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2021-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHB206PassAmend KRS 36.477 to raise the amount of available assistance from the Kentucky National Guard Adoption Assistance Program; EMERGENCY.
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2021-03-15
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 19)
KYSR42PassHonor President Donald J. Trump on his achievements while serving as President.
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2021-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYHR78PassRequest the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish policies and reports related to children in out-of-home care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-03-15
adopted by voice vote
KYSR57PassEncourage high schools to offer students at least three hours of annual, nonpartisan instruction on the roles and functions of city, county, and state government.
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2021-03-12
adopted by voice vote
KYHB384Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 158.070 to permit the administrator of a school that participates in the Federal School Breakfast Program to authorize up to 15 minutes of the student attendance day to provide the opportunity for children to eat breakfast during instructio...
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2021-03-12
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB305Engross

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 2 establishing the official Kentucky Mental Health Flag.
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2021-03-03
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB97Intro

Sine Die
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
KYSR34PassDesignate the official mental health flag for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2021-02-26
adopted by voice vote
KYSB115Engross

Sine Die
Amend KRS 158.791 to set forth the intent of the General Assembly with regard to reading instruction, supports, and interventions; define the Department of Education's role in assisting local school districts with regard to reading instruction, suppo...
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2021-02-26
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB281Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to prohibit a school district from entering into an agreement with providers of digital instruction services that allows the provider to collect, share, or use data not directly related to the function of the s...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB256Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 605.035 to allow the family accountability, intervention, and response team to refer children age 12 and younger to DCBS for assessment and services, and to report progress back to the team or advise the court-designated worker to refer the...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB579Intro

Sine Die
Amend 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
To House Committee On Committees
KYSCR116Intro

Sine Die
Request that the Legislative Research Commission create the Juvenile Handgun Violence Prevention Task Force to study the causes, impacts, and potential solutions to juvenile handgun violence in Kentucky.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB455Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 605 to establish protections for persons making a report relating to a child in out-of-home placement to the Office of the Ombudsman and Administrative Review within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services that ...
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2021-02-22
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB493Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 199.474 to establish specific requirements of the home study that is done related to the out-of-home placement of children.
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2021-02-22
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSR83PassRecognize Gateway Children's Services.
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2021-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYHB547Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 403.270 to add false reporting of claims of abuse towards another party or de facto custodian to the list of factors a court shall consider when making a custody determination; amend KRS 519.040, relating to false reporting, to prohibit rep...
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2021-02-22
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB250Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms; require health benefit plans to provide coverage for contraception; set forth requirements for health benefit plans relating to contraceptive coverage; amend KRS 211.185 to defi...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB524Intro

Sine Die
Create a new section of KRS 199 to establish legislative findings related to faith-based and religiously affiliated child-placing agencies and child-caring facilities; create new sections of KRS 199 to establish definitions; establish provisions that...
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2021-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB503Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 610.070 to establish persons who shall be admitted to a proceeding related to dependency, neglect, and abuse, and termination of parental rights; establish guidelines for attendance; amend KRS 610.105 and 610.340 to conform; repeal KRS 21A....
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2021-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB183Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 286.3-380 to include gender-neutral language.
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2021-02-10
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYHB477Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 214.185 to prohibit administering transgender healthcare services on a minor patient without the written consent of the parent or guardian.
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB473Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 161.030 to specify authority of Education Professional Standards Board over educator hired by public schools only; amend KRS 199.894 to define "learning pods" and exclude from the defintion of "child-care center" and "family child-care home...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB460Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 311.732, relating to performance of an abortion upon a minor, to require the informed written consent of a parent or legal guardian to include a copy of that parent's or legal guardian's government-issued identification, and to include spec...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB471Intro

Sine Die
Amend KRS 156.070 to designate the NAIA and NJCAA as organizations the Kentucky Board of Educaion must consider in establishing athletic programs, require the Board of Education or agency designated by the Board of Education to manage interscholastic...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB462Intro

Sine Die
Repeal and reenact KRS 158.1415 to require each school district to provide healthy relationship education instruction to all public school students; establish minimum requirements for the instruction; establish minimum requirements for the healthy re...
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2021-02-10
To House Committee On Committees
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