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Legislative Report January 21, 2022
Prepared by: Derek Goode
Bill Information
EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS
(PETRIE, JASON)

The State/Executive Branch Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Government: 2021-2022: $925,391,000, 2022-2023: $2,450,394,100, 2023-2024: $1,945,550,500; appropriate to the Economic Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $631,100, 2022-2023: $42,311,100, 2023-2024: $43,841,800; appropriate to the Department of Education: 2021-2022: $4,038,300, 2022-2023: $6,272,487,700, 2023-2024: $6,338,219,700; appropriate to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,302,200, 2022-2023: $226,803,000, 2023-2024: $228,602,800; appropriate to the Energy and Environment Cabinet: 2021-2022: $7,288,800, 2022-2023: $286,829,000, 2023-2024: $293,691,700; appropriate to the Finance and Administration Cabinet: 2021-2022: $144,212,800, 2022-2023: $973,840,400, 2023-2024: $983,730,600; appropriate to the Health and Family Services Cabinet: 2021-2022: $829,642,400, 2022-2023: $19,075,453,600, 2023-2024: $19,366,023,400; appropriate to the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet: 2021-2022: $29,301,600, 2022-2023: $1,404,716,500, 2023-2024: $1,426,598,900; appropriate to the Labor Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,206,200, 2022-2023: $566,497,600, 2023-2024: $546,164,200; appropriate to the Personnel Cabinet: 2021-2022: $857,800, 2022-2023: $160,656,600, 2023-2024: $156,161,800; appropriate to Postsecondary Education: 2021-2022: $1,067,800, 2022-2023: $11,925,169,400, 2023-2024: $16,130,308,100; appropriate to the Public Protection Cabinet: 2021-2022: $4,857,700, 2022-2023: $134,773,200, 2023-2024: $136,708,300; appropriate to the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet: 2021-2022: $25,708,200, 2022-2023: $306,414,300, 2023-2024: $322,190,100; not included in the appropriation amounts are capital project amounts as follows: 2021-2022: $4,739,000, 2022-2023: $12,585,526,731, 2023-2024: $905,877,600; 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; APPROPRIATION.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/21/2022 - received in Senate

Position

Under Evaluation

DISASTER RECOVERY AND RELIEF
(HEATH, RICHARD)

Appropriate moneys to the West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergenies (SAFE) fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to create the West Kentucky SAFE fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
House Committee Substitute 1: Retain original provisions; make a technical correction.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

VALUATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
(FLANNERY, PATRICK)

Amend KRS 132.485 to require the average trade-in value and not the rough trade-in value or clean trade-in value be used as the standard value of a motor vehicle for property tax purposes; grant tax refunds for tax overpayments; require posting of the tax refund information; apply to motor vehicles assessed or after January 1, 2022; RETROACTIVE; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/10/2022 - Introduced

Position

Under Evaluation

PROHIBITING GOVERNMENTAL VACCINE PASSPORTS
(REED, BRANDON)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 61 to prohibit a governmental body from requiring persons to provide vaccine passports to enter or obtain service from the governmental body; create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to prohibit a school from requiring persons to provide vaccine passports to enter or obtain service from the school; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit a university board from requiring persons to provide vaccine passports to enter or obtain service from the university; create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to prohibit a business entity from requiring persons to provide vaccine passports to enter or obtain service from the business entity; create a new section of KRS Chapter 214 to allow the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to impose of fine not to exceed $5,000 per violation of this Act.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

PROHIBITING ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL FIREARMS BANS OR REGULATIONS
(BRAY, JOSH)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to prohibit identified entities from enforcing federal firearm bans; prohibit identified entities from adopting rules, regulations, or ordinances that require enforcement of federal firearm bans; and prohibit identified entities from allocating public resources or moneys in the enforcement of federal firearm bans; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

REPEALING CERTIAN REQUIRMENTS FOR SCHOOL FACILITIES
(BRANSCUM, JOSHUA)

Amend KRS 157.455 deleting the Kentucky efficient school design trust fund; delete reporting requirement for efficient design; amend KRS 198B.060 to allow local plan review, inspection and enforcement of educational facilities; repeal KRS 162.062, which requires new public school buildings to provide sufficient water bottle fillings station and drinking fountains.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/24/2022 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day

Position

Support

RIGHTS FOR RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
(BAKER, SHANE)

Amend KRS 39A.100 to exclude houses of worship from emergency condemnation authority; prohibit a governmental entity from prohibiting religious services during an emergency to a greater extent than imposed on other organizations or businesses that provide essential services; require a compelling governmental interest to place a burden on a religious organization; prohibit a governmental entity from taking any discriminatory action against a religious organization on the basis that the organization is religious; define "discriminatory action," "governmental entity," "religious organization," and "religious services"; allow a religious organization to assert a violation of this section as a claim against a governmental entity or as a defense and waive sovereign, governmental, and qualified immunity to the extent of liability under the section; set out remedies available to a religious organization; require construciton in favor of protecting free exercise of religion; require a religious organization to bring an action no later than two years from the date the person should have known of the discriminatory action.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

