Prepared by: JC Young
Phone: 502-223-5510
Report created on July 25, 2021
 
BR6EQUINE CRUELTY (BANTA K) AN ACT relating to cruelty to equines.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 525 to prohibit cruelty to equines, including situations involving abuse or neglect; make cruelty to equines a Class D felony and provide for the termination of ownership; list exceptions; establish a short title of "Klaire's Law."
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - BR 6 WITHDRAWN
 All Bill Status:   4/18/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/prefiled/BR6.html
 
BR430ENFORCEMENT OF SANCTUARY POLICIES (CARROLL D) AN ACT relating to the enforcement of sanctuary policies.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to prevent law enforcement agencies, law enforcement officials or employees of a law enforcement agency, or public agencies, or public officials or employees of a public agency to enact, adopt, or otherwise enforce any sanctuary policy and require law enforcement officials, representatives, agents, and employees of law enforcement agencies, public officials, representatives, agents, and employees of public agencies to use their best efforts, considering available resources to support the enforcement of federal immigration law, exempt school districts, district boards of education, and public charter school, and employees and contractors from the provisions of the section; create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to provide that any sanctuary policy adopted prior to or after the effective date of the Act in violation of Section 1 of the Act is invalid, void, and unenforceable, and allow the Governor, Attorney General, or any state constitutional officer to bring an action for enforcement through injunctive action.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - BR 430 WITHDRAWN
 All Bill Status:   12/9/2019 - Pre-Filed
 Priority:   Tier 1 - Priority Bills to Watch
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/prefiled/BR430.html
 
HB4ELECTION RECOUNTS (OSBORNE D) AN ACT relating to elections and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly when the vote margin is 0.5% or less; amend KRS 118.775 relating to membership in the General Assembly to conform; amend KRS 120.185 to provide for a recount in elections of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, members of Congress, and members of the General Assembly when an automatic recount does not apply; amend KRS 120.195, 120.205, and 120.215 to establish procedures for any election contest involving the Governor and Lieutenant Governor and members of the General Assembly, including a mechanism to ensure the integrity of the election records and a chain of custody of election records if transported; provide who shall conduct a recount as part of an election contest and the procedures to be followed; provide the time frame for a newly ordered election; amend KRS 117.295, 118.740, 120.017, and 120.155 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   3/26/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/26/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/19/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 82-2
3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/12/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB4.html
 
HB8AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS (ROTHENBURGER R) AN ACT relating to ground ambulance service providers and making an appropriation therefor.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 205 to define terms; establish the Medicaid ground ambulance service provider assessment; require ground ambulance service providers to pay a Medicaid ambulance service provider assessment quarterly; authorize the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to implement the Medicaid ground ambulance service provider assessment; create the ambulance service assessment revenue fund; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   4/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/14/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/14/2020 - received in House
4/14/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 34-0
4/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/26/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Consent
3/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/18/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/2/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
2/28/2020 - received in Senate
2/27/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 91-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
2/27/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
2/26/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 27, 2020
2/25/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1, to Rules
2/25/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/11/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/22/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/16/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/16/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/16/2020 - House Health and Family Services (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Health and Family Services (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Health and Family Services (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
5/9/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB8.html
 
HB15ROAD SAFETY (HUFF R) AN ACT relating to road safety.

Amend KRS 512.070 to include, as criminal littering, permitting unsafe amounts of mowed grass to remain on a highway.
 Current Status:   3/6/2020 - posting withdrawn
 All Bill Status:   3/6/2020 - Committee Posting Withdrawn
1/10/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
6/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB15.html
 
HB18FIRE DISTRICTS (NEMES J) AN ACT relating to fire districts.

Amend KRS 75.040 to deem that emergency ambulance service provided by a fire protection district, volunteer fire department district, or subdistrict, is the primary emergency ambulance service within the district or subdistrict in the boundaries of the county containing the largest population within the district boundaries; add a method for boards of trustees to declare that the district or subdistrict is not the primary provider of emergency ambulance service within the district; declare status for secondary providers of emergency ambulance service; require that the additional tax moneys allowed for being a primary provider are no longer allowable; and require local governments providing secondary emergency ambulance service within the district or subdistrict within the boundaries of the county containing the largest population within the district boundaries to credit the amount of taxes paid by taxpayers of the district or subdistrict for emergency ambulance service to the taxes owed to the local government by the taxpayer.
 Current Status:   2/10/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/7/2020 - received in Senate
2/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 88-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
2/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/4/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
2/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1/30/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/29/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
1/29/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
1/29/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
6/19/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB18.html
 
HB21HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS (MINTER P) AN ACT relating to mandatory benefits for health benefit plans.

Amend KRS 304.17A-200 to extend health-status eligibility rules to individual and employer-organized association markets; authorize insurance commissioner to designate additional health status-related factors; prohibit adjustment of premium or contribution amounts for group health benefit plans on the basis of genetic information; amend KRS 304.17A-220 to remove requirements relating to preexisting condition exclusions; repeal and reenact KRS 304.17A-230 to define "preexisting condition exclusion"; prohibit health benefit plans in any market from imposing any preexisting condition exclusion; amend KRS 304.17A-155, 304.17A-250, 304.17A-430, 304.17A-706, 304.17B-001, 304.17B-019, and 304.18-114 to conform; provide that provisions of Act apply to all health benefit plans issued or renewed on or after January 1, 2021; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   2/28/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed
 All Bill Status:   2/20/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Banking & Insurance (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
7/3/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB21.html
 
HB23CONSTITUTION OF KENTUCKY (BRATCHER K) AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 170 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to exemptions from taxation.

Propose to amend Section 170 of the Constitution of Kentucky to exempt certain veterans' organizations from property taxation; provide ballot question with proposed amendment; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
7/9/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB23.html
 
HB28TAX RATES (SIMS JR. J) AN ACT relating to an increase in tax rates

Amend KRS 139.200 to provide for a sales and use tax rate of eight percent (8%) on or after January 1, 2021; amend KRS 139.230 and 139.310 to conform; amend KRS 139.471 to provide a six percent (6%) sales tax rate on property purchased for use in the performance of a lump sum, fixed fee contract, sales made under a fixed fee contract, or sales made under a fixed price contract, if the contracts were executed on or before July 10, 2019; amend 138.460 to provide for a motor vehicle usage tax rate of eight percent (8%) on vehicles purchased on or after January 1, 2021; amend KRS 138.463 to provide for an eight percent (8%) U-Drive-It tax rate for rental and leasehold contracts entered into after January 1, 2021; amend KRS 139.260 and 139.470 to conform.
 Current Status:   1/21/2020 - (H) WITHDRAWN
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
7/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB28.html
 
HB36VETERAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS (KOCH M) AN ACT relating to property taxes for veteran service organizations.

Create a new section in KRS Chapter 132 to exempt veteran service organizations from ad valorem taxation if over fifty percent of the organization's annual net income is expended on behalf of veterans and other charitable causes; amend KRS 132.010 to define veteran service organization; apply to property assessed on or after January 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   3/11/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/16/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/16/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/15/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/15/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/15/2020 - House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/9/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/16/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB36.html
 
HB43CRIMINAL HISTORIES (BROWN JR. G) AN ACT relating to criminal histories of job applicants.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employers from considering or requiring disclosure of prior criminal history as part of the initial job application; title the Act "Ban the Box - The Criminal Record Employment Discrimination Act."
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/27/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB43.html
 
HB44KEY INFRASTRUCTURE INFRASTRUCTURE (GOOCH JR. J) AN ACT relating to key infrastructure assets.

Amend KRS 511.100 to change the definition of "key infrastructure assets" to specify that natural gas or petroleum pipelines are the type of pipelines covered in the definition and include other types of infrastructure assets; amend KRS 512.020 to include tampering with, impeding, or inhibiting operations of a key infrastructure asset in the offense of criminal mischief in the first degree; create a new section of KRS 411 that a civil action may be maintained against a person that compensates or remunerates a person to violate KRS 512.020 and the compensated person is convicted of criminal mischief in the first degree.
 Current Status:   3/16/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/9/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/9/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/9/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/6/2020 - received in House
3/5/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 31-4
3/5/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/4/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2020
2/27/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/26/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Consent
2/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
2/26/2020 - Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/13/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S)
2/11/2020 - received in Senate
2/10/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 71-17 with floor amendment (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
2/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCA 1t, HFA 1
2/7/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCA 1t, HFA 1
2/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 7, 2020
2/5/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
1/31/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/30/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCA 1t, to Regular Calendar
1/30/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCA 1t
1/30/2020 - House Natural Resources & Energy (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Natural Resources & Energy (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Natural Resources & Energy (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/29/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB44.html
 
HB55VACANCIES IN OFFICE (YATES L) AN ACT relating to vacancies in elective office.

Amend KRS 83A.165, 118.115, 118.165, 118.365, 118.375, and 118A.100 to extend by ten calendar days the deadline for filing nomination papers to fill an unexpired term if the vacancy occurs five calendar days or less before the prescribed deadline; amend KRS 118.225 to conform; amend KRS 132.380 to require an examination whenever there is a vacancy in the office of property valuation administrator and to direct that the certificates of any examination shall remain valid for four years.
 Current Status:   1/23/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
9/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB55.html
 
HB63LEGISLATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY (WIEDERSTEIN R) AN ACT relating to legislative accountability by providing for the expanded use of cost estimates, a regulatory impact assessment of pending legislation, and the limitation of bill introductions during a regular session.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 6 to define "fiscal note," "machine-readable," and "regulatory burden"; establish requirements for fiscal notes; allow the waiver of the fiscal note requirements; establish responsibilities of the Legislative Research Commission in regard to fiscal notes; allow for the validity of any measure duly passed by the legislature even if fiscal note or bill limit requirements are not met; create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish bill filing limitations for regular sessions and allow exemptions; amend various KRS statutes for technical corrections and conforming changes.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
9/25/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB63.html
 
HB78IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING (SOROLIS M) AN ACT relating to voting.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to allow in-person early voting between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the three Saturdays preceding any primary, regular election, or special election; amend KRS 117.087, 117.165, 117.235, 117.995, and 118.035 to conform.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
10/31/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB78.html
 
HB79DESIGNATED VOTING LOCATIONS (SOROLIS M) AN ACT relating to elections.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to provide for the establishment of designated voting locations by the county board of elections in counties with a population of 90,000 or more.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
10/31/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB79.html
 
HB88OPEN GOVERNMENT DATA PORTAL (WIEDERSTEIN R) AN ACT relating to government data by providing for the adoption of an open data standard to allow for centralization of government data sets at a uniquely identified uniform Web site resource locator address.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 42 to define "agency strategic data architecture plan," "application programming interface," "data," "data portal," "data set," "machine-readable," "metadata," "open operating standard," "public data set," "state agency," "technical data standard," and "voluntary consensus standards body"; create an open operating standard for the Commonwealth of Kentucky; require public data sets available on the Internet to be accessible through a single, Web-based data portal with external search capabilities maintained by the Commonwealth Office of Technology; establish requirements for operation of the data portal; establish standards for prioritizing of data sets; to create the data working group and establish its duties and functions; require the Auditor of Public Accounts to examine and verify compliance with the provisions of the Act; establish the Kentucky Data Governance and Management Advisory Board; amend KRS 12.050 to include agency data officers; amend KRS 42.732 to provide that the Kentucky Information Technology Advisory Council shall advise the data working group on inclusion of data sets to be included in the open data portal; amend KRS 42.726 require the Commonwealth Office of Technology to develop, implement, and manage the sharing of data and data set development by all state agencies; establish a short title.
 Current Status:   1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Small Business & Information Technology (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Small Business & Information Technology (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/7/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB88.html
 
HB89DUALLY EMPLOYED RETIREMENT SYSTEM MEMBERS (TIPTON J) AN ACT relating to dually employed retirement system members.

Amend KRS 61.545 to provide that if a member is working in a regular full-time hazardous duty position that participates in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System or the County Employees Retirement System and is simultaneously employed in a nonhazardous position that is not considered regular full-time, the member shall participate solely as a hazardous duty member and shall not participate under the nonhazardous position unless he or she makes an election within 30 days of taking employment in the nonhazardous position; amend KRS 61.680 to conform; specify that provisions shall only apply to prospective nonhazardous employment occurring on or after the effective date of the Act.
 Current Status:   1/27/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/24/2020 - received in Senate
1/23/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
1/23/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, for Thursday, January 23, 2020
1/22/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 23, 2020
1/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/16/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
1/16/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
1/16/2020 - House State Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House State Government (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB89.html
 
HB100EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE FEES (ROTHENBURGER R) AN ACT relating to emergency medical service fees and declaring an emergency.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67 to allow a fiscal court to levy a fee on certain units for the provision of emergency medical services; define units subject to fee; require fee to be placed on tax bill; allow collection by sheriff in the same manner as for property taxes; allow sheriff to receive up to 4.25% fee for collection; define "residential," "commercial," "charitable," and "educational" units; allow levy on occupied or unoccupied units or both, occupation determined at time of initial levy and July 1 thereafter; require fee increases to be imposed by ordinance; require fees collected to be placed in separate fund, used only for provision of emergency medical services; specify that fees are not to be in lieu of any taxes or fees established for the provision of emergency medical services; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/18/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB100.html
 
HB114PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (DONOHUE J) AN ACT relating to public procurement.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 45A to set forth findings of the General Assembly and establish a policy of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to promote the Kentucky and United States economies by requiring a preference for iron, steel, and manufactured goods produced in Kentucky and the United States; define "manufactured in Kentucky," "manufactured in the United States," and "United States"; require preference for iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in Kentucky in construction and maintenance contracts and subcontracts; provide for a waiver of the Kentucky preference requirement; require preference for iron, steel, and manufactured goods made in the United States if the Kentucky waiver is granted; provide for a waiver of the United States preference requirement; establish a short title of "Kentucky Buy American Act"; amend KRS 45A.343, 45A.352, 65.027, 162.070, 164A.575, 176.080, and 424.260 to require compliance.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/19/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB114.html
 
HB120TRANSFER OF COUNTY JAIL INMATES (PRATT P) AN ACT relating to the transfer of county jail inmates.

