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KYHB204PassAmend KRS 41.410 to update the requirements to the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000; create a new section of KRS Chapter 41 to require the Department of the Treasury to be responsible for administering and promotin...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 125)
KYSB8PassAmend KRS 161.770 to specify that a board of education must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, and any other applicable federal law in placing a teacher or superin...
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2019-03-19
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 030)
KYSB128EngrossCreate 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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2019-03-14
To House Rules Committee
KYSJR111EngrossDirect the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet to designate all parking spaces next to the "rose garden" on the East side of the Capitol Annex as accessible.
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2019-03-12
To House Transportation Committee
KYHB136IntroCreate 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 and regula...
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2019-03-12
floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
KYHB150EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Department of Kentucky State Police to operate a Kentucky Golden Alert System to provide public notification through the use of the news media and highway signs when an impaired person, as defined...
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2019-03-07
reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
KYHR101PassRecognize the formation of the Engage and Empower Caucus.
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2019-03-06
adopted by voice vote
KYHB324EngrossAmend 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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2019-03-01
To Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection Committee
KYSB206IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to require staff-to-resident ratios in long-term care facilities as a condition of licensure or relicensure; EFFECTIVE DATE June 30, 2020.
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2019-02-26
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB170IntroCreate 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 and regula...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB3IntroCreate a new section of KRS 205.010 to 205.310 to require the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program to allocate federal funds in a specified manner based on a percentage formula; create a new section of KRS 205.010 to 205.310 to establish definiti...
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2019-02-26
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHR136IntroProclaiming March 6, 2019, to be Disability Awareness Day in Kentucky.
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2019-02-21
To House Floor Committee
KYSB203IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to declare findings of the General Assembly concerning the education of children who are deaf and hard of hearing; define "communication mode or language"; and establish requirements and conditions for developi...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Education Committee
KYHB407IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to allow an income tax credit for qualified home modification expenses incurred by an individual with a disability, equal to the actual cost of the home modifications, up to $7,500 per taxpayer per year; requir...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB347IntroPropose to amend to Section 170 of the Constitution of Kentucky to increase the homestead exemption from the current inflation-adjusted amount of $39,300 to the full assessed value of the real property up to an assessed valuation of $100,000, indexed...
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2019-02-14
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB170IntroAmend KRS 41.410 to update the requirements to the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000; create a new section of KRS Chapter 41 to require the Department of the Treasury be responsible for administering and promoting S...
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2019-02-06
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB76IntroAmend KRS 337.010 to redefine "employee" to include workers in sheltered workshops whose employment begins on or after January 1, 2021; amend KRS 337.295 to require new administrative regulations concerning sheltered workshops and sheltered workshop ...
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2019-01-11
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB142IntroAmend KRS 156.160 to require a conclusive vision examination upon a child's initial enrollment in kindergarten and a vision examaination upon a child's initial enrollment in grade six.
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2019-01-11
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB8IntroAmend KRS 158.307 to require local boards of education to develop policy on identification of kindergarten through third grade students with dyslexia; require that the policy includes those attributes that may have been included previously; require p...
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2019-01-10
To House Education Committee
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