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KYHB458PassRepeal, reenact as a new section of KRS Chapter 158, and amend KRS 157.270 to clarify eligibility of students for home or hospital instruction; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations for home or hospital inst...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 104)
KYHB564VetoCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to ensure that home and community-based waiver programs provide certain services, including attendant care or non-skilled in-home care services across all w...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYSB20EngrossCreate a new section of KRS 194A.700 to 194A.729 to prohibit certification or certification renewal of an assisted-living community if it is owned, managed, or operated by any person convicted of certain crimes or listed on an abuse list; exempt owne...
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2020-04-14
received in Senate
KYHCR113IntroRecognize current success of the Ticket to Work program operated by the Social Security Administration; encourage the administration to better educate the public about the program; urge Congress to modify the current disability insurance program to e...
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2020-03-26
To House Rules Committee
KYSB279EngrossAmend KRS 258.500 to define "person" as a person with a disability who has an ongoing therapeutic relationship with a health care provider and stipulate who can be a health care provider under the definition; exclude from therapeutic relationship fee...
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2020-03-19
To House Health and Family Services Committee
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
KYSJR35EngrossDirect the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish the Task Force on Services for Persons with Brain Injuries; establish duties of the task force; establish members of the task force; require a report to the Legislative Research Commissio...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Family Services Committee
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
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
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
KYHB169IntroCreate a new section of KRS 210.005 to 210.366 to establish the rights of individuals with intellectual disabilities; cite as the Frank Huffman Act.
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2020-03-10
To House Health and Family Services 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
KYSB286IntroAmend KRS 150.170 to create a hunting and fishing license exemption for persons who are either American veterans who are at least 50% disabled as a result of a service-related disability or who are declared permanently and totally disabled by a speci...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
KYHB548IntroAmend KRS 309.318, relating the the Kentucky Board of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, to allow appeals to the Circuit Court where the aggrieved party resides; amend KRS 323.160, relating to the Kentucky Board of Architects, to apply ge...
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2020-03-04
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYHB622IntroAmend KRS 194A.75 related to clients in assisted-living communities.
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB136EngrossCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement an...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB518IntroAmend KRS 157.196 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations ensuring exceptional children have equal access to full range of programs offered by schools, state agencies, or political subdivisions of the state...
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2020-03-02
To House Education Committee
KYSB230IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 15A to create the Office of Child and Family Advocacy, the Child and Family Advocacy Commission, and the child and family advocate position to provide a state-sponsored and controlled system for training and appoint...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB360EngrossAmend KRS 39F.180 to require that any agency searching for a lost or missing person contact appropriate agencies within four hours of receiving the report and utilize existing resources, including but not limited to electronic highway signs, the Ambe...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYHB478IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to allow an income tax credit for qualified home modification expenses incurred by an individual equal to the actual cost of the home modifications, up to $7,500 per taxpayer per year; require reporting by the ...
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2020-02-26
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB433IntroCreate a new section of KRS 186.400 to 186.640 to require the Department of Vehicle Regulation to make available for persons with an autism spectrum disorder an envelope that provides written information and guidance on enhancing communication with p...
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2020-02-20
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB335EngrossAmend KRS 42.0146 to allow certification as a disabled veteran-owned business by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation to meet the criteria of veteran eligibility, ownership, and control.
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2020-02-14
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSJR142IntroDirect the Kentucky Department of Education to study how to best transfer the operation and management of the Kentucky School for the Deaf to the Danville Independent School District; outline study requirements; require a report to the Legislative Re...
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2020-02-11
introduced in Senate
KYSB107IntroCreate various new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to define terms; to exempt the medicinal marijuana program from existing provisions in Kentucky law to the contrary; to require the Department for Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control to implement an...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB268IntroAmend KRS 381.230 to establish a simplified method for elderly or vulnerable adults to petition for an order to prevent or restrain other persons from trespassing onto the petitioner's residence; create a new section of KRS Chapter 209 to clarify abu...
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2020-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB215IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 216 to require staff-to-resident ratios in long-term care facilities as a condition of licensure or relicensure; establish minimum staffing requirements; prohibit long-term care facilities from admitting new residen...
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2020-01-10
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYSB53IntroAmend KRS 337.010 to redefine "employee" to include workers in sheltered workshops whose employment begins on or after January 1, 2024; amend KRS 337.295 to require new administrative regulations concerning sheltered workshops and sheltered workshop ...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB38IntroAmend KRS 317A.155 to permit a cosmetologist, esthetician, or nail technician to operate outside of a licensed establishment for persons with physical mobility limitations, as attested by a physician in writing, or for persons residing in a long-term...
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2020-01-07
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
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