Amend KRS 441.520 to require a judicial removal order cite danger for order of removal, establish incarceration rates and medical costs, impose geographic limits for removal, place liability for transfers upon the Administrative Office of the Courts, require that in all other removal orders the judge shall receive the written agreement of the originating and receiving jailer, establish the details of written agreement, establish criteria for cost and transportation, and require judge to review removal orders every 90 days for safety and security of inmates.
 Current Status:   3/2/2020 - (H) WITHDRAWN
 All Bill Status:   2/24/2020 - posting withdrawn
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/21/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB120.html
 
HB128ANIMAL-DRAWN VEHICLES (BRENDA R) AN ACT related to animal-drawn vehicles and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to prohibit animal-drawn vehicles from being drawn by an animal wearing shoes that will damage the highway; amend KRS 189.990 to establish a penalty of $25 for the first offense and $50 for subsequent offenses; forward money from fines to the road fund; allow for prepayment of fine; exempt from court costs;
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Transportation (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/27/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB128.html
 
HB129LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS (ADAMS J) AN ACT relating to public health, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.

Create new sections of KRS 211.180 to 211.190 to establish definitions; establish the amount of funds to be allocated to and used by local health departments in Kentucky for employment, services, and programs; amend KRS 194A.050, 211.180, 211.357, 211.976, 217.125, and 217.811 to establish new requirements of allowable fees; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   3/17/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/11/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/11/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/11/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/10/2020 - (H) Passed 81-3
3/10/2020 - House Concurred in Senate floor amendment (1)
3/10/2020 - Missing Action!; w/ SFA 1
3/9/2020 - Missing Action! for Tuesday, March 10, 2020
3/6/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
3/5/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-2 with floor amendment (1)
3/5/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SFA 1
3/4/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
3/4/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
3/3/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/3/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/28/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2020
2/27/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/26/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Regular
2/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
2/26/2020 - Senate Health & Welfare (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/18/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Health & Welfare (S)
2/14/2020 - received in Senate
2/13/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 88-1 with Committee Substitute (2)
2/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HCS 2
2/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HCS 2
2/11/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 12, 2020
2/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, HCS 2, to Rules
2/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1, HCS 2
2/11/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/21/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H) w/ HCS 1
1/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/16/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
1/16/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
1/16/2020 - House Health and Family Services (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Health and Family Services (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Health and Family Services (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/2/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB129.html
 
HB136MEDICINAL CANNABIS (NEMES J) AN ACT relating to medicinal cannabis and making an appropriation therefor.

Create 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 and regulate the medicinal marijuana program in Kentucky; to establish the Division of Medicinal Marijuana within the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control; to establish restrictions on the possession of medicinal marijuana by qualifying patients, visiting patients, and designated caregivers; to establish certain protections for cardholders; to establish professional protections for practitioners; to provide for the authorizing of practitioners by state licensing boards to issue written certifications for the use medicinal marijuana; to establish professional protections for attorneys; to prohibit the possession and use of medicinal marijuana on a school bus, on the grounds of any preschool or primary or secondary school, in a correctional facility, any property of the federal government, or while operating a motor vehicle; to prohibit smoking of medicinal marijuana; to permit an employer to restrict the possession and use of medicinal marijuana by an employee; to require the department to implement and operate a registry identification card program; to establish requirements for registry identification cards; to establish registry identification card fees; to require the department to operate a provisional licensure receipt system; to establish the application requirements for a registry identification card; to establish when the department may deny an application for a registry identification card; to establish certain responsibilities for cardholders; to establish when a registry identification card may be revoked; to establish various cannabis business licensure categories; to establish tiering of cannabis business licenses; to require certain information be included in an application for a cannabis business license; to establish when the department may deny an application for a cannabis business license; to prohibit a practitioner from being a board member or principal officer of a cannabis business; to prohibit cross-ownership of certain classes of cannabis businesses; to establish rules for local sales, including establishing the process by which a local legislative body may prohibit the operation of cannabis businesses within its territory and the process for local ordinances and ballot initiatives; to establish technical requirements for cannabis businesses; to establish limits on the THC content of medicinal marijuana that can be produced or sold in the state; to establish requirements for cannabis cultivators, including cultivation square footage limits; to establish requirements for cannabis dispensaries; to establish requirements for safety compliance facilities; to establish requirements for cannabis processors; to establish procedures for the department to inspect cannabis businesses; to establish procedures for the suspension or revocation of a cannabis business license; to exempt certain records and information from the disclosure under the Kentucky Open Records Act; to require the department to develop, maintain, and operate electronic systems for monitoring the medicinal marijuana program; to require the department to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to implement the medicinal marijuana program; to establish that nothing in the bill requires government programs or private insurers to reimburse for the cost of use; to establish the medicinal marijuana trust fund; to establish the local medicinal marijuana trust fund; and to establish procedures for the distribution of local cannabis trust fund moneys; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax of 12% for cultivators and processors for selling to dispensaries; to require that 80% of the revenue from the excise taxes be deposited into the medicinal marijuana trust fund; to require that 20% of the revenue from the excise taxes be deposited into the local medicinal marijuana trust fund; amend KRS 342.815 to establish that the Employer's Mutual Insurance Authority shall not be required to provide coverage to an employer if doing so would subject the authority to a violation of state or federal law; amend KRS 139.470 to exempt the sale of medical marijuana from the state sales tax; amend KRS 218A.010, 218A.1421, 218A.1422, 218A.1423, and 218A.500 to conform; amend KRS 12.020 to change the name of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage and Cannabis Control and to create the Division of Medicinal Marijuana; and amend KRS 12.252, 15.300, 15.380, 15.398, 15A.340, 15.420, 61.592, 62.160, 131.1815, 211.285, 241.010, 241.015, 241.030, 243.025, 243.0307, 243.038, 243.090, 243.360, 438.310, 438.311, 438.313, 438.315, 438.317, 438,320, 438.325, 438.330, 438.337, and 438.340 to conform; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   3/2/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/21/2020 - received in Senate
2/20/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 65-30 with Committee Substitute (1), floor amendments (3), (5), (8), (10), (11), (14), (15), (17) and committee amendment (1-title)
2/20/2020 - floor amendments (7), (13) and (16) defeated
2/19/2020 - floor amendments (10), (11), (12), (13), (14), (15), (16) and (17) filed to Committee Substitute
2/19/2020 - floor amendment (2) withdrawn
2/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCA 1t, HCS 1, HFA 1, HFA 2, HFA 3, HFA 4, HFA 5, HFA 6, HFA 7, HFA 8, HFA 9, HFA 10, HFA 11, HFA 12, HFA 13, HFA 14, HFA 15, HFA 16, HFA 17
2/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 20, 2020
2/18/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (5), (7) and (8) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (4), (6) and (9) filed to bill
2/13/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, HCA 1t, to Regular Calendar
2/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1, HCA 1t
2/12/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/10/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
1/14/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/1/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB136.html
 
HB141ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS OF LIBRARY DISTRICTS (ELKINS L) AN ACT relating to the election of board members of library districts.

Create a new section of KRS 173.450 to 173.650 to provide for the election of board members to public library districts; amend KRS 173.480 to remove references to appointment and integrate election protocols; create a new section of KRS 173.710 to 800 to provide for the election of board members to public library districts formed by petition; amend KRS 173.725 to remove references to appointment and integrate election protocols; amend KRS 173.650 to specify that the certification of election results other than for the election of library board members are certified by the county judge/executive in each county; amend KRS 118.305 to allow candidates for library boards to be placed on the ballot; amend KRS 118.315 to include candidates for library boards within nomination protocols for election; amend KRS 118.365 to allow candidates for library boards to be integrated with the petition of nomination process for elections; repeal KRS 173.490, relating to the boards of public library districts and KRS 173.730, relating to the boards of library districts formed by petition; establish that the terms of appointed board members expire upon the election and qualification of elected board members; EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022
 Current Status:   1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/6/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB141.html
 
HB147SOLITARY CONFINEMENT OF JUVENILES (WIEDERSTEIN R) AN ACT relating to solitary confinement of juveniles.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to limit use of solitary confinement for juveniles and require reporting of data on its use.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/9/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB147.html
 
HB148REGULATION OF CANNABIS (HOWARD C) AN ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor.

Establish KRS Chapter 245 and create a section to define terms such as "cannabis accessory", "cannabis product", "immature cannabis plant", "indoor cultivator", "mature cannabis plant", and "outdoor cultivator"; create new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to require cannabis to be tracked from seed to consumer; establish license types, application fees, and license fees, and to direct license fees to the permanent pension fund; define sizes for cultivator license types; specify allowed transactions for each license type; set parameters for the home grower permit; require the board to promulgate an administrative regulation for license applications; set license length at one year and allow the board to establish renewal system; limit cannabis retail locations to one for every two thousand three hundred persons per county; require cannabis retail stores to be separate from other store and only carry cannabis, cannabis products, and cannabis accessories; create requirements for child-proof packaging and labeling; establish procedures for license denial and a hearing in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B; establish payments in lieu of suspension for licensees and direct the funds to the permanent pension fund and the agency's revolving trust and agency account; establish minimum age of twenty-one to use or buy cannabis and create status offense for minors under eighteen; ban smoking cannabis in public; and require signs in retail locations regarding minors and the US Surgeon General's statement on cannabis; create new sections of KRS Chapter 138 to define "cannabis", "cannabis administrator", and "cannabis product"; set wholesale tax rates and payment schedules for cannabis cultivator and processor licensees, allow local governments to impose up to a 5% regulatory license fee on cannabis licensees in their territory; establish conditions for tax liability; impose civil penalties for tax violations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 245 to set conditions for the cannabis tax rates effective July 1, 2026 and beyond; amend KRS 2.015 to exempt cannabis from age of majority; amend KRS 42.205 to include licensing and permit fees, payments in lieu of suspension, and moneys from wholesale taxes to go to the permanent pension fund and to be distributed quarterly to KERS nonhazardous and TRS funds; amend KRS 241.020 to include a Division of Cannabis in the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control; amend KRS 241.030 to add administrator of the Division of Cannabis; amend KRS 241.060 to add supervision of the cultivation, processing, testing, and trafficking of cannabis to the board's duties; amend KRS 241.090 to add cannabis to search provisions; amend KRS 243.025 to direct application fees for cannabis licenses into the agency revolving trust account; amend KRS 218A.1421 to exempt cannabis licenses from trafficking statute; amend KRS 218A.1422 to exempt one ounce of marijuana from possession statute; amend KRS 218A.1423 to permit cannabis cultivator licensees and home grower permits to cultivate under their license or permit; amend KRS 218A.500 to exclude cannabis accessories from drug paraphernalia; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to create process for expungement of marijuana misdemeanor charges and to waive fees; amend KRS 431.079 to exclude need for certification of eligibility for expungement; amend KRS 131.1815 to include cannabis licensees in delinquent taxpayer statute; amend KRS 600.020 to include cannabis offenses in the definition of status offense; amend KRS 12.020 to create Division of Cannabis within the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/9/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB148.html
 
HB160TRANSPORTATION CABINET (HUFF T) AN ACT relating to the sponsorship of Transportation Cabinet facilities and vehicles and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to direct the Transportation Cabinet to implement a commercial sponsorship program for facilities and vehicles and allocate the profits of the program to the maintenance account within the road fund.
 Current Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Transportation (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/11/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB160.html
 
HB162RECALL OF ELECTED OFFICIALS (SCHAMORE D) AN ACT relating to the recall of elected officials.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 63 establishing a procedure for the recall of any elected sheriff, jailer, constable, or peace officer; amend KRS 63.990 to include a criminal penalty for giving money or anything of value in exchange for a signature on a petition.
 Current Status:   1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/11/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB162.html
 
HB171KENTUCKY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM (DUPLESSIS J) AN ACT relating to retirement costs for Kentucky Retirement Systems employers, declaring an emergency, and making an appropriation therefor.

Repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 61.565 to change the Kentucky Employees Retirement System's nonhazardous employer contribution payable on or after July 1, 2020, from a percentage of pay for both the normal cost contribution and the actuarially accrued liability contribution to a normal cost that is a percent of pay and an actuarially accrued liability contribution that is a set dollar amount; provide that the set dollar amount for the actuarially accrued liability contribution for KERS nonhazardous funds shall be allocated to each individual employer based upon the employer's percent share of the liability as of the June 30, 2019 actuarial valuation and shall be paid by employers in equal installments monthly; provide criteria for when adjustments to the dollar value and percent share may occur; make technical, clerical, and conforming amendments and to conform to a recent court decision; create a new section of KRS Chapter 42 to establish the Kentucky retirement contribution assistance fund; provide that the purpose of the fund shall be to assist health departments, community mental health centers, and certain other quasi-governmental employers in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System with financial assistance in paying employer contribution rates to the system; specify that funds shall be disbursed by the state budget director and provide criteria for disbursement; amend KRS 61.510 to confirm to a recent court decision as it relates to a definition used for purposes of KRS 61.565; provide that Kentucky Retirement Systems shall amend the 2019 actuarial valuation in accordance with the amendments to KRS 61.565 in this Act and provide updated employer contributions to the Governor and General Assembly; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee State and Local Government (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
2/20/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
2/14/2020 - received in Senate
2/13/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 90-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
2/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/12/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; HCS 1
2/11/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 11, 2020
2/7/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/6/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
2/6/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
2/6/2020 - House State Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House State Government (H)
1/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB171.html
 
HB195LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS (MILLER J) AN ACT relating to the publication of local government legal advertisements.

Create 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 published in an actual newspaper; specify requirements for advertisements published on the notice Web site and in an actual newspaper; specify rights of public and duties of local government; set out consequences of local government's failure to publish as required by law; provide penalty.
 Current Status:   4/14/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 87)
 All Bill Status:   4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/14/2020 - received in House
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (23-9)
4/14/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in House (55-32)
4/14/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/1/2020 - veto message received in House
4/1/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
3/27/2020 - VETOED BY GOVERNOR
3/18/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/18/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/18/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/18/2020 - received in House
3/17/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 20-12
3/17/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/12/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
3/12/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/11/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
3/11/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/10/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2020
3/5/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/4/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Regular
3/4/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/4/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/24/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
2/20/2020 - received in Senate
2/19/2020 - floor amendment (2) defeated
2/19/2020 - (H) THIRD READING passed 51-40 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
2/19/2020 - floor amendment (2) defeated 17-64
2/19/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2/19/2020 - Rules Suspended: floor amendment (2) filed
2/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/18/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
2/14/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
2/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 14, 2020
2/13/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
2/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
2/12/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/9/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB195.html
 
HB209COAL SEVERANCE TAX (STEWART III J) AN ACT relating to coal severance tax.

