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KYSB5VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 65A to require proposed increases in ad valorem taxes and certain fees and the levy of new ad valorem taxes or fees by special purpose governmental entities to be submitted to the legislative body of the county or ...
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2020-03-27
Vetoed
KYHB195VetoCreate a new section of KRS 424.110 to 424.370 to give local governments the option to post required advertisements online on a notice Web site operated by local government in lieu of newspaper publication, so long as a one-time advertisement is publ...
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2020-03-27
Vetoed
KYHB229PassAmend KRS 65.7631, relating to amounts distributed to public safety answering points (PSAPs) for the purposes of answering, routing, and properly disposing of CMRS 911 calls, to remove the qualifier "CMRS."
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB271PassAmend KRS 16.601 and 61.621 to remove provisions which reduce line of duty or duty-related death benefits upon remarriage; establish non-codified sections to: provide that an eligible surviving spouse who has subsequently remarried shall have their b...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYSB186PassAmend KRS 43.020 to delete requirement that the Auditor of Public Accounts reside at the seat of government; amend KRS 43.030 to allow the assistant state auditor to recuse himself or herself in specified instances to comply with professional standar...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor
KYHB14EngrossAmend KRS 164.2841, relating to college tuition benefits for spouses and children of specified emergency response personnel and public employees who have died in the course of their duties to specify that the beneficiary is eligible for up to a maxim...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHB298EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to provide definitions, require each law enforcement agency in the state to establish and enforce policies governing of a vehicle pursuit after January 1, 2021; provide the criteria for decision-making to initia...
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2020-03-26
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
KYSB111EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to require the coroner to deliver the remains of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel, as defined in KRS 61.315, killed in the line of duty to the family or other responsible e...
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2020-03-26
floor amendments (1), (2), (3-title) and (4-title) filed
KYHB382PassAmend KRS 189.286 to remove time of operation restrictions for golf carts operating on city and county roads where allowed by local governments.
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2020-03-26
signed by Governor
KYHB352EngrossThe State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2019-2020: $21,535,000, 2020-2021: $1,793,871,500, 2021-2022: $1,813,688,900; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $33,195,9...
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2020-03-26
Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
KYHB446EngrossAmend KRS 74.020 to change the limits on water district commissioners' annual salary to limits on their total annual compensation; allow the Public Service Commission to grant reasonable extensions of time for water district commissioners to complete...
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2020-03-26
reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
KYHB484EnrollCreate a new section of KRS 61.510 to 61.705 to specify contents/intent of bill which includes transferring the administration of the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) from the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) Board of Trustees to the CERS b...
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2020-03-26
delivered to Governor
KYHB513EngrossAmend KRS 95A.210 to allow firefighters employed by air boards created under KRS Chapter 183 to participate in the Firefighters Foundation Program fund.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB511EngrossAmend KRS 217.217 to prohibit state and local government entities from restricting the donation of game meat to or from cooperative extension agencies for the purpose of free meal distribution.
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2020-03-26
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYHB570EngrossAmend KRS 65.220, establishing the purpose of KRS 65.210 to 65.300, to allow public agencies to participate in Interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.230 to define "interlocal agency," "local government," and "public agency"; create a new section of KRS...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB249EngrossAmend KRS 61.565 to reset amortization period to a new 30-year period effective with the 2019 valuation; establish layered amortization method by requiring any increase or decrease in actuarially accrued liability after the 2019 valuation to be amort...
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2020-03-26
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
KYHB377PassAmend KRS 65A.020 to allow the Department for Local Government (DLG) to exclude certain revenues received by special purpose governmental entities that are public use airports in determining the annual fee due from those entities; amend KRS 65A.030 t...
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2020-03-24
signed by Governor
KYSB99EngrossAmend KRS 242.1243 to remove sunset provision for local option elections for distilleries; amend KRS 243.0305 to allow distillery gift shops to sell products that were produced in collaboration with a brewer or microbrewer; amend KRS 243.120 to estab...
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2020-03-19
floor amendments (3) and (4) filed to Committee Substitute
KYHB299EngrossAmend KRS 71.060 to allow jailers to appoint deputy jailers who are nonresidents of the Commonwealth.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Rules Committee
KYSB75EngrossAmend KRS 186.010 to define "off-highway vehicles" or "OHV"; consider an OHV to be a motor vehicle for registration purposes; amend KRS 186.050 to establish an annual registration fee for resident OHVs and a $30 fee for nonresident OHV registration; ...
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2020-03-19
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB162IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 83A requiring all mayors and legislative body members in cities of the home rule class to undergo a mandatory three-hour block of instruction concerning various duties and obligations; establish criteria for traini...
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2020-03-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB467EngrossAmend KRS 198B.060 to allow local plan review of educational facilities.