WASTE MANAGEMENT AND ADVANCED RECYCLING
(BOWLING, ADAM)

Amend KRS 224.1-010 to redefine "disposal," "municipal solid waste disposal facility," "waste site or facility," "waste," and "solid waste management facility"; define "advanced recycling," "advanced recycling facility," "depolymerization," "gasification," "post-use polymer," "pyrolysis," "recovered feedstock," and "solvolysis"; amend KRS 109.012 to redefine "solid waste," "solid waste management," and "solid waste management facility."

  CURRENT STATUS

1/19/2022 - (H) Referred to Committee House Natural Resources & Energy (H)

Position

Support

PENALTIES FOR FALSE REPORTING RESULTING IN EMERGENCY RESPONSE
(PRATT, PHILLIP)

Amend KRS 519.010 to add definition of "emergency response"; amend KRS 519.040 to increase the penalties for falsely reporting an incident that results in an emergency response; create a new section of KRS Chapter 41 to provide for a civil cause of action for damages arising from the false reporting of an incident; amend KRS 134.127 to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

PENSION PAYMENTS DURING A LOCAL EMERGENCY
(MILLER, JERRY T.)

Amend KRS 61.598 to exempt from the anti-pension spiking provisions any overtime directly attributable to a local government emergency in which the Governor calls in the Kentucky National Guard; make amendments retroactive to May 30, 2020; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

PARI-MUTUAL TAX
(KING, KIM)

Amend KRS 138.510 to impose a 1.5% surtax on historical horse races, on or after October 1, 2022; amend KRS 138.513 to impose a 2.5% surtax on advance deposit account wagers; amend KRS 138.530 and 230.750 to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

DEATH BENEFITS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
(HUFF, THOMAS)

Amend KRS 61.315 to create a presumption that first responders who die of COVID-19 do so while in the line of duty and thus qualify for death benefits; apply subsection retroactively; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/18/2022 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules

Position

Neutral

ASSIGNMENT OF SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS
(BRATCHER, KEVIN D.)

Amend KRS 158.4414 to require the assignment of school resource officers to schools by August 1, 2022.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/8/2022 - (H) Referred to Committee House Education (H)

Position

Amend

EXTENDING PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH 3 OF 2020 EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-277
(BLANTON, JOHN)

Extend the provisions of paragraph 3 of 2020 Executive Order 2020-277, related to temporary disability from occupational exposure to COVID-19 from September 7, 2021, to January 31, 2023; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/20/2022 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules

Position

Support

ANIMAL CRUELTY
(BANTA, KIM)

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 525 to define terms; require peace officers and animal control officers to serve notice of seizure of an animal subjected to cruelty; create procedure for seizing agencies to petition a court to order payment of animal care costs by owner; establish penalties; prohibit the destruction of seized animals, except for humane reasons determined by veterinarian.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

HUMAN DNA PRIVACY
(BENTLEY, DANNY)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 311 to regulate the collection, use, and transfer of human DNA samples; create penalties for violations of the prohibitions; state the Act shall be known as the Protecting DNA Privacy Act.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS ON RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
(MILLER, JERRY T.)

Amend KRS 21.440, 61.670, 78.784, and 161.400 to require the Legislators' Retirement Plan, the Judicial Retirement Plan, the Kentucky Retirement Systems, the County Employees Retirement System, and the Teachers' Retirement System to perform an actuarial investigation of economic assumptions once every two years rather than once every five years while retaining a review of demographic assumptions once every five years; amend KRS 78.784 to require the County Employees Retirement System to provide a projection/analysis over a 30-year period rather than a 20-year period regarding projections in the annual actuarial valuation and as it relates to experience studies, assumption changes, and other changes made by the boards of each system; require the first actuarial investigation of economic assumptions to occur prior to 2023 actuarial valuations.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/21/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)

Position

Support

TELECOMMUNICATORS IN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WELLNESS PROGRAM
(WESLEY, BILL)

Amend KRS 15.518 to include telecommunicators as eligible participants in the Law Enforcement Professional Development and Wellness Program; amend KRS 15.550 to require the telecommunicator basic course training to include instruction on and provide resources for treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and work-induced stress, require the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to incorporate PTSD mental health treatment into the telecommunicator training program and provide treatment resources to telecommunicators and their supervisors; amend KRS 15.560 and 15.565 to require each in-service training to include a mental health component on PTSD and work-induced stress; amend KRS 15.590 to require the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to include training and resources for post-traumatic stress disorder and work-induced stress during each telecommunicator in-service training, provide guidelines and a resource list to all telecommunicators and their supervisors, and allow telecommunicators to access the Law Enforcement Professional Development and Wellness Program; this Act shall be known as the Lifeliner's Act.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - floor amendment (1) withdrawn