Amend KRS 143.010 to eliminate the deduction for transportation expenses from coal severance tax.
 Current Status:   1/10/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/8/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB209.html
 
HB210NATURAL RESOURCES SEVERANCE AND PROCESSING TAXES (STEWART III J) AN ACT relating to natural resources severance and processing taxes.

Amend KRS 143A.010 to eliminate the deduction for transportation expenses from the natural resources severance and processing taxes.
 Current Status:   1/10/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/8/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB210.html
 
HB221MARIJUANA POSSESSION (BOOKER C) AN ACT relating to marijuana possession.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS 218A.1422 regarding marijuana possession to conform; amend KRS 218A.500 regarding drug paraphernalia to exempt personal use marijuana accessories; amend KRS 431.450 to include violations for possession of personal use quantities of marijuana in the uniform citation form; amend KRS 500.080 to exclude the offense of possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana from the definition of "violation"; and amend KRS 138.872 to exclude personal use quantities from marijuana stamp tax; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to allow expungement of convictions for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana or marijuana accessories.
 Current Status:   1/10/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/8/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB221.html
 
HB229911 SERVICES (BLANTON J) AN ACT relating to 911 services and making an appropriation therefor

Amend 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."
 Current Status:   3/27/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/19/2020 - (H) Passed 83-0
3/19/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
3/19/2020 - Missing Action! for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/19/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
3/18/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 31-0 with Committee Substitute (1) committee amendment (1-title)
3/18/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
3/17/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/12/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t, to Consent
3/12/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t
3/12/2020 - Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/3/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
1/31/2020 - received in Senate
1/30/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 92-0
1/30/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
1/29/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 30, 2020
1/23/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/22/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/22/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/22/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/22/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/15/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/13/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/9/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB229.html
 
HB258JAILER CANTEEN ACCOUNTS (BRIDGES R) AN ACT relating to jailer canteen accounts.

Amend KRS 67.0802 to require any compensation resulting from the disposal of property purchased using canteen funds, be returned to the canteen account from which the property was acquired.
 Current Status:   2/3/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
1/31/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
1/30/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
1/29/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 30, 2020
1/23/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/22/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/22/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/22/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/22/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/17/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/16/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/14/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB258.html
 
HB264LOCAL GOVERNMENT PAYMENT FOR PURCHASES (ROTHENBURGER R) AN ACT relating to local government payment for purchases and standing orders, and declaring an emergency.

Amend KRS 65.140 to enable payment for the purchase of goods or services by local government to be made by the party responsible; provide for documentation of purchaser disapproval; amend KRS 68.275 to authorize county judge/executive to pay claims as a requirement of state or federal law or regulation and, present those claims to fiscal court for review following payment;EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   2/7/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/5/2020 - received in Senate
2/4/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
2/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
2/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1/30/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/29/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
1/29/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
1/29/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/17/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/15/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB264.html
 
HB297ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSING (CANTRELL M) AN ACT relating to alcoholic beverage licensing.

Amend KRS 243.100 to add pending administrative cases before the board or a court of law and previous denial of an alcoholic beverage license within two years since the decision became final and non-appealable to the list of restrictions for applicants; amend KRS 243.390 to require applicants to state that they have no pending administrative cases before the board or a court of law or a previous denial of an alcoholic beverage license within two years since the decision became final and non-appealable.
 Current Status:   1/23/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB297.html
 
HB298POLICE PURSUIT POLICIES (TIPTON J) AN ACT relating to police pursuit policies and making an appropriation therefor.

Create 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 initiate and terminate a pursuit; allow the adoption model policy, subject to certain criteria and require transmission of adopted policy to Justice Cabinet; provide for penalties for failure to transmit; require written certification that each member of the agency has received a copy of the policy and instruction on the policy; make policy confidential and not a public record; require annual review of policy; allow update of policy at any time, require submission of revised policy to Justice Cabinet; create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to prohibit elected law enforcement officers from engaging in vehicle pursuit, provide exemptions for certain officers, provide penalty for violation of this section, define "pursuit"; amend KRS 15.440 to require a mandatory eight hours of in-service training in "emergency vehicle operations" annually; amend KRS 61.170 to provide for punishment of elected law enforcement officials engaging in unauthorized pursuit; amend KRS 186.560 to allow suspension of driver's license for fleeing or evading in the second degree; amend 520.100 to enhance penalties for fleeing or evading in the second degree; naming section 1 of the Act "Jill's Law"; Section 3 EFFECTIVE July 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   4/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - (H) Passed 73-13
4/15/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
4/15/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 15, 2020:
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/15/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 26-5 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
4/15/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
3/26/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
3/26/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee State and Local Government (S)
3/10/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/5/2020 - received in Senate
3/4/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 84-8 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
3/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1, and 2
3/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1, HFA 2
3/2/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1, HFA 2
2/28/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2/28/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/27/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/26/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1 and HFA 1
2/25/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
2/24/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/24/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2020
2/20/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/19/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
2/19/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
2/19/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
1/23/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
1/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB298.html
 
HB299DEPUTY JAILERS (BANTA K) AN ACT relating to deputy jailers.

Amend KRS 71.060 to allow jailers to appoint deputy jailers who are nonresidents of the Commonwealth.
 Current Status:   4/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/14/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/14/2020 - received in House
4/14/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 34-0
4/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
3/19/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/18/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Consent
3/18/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/18/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/10/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
2/7/2020 - received in Senate
2/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 85-2 with floor amendment (1)
2/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1
2/5/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
2/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1/30/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/29/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/29/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/29/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/23/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB299.html
 
HB305CONSOLIDATED EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICTS (MASSEY C) AN ACT relating to consolidated emergency services districts and making an appropriation therefor.

Create various sections of KRS Chapter 65 to define terms; establish procedures for the creation of a consolidated emergency services district; authorize that certain local government officials shall appoint the board of trustees of the district; provide a formula for determining the number of elected members, qualifications of elected members, terms, non-partisan elections, nomination procedures, removal, and district apportionment requirements; establish officers of the district and compensation of officers; provide $100 per day to appointees, elected members compensated pursuant to KRS 64.527; establish the quorum of the board; establish an advisory committee, number, qualifications of appointees, duties of committee and compensation of members; exceed $0.30 per $100 valuation, allow for ballot question for expanded taxation for additional services to be provided, and provide that the additional tax may be either an ad valorem or occupational license tax; allow the board to levy an insurance premium tax or an occupation and license tax; declare that upon creation of a district, the board assumes all duties, responsibilities, and liabilities of former departments or districts, former jurisdictions to be special taxing districts until indebtedness is relieved and that all previously entered into interlocal agreements shall remain in force for their duration; set requirements relating to CERS; amend KRS 65.180 to define consolidated emergency services district as a "taxing districts"; amend KRS 68.180 to grant districts in counties over 300,000 the power to levy a license and occupation tax; amend KRS 68.197 to grant districts in counties over 30,000 the power to levy a license and occupation tax; amend KRS 75.020 to include creation of a district within the definition of merger; amend KRS 78.530 to allow for any districts, not all to be excluded from the provisions; amend KRS 91A.080 to include consolidated emergency services districts; amend KRS 95A.500 to allow the district to receive qualified shares of merged fire districts; amend KRS 118.305 to place elected trustees on ballot; amend KRS 118.315 to include nominating petitions for elected trustees; amend KRS 134.119 to provide that the sheriff shall be compensated for collecting taxes for consolidated emergency service districts; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   1/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/23/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB305.html
 
HB332BROADBAND SERVICE (PRATT P) AN ACT relating to broadband service.

Amend KRS 154.15-010 to add definitions for "broadband service", "eligible entity", "unserved area", "wholesale network access"; amend KRS 154.15-020 to require the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to offer wholesale access to the excess capacity on KentuckyWired only in unserved areas.
 Current Status:   2/18/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/14/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/13/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
2/13/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
2/13/2020 - House Small Business & Information Technology (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/6/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Small Business & Information Technology (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Small Business & Information Technology (H)
1/27/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB332.html
 
HB337COUNTY CLERK FEES (FISCHER J) AN ACT relating to county clerk fees and declaring an emergency.

Amend KRS 64.012 to add affidavits of conversion or severance, assignments of release, and statements of authority as to real property to the list of filings with a specified fee; specify that the $10 permanent storage fee is to accrue throughout the county clerk's term; amend KRS 186A.298 and 273A.020 to conform.
 Current Status:   3/17/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2020 - Taken from the Orders of the Day
3/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1, HFA 2, HCA 1t
3/12/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3/12/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/11/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, HCA 1t, to Regular Calendar
3/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1, HCA 1t
3/11/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/31/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/30/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB337.html
 
HB339NATURAL RESOURCES' SEVERANCE AND PROCESSING TAX (MILES S) AN ACT relating to the natural resources' severance and processing tax.

Amend KRS 143A.010 to change the definition of "processing" to include the act of loading or unloading limestone that has not otherwise been severed or treated in the Commonwealth; amend KRS 143A.035 to allow a credit for substantially identical severance or processing taxes paid to another state or political subdivision thereof; provide that no taxpayer may claim a total amount of credit that exceeds his or her tax liability; allow the Department of Revenue to report tax credit information to the Legislative Research Commission; amend KRS 131.190 to authorize the release of information from the Department of Revenue; EFFECTIVE August 1, 2020.
 Current Status:   1/30/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB339.html
 
HB347REGULATORY LICENSING FEES (PRATT P) AN ACT relating to regulatory licensing fees.

Amend KRS 243.075 to allow a county that contains a city authorized to also charge a regulatory licensing fee to charge a fee; allow a county or city that held a local option election between July 15, 2014, and July 15, 2017, to impose a fee within two years of the date of the Act.
 Current Status:   3/4/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
 All Bill Status:   2/6/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/3/2020 - (H) reassigned to committee House Local Government (H)
1/31/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)
1/29/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB347.html
 
HB351REVENUE MEASURES (RUDY S) AN ACT relating to revenue measures and declaring an emergency.

Amend KRS 138.130 to define terms for taxes on tobacco products; amend KRS 138.140 to increase the surtax on cigarettes and the excise tax on chewing tobacco, snuff, and tobacco products effective July 1, 2020; impose an excise tax on vapor products effective July 1, 2020; remove exemption for modified risk tobacco products; amend KRS 138.143 to impose a floor stock tax on cigarettes, all forms of tobacco products, and vapor products; amend KRS 141.0401 to increase the minimum limited liability entity tax to $225, currently $175; apply increase in limited liability entity tax to taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (24-9)
4/15/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in House (57-32)
4/15/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
4/13/2020 - line items vetoed
4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed passed 68-22
4/1/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (2) and committee amendment (1-title)
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) THIRD READING passed 20-8-5 with Committee Substitute (2) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
4/1/2020 - Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn
4/1/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, SCS 2, SCA 1t, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) recommitted to committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
4/1/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
3/19/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/11/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/9/2020 - received in Senate
3/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 57-34 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/6/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/5/2020 - placed in the Orders of the Day
3/5/2020 - taken from Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/5/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/3/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/3/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB351.html
 
HB352APPROPRIATIONS AND REVENUE MEASURES (RUDY S) AN ACT relating to appropriations measures providing funding and establishing conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, cabinets, departments, boards, commissions, institutions, subdivisions, agencies, and other state-supported activities.

The 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: $33,195,900, 2021-2022: $36,055,300; appropriate to the Department of Education: 2020-2021: $5,183,508,800, 2021-2022: $5,228,565,200; appropriate to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet: 2020-2021: $615,595,100, 2021-2022: $617,246,200; appropriate to the Energy and Environment Cabinet: 2019-2020: $700,000, 2020-2021: $272,541,300, 2021-2022: $253,649,300; appropriate to the Finance and Administration Cabinet: 2019-2020: $2,800,000, 2020-2021: $1,000,424,300, 2021-2022: $972,192,200; appropriate to the Health and Family Services Cabinet: 2020-2021: $15,007,584,100, 2021-2022: $15,285,043,300; appropriate to the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet: 2019-2020: $17,216,900, 2020-2021: $1,345,687,300, 2021-2022: $1,369,130,400; appropriate to the Labor Cabinet: 2020-2021: $202,693,700, 2021-2022: $204,407,600; appropriate to the Personnel Cabinet: 2020-2021: $64,171,200, 2021-2022: $64,610,500; appropriate to Postsecondary Education: 2019-2020: $497,400, 2020-2021: $8,536,480,700, 2021-2022: $8,930,169,100; appropriate to the Public Protection Cabinet: 2020-2021: $129,067,100, 2021-2022: $129,301,700; appropriate to the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet: 2019-2020: $2,700,000, 2020-2021: $275,773,400, 2021-2022: $281,291,000; appropriate to the Budget Reserve Trust Fund: 2020-2021: $10,000,000, 2021-2022: $0; not included in the appropriation amounts are capital project amounts as follows: 2019-2020: $7,500,000, 2020-2021: $6,537,358,500, 2021-2022: $249,695,600; detail Part II, Capital Projects Budget; detail Part III, General Provisions; detail Part IV, State Salary/Compensation, Benefit, and Employment Policy; detail Part V, Funds Transfer; detail Part VI, General Fund Budget Reduction Plan; detail Part VII, General Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; detail Part VIII, Road Fund Budget Reduction Plan; detail Part IX, Road Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; detail Part X, Phase I Tobacco Settlement; and detail Part XI, Executive Branch Budget Summary.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (27-7)
4/15/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in House (57-33)
4/15/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
4/13/2020 - line items vetoed
4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed 80-10 w/ FCCR
4/1/2020 - Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
4/1/2020 - posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report
4/1/2020 - received in House, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) Passed 34-0 w/ FCCR
4/1/2020 - Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
4/1/2020 - posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Committee Report on April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! Agreed
4/1/2020 - Missing Action!
4/1/2020 - Missing Action!
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! Cannot Agree
3/26/2020 - Missing Action!
3/26/2020 - Senate Refused to Recede from Committee Substitute (1)
3/26/2020 - posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute (1) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
3/23/2020 - , (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter, to Rules
3/19/2020 - House Refused to Concur in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
3/19/2020 - Missing Action! for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/19/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
3/19/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 24-7 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/19/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1 and HCA 1(t), to Rules
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/18/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/11/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/9/2020 - received in Senate
3/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 86-10 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
3/6/2020 - floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute (1)
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCA 1t, HCS 1
3/5/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/5/2020 - Taken from Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1, HCA 1t
3/5/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/3/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/3/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB352.html
 