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2020-03-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB165IntroAmend KRS 367.4903 to define "positive response," "unique identification number", and "locator"; amend KRS 367.4909 to require operators to update the positive response system documenting the status of marking the approximate location of its undergro...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB213EngrossAmend KRS 91A.360 to remove outdated reference to the Kentucky Hotel and Motel Association; add that hotel and motel representatives shall meet annually to submit recommendations for tourist and convention commission appointees.
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2020-03-19
To House Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Committee
KYHB528EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 147A to provide an allocation formula for the Joint Funding Administration Program administered by the Department for Local Government; amend KRS 147A.115 to require the Transportation Cabinet to report on the oper...
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2020-03-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB184EngrossAmend KRS 95A.520 and 95A.540, relating to volunteer fire department mergers, to make it applicable to volunteer fire departments merging prior to the effective date of the Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 95A to provide that for volunteer fi...
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2020-03-18
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB1EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit law enforcement agencies, law enforcement officials, employees of a law enforcement agency or public agencies, public officials, or employees of a public agency or public institution operating under K...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB55EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to create a six-member Blockchain Technology Working Group; attach the working group to the Commonwealth Office of Technology; require the working group to examine the applicability of blockchain technology for ...
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2020-03-18
To House Rules 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)
KYHB343IntroAmend KRS 15.420 to include members of joint task forces who do not currently receive an annual supplement.
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB365IntroRepeal and reenact KRS 217B.040 to define terms; repeal and reenact KRS 217B.140 to clarify the procedures for claims of, and investigations into, pesticide misuse by an applicator; repeal and reenact KRS 217B.500 to define terms; amend KRS 217B.505 ...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB436IntroAmend KRS 210.365 to make firefighters eligible for crisis intervention team training along with law enforcement officers currently permitted such training; amend KRS 95A.220 with an appropriation of $1,250,000 each fiscal year for treatment of full-...
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2020-03-17
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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
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
KYHB493IntroAmend KRS 66.480, relating to the investment of idle funds of local governments and schools, to exempt mutual fund investments from the requirement that the aggregate amount of money invested is to be no more than 40% of the total money invested.
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2020-03-05
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB554IntroAmend KRS 81A.410 to require an area to be annexed to contain at least ten residents.
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2020-03-05
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB612IntroAmend KRS 186.040 to have the specified funds available for distribution to county clerks from vehicle registration fees be distributed equally to county clerks in counties containing no new motor vehicle dealers, as defined in KRS 190.010, rather th...
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2020-03-05
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB574IntroAmend KRS 82.660 to require that before an overlay district can be enforced that a petition must be circulated that contains the signatures of at least 75% of the property owners within the area that is sought to be under the jurisdiction of the over...
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2020-03-05
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB630IntroAmend KRS 67.140 to authorize a fiscal court to provide for wastewater services to courts in its jurisdiction as part of its custodial responsibilities for courthouses and their grounds.
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2020-03-04
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB581IntroAmend KRS 67.120 to make technical change.
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2020-03-04
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB627IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 81A to require compensation from a city to the county for the economic loss sustained from annexation; unless otherwise agreed, the loss would be calculated by the sum of fees and taxes collected by the county for ...
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2020-03-04
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB582IntroAmend KRS 67.160 to make technical change.
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2020-03-04
To House Local Government Committee
KYHB594IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 74 to define "appointing authority," "board," "commissioner," "governing body," "joint commissioner," "joint water commission," "public service commission," "public water or wastewater system," "water association", ...
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2020-03-04
To House Natural Resources & Energy Committee
KYHB529IntroRepeal KRS 237.115 interpreting the application of the concealed carry deadly weapon licensing statute to postsecondary facilities and also permitting state and local governments to pass legislation limiting concealed carry in buildings controlled by...
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2020-03-03
To House State Government Committee
KYHB517IntroAmend KRS 395.390 to remove the sheriff from being the de facto administrator upon the death of a decedent with no personal representative in a county with no public administrator and guardian; amend KRS 395.400 to remove references to the sheriff.
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB512IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to enable local governments to legislate enforcement action for dogs and public safety, so long as that the ordinance, regulation, or policy does not regulate ownership of a dog by its breed or perceived...
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2020-03-02
To House Local Government Committee
KYSB228IntroAmend KRS 367.4903 to redefine "excavator," "approximate location," and "working day"; define "person," "positive response," "tolerance zone," and "unlocatable facility"; amend KRS 367.4909 to require a positive response from operators of underground...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB229IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 70 to establish the status of certified constables and certified deputy constables; require 40-hour mandatory annual training for constables and deputy constables; require the Kentucky Constable Association to devel...
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2020-03-02
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB224IntroAmend KRS 100.137 to establish powers of certain cities within a consolidated local government in regards to home rule powers and planning and zoning.
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2020-03-02
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB465IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 67 to establish a new procedure for the optional consolidation of counties; exclude consolidated local governments, charter county governments, urban-county governments, and unified local governments from the proced...
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2020-02-28
To House Local Government Committee
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