Position

Support

WORKFORCE AND HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
(BRIDGES, RANDY)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 198A to establish the nonrefundable Kentucky affordable housing credit for taxable years or periods beginning on or after January 1, 2025, for a period of five years; allow the credit to be applied to the income and insurance taxes, in an amount equal to the amount of federal low-income housing tax credit; provide that the aggregate amount of tax credit for any year shall not exceed $12.5 million; create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to allow the credit to be applied to income and limited liability entity taxes; amend KRS 141.0205 to order the income tax credit; create new sections of KRS Chapter 136 to allow the credit to be applied to insurance tax; order the insurance tax credits; amend KRS 131.190 to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

OPIOID ABATEMENT TRUST FUND
(BENTLEY, DANNY)

Amend KRS 15.293 to provide that funds received from bankruptcy proceedings shall also be allocated to the Opioid abatement trust fund and local governments; specify that any named defendant in In re National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL No. 2804, Case No. 1:17-md-02804, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio is to be included as well.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/20/2022 - House Health & Family Services (H), (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

Position

Under Evaluation

AGE REQUIREMENT FOR SERVING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
(WHITE, RICHARD)

Amend KRS 244.090 to lower the minimum alcohol server age of employees to 18 provided that the employee is supervised by someone aged 21 years or older.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

LOWER AGE REQUIREMENT FOR CARRYING A CONCEALED AND DEADLY WEAPON FROM 21 TO 18
(MADDOX, SAVANNAH)

Amend KRS 237.109 to lower the age requirement for carrying a concealed and deadly weapon from 21 to 18; amend KRS 237.110 to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPONS
(MADDOX, SAVANNAH)

Repeal KRS 237.115, which interprets the application of the license to carry concealed deadly weapon statute as permitting postsecondary facilities, local governments, and units of state governement to limit concealed carry in governmental buildings, to ensure that those entities cannot prohibit the carrying of concealed deadly weapons; amend various sections to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Oppose

AD VALOREM TAXATION OF PREFABRICATED HOME INVENTORIES
(FREELAND, CHRIS)

Amend KRS 132.010 to define "manufactured home," "modular home," and "prefabricated home"; amend the definition of "mobile home"; amend KRS 132.200 to exempt prefabricated homes held in a manufacturer's or retailer's inventory from local property taxes; apply to property assessed on or after January 1, 2023.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

ADD THE NINETEENTH OF JUNE AS A STATE HOLIDAY COMMEMORATING JUNETEENTH NATIONAL FREEDOM DAY
(BROWN JR., GEORGE A.)

Amend KRS 2.110 to add the nineteenth of June as a state holiday commemorating Juneteenth National Freedom Day.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

RETIREMENT BENEFITS FOR STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES IN HAZARDOUS POSITIONS
(WHEATLEY, BUDDY)