HB353TRANSPORTATION CABINET APPROPRIATIONS (RUDY S) AN ACT relating to appropriations providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the Transportation Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The Transportation Cabinet Budget: appropriate from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, and Road Fund $4,265,500 in fiscal year 2019-2020, $2,430,720,400 in fiscal year 2020-2021, and $2,393,284,000 in fiscal year 2021-2022 for operating costs; appropriate from Road Fund and Investment Income for various capital projects; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to produce a document detailing the 2020-2022 Biennial Highway Construction Program and the Highway Preconstruction Program; provide debt service to the General Administration and Support budget unit; allow the Transportation Cabinet to receive funds and services for the Adopt-A-Highway Litter Program; provide funds for Aviation's operational costs; provide debt service to the Aviation budget unit; provide funds for Economic Development Road lease-rental payments; provide that no portion of the revenues to the state Road Fund accrue to the Debt Payment Acceleration Fund account; provide debt service for Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Bonds; provide funds for the State-Supported Construction Program, Biennial Highway Construction Program, Highway Construction Contingency Account, and the Kentucky Pride Fund; authorize projects in the 2018-2020 Biennial Highway Construction Plan to continue into the 2020-2022 biennium; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to match federal highway moneys; prioritize projects should any additional federal highway moneys become available; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to continue the Cash Management Plan and to make programmatic adjustments; provide for carry forward of any unexpended Road Fund appropriations in the Highways budget unit for various programs; provide for the transfer of Road Fund resources for judgments; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to maximize the use of Toll Credits; provide funds for the County Road Aid Program, the Rural Secondary Program, the Municipal Road Aid Program, and the Energy Recovery Road Fund; stipulate that each County Judge/Executive not serving in a consolidated local government shall receive an annual expense allowance of $2,400 to be paid quarterly from the Rural Secondary Program; provide debt service to the Vehicle Regulation budget unit; provide for Capital Construction Fund appropriations and reauthorizations; provide for the expiration of existing line-item capital construction projects; allow investment income earned from bond proceeds beyond that which is required to satisfy IRS arbitrage rebates and penalties and excess bond proceeds upon the completion of a bond-financed capital project to be used to pay debt service; allow for appropriations for projects not line-itemized; authorize various capital projects; specify funds transfers.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (28-6)
4/15/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in House (58-32)
4/15/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
4/13/2020 - line items vetoed
4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed 79-11
4/1/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
4/1/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Transportation (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/18/2020 - received in Senate
3/18/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 71-14 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/17/2020 - taken from Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/12/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/12/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB353.html
 
HB354ROAD PROJECTS (RUDY S) AN ACT relating to road projects and declaring an emergency.

Set out the 2020-2022 Biennial Highway Construction Plan; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (28-6)
4/15/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/15/2020 - veto overridden in House (59-31)
4/15/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
4/13/2020 - line items vetoed
4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed 77-12
4/1/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
4/1/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/26/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/26/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/18/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 72-12-1 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/17/2020 - taken from Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/12/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/12/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/31/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/30/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB354.html
 
HB355LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS (RUDY S) AN ACT making appropriations for the operations, maintenance, and support of the Legislative Branch of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The Legislative Branch Budget: appropriate from the General Fund $73,936,000 for fiscal year 2020-2021 and $75,938,700 for fiscal year 2021-2022; appropriate from Restricted Funds $75,000 for fiscal year 2020-2021 and $175,000 for fiscal year 2021-2022, with appropriations allocated as follows: General Assembly 2020-2021 $20,898,400 2021-2022 $21,852,100 Legislative Research Commission 2020-2021 $53,112,600 2021-2022 $54,261,600.
 Current Status:   4/13/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed 86-4
4/1/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
4/1/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate Appropriations and Revenue (S)
3/11/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/9/2020 - received in Senate
3/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 84-3 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/5/2020 - placed in the Orders of the Day
3/5/2020 - taken from Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/5/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/5/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/3/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/3/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/3/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB355.html
 
HB356JUDICIAL BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS (RUDY S) AN ACT making appropriations for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the Judicial Branch of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, boards, commissions, subdivisions, and other state-supported activities.

The Judicial Branch Budget: appropriate $476,780,400 in fiscal year 2020-2021 and $490,618,400 in fiscal year 2021-2022 from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, and Federal Funds; provide funds for defined calculations; provide funds for current position levels; provide funds for a 2.5% increase in each year of the biennium for all non-elected and elected personnel; provide that funds in the Court Operations and Administration appropriation unit carry forward; provide that if the Supreme Court retains the 2008 and 2018 increases in civil filing fees, the additional income, not to exceed $15,468,100 in each fiscal year, shall be deposited in a trust and agency account for court operations; provide funds to support use allowance, operating, and non-recurring furniture and equipment costs for two judicial center projects; provide funds to create a maintenance pool for planned and unanticipated non-capital projects for local courthouses and judicial centers; provide funds to compensate local units of government for providing court space and for costs incurred in the development of local court facilities; provide that funds in the Local Facilities Fund carry forward; provide that funds in the Local Facilities Use Allowance Contingency Fund carry forward; provide funds for actuarial-assessed judicial retirement benefits; provide for administrative expenses; provide General Fund support for use allowance payments for Jefferson County; defer General Fund support for operating costs, annualized use allowance payments, and nonrecurring furniture and equipment costs for Butler, Crittenden, Jessamine, Clinton, and Owsley Counties to the 2022-2024 fiscal biennium; authorize leases; clarify that nothing in this bill shall reduce funding of court facility projects authorized by the General Assembly; provide that if a court facility project is occupied and use allowance funding is insufficient that use allowance payments must be approved from the Local Facilities Use Allowance Contingency Fund, or if funds are not available in the Local Facilities Use Allowance Contingency Fund, the use allowance payments shall be deemed a necessary government expense; provide the Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts with expenditure authority; provide for severability of budget provisions; declare that KRS 48.312 controls duplicate appropriations; clarify that KRS 48.313 controls when a total or subtotal of the bill conflicts with a sum of the appropriations of which it consists; provide that any unexpended balance remaining in the Court's Restricted Funds or Federal Funds accounts carry forward; provide for the final budget document; provide for the transferability of funds; provide for appropriations revisions; provide that issuance of paychecks scheduled for June 30, 2020, June 30, 2021, and June 30, 2022, shall not be issued prior to July 1, 2020, July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022; provide for participation in any Budget Reduction Plan or Surplus Expenditure Plan.
 Current Status:   4/16/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - line vetoes not acted upon
4/15/2020 - posted for consideration of Governor's veto
4/15/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House
4/14/2020 - veto message received in House, to Rules
4/13/2020 - line items vetoed
4/1/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/1/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/1/2020 - (H) Passed 88-2
4/1/2020 - House Concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/1/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
4/1/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, April 1, 2020
4/1/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
4/1/2020 - Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/26/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/26/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/18/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 74-9 with Committee Substitute (1), floor amendments (1) and (2)
3/18/2020 - floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/17/2020 - taken from Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/17/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/12/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/12/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/29/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
1/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB356.html
 
HB363COURT COSTS (BLANTON J) AN ACT relating to court costs and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to establish the Department of Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory fund; amend KRS 23A.205 and 24A.175 to increase court costs to $110, currently $100; amend KRS 42.320 to require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to transfer the first $10 of each court cost to the Department of Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory fund; amend KRS 49.480 and 64.092, to conform; amend KRS 186.574 to increase the fee required by each participant in a county attorney-operated traffic safety program to $40, currently $30, and require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to transfer the first $10 of the fee to the Department of Kentucky State Police forensic laboratory fund; amend KRS 211.504 and 441.685 to conform; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   2/5/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/3/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB363.html
 
HB367FEES FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY ELECTED OFFICIALS (MCCOY C) AN ACT relating to fees that are established for services provided by elected officials.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 64 to define "elected official"; establish that a statutory fee amount for services performed by elected officials or their offices be considered the maximum fee amount; allow the elected official to charge a lower fee amount when the maximum fee amount is not necessary for funding purposes; require a schedule of current fee rates to be posted and records of historical fee rates when the elected official charges a lower fee amount.
 Current Status:   3/9/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/20/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/20/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/19/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
2/19/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
2/19/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/6/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/5/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/3/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB367.html
 
HB377SPECIAL PURPOSE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES (BOWLING A) AN ACT relating to special purpose governmental entities.

Amend 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 to allow the DLG to exclude certain receipts received by special purpose governmental entities that are public use airports in determining the requirements relating to audits and financial statements of those entities.
 Current Status:   3/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/17/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/17/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/12/2020 - received in House
3/12/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 34-0
3/12/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/11/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
3/11/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/10/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 11, 2020
3/5/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/4/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Regular
3/4/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/4/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/21/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
2/19/2020 - received in Senate
2/18/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 92-0
2/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/14/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 14, 2020
2/13/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
2/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
2/12/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/7/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/6/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/4/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB377.html
 
HB384LOCAL GOVERNMENT (KOENIG A) AN ACT relating to local government.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 70 detailing the powers and duties of constables, excluding the general powers of peace or police officers, with certain exceptions; allow police powers where the county grants them and the constable or deputy has been certified pursuant to KRS 15.380, so long as that certification is maintained; amend KRS 15.707 deleting constables; amend KRS 16.060 deleting constables; amend KRS 61.300 deleting deputy constables; amend KRS 61.310 deleting deputy constables; amend KRS 63.170 by adding constables; amend KRS 63.180 by adding deputy constables; amend KRS 64.060 to remove noncertified constables from the fee schedule for services and allow certified constables to continue to receive fees per the schedule; amend KRS 64.190 to amend constable fee schedule; amend KRS 64.200 to exclude urban-county governments from constable compensation requirements and include deputy constables within reporting requirements; amend KRS 70.310 to require deputy constables to execute bond; amend KRS 70.320 to allow the appointment of deputy constables; specify how they are appointed and their numbers determined, and their qualifications; amend KRS 70.350 to specify where constables may execute warrants; amend KRS 70.410 to include deputy constables; amend KRS 70.430 to specify the nature and recipient of constable and deputy constable's reports; grant fiscal courts or county clerks and merged governments the authority to retain 25% of fees collected; amend KRS 70.440 to include mandated reports within false reporting prohibitions; amend KRS 148.056 to remove constables; amend KRS 150.100 to remove constables; amend KRS 164.955 to specify that powers of constables are not being diluted or removed; amend KRS 183.881 to specify that constable powers are not impaired or diminished; amend KRS 189.950 to permit vehicle blue lights for constables if the county grants them the authority and if they are certified as peace officers; amend KRS 230.240 to remove constables; amend KRS 277.280 to remove constables; amend KRS 281.765 to remove constables and deputies; amend KRS 446.010 to remove constables from definition of "peace officers"; amend KRS 454.140 to direct service of process first to sheriffs; exclude urban-county and consolidated local governments from this requirement, unless they pass ordinances granting the sheriff priority.
 Current Status:   2/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/5/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB384.html
 
HB405TERMS OF CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS (NEMES J) AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 97, 99, 119, and 122 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to terms of Constitutional offices.

Propose to amend Sections 97, 99, 119, and 122 of the Constitution of Kentucky to increase the term of office for Circuit Court Clerks and Commonwealth's Attorneys from six years to eight years beginning in 2024; increase the term of office for county attorneys and district judges from four years to eight years beginning in 2022; increase the requirement of being a licensed attorney from two years to eight years for district judges beginning in 2022; exempt any person serving as a District Judge on the effective date of the Act from the eight-year licensure requirement; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - (H) Passed 80-8
4/15/2020 - House Concurred in Senate committee amendment (1-title)
4/15/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
4/15/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 25-7 with committee amendment (1-title)
4/15/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCA 1T
4/14/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
4/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCA 1t
3/26/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/18/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 76-7 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/12/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/26/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/12/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/10/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB405.html
 
HB410CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT (FRAZIER D) AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.

Amend KRS 431.066, relating to pretrial release and bail options, to define "administratively released," "danger to others," and "financial condition of release"; require pretrial services to provide a defendant's juvenile court history when the defendant is 23 or under; require pretrial services, if requested by the court, to provide the defendant's juvenile court history when the defendant is over 23; specify that a court may impose a financial condition of release if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant constitutes a risk of failing to appear or danger to others; provide that a defendant is not eligible for bail credits if the court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the defendant constitutes a risk of failing to appear or danger to others; amend KRS 431.520, relating to conditions of release, to conform and to outline the hearing process for when a person continues to be detained as a result of his or her inability to meet a financial condition of release; amend KRS 218A.135, 222.204, 431.525, and 610.340 to conform; amend KRS 67.372 and 431.517 to require counties to pay global positioning monitoring system fees for those on pretrial release who are at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines; repeal KRS 431.540, relating to a schedule of bail amounts.
 Current Status:   3/6/2020 - posting withdrawn
 All Bill Status:   3/6/2020 - Committee Posting Withdrawn
2/19/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/13/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
2/12/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
2/10/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB410.html
 
HB418REGISTRATION OF MOTOR BOATS (TIPTON J) AN ACT relating to the registration of motorboats and declaring an emergency.

