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KYHB1IntroAmend KRS 61.522 to provide a one-time window where quasi-governmental agencies may voluntarily cease participation in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) effective June 30, 2020, for nonhazardous employees by paying the actuarial costs o...
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2019-07-20
posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, July 22, 2019
KYHB2IntroAmend KRS 61.510 to define for the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) "quasi-governmental employer" and "governmental employer"; define quasi-governmental employers as Mental Health/Mental Retardation Boards, Local and District Health Depart...
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2019-07-19
To House State Government Committee
KYHB81PassAmend KRS 11A.010, relating to executive branch ethics, to expand and update the definitions of "officer" and "public servant"; define "salaried"; clarify that employment arrangements referenced in the definitions of "officer" and "public servant" ar...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 195)
KYHB223PassAmend KRS 15.525 to allow individuals other than volunteers to serve as mentors under the Angel Initiative Program; allow persons who have been convicted of three or more drug-related offenses to participate in the Angel Initiative Program; amend KRS...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 194)
KYSB175PassAmend KRS 158.6453 to revise the standards and assessments process review committee; amend KRS 158.6455 to revise the requirements for the state accountability system; amend KRS 160.346 to revise the requirements for the targeted support and improvem...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 199)
KYHB346PassCreate a new section of Subchapter 12 of KRS Chapter 154 to require the Cabinet for Economic Development to file a biennial report concerning the collaboration of the state and local governments on plans for expansion or attraction of new businesses.
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 202)
KYHB358VetoCreate a new section of KRS 61.510 to 61.705 to provide that postsecondary education institutions may voluntarily cease participation in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) by paying the actuarial costs of ceasing participation; require i...
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2019-04-09
Vetoed
KYSB41EngrossAmend KRS 45A.717 to give the secretary of Finance and Administration the decision-making authority to settle matters for which a legal personal service contract has been awarded.
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2019-03-28
To House Rules Committee
KYHB4PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 13A to be numbered as KRS 13A.336 to require the staff of the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee to submit to that committee's co-chairs an annual report on administrative regulations found deficient by ...
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2019-03-28
delivered to Secretary of State (KY Acts ch. 192)
KYHB499EngrossAmend the 2018-2020 State/Executive Branch Budget to stipulate that the salary of the Chief Information Officer not exceed the salary of the highest-paid Chief Information Officer of the states contiguous to Kentucky; APPROPRIATION.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB351PassAmend KRS 160.158 to direct the Kentucky Community Education Association and the commissioner of education or his or her designee to work jointly to create a list of 3 nominees to fill any vacancy on the Advisory Council for Community Education; prov...
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2019-03-27
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 178)
KYHB393PassAmend KRS 39G.010 to require the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security to create the Commonwealth Activity Taxonomy System (CATS) Committee to develop and oversee a system of evaluating special events to determine, plan, mitigate, and respond to risks...
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2019-03-27
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 179)
KYSB60PassAmend KRS 83A.045, 118.165, and 118A.060 to change the filing deadline for certain candidates for election from the last Tuesday in January to the first Friday following the first Monday in January; amend KRS 118.367 to change the deadline for filing...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 187)
KYHB80PassAmend KRS 61.645 to allow the Kentucky Retirement Systems board to promulgate administrative regulation to conduct trustee elections by electronic ballot; retain option to use paper ballot; delete language relating to prior court orders that are now ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.182)
KYSB54PassCreate a new section of subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to require an insurer develop processes for electronic prior authorizations; to establish an extended length of authorization under certain circumstances; amend KRS 205.522 to require the Depart...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 190)
KYHB55PassAmend KRS 61.637 to provide that if an elected official participating in one of the systems administered by Kentucky Retirement Systems retires and is elected to the same office within 12 months of retiring, his or her retirement shall be voided.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 189)
KYHB140PassAmend KRS 151B.131, 151B.132, 151B.133, 151B.134, 164.020, 164.036, and 12.020 to change the name of the Office for Education and Workforce to the Office of the Kentucky Center for Statistics, and to change the name of the Board of the Kentucky Cente...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 154)
KYHB144PassAmend KRS 18A.245 to include the State Treasurer as an ex officio member to the board of trustees of the Kentucky Public Employees Deferred Compensation Authority; reduce the number of at-large members from four to three; amend KRS 18A.275 to elimina...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 153)
KYHB151PassAmend KRS 304.47-020 to establish a range of criminal penalties resulting from conviction of insurance fraud; amend KRS 304.47-050 to require certain Kentucky health professional boards to report suspected insurance fraud to the Department of Insuran...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 143)
KYSB98PassCreate a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish the Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship; require the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the scholarship; define eligibility requirements for the scholarship; define th...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 102)
KYHB282PassAmend KRS 183.090 to require the Department of Aviation to inspect and license only those airports that fall under the definition of a general aviation airport; amend KRS 183.011 to define "general aviation airport."
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 121)
KYHB287PassRepeal KRS 147A.023 and make conforming amendments to KRS 147A.021.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 119)
KYSB160PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 176 to require the Department of Highways to report monthly to the General Assembly through the Legislative Research Commission on activity from the Highway Construction Contingency Account established under KRS 45...