Amend KRS 235.040 to require motorboats documented with the Coast Guard to display an identifying number issued by federal law and a validation sticker issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, but not a Kentucky identification number; amend KRS 235.070 to require motorboats documented with the Coast Guard to submit a copy of the certificate of documentation with the application for registration; exempt from titling provisions; require registration with the Commonwealth; amend KRS 235.120 to require validation sticker be issued and displayed on motorboat's bow after recordation is complete; amend KRS 235.125 to require an owner of a motorboat documented with the Coast Guard to remove any number issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky from the motorboat; require the validation sticker remain on the motorboat; amend KRS 235.210 to exempt a motorboat documented with the United States Coast Guard covered by an identifying number pursuant to federal law from being required to obtain an identifying number from the Commonwealth of Kentucky; require display of validation sticker; EMERGENCY.
 Current Status:   2/14/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Tourism & Outdoor Recreation (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/12/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB418.html
 
HB424CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS (MASSEY C) AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.

Amend KRS 194A.990, 205.8463, 238.995, 341.990, 434.650, 434.655, 434.690, 514.030, 514.040, 514.050, 514.060, 514.070, 514.080, 514.090, and 514.110 to increase the felony threshold for theft and fraud offenses to $1,000, create a Class B misdemeanor level for theft and fraud offenses of $1,000 or less, and allow for aggregation of offenses that occur within 180 days to determine the appropriate charge.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - (S) recommitted to committee Senate Judiciary (S)
 All Bill Status:   4/1/2020 - floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute , floor amendment (2-title) filed to bill
3/19/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/19/2020 - (S) SECOND READING to Rules
3/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
3/19/2020 - Senate Judiciary (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
3/17/2020 - received in Senate
3/12/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 73-17 with floor amendment (4)
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3, and 4
3/11/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3, and 4
3/10/2020 - floor amendment (4) filed
3/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, and 3
3/9/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2) and (3) filed
3/9/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 6, 2020
3/5/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/4/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/4/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/4/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/21/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
2/18/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
2/13/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB424.html
 
HB426ALCOHOL LOCAL REGULATORY LICENSING FEES (PRATT P) AN ACT relating to alcohol local regulatory licensing fees.

Amend KRS 243.075 to specify that any city or county other than a consolidated local government or an urban-county government may impose a regulatory licensing fee on alcohol, and create a two-year period for a city or county who would have been allowed to impose a fee to do so.
 Current Status:   3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
3/17/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative Regulations (S)
3/11/2020 - received in Senate
3/10/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 84-5 with floor amendment (2)
3/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1 and 2
3/9/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1 and 2
3/6/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1
3/5/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
3/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 6, 2020
3/5/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/4/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/4/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/4/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/21/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/18/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/13/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB426.html
 
HB449EXEMPTIONS FOR DISASTER RESPONSE BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES (DOSSETT M) AN ACT relating to exemptions for disaster response businesses and employees.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to provide definitions of terms related to disaster or emergency-related work; amend KRS 141.020 to exempt disaster response employees and disaster response businesses from income tax beginning on or after January 1, 2020, and before January 1, 2024; amend KRS 141.040 to exempt disaster response businesses beginning on or after January 1, 2020, and before January 1, 2024; amend KRS 68.180, 68.197, 91.200, and 92.300 to exclude the income of a disaster response employee and a disaster response business from local tax; amend KRS 227.480 to exclude a disaster response business from certain permit requirements; amend KRS 227A.030 to exclude disaster response employees and disaster response businesses licensed in another state from certain licensing requirements; create a new section of KRS 67.750 to 67.790 to prevent these provisions from being construed as establishing a nexus or minimum contact for taxing purposes, except as related to disaster response business and employees for work performed during disaster response periods.
 Current Status:   4/1/2020 - floor amendments (1-title) and (2) filed
 All Bill Status:   3/18/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
3/17/2020 - received in Senate
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/12/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 93-2 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/11/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 12, 2020
3/11/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/10/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/10/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/10/2020 - House Appropriations & Revenue (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/21/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
2/19/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB449.html
 
HB453IDENTITY DOCUMENTS (SANTORO S) AN ACT relating to identity documents, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.

Amend various sections of KRS 186.400 to 186.640, and KRS Chapters 189A and 281A to make the Transportation Cabinet the sole application and issuance entity for operator's licenses and personal identification cards and eliminate the requirements that these documents be applied for in the county of residence; amend KRS 186.419 to expand the list of documents an applicant can use when applying for a voluntary travel ID; amend KRS 186.490 to allow circuit clerk offices to continue issuing standard identity credentials until the Transportation Cabinet, Administrative Office of the Courts, and the circuit clerk mutually agree on closing that function; require all circuit clerks' offices to stop issuing operator's licenses and personal ID cards by June 30, 2022; amend KRS 186.531 to set forth a distribution schedule for license and ID card fees for these documents that are applied for with the Transportation Cabinet; amend KRS 186.010 to define the phrase "alternative technology"; amend KRS 116.0452, 116.0455, and 116.085 to conform; EMERGENCY
 Current Status:   3/27/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/19/2020 - received in House
3/19/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 21-10
3/19/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/18/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING to Rules
3/18/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Transportation (S)
3/10/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
3/6/2020 - received in Senate
3/5/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 81-14 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2020
3/4/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/3/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/3/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/3/2020 - House Transportation (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Transportation (H)
2/21/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Transportation (H)
2/19/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB453.html
 
HB465VOLUNTARY UNIFICATION OF COUNTIES (KOENIG A) AN ACT relating to voluntary unification of counties.

Create 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 procedures; permit two or more counties to consolidate with such action initiated by public petition or local ordinance; require signatures of 20% or more of the number of persons in the county voting in last presidential election for initiation petition; provide for the contents and certification of petitions; require the county judge/executive in the initiating county within 10 days to notify the other local governments and their citizens of the proposal; require responding action in adjoining counties within 120 days or initial action becomes void; require a special election within 90 days if adjoining counties enter the process; require approval in each county for consolidation to become effective; prescribe the language for the ballot, other election procedures, and advertisement of the election by the sheriff; require a simple majority of those voting in each county for approval; require all election costs to be paid for by the state, and prohibit any organizational changes in a newly consolidated county for 10 years; prohibit any new county from becoming effective until the end of terms of current officeholders and require new officers to be elected in the same manner and at same time as other county officials; require the county judge/executive in each county to appoint 6 citizens to a transition committee; require transition committee to divide county into 3-8 magisterial districts and to select 2-5 names for the new county to be decided by the voters; require final report of the transition committee; provide for a gubernatorial appointee to break tie vote on questions relating to the name of the new county, the formation of magisterial districts, or other issues on the ballot; require all taxes from the immediate year to remain in effect until changed by the new county; require the creation of a special taxing district for repayment of prior financial obligations in previously existing counties; require surplus funds to be spent in the areas where funds were raised; permit voters to determine the location of new county seat from previously existing locations; require county seat to remain at that location for not less than 10 years; require other remaining county buildings to be maintained as branch offices for 10 years; require the Department for Local Government to promulgate administrative regulations awarding preference points on community development block grant applications and provide technical and advisory assistance to consolidated counties; require, upon consolidation, all appointments to boards of special districts to remain in effect until the expiration of the term, at which point the appropriate appointing authority shall make new appointments; amend KRS 67.280 to provide for federal and state election districts as prescribed; repeal KRS 67.190, 67.200, 67.210, 67.220, 67.230, 67.240, 67.250, 67.260, 67.270, 67.290, and 67.310.
 Current Status:   2/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/24/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/20/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB465.html
 
HB470RESOURCES FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT (ROTHENBURGER R) AN ACT relating to resources for local development.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to define "base restaurant tax receipts," "merged governments" and " nonhighway transportation infrastructure"; grant any city, county, or merged government the right to levy a restaurant tax, subject to certain limitations; allow cities, counties, and merged governments levying a restaurant tax after the effective date to distribute at least 25 percent of revenues generated to the tourist and convention commission; specify uses; allow a consolidated local government levying the tax the option of distributing revenues to the tourist and convention commission; specify uses; make provisions for cities within a county containing a consolidated local government that has not formed its own tourist and convention commission; make provisions for cities that levied the restaurant tax prior to the effective date to distribute restaurant tax revenues; establish uses for revenue distributed to tourist and convention commissions; establish protocols for crediting when cities and counties, in counties with merged governments and without, both charge a restaurant tax; exempt restaurants subject to the tax from certain local occupational license taxes; mandate that any new tax or rate take effect at the beginning of any calendar month; amend KRS 153.460 to remove the ability of a fiscal court in counties containing cities of the first class or consolidated local government from levying a gross receipts tax on restaurants in the county; amend KRS 67.938 and 91A.390 to conform; repeal KRS 91A.400.
 Current Status:   2/24/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB470.html
 
HB475AUTHORITY OVER LOCAL REVENUE OPTIONS (MEREDITH M) AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the General Assembly's authority over local revenue options.

Propose to amend Section 181 of the Constitution of Kentucky to permit the General Assembly to authorize a county, city, town, or municipal corporation to assess and collect local taxes and fees that are not otherwise in conflict with the Constitution; provide ballot question with proposed amendment; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
 Current Status:   3/17/2020 - (H) recommitted to committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/17/2020 - Taken from the Orders of the Day
3/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, and 5
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, 4, 5
3/11/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, and 5
3/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, and 5
3/9/2020 - bill reconsidered
3/9/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/9/2020 - Missing Action! Move to Reconsider - Adopted Voice Vote
3/6/2020 - defeated 49-17
3/6/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, defeated 49-17
3/6/2020 - floor amendment (4) ruled not germane
3/6/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, 4, and 5
3/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, 4, and 5
3/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HFA 1, 2, 3t, 4, and 5
3/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ Floor Amendments 1-5
3/2/2020 - floor amendments (4) and (5) filed
3/2/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2020
2/28/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2) and (3-title) filed
2/28/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/27/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
2/27/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
2/27/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/24/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/24/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/21/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB475.html
 
HB484RETIREMENT (WEBBER R) AN ACT relating to retirement and declaring an emergency.

Create 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 board of trustees established by the Act; provide that the administration of the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) and the State Police Retirement System (SPRS) shall continue to be the responsibility of the KRS Board of Trustees; provide that the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA) established by the Act shall provide personnel needs, day-to-day administrative duties, and other duties for the KRS Board of Trustees and the CERS Board of Trustees; and to provide that it is the intent of the General Assembly in the 2021 Regular Session to enact legislation to create separate statutory benefit structures for KRS and CERS while retaining shared statutes that relate to administrative provisions that will be the responsibility of the KPPA; create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to establish the KPPA membership, duties, and powers; provide that membership shall include 4 KRS board members, 4 CERS board members, and one additional member appointed by the Governor who shall vote only in the case of a tie; provide that effective April 1, 2021, KRS staff shall become the staff of the KPPA to serve the needs of both the KRS and CERS boards; provide that effective July 1, 2021, staff of the KPPA shall be transferred into a personnel system administered by the KPPA; provide that the KPPA shall not be subject to reorganization by the Governor; create a new section of KRS 78.510 to 78.852 to establish CERS Board composition with powers/duties/reporting requirements similar to the KRS Board in KRS 61.645; provide that the CERS board shall not be subject to reorganization by the Governor; amend KRS 61.645 to remove CERS representation from the KRS board and to establish a new 9 member KRS Board who will administer KERS and SPRS; provide that the KERS board shall not be subject to reorganization by the Governor; amend KRS 78.790 to establish a CERS Investment Committee and requirements for an investment procurement policy by the CERS board; create new sections of KRS 78.510 to 78.852 to add in actuarial valuation requirements/experience study requirements/reporting requirements of actuarial data and reports for the newly created CERS board and the process for the CERS board to determine employer contribution rates; amend KRS 11A.010, 11A.201, and 11A.236 to add the CERS Board and the KPPA to the Executive Branch Code of Ethics requirements; amend KRS 66.400 to provide that no municipality may file bankruptcy if it is in default or delinquent in paying contributions to CERS; amend KRS 61.701 to establish a CERS insurance trust fund for retiree health benefits separate from the KRS insurance trust fund and to move CERS funds in the KRS insurance trust fund to the CERS insurance trust fund; amend KRS 78.535 to add in KRS 61.522 provisions regarding employer cessation of participation for CERS and to provide that the CERS Board shall determine the cost of ceasing participation; amend KRS 78.540 to add in provisions of KRS 61.535 and 61.550 relating to when membership ceases that were previously cross-referenced in KRS 78.545; amend KRS 78.625 to add in employer reporting provisions that were included in KRS 61.675 for KERS employers and were previously cross-referenced via KRS 78.545; make technical amendments; amend KRS 78.852 to restore language in the statutes due to a recent court decision and to provide that CERS employers are responsible for funding CERS obligations; amend KRS 6.350, 7A.250, 18A.205, 18A.225, 42.276, 42.728, 61.510, 61.522, 61.535, 61.552, 61.555, 61.592, 61.637, 61.650, 61.670, 61.702, 64.475, 64.640, 70.293, 78.510, 78.530, 78.545, 78.610, 78.615, 95.022, and 95.290 to conform, make technical and clarifying amendments to provide the same authorities to the CERS board as provided the KRS board and to restore language in the statutes due to a recent court decision; repeal KRS 78.533, 78.534, 78.532, 78.542, and 78.780; establish noncodified language to provide that decisions made by the KRS Board on behalf of CERS will stand and shall not be reversed except under authority granted by KRS 78.510 to 78.852; provide that the 3 elected CERS trustees serving/elected to the KRS board on April 1, 2021, shall be the 3 elected trustees of the new CERS Board; provide that the 2 elected KERS trustees and 1 SPRS trustee serving/elected to the KRS Board on April 1, 2021, shall continue to serve on the newly amended KRS Board; provide that the Governor shall make the initial appointments to the new KRS and CERS Board by March 1, 2021; provide that the Governor shall not reorganize the KRS board prior to the new boards being established; specify that no provision of this Act shall increase or decrease benefits; specify that no provision of this Act shall limit the General Assembly’s authority held prior to the Act; confirm the CERS board election process passed in 2019 to synchronize elections; provide that the effective date of Sections 1 to 46 of this Act shall be April 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   4/7/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   3/26/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/26/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/26/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/26/2020 - (H) Passed passed 78-4
3/26/2020 - House Concurred in Senate floor amendments (3) (4) (5) and (6-title)
3/26/2020 - Missing Action! for Thursday, March 26, 2020
3/26/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
3/26/2020 - (S) THIRD READING passed 31-1 with floor amendments (3), (4), (5), and (6-title)
3/26/2020 - floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
3/26/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SFA 5, SFA 6t
3/19/2020 - floor amendments (5) and (6-title) filed
3/19/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 26, 2020
3/18/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2), (3) and (4) filed
3/18/2020 - (S) SECOND READING to Rules
3/18/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
3/18/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/17/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/17/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/11/2020 - received in Senate
3/10/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/10/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 90-4 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/10/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/9/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2020
3/9/2020 - (H) SECOND READING to Rules
3/9/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/9/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/6/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Local Government (H)
3/6/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/6/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee H - Local Government (H)
2/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/27/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/25/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB484.html
 
HB493LOCAL INVESTMENTS (MASSEY C) AN ACT relating to local investments.

Amend 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.
 Current Status:   3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/28/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/26/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB493.html
 
HB497COAL INDUSTRY (BLANTON J) AN ACT relating to the coal industry.

Amend KRS 139.010 to define "commercial coal mining operation"; amend KRS 139.480 to exempt machinery, equipment, supplies, etc. purchased or leased by a coal mining operation from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020, and require reporting of the exemption by the Department of Revenue to the Legislative Research Commission; amend KRS 131.110 to allow the release of information from the Department of Revenue.
 Current Status:   2/28/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   2/26/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB497.html
 
HB529CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPONS (MADDOX S) AN ACT relating to concealed deadly weapons.

Repeal 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 that government; amend various sections to conform.
 Current Status:   3/3/2020 - (H) posted in committee House State Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/2/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
2/28/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB529.html
 
HB552CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS (MASSEY C) AN ACT relating to crimes and punishments.

Amend KRS 533.050 to require the court to considered all sanctions, including graduated sanctions adopted by the Department of Corrections for violations of the conditions of community supervision, before revoking a sentence of probation or conditional discharge; amend KRS 439.553 to conform.
 Current Status:   3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/19/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 78-5
3/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/17/2020 - Taken from the Regular Orders of the Day, to Rules
3/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3/12/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/11/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/6/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB552.html
 
HB554ANNEXATION BY HOME RULE CITIES (BLANTON J) AN ACT relating to annexation by home rule cities.

Amend KRS 81A.410 to require an area to be annexed to contain at least ten residents.
 Current Status:   3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB554.html
 
HB570INTER-LOCAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS (MEREDITH M) AN ACT relating to interlocal cooperation agreements.

Amend 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 65.210 to 65.300 to set protocols for establishing an interlocal agreement; amend KRS 65.240 to establish that an interlocal agreement may be for sharing revenues, add certain utilities to the list subject to an interlocal agreement, and outline purposes for which schools may enter into agreements; amend KRS 65.242 to require agreements amended only to adjust participating parties, that the agreement be sent to the Secretary of State rather than to the Department for Local Government and the Attorney General; amend KRS 65.250 to specify the contents of the agreements themselves; create a new section of KRS 65.210 to 65.300 to specify the powers exercised by interlocal agencies; amend KRS 65.255 to make technical corrections to the authority of peace officers exercising powers outside their immediate jurisdiction; amend KRS 65.260 make technical changes and specify when the Attorney General and the Department for Local Government reviews agreements, and to establish a deadline for review; amend KRS 65.270 to specify the execution and sale of bonds by public agencies and remove language dealing with income pledging for bond issuance; amend KRS 65.290 to no longer require agreements to be filed with county clerks and provide that no additional filings are require for the addition or removal of parties to the agreement; amend KRS 65.300 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 68.200, 154.22.040, and 154.32.050 to conform; add a non-codified section to specify that amendments to the Act do not invalidate interlocal agreements entered into prior to the effective date of the Act; repeal KRS 65.245 and 65.280.
 Current Status:   4/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - received in House
4/15/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 17-16
4/15/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
4/14/2020 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
4/14/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
4/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - (S) discharge petition filed
4/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
3/26/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably, to Rules
3/26/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
3/26/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/26/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Committee on Committees (S)
3/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (S)
3/18/2020 - received in Senate
3/17/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
3/17/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 73-10 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
3/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1
3/12/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3/12/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/11/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/9/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB570.html
 
HB580TRANSPORTATION (SANTORO S) AN ACT relating to transportation, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.

Amend KRS 138.220 to set a single excise tax on gasoline and special fuels; set initial base rate at 34.4 cents per gallon (cpg); subject tax to annual adjustment; eliminate references to taxation on the average wholesale price of gasoline and the supplemental tax on gasoline and special fuels; require annual notification to motor fuel dealers of the adjusted rate of the excise tax on gasoline and special fuels for each upcoming fiscal year and annual notification to county clerks of the adjusted rate of highway user fees for electric vehicles; amend KRS 138.660 to set the initial base rate for the heavy equipment motor carrier surtax at 4.3 cpg for gasoline and 7.2 cpg for special fuels; subject the surtax to annual adjustment; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to define "taxes"; provide a mechanism for annual adjustment of the excise tax on gasoline and special fuels and the heavy equipment motor carrier surtax based on changes in the National Highway Construction Cost Index 2.0; allow these taxes to increase or decrease no more than 10 percent from one year to the next, subject to the statutory minimums; create a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to establish a base highway user fee for nonhybrid electric vehicles of $200; require the fee to be adjusted with any increase or decrease in the gasoline tax under Section 3 of the Act; establish an annual highway preservation fee of $5-$40 on all noncommercial vehicles based on the EPA mileage rating of the make model and year of the vehicle; require collection of both fees at the time of registration; require that both fees be transferred to the road fund; amend KRS 186.010 to define "nonhybrid electric vehicle"; amend KRS 186.018 to increase the fee for a driving history record from $3 to $6; amend KRS 186.020 to eliminate the requirement to present a vehicle's registration receipt when renewing the vehicle registration and allow mail or online registration renewal with no additional fee; amend KRS 186.040 to eliminate the $30 county clerk fee for motor carrier registrations on vehicles in excess of 44,000 pounds; increase the county clerk fee for motor vehicle registrations from $6 to $8; amend KRS 186.050 to increase to state fee for motor vehicle registrations from $11.50 to $22; require payment of the highway user fees for electric vehicles and the highway preservation fees at the time of registration or renewal; provide for a $10 late charge for vehicle registrations not renewed within 30 days of expiration; make technical correction; amend KRS 186.162, 186.180, and 186.240 to conform; amend KRS 186.440, 186.442, 186.450, and 186.531 to consolidate fees for driver license reinstatement, set reinstatement fee at $100, provide for distribution of funds, and provide for exceptions; amend KRS 281A.150 to increase reinstatement fees for suspended CDLs from $50 to $100; amend KRS 186A.130 and 186A.245 to set the fee for an initial title at $25, the fee for a duplicate or replacement title at $10, and the fee for a speed title at $40, and adjust the distribution of fees between the Cabinet and the county clerk; amend KRS 189.574 to increase to fee for state traffic school from $15 to $50; amend KRS 189.270 to increase fees for various overweight and overdimensional permits; create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to create the multimodal transportation fund, specify allowable uses for moneys in the fund, and appropriate funds for those purposes; amend KRS 177.320 and 177.365, regarding allocation of a portion of fuel tax revenue to county road aid funds and municipal road aid funds, to change the revenue-sharing formula on the portion of fuel tax revenue available for revenue sharing which exceeds $825 million in any year from 18.3% to counties and 7.7% to cities to 13% for each fund; amend KRS 138.4603, regarding the determination of total consideration for the purpose of calculating retail price for motor vehicle use tax, to limit the trade in allowance on the purchase of new motor vehicles to $15,000; amend KRS 176.210 to prohibit the Department of Highways from revealing the identitites of eligible bidders on a project until the project bid letting; amend KRS 138.210 to delete the definitions for "average wholesale price" and "average wholesale floor price"; amend KRS 138.695, 138.270, 138.450, 42.409, 234.320, and 234.380 to conform; Repeal KRS 138.228, regarding the calculation of average wholesale price of gasoline, KRS 138.4602, regarding determination of total consideration on vehicles purchased between 2009 and 2014; and KRS 175.505 regarding the debt payment acceleration fund for turnpike authority debt; EMERGENCY Sections 1 to 3 and 22 to 25 are EFFECTIVE July 1, 2020; Sections 4, 5, and 7 to 12 of the Act are EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Appropriations & Revenue (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB580.html
 
HB586POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (NEMES J) AN ACT relating to possession of a controlled substance.

Amend KRS 218A.010 to add definitions of "trace amount" and "residue"; amend KRS 218A.1415, 218A.1416, and 218A.1417 to lower penalty for possession of a controlled substance when the substance is in a trace amount or is residue.
 Current Status:   3/19/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/19/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 59-25
3/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/17/2020 - Taken from the Regular Orders of the Day, to Rules
3/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/12/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3/12/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/11/2020 - House Judiciary (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/6/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB586.html
 
HB626CONDUCT OF LOCALLY ELECTED OFFICIALS (BRIDGES R) AN ACT relating to the conduct of local elected officials.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to prohibit certain conduct of local elected officials; amend KRS 117.995 to provide a Class A misdemeanor criminal charge against those local elected officials who engage in the prohibited conduct.
 Current Status:   3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB626.html
 
HB627ANNEXATION (ELKINS L) AN ACT relating to annexation.

Create 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 the annexed area from insurance companies, businesses, trades, occupations and professions; economic loss payments by the city to the county are due by the 30th of the month after each calendar quarter; any challenge to the calculation of compensation or, to compel payment, shall be made in Franklin Circuit Court.
 Current Status:   3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB627.html
 
HB647SESSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (OSBORNE D) AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to sessions of the General Assembly.

Propose to amend Sections 36 and 42 of the Constitution of Kentucky to provide that the General Assembly may call itself into extraordinary session upon the issuance of a joint proclamation by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, but only if the General Assembly has reserved at least one day from its regular session in that year, with limitations; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.
 Current Status:   3/19/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/19/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/18/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/18/2020 - (H) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) Posting Waived
3/17/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/4/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HB647.html
 
HCR53DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME (REED B) A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging the United States Congress to enact legislation allowing states to permanently adopt daylight saving time.

Urge the United States Congress to enact legislation allowing states to permanently adopt daylight saving time.
 Current Status:   2/10/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/6/2020 - received in Senate
2/5/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 92-2
2/5/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/4/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
2/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1/31/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
1/30/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
1/30/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
1/30/2020 - House State Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House State Government (H)
1/24/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House State Government (H)
1/22/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/HCR53.html
 
SB1IMMIGRATION (CARROLL D) AN ACT relating to federal immigration cooperation.

Create 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 KRS Chapter 164 from enacting, adopting, or otherwise enforcing any sanctuary policy; require law enforcement officials, representatives, agents, and employees of law enforcement agencies, public officials, representatives, agents, and employees of public agencies to use their best efforts, considering available resources, to support the enforcement of federal immigration law; exempt school districts, district boards of education, public charter schools, and employees and contractors from the provisions of the section; provide that any sanctuary policy adopted prior to or after the effective date of the Act in violation of Section 1 of the Act is invalid, void, and unenforceable; allow the Governor, Attorney General, or any state constitutional officer to bring an action for enforcement through injunctive action; establish a short title.
 Current Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Judiciary (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Judiciary (H)
3/17/2020 - floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
3/17/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Judiciary (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Judiciary (H)
2/10/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Judiciary (H)
2/7/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)
2/5/2020 - received in House
2/4/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 28-10 with Committee Substitute (1)
2/4/2020 - floor amendment (2) defeated
2/4/2020 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn
2/4/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1, SFA 2
2/3/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 4, 2020
1/30/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
1/30/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, to Rules
1/30/2020 - Senate Judiciary (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/14/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
1/13/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
1/13/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
1/13/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/10/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
1/10/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB1.html
 