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2019-03-26
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 045)
KYHB325PassAmend KRS 12.040 to make language gender equivalent.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 112)
KYHB220PassCreate a new section of Subtitle 3 of KRS Chapter 304 to require insurers to file Corporate Governance Annual Disclosures with the Department of Insurance; specify the form and contents of the disclosures; allow insurers to comply with the section by...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 156)
KYHB338PassAmend KRS 18A.150 to remove veteran's preference points and replace with interview preference for current or former members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard or their spouse, unmarried widow or widower, or parent, if he or she meets th...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 109)
KYHB285PassAmend KRS 286.4-410, relating to consumer loan companies, to define certain terms; amend KRS 286.4-430 to require applicant to submit specific information with an application for licensure; amend KRS 286.4-440 to increase licensing application fee, a...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 120)
KYHB352PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 177 to define "extended weight unrefined petroleum products haul road system" as those state-maintained highways over which 50,000 tons or more of unrefined petroleum products are transported in the year 2022, and u...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 126)
KYHB381PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to define "postsecondary institution" and "police officer"; provide that postsecondary institutions may employ retired police officers provided the officer was a police officer at retirement, retired with at le...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.127)
KYHB386PassCreate new sections of Subtitle 3 of KRS Chapter 304 to define terms, including "beta test,"; "exclusivity period"; "insurance innovation"; "limited no-action letter" "permanent no-action letter," and "regulatory sandbox"; create an application proce...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 147)
KYSB246PassAmend KRS 154.12-100 to change the bond program to the economic development fund, replace the Capital Bonds and Oversight committee with the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority; amend KRS 154.25-010 to update definitions of agribusiness, ...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 172)
KYHB435PassAmend KRS 316.010 to change the definition of "embalming service establishment"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 316 to allow the permitting of persons to provide surface transportation and removal services of dead human bodies.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 160)
KYHB479PassAmend KRS 210.290 to create the guardianship trust fund in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; require unclaimed funds of wards to be transferred to the fund; set requirements for expenditure of the funds.
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch.129)
KYHB419PassAmend KRS 61.590 and 61.637 to require Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) members to certify at the time of retirement that no prearranged agreement exists between the member and any participating agency, rather than requiring the certification upon r...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 161)
KYHB446PassAmend KRS 620.140 to require a list to be provided to the cabinet by a biological or legal parent of potential persons to be considered as a relative or fictive kin placement; amend KRS 620.290 to add new requirements for local citizen foster care re...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 132)
KYSB6PassAmend KRS 11A.211 to require disclosure of executive agency lobbyist compensation. Amend KRS 11A.236 to prohibit executive agency lobbyist compensation contingent on awarding of a government contract or based on a percentage of a government contract ...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 074)
KYSB65PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; establish the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; establish membership and duties; establish the Palliative Care Consumer and Pr...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 084)
KYSB143PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to prohibit governmental bodies from contracting with a contractor who engages in boycotting a person or entity with which Kentucky can enjoy open trade; EMERGENCY.
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 058)
KYHB335PassAmend KRS 67.0802, relating to the disposition of county property, to define "independent appraisal" and to, in addition to the disposal methods available to counties, allow counties to transfer property for economic development purposes, trade prope...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 069)
KYHB489PassAmend KRS 61.650 to require internal investment staff and investment consultants of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board of trustees (KRS) to follow the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct promulgated by the CFA Institute; require i...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 072)
KYSB107PassAmend KRS 18A.250 to provide that employees of the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of Kentucky state government hired on or after July 1, 2019, shall be automatically enrolled in the 401(k) voluntary retirement plan with a monthly employ...
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2019-03-22
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 048)
KYHB135PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 45A to set guidelines for awarding contracts for public works projects; set forth that public agencies awarding contracts shall not require or prohibit bidders to adhere to agreements with a labor organization relat...
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 038)
KYHB22PassAmend KRS 160.190 to change a local board vacancy from being appointed by the chief state school officer to being appointed by a majority vote of the local board; establish a timeline and procedures of appointment; establish a procedure for a failure...
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2019-03-20
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 024)
KYHB114PassAmend KRS 118.367 to change the deadline for filing a statement-of-candidacy form from April 1 to the last Tuesday in January.
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 023)
KYHB216PassAmend KRS 43.030, relating to the Auditor of Public Accounts, to limit the requirement that employees engaged in auditing or investigations must possess a four-year college degree to those with status in the classified service.
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 018)
KYSB181EngrossAmend 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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2019-03-14
reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
KYSCR154EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to examine Kentucky's recent response to the hepatitis A outbreak and make recommendations to make future responses to outbreaks more effective.
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2019-03-14
received in House
KYHR184PassSet aside a Farmer Suicide Prevention Day in Kentucky; address approaches to farmer stress issues.
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2019-03-14
adopted by voice vote
KYHB522EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish the procedure for seating members of the General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, an...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB121EngrossAmend KRS 304.17A-611 to prohibit insurers from setting requirements or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat opioid use disorder; amend KRS 205.536 to prohibit the Department for Medicaid Services or a Medica...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
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