SB2VOTER IDENTIFICATION (MILLS R) AN ACT relating to voter identification and making an appropriation therefor.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 117 to allow a voter to cast a provisional ballot if the voter is unable to produce proof of identification, by executing a provisional voter's affidavit furnished by the State Board of Elections; describe the voting procedure for casting a provisional ballot; describe how to validate a provisional ballot or provisional absentee ballot by requiring the provisional voter to appear before the county clerk or county board of elections to provide an affidavit stating that the voter is the same individual who cast the provisional ballot or provisional absentee ballot, and to either show proof of identification or give a sworn statement as to the reasonable impediment that precluded the voter from obtaining proof of identification with an accompanying Social Security card, an identification card that has been approved by the State Board of Elections, any identification card with picture and signature, or a credit card; amend KRS 116.065 to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots in the requirements for verification and the penalties of perjury; amend KRS 117.066 to clarify that there are two ballot boxes that are transferred to the county board of elections and to conform; amend KRS 117.077 to require proof of identification to be sent with the absentee ballot request; provide for the voter to cast a provisional absentee ballot if the voter did not submit proof of identification; amend KRS 117.085 to set out the requirements for provisional absentee voting when voting by mail and for canceling the absentee ballots when the voter is able to vote in person on election day; amend KRS 117.0851 to include provisional absentee ballots with absentee ballots in the tabulation procedures; amend KRS 117.086 to provide instructions to the absentee voter on how to vote a provisional absentee ballot; include provisional absentee ballots in absentee voting procedures; provide for provisional absentee ballots for persons who appear in person to vote an absentee ballot but who are unable to provide proof of identification; require separate ballot boxes and lists for absentee ballots and provisional absentee ballots; amend KRS 117.0863 to include provisional absentee ballots in the requirements for absentee ballots; amend KRS 117.0865 to include provisional absentee ballots in the prohibition against aiding another in completing an absentee ballot or encouraging the voter to vote in a particular way; amend KRS 117.087 to exclude all provisional absentee ballots from the requirements in the section; amend KRS 117.145 to require the county clerk to print a sufficient number of provisional absentee ballots, provisional voter affidavits, and provisional ballots; specify the form of the provisional absentee ballot, and provisional ballots; amend KRS 117.175 to include instructions for filling out provisional ballots, and provisional voter affidavits in the instruction cards provided by the county clerk; amend KRS 117.187 to include instruction on proof of identification in the training provided by the county board of elections; amend KRS 117.195 to include provisional ballots, provisional voter affidavits, and a locked ballot box for provisional ballots in the items furnished to each precinct by the county clerk; amend KRS 117.225 to require that a voter provide proof of identification in order to cast a vote in a precinct polling place; provide an exception to requiring proof of identification if the voter resides in a state licensed care facility where the voting is taking place; amend KRS 117.227 to delete the requirement that a person's identify may be confirmed by personal acquaintance or by specific documents other than those documents designated as providing proof of identification in this Act; amend KRS 117.245 to specify that the challenge procedures do not apply to failure to provide proof of identification; amend KRS 117.255 to include provisional voters and provisional ballots in the instructions for marking a spoiled ballot; amend KRS 117.265 to include provisional voters and provisional ballots in the instructions for write-in candidates; amend KRS 117.275 to provide for tabulation of provisional ballots by the county board of elections; amend KRS 117.305 to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots in the recanvassing procedures; amend KRS 117.365 to include provisional voter affidavits in the documents to be presented to the grand jury; amend KRS 117.375 to include provisional ballot and provisional absentee ballot in the definition of "ballot" or "official ballot" and to define "proof of identification," "provisional voter," and "provisional ballot" or "provisional absentee ballot"; amend KRS 117.383 to include provisional ballot cards in the State Board of Elections requirement to design ballot cards; amend KRS 117.385 to include instructions on how a voter is to place a provisional ballot with the accompanying affidavit in the appropriate envelope and box in the presence of a precinct election officer; amend KRS 117.995 to include provisional voting in the penalty provisions relating to voting; amend KRS 118.015 to define "ballot" or "official ballot" to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots; amend KRS 118.305 to require the county clerk to print provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots for the voting machines, and to ensure that provisional absentee ballots are not tabulated or recorded for any candidate who was replaced; provide that candidates for members of boards of education shall have their names printed on the provisional ballots; ensure that only duly nominated candidates shall have their names printed on provisional absentee ballots and provisional ballots; amend KRS 118.405 to prohibit more than one appearance of a candidate's name on any provisional ballot or provisional absentee ballot; amend KRS 118A.010 to define "ballot" or "official ballot" to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots; amend KRS 118A.100 to require county clerks to print on provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots the candidates for offices of the Court of Justice; amend KRS 118A.130 to prohibit a judicial candidates name from appearing more than once on a provisional ballot or a provisional absentee ballot; amend KRS 118A.150 to allow only duly nominated candidates to the Court of Justice to have their names printed on provisional absentee ballots and provisional ballots; amend KRS 119.005 to redefine "ballot" or "official ballot" to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots; amend KRS 120.005 to redefine "ballot" or "official ballot" to include provisional ballots and provisional absentee ballots; amend KRS 186.531 to allow a free standard personal identification card to an individual who does not then currently have a valid operator's license or commercial driver's license, is at least 18 years of age, and is otherwise eligible to vote in the regular election.
 Current Status:   4/14/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 89)
 All Bill Status:   4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/14/2020 - received in Senate
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in House (60-29)
4/14/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (27-6)
4/14/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in Senate, to Rules
4/3/2020 - VETOED BY GOVERNOR
3/26/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/26/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/26/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/19/2020 - bill reconsidered (change PASSED status)
3/19/2020 - (S) Passed 29-2 with FCCR
3/19/2020 - Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate Agreed
3/19/2020 - (H) Passed 58-25 with FCCR
3/19/2020 - Free Conference Committee report adopted in House Agreed
3/19/2020 - Missing Action!
3/18/2020 - Free Conference Committee Appointed in Senate Senator Mills, Chair, Senator Schroder, Senator Turner
3/18/2020 - Conference Committee report adopted in Senate Cannot Agree
3/17/2020 - Free Conference Committee Appointed in House Rep. Tipton, Chair, Rep. Bratcher, and Rep. Schamore
3/17/2020 - Conference Committee report adopted in House Cannot Agree
3/17/2020 - Missing Action!
3/11/2020 - Conference Committee Appointed in Senate Senator Mills, Chair, Senator Schroder, Senator Turner
3/10/2020 - Conference Committee Appointed in House Rep. Tipton, Chair, Rep. Bratcher, and Rep. Schamore
3/10/2020 - House Refused to Recede from Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (40)
3/10/2020 - Missing Action!; Consideration to recede from HCS 1, and HFA (40)
3/9/2020 - posted for passage for receding from House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (40) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020.
3/6/2020 - received in House w/ Letter, to Rules
3/5/2020 - Senate Refused to Concur in House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (40)
3/5/2020 - Missing Action! w/ HCS 1, HFA 40, for Thursday, March 5, 2020
3/4/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter, to Rules
3/3/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 62-35 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (40)
3/3/2020 - floor amendment (42) defeated
3/3/2020 - floor amendments (8) (9) and (12) ruled not germane
3/3/2020 - floor amendments (1) (4) (5) (6) (7) (10) (11) (14) (15) (16) (17) (18) (19) (20) (21) (22) (23) (24) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36) (37) (25) (26) (27) (28) (29) (30) (31) (32) (33) (34) (35) (36) (37) and (38) ruled out of order
3/3/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, and Floor Amendments 1-42
3/2/2020 - floor amendments (40), (41) and (42) filed to Committee Substitute
3/2/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, HFA 1-39, HFA 13t
2/28/2020 - floor amendment (39) filed to Committee Substitute
2/28/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1, and Floor Amendments 1-38
2/27/2020 - floor amendments (37) and (38) filed
2/27/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1 and Floor Amendments 1-36
2/26/2020 - floor amendments (34) and (35) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (33) and (36) filed to bill
2/26/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1 and House Floor Amendments 1-32
2/25/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1 and House Floor Amendments 1-32
2/24/2020 - floor amendment (19) filed to Committee Substitute; floor amendments (20), (21), (22), (23), (24), (25), (26), (27), (28), (29), (30), (31), and (32) filed to bill
2/24/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2020
2/21/2020 - floor amendments (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (14), (15), (16), (17) and (18) filed to Committee Substitute; floor amendment (13-title) filed to bill
2/21/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/20/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) filed to Committee Substitute
2/20/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
2/20/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
2/20/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/31/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
1/28/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
1/24/2020 - received in House
1/23/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 29-9 with Committee Substitute (1)
1/23/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 23, 2020
1/22/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ scs 1, to Rules
1/22/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/13/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
1/13/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
1/10/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB2.html
 
SB3ELECTION OF STATE OFFICERS (MCDANIEL C) AN ACT proposing to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the election of state officers.

Propose to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky to hold the election of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Commissioner of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics in even-numbered years, every four years, beginning in 2028; provide transitional calendar; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection. Provide ballot language.
 Current Status:   1/22/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
 All Bill Status:   1/17/2020 - received in House
1/16/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; , for Thursday, January 16, 2020
1/16/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 31-3
1/16/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 16, 2020
1/15/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably to Rules
1/15/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/13/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
1/13/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/10/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
1/10/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB3.html
 
SB4KENTUCKY TRANSPORTATIONS BOARD (HIGDON J) AN ACT relating to transportation and making an appropriation therefor.

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the Kentucky Transportations Board; set forth membership, appointment, qualifications, and duties; outline board duties in relation to nomination and employment of the Transportation Cabinet secretary; require the board to establish a statewide prioritization process for the use of funds apportioned pursuant to 23 U.S.C. sec. 104, with some exceptions; identify 5 factors that form the basis for the objective scoring: congestion mitigation, economic development, accessibility. safety, and asset management; allow the board to weight factors differently in each highway district; require the board to develop the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; require advanced publication of recommended projects for the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan scored under the objective system, along with data regarding the scoring process; require advanced publication of bridge and pavement maintenance projects recommended for inclusion in the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; amend KRS 176.430 to require the board to develop the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; require the Department of Highways to notify the General Assembly, through the LRC, of any projects in the biennial highway construction plan which the department will not undertake in the year prescribed in the plan; amend KRS 48.110 to require the board to approve the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan before the Governor can submit the plan to the General Assembly; amend KRS 176.050 to require the Department of Highways to issue an annual list of bridge and pavement improvement needs, prioritized by safety and state of disrepair, from which the board will select projects for inclusion in the biennial highway construction plan and six-year road plan; amend KRS 45.247 to require that at the end of each fiscal year, any moneys in the highway construction contingency account in excess of 10% of the amount appropriated to that fund for that fiscal year will lapse to the state construction account; amend KRS 174.020 to attach the Kentucky Transportation Board to the Transportation Cabinet Office of the Secretary for administrative purposes; set forth staggered terms for initial appointments to the board.
 Current Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Transportation (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Transportation (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Transportation (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Transportation (H)
2/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Transportation (H)
2/24/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Transportation (H)
2/20/2020 - received in House
2/20/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 25-8 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendments (2) and (4)
2/20/2020 - floor amendment (3) defeated
2/20/2020 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn
2/20/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1, SFA 2, SFA 3, SFA 4
2/19/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/19/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1, SFA 2, SFA 3, SFA 4
2/18/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/18/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1, SFA 2, SFA 3, SFA 4
2/14/2020 - floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
2/14/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 18, 2020
2/13/2020 - floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
2/12/2020 - floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2/12/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
2/12/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/29/2020 - Senate Transportation (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
1/13/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
1/13/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/10/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
1/10/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/5/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB4.html
 
SB5SPECIAL PURPOSE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES (ALVARADO R) AN ACT relating to special purpose governmental entities.

Create 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 city in which the special purpose governmental entity is located for review; amend various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to conform; repeal KRS 65A.100; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   4/14/2020 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 90)
 All Bill Status:   4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/14/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/14/2020 - received in Senate
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in House (56-30)
4/14/2020 - (H) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - received in House w/ Letter
4/14/2020 - veto overridden in Senate (26-7)
4/14/2020 - (S) Consideration of Governor's Veto for Tuesday, April 14, 2020
4/14/2020 - veto message received in Senate, to Rules
3/27/2020 - VETOED BY GOVERNOR
3/19/2020 - delivered to Governor
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
3/19/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
3/19/2020 - received in Senate
3/19/2020 - (S) Passed 24-4
3/19/2020 - Senate Concurred in House Committee Substitute (1)
3/19/2020 - Missing Action! w/ HCS 1, for Thursday, March 19, 2020
3/19/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 49-33 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
3/12/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/11/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/11/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/11/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/31/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
1/28/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
1/24/2020 - received in House
1/23/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 23, 2020
1/23/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 28-10 with Committee Substitute (1)
1/22/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ scs 1, to Rules
1/22/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/13/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/13/2020 - (S) SECOND READING
1/13/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/10/2020 - (S) Returned to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/10/2020 - (S) FIRST READING
1/10/2020 - (S) Taken From Committee
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/11/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB5.html
 
SB13WAGES (THOMAS R) AN ACT relating to wages.

Amend KRS 337.010 to increase the applicable threshold of employees of retail stores and service industries from $95,000 to $500,000 average annual gross volume of sales for the employer; amend KRS 337.275 to raise the state minimum wage to $8.20 per hour on July 1, 2020, $9.15 per hour on July 1, 2021, $10.10 per hour on July 1, 2022, $11 per hour on July 1, 2023, $12.05 per hour on July 1, 2024, $13.10 per hour on July 1, 2025, $13.95 per hour on July 1, 2026, and $15 per hour on July 1, 2027, and to raise the state minimum wage for tipped employees to $2.13 per hour on the effective date of the Act, $3.05 per hour on July 1, 2021, $3.95 per hour on July 1, 2022, and $4.90 per hour on July 1, 2023; include anti-preemption language permitting local governments to establish minimum wage ordinances in excess of the state minimum wage.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/20/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB13.html
 
SB16SOLID WASTE (EMBRY JR. C) AN ACT relating to solid waste.

Amend KRS 224.40-310 to modify the definition of "waste disposal facility" to specify that all residual landfills are included in the process of local determination and remove the exception for private facilities that dispose of waste on their own private property; amend KRS 224.40-315 to remove the exception for private facilities that dispose of their own waste on their own property from the requirements to obtain approval from local governing body when a municipal solid waste disposal facility seeks to expand or construct a facility.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
9/5/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB16.html
 
SB17ROAD SAFETY (EMBRY JR. C) AN ACT relating to road safety.

Amend KRS 512.070 to include, as criminal littering, permitting unsafe amounts of leaves or mowed grass to remain on a highway.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/20/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB17.html
 
SB22SOLID WASTE (EMBRY JR. C) AN ACT relating to solid waste.

Amend KRS KRS 68.178 to delete incidental or residual waste facilities from the exclusion in the description of waste management facilities; allow fiscal courts to license solid waste landfills and residual landfills and assess increased fees for accepting wastes outside of the waste planning area; amend KRS 224.40-315 to delete the exclusions from the definition of "municipal solid waste disposal facility."
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/20/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB22.html
 
SB26QUASI-GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES (CARROLL D) AN ACT relating to employees of quasi-governmental agencies.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow state hiring preference for employees of quasi-governmental agencies ceasing participation in the Kentucky Retirement Systems; require an employing state agency offer an interview to all finalist entitled to preference unless five or more of the finalists are entitled to preference; require that if more than five finalists are entitled to preference, the employing state agency shall offer an interview to no fewer than five.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/20/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB26.html
 
SB27MINING PERMITS (TURNER J) AN ACT relating to mining permits and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 350 to require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to notify the Department of Workplace Standards of any applicant or permittee that may be subject to the performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards to notify the Energy and Environment Cabinet of any employer engaged in the severance, preparation, or transportation of minerals that is not compliant with the performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 350.085 to prohibit the approval of mining permit applications for applicants that are not compliant with the requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 350.130 to make compliance with the requirements of KRS 337.200 a condition of a mining permit issued under KRS Chapter 350 or the administrative regulations promulgated thereunder; amend KRS 337.200 to remove references to liquidated damages and attorneys' fees as provided by law; amend KRS 337.994 to require that all penalties collected for violations of KRS 337.200 be paid to employees injured by the employer's failure to post the performance bond; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - (S) recommitted to committee Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
3/19/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/18/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t, to Consent
3/18/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t
3/18/2020 - Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/5/2020 - Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/9/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Natural Resources & Energy (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
8/15/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB27.html
 
SB43EARLY VOTING (THOMAS R) AN ACT relating to voting.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 117 to allow in-person early voting between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the three Saturdays preceding any primary, regular election, or special election; amend KRS 117.087, 117.165, 117.235, 117.995, and 118.035 to conform.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/12/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB43.html
 
SB51POWERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (ALVARADO R) AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 54 of the Constitution of Kentucky.

Propose an amendment to Section 54 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow the General Assembly the power to limit noneconomic damages for injuries resulting in death or for injuries to persons or property, and the power to provide statutes of limitation; provide for submission to the voters.
 Current Status:   1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/7/2020 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
12/4/2019 - Pre-Filed
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB51.html
 
SB58LIMITING GOVERNOR'S ABILITY TO GRANT PARDONS (MCDANIEL C) AN ACT proposing to amend Sections 77 and 240 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to limiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons and commute sentences.

Propose to amend Section 77 of the Constitution of Kentucky by prohibiting the Governor's ability to grant pardons or commute sentences beginning 30 days prior to a gubernatorial election and ending at that gubernatorial inauguration; amend Section 240 of the Constitution of Kentucky to conform; submit to voters.
 Current Status:   3/26/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
 All Bill Status:   3/19/2020 - (H) FIRST READING to Regular Calendar
3/19/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/19/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/2/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/27/2020 - received in House
2/26/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 33-4
2/26/2020 - floor amendment (1) defeated
2/25/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SFA 1
2/25/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/25/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SFA 1
2/24/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed
2/21/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2020
2/20/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably
2/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING to Regular
2/19/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB58.html
 
SB62VOTING RIGHTS (HIGDON J) AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to voting rights.

Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to grant persons convicted of a felony other than a sex offense, a violent offense, or an offense against a child, the right to vote five years after completion of sentence; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
 Current Status:   4/15/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
 All Bill Status:   4/13/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
4/1/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/26/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/19/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/18/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ HCS 1
3/17/2020 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020
3/17/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/12/2020 - (H) FIRST READING w/ HCS 1, to Regular Calendar
3/12/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably w/ HCS 1
3/12/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/11/2020 - House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/5/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
3/2/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
2/28/2020 - received in House
2/27/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 29-7 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (1)
2/27/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1
2/26/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/25/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1 and SFA 1
2/25/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
2/25/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1, SFA 1
2/21/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 25, 2020
2/20/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/20/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/19/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
2/19/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, to Regular
2/19/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/8/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
1/7/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB62.html
 
SB75OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES (WHEELER P) AN ACT relating to off-highway vehicles and making an appropriation therefore.

Amend 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; allow the clerk to retain $5 for nonresident OHV registration; create new sections of KRS Chapter 189 to allow for the operation of OHVs on a county roadways and state roadways identified by the Transportation Cabinet and the Kentucky Mountain Regional Recreational Authority; prohibit OHV operation on any fully controlled access highway; allow a local government to prohibit OHV use on county roadways under its jurisdiction; establish OHV operation requirements; require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; establish exemptions; allow a nonresident OHV permit to be valid for six months; require the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 189.517 to comply; amend KRS 189.990 to establish that operating an OHV in violation of Sections 3 and 4 of this Act shall be a Class B misdemeanor.
 Current Status:   4/1/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Transportation (H)
 All Bill Status:   4/1/2020 - (H) SECOND READING
4/1/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee House Transportation (H)
4/1/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Transportation (H)
3/19/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Committee on Committees (H)
3/19/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/19/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Committee on Committees (H)
3/19/2020 - received in House
3/18/2020 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn
3/18/2020 - (S) THIRD READING passed 31-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (2)
3/18/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; SCS 1, SFA 1, SFA 2
3/17/2020 - floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
3/17/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
3/17/2020 - (S) Passed Over and retained in the Orders of the Day
3/12/2020 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
2/26/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/25/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, to Regular
2/25/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
2/25/2020 - Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/24/2020 - (S) reassigned to committee Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
2/6/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Transportation (S)
2/4/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB75.html
 
SB83LIBRARIES (SCHICKEL J) AN ACT relating to library district boards.

Amend KRS 173.480, relating to public library districts' initial board appointments, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint the first members of the newly created library board when any of the prospective appointees presented to the judge, in the judge's opinion, are not suitable; amend KRS 173.490, relating to public library districts, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint members or fill vacancies of the library board when any of the prospective appointees presented to the judge, in the judge's opinion, are not suitable; amend KRS 173.725, relating to petition-created library districts' initial board appointments, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint the first members of the newly created library board when any of the prospective appointees presented to the judge, in the judge's opinion, are not suitable; amend KRS 173.730, relating to library districts created by petition, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint members or fill vacancies of the library board when any of the prospective appointees presented to the judge, in the judge's opinion, are not suitable.
 Current Status:   1/13/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/9/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB83.html
 
SB105CANNABIS REGULATION (CLARK P) ANT ACT relating to the regulation of cannabis and making an appropriation therefor.

Create various new sections of KRS Chapter 245 to define terms; to allow for possession, growth, use, processing, purchasing, transfer, and consumption of cannabis; to establish limits for transfer; to allow for purchasing and manufacture of cannabis accessories; to authorize activities and operation of retail stores, consumption establishments, cultivation facilities, cannabis testing facilities, and product manufacturing facilities; to establish possession limits; to prohibit smoking cannabis in public and to establish a fine for violation; to prohibit operation of motor vehicles while consuming cannabis and to specify that existing intoxication laws are not superseded; to prohibit state or local resources to be used to investigate violations of federal Controlled Substances Act that conflict with this KRS Chapter 245; to specify that an employer is not required to allow consumption, workplace intoxication, possession, or transfer of cannabis; to prohibit individuals under the age of 21 from entering cannabis establishments, purchasing, using, or misrepresenting their age and to provide for exceptions; to establish provisions for palliative or therapeutic use of cannabis by persons under the age of 21; to establish a penalty for underage possession of cannabis; to establish a penalty for underage cultivation of cannabis; to establish provisions for personal cultivation; to establish and direct the Department of Cannabis Control to administer KRS Chapter 245 and promulgate administrative regulations relating to all aspects of cannabis establishments, cannabis manufacturing, and transfer, cultivation, packaging, and health and safety requirements; to establish restrictions on advertising, and restrictions on additives, pesticides, visitor logs, and sample testing; to require promulgation of administrative regulations within 180 days; to establish timeframes for the issuance of licenses; to establish licensure requirements and separate licenses; to establish cannabis business license tiers; to establish a license and renewal fee and license application form; to establish a trust and agency account; to establish a cannabis regulation fund and mandate the direction of certain funds; to establish a civil penalty for violating KRS Chapter 245, including for failing to keep written records and submitting required reports; to require prioritization for Kentucky residents in the licensing of cannabis businesses; to establish the legislative intent that cannabis or cannabis products not in conformity with KRS Chapter 245 are seizable as contraband; to allow for local governments to prohibit the operation of cannabis businesses; to create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish excise taxes; to establish the social equity loan trust and Social Equity Loan Program; to create a new section of KRS Chapter 139 to direct the placement of excise taxes and sales taxes relating to cannabis; to create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to provide for the expungement of minor cannabis offenses; amend KRS 431.079 to conform; amend KRS 2.015 to make the cultivation, purchase, use, and possession of cannabis a higher age of majority activity; amend KRS 610.010 to make cannabis offenses under KRS Chapter 245 committed by minors under the authority of the juvenile session of the District Court; amend KRS 630.020 to grant a court jurisdiction over cannabis offenses committed by children; amend KRS 630.120 to prohibit commitment of children over a cannabis offense; amend KRS 218A.1421, 218A.1422, 218A.1423 to conform; amend KRS 218A.500 to exclude cannabis accessories from the definition of drug paraphernalia; amend KRS 12.020 and 12.252 to reflect the establishment of the Department of Cannabis Control; to establish a short title; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   1/24/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/22/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB105.html
 
SB108HEALTH CARE FOR INMATES (HUMPHRIES S) AN ACT relating to health care for inmates.

Amend KRS 441.053, relating to jail health care operations, to remove the prohibition that an entity that provides medical, dental, psychological, or pharmacy services to the Department of Corrections and local jails cannot also provide claims management or plan evaluation services.
 Current Status:   1/29/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)
 All Bill Status:   1/23/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB108.html
 
SB111PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL (WHEELER P) AN ACT relating to public safety personnel.

Create 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 entities in a casket or other similar vessel covered in an American flag; specify that the county is responsible for any costs associated with obtaining the flag and the casket or similar vessel, but that the county has no obligation to purchase the flag or the casket for the actual burial, cremation, or other disposition of the remains.
 Current Status:   4/24/2020 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
 All Bill Status:   4/15/2020 - delivered to Governor
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House
4/15/2020 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate
4/15/2020 - (S) Passed 33-0
4/15/2020 - Senate Concurred in House floor amendments (1) and (4-title)
4/15/2020 - Missing Action! for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
4/15/2020 - received in Senate w/ Letter
4/14/2020 - (H) THIRD READING, passed 84-2 with floor amendments (1) and (4-title)
4/14/2020 - (H) PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY
3/26/2020 - floor amendments (1), (2), (3-title) and (4-title) filed
3/18/2020 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules
3/18/2020 - (H) Reported Favorably
3/18/2020 - House Local Government (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
3/17/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Local Government (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Local Government (H)
2/28/2020 - (H) posted in committee House Local Government (H)
2/21/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Local Government (H)
2/19/2020 - received in House
2/19/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute (1) committee amendment (1-title)
2/19/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCA 1t, SCS 1
2/18/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2020
2/14/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/13/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t, to Regular
2/13/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1, SCA 1t
2/13/2020 - Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/6/2020 - Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/30/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
1/24/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB111.html
 
SB140ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS (WEBB R) AN ACT relating to animal control officers.

Create a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to require the Department of Agriculture to provide continuing education on criminal and law enforcement procedures and investigatory practices to animal control officers; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2021.
 Current Status:   2/6/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Agriculture (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/4/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB140.html
 
SB159OPERATION OF SPLASH PADS (SCHRODER W) AN ACT relating to the operation of splash pads.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 211 to establish standards for the operation and maintenance of splash pads in a safe, sanitary manner.
 Current Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Health and Family Services (H)
 All Bill Status:   3/18/2020 - (H) SECOND READING
3/18/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Health and Family Services (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) Returned to Committee House Health and Family Services (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) FIRST READING
3/17/2020 - (H) Taken From Committee Health and Family Services (H)
3/17/2020 - (H) Posting Waived
3/5/2020 - (H) Referred to Committee House Health and Family Services (H)
3/3/2020 - received in House
3/2/2020 - (S) THIRD READING, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
3/2/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/ SCS 1
2/28/2020 - (S) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2020
2/27/2020 - (S) SECOND READING, to Rules
2/26/2020 - (S) FIRST READING w/ SCS 1, to Regular
2/26/2020 - (S) Reported Favorably w/ SCS 1
2/26/2020 - Senate State & Local Government (S), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
2/12/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
2/10/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB159.html
 
SB164SOLID WASTE (WHEELER P) AN ACT relating to solid waste and making an appropriation therefor.

Amend KRS 30A.190 to designate 100% of a new open dumping fine be paid to the county where the violation occurred; KRS 65.8808 to expressly include littering and open dumping as crimes subject to enforcement by code enforcement; amend KRS 224.40-100 to allow local governments to impose a civil fine between $250 and $500 for open dumping and prescribe funds to be used for abatement, cleanup and restoration of the illegal dump site; amend KRS 224.99-010 to direct penalties from littering to counties where the offense occurred; amend KRS 431.100 to direct fines from violations under criminal littering to counties for use in cleanup of litter and open dumps and direct 100 percent of new open dumping violation to the county; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   2/14/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/12/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB164.html
 
SB187CITY ANNEXATION FILINGS (WHEELER P) AN ACT relating to city annexation filings.

Amend KRS 81A.470 to remove duplicative language requiring notice of the annexation to be filed with the county clerk; stipulate that the ordinance to be sent to the Secretary of State's office is the final ordinance; provide that in addition to the map and ordinance that are required to be sent, that an electronic file containing a closed geometric figure of the territory being added or removed, in prescribed electronic formats, be included in the transmission; limit the cumulative file and e-mail size to 15 megabytes in size; amend KRS 81A.475, relating to communications to the county clerk, to include the submission of a map meeting the requirements of subsection (1)(b) of Section 1.
 Current Status:   2/24/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/20/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB187.html
 
SB229CONSTABLES (WHEELER P) AN ACT relating to constables

Create 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 develop and maintain in-service education courses, offered at night and on weekends throughout the year in various regions across the Commonwealth; courses shall include but are not limited to firearms qualification, emergency vehicle operations, and defensive driving; constables and deputy constable seeking certification must pay costs of courses unless other funds are available; county board of elections shall notify the association within 60 days after election of constable and, where judge/executive appoints a constable, county clerk shall notify the association of appointment providing contact information; for counties with deputy constables, the constable shall provide contact information to the association; the association shall maintain records of training hours completed by constables and deputies; the association shall issue certificates to constables and deputies upon satisfactory completion of training; the association shall maintain a Web site listing of constables and deputies who have and have not completed training; amend KRS 189.910 to include a certified constable's office among the entities using an emergency vehicle; amend KRS 189.950 to require fiscal court approval for non-certified constables' use of emergency equipment and corresponding insurance requirement; delete reference for minimum bond for certified constables.
 Current Status:   3/2/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   2/27/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB229.html
 
SB241SPECIAL PURPOSE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES (MILLS R) AN ACT relating to a special purpose governmental entity fee and making an appropriation therefor.

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 132 to establish an annual fee for a special purpose governmental entity's use of the property valuation administrator's assessment; establish requirements for the fee; allow the Department of Revenue to promulgate regulations for collection of the fee; create the special purpose governmental entity fund; establish requirements for the disbursement of funds; APPROPRIATION.
 Current Status:   3/4/2020 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)
 All Bill Status:   3/2/2020 - Introduced
 State Bill Page:   https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/record/20RS/SB241.html
 
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