Create a new section of KRS 16.505 to 16.652 to change the retirement benefits for members participating in the State Police Retirement System (SPRS) or in a hazardous position in either the Kentucky Employees Retirement System (KERS) or County Employees Retirement System (CERS) who are hired after January 1, 2014, but before January 1, 2023, so that, in lieu of continued participation in the hybrid cash balance plan (Tier 3 benefits), these members receive the benefits provided to members in a hazardous position who began participating immediately prior to January 1, 2014 (Tier 2 benefits); for members participating in a hazardous position who are subject to a change from Tier 3 to Tier 2 benefits, presume that service credit in a hazardous duty position earned after January 1, 2014, is service credit earned immediately prior to January 1, 2014, and require that accumulated contributions remain in the member’s account, although any employer credit will be transferred to the retirement allowance account; allow a member participating in a hazardous position subject to a change from Tier 3 to Tier 2 benefits to make a one-time election to opt out of the change of benefits, to be made for an actively employed member, no later than January 31, 2023, or for a member returning to a qualified position, within 30 days of returning to employment; establish exclusions; amend KRS 16.576, 16.577, and 78.5514 to allow a new member who begins participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS on or after January 1, 2023, or a member who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act, to calculate retirement allowance using the same benefit factors and service credit as those members in a hazardous position who began participating immediately prior to January 1, 2014 (Tier 2 members); amend KRS 16.583 and 78.5516 to limit the hybrid cash balance plan (Tier 3 benefits) only to members participating in SPRS or in hazardous positions in KERS or CERS who make an election to opt out of Tier 2 benefits under Section 1 of the Act or who make an election, prior to the effective date of the Act, under KRS 61.5955; amend KRS 61.5955 to provide that only a member in a nonhazardous position who began participating in KERS or CERS as a Tier 2 member may elect to receive Tier 3 benefits in the hybrid cash balance plan in lieu of Tier 2 benefits; amend KRS 16.505, 61.510, and 78.510 to amend definitions of various terms to conform and make technical changes; amend KRS 16.560, 61.575, and 78.640 to allow interest credited on the accounts of members participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS to be adjusted to conform; amend KRS 16.578 to allow a beneficiary of a member participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS who begins participating on or after January 1, 2023, or who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act, to receive the same death benefits as a Tier 2 member; amend KRS 16.582 and 78.5524 to allow a member participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS who begins participating on or after January 1, 2023, or who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act to receive the same disability benefits as a Tier 2 member; amend KRS 61.546 and 78.616 to allow a member participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS who begins participating on or after January 1, 2023, or who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act, to receive the same service credit for unused sick leave as a Tier 2 member; amend KRS 61.552 to allow a member participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS, who begins participating on or after January 1, 2023, or who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act, who is also vested, to purchase service credit; amend KRS 61.597 and 78.5512 to permit early retirement from both the Tier 2 and Tier 3 plans for a member eligible for Tier 2 hazardous benefits under Section 1 of the Act, who also has nonhazardous service credit as a Tier 3 member of either KERS or CERS; amend KRS 61.615 and 78.5528 to allow, if a disability retirement allowance is reduced or discontinued, for a member participating in SPRS or in a hazardous position in KERS or CERS who begins participating on or after January 1, 2023, or who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act, to apply for early retirement benefits as provided for and subject to the same limitations as Tier 2 members; amend KRS 61.680 to require that a member who is eligible under Section 1 of the Act and who has nonhazardous service credit as a Tier 3 member of either KERS or CERS to have his or her nonhazardous and hazardous service consolidated to determine eligibility and benefits; amend KRS 78.545 to add Section 1 of this Act as one of the provisions that shall be administered for the CERS in the same manner as for the KERS.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Oppose

MEDICINAL CANNABIS
(NEMES, JASON)

Create various new sections of KRS 218A to define terms and establish a medicinal cannabis program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 138 to establish an excise tax on certain transfers of medicinal cannabis; amend KRS 139.470 to exempt the sale of medical cannabis from the state sales tax; amend KRS 138.870 to exempt medicinal cannabis from the excise tax on controlled substances; amend KRS 216B.402 to require hospital emergency departments to report cases of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome to the Department for Public Health; amend KRS 218A.010, 218A.1421, 218A.1422, and 218A.1423 to conform; amend KRS 218A.202 to require the Department for Public Health to utilize the electronic system for monitoring controlled substances to monitor medicinal cannabis; amend 218A.500 to conform; 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; some sections EFFECTIVE July 1, 2023; APPROPRIATION.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - floor amendment (1) filed

Position

Under Evaluation

SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS TO POLICE OFFICERS
(PRUNTY, MELINDA GIBBONS)

Amend KRS 15.420 to include certain local and Commonwealth employees within the definition "police officer"; amend KRS 15.440 to include certain task forces, departments and agencies within the definition of eligible unit of government; ensure that the eligible units will be reimbursed for administrative costs and retirement contributions.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

EXCLUSION FROM INCOME TAX FOR POLICE OFFICERS
(DOTSON, RYAN)

Amend KRS 141.019 to exclude the income earned by an individual while on active duty as a police officer.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Neutral

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
(CALLOWAY, JOSH)

Amend KRS 218A.010 to define "kratom"; amend KRS 218A.1412 to include kratom to the list of controlled substances that are unlawful to traffic; amend KRS 218A.1415 to include kratom in the list of controlled substances that are unlawful for a person to possess.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
(WEBBER, RUSSELL)

Amend KRS 341.030 to suspend any increase in the taxable wage base for calendar year 2022 and utilize the taxable wage base in effect for the 2020 year; amend KRS 341.270 to indicate that employer contribution rates in 2022 shall be determined using the rates listed in Schedule A of Table A; amend KRS 341.614 to provide there will be no surcharge assessment for 2022; retroactively to January 1, 2022; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

ESTABLISH NEW TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
(PRUNTY, MELINDA GIBBONS)

Amend KRS 205.590 to establish a new technical advisory committee on emergency medical services consisting of members representing the air medical industry, the Kentucky Board of Emergency Services, emergency medical services billing industry, and ground ambulance providers.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
(FLANNERY, PATRICK)

Amend KRS 189A.010 to remove the penalty enhancement for refusal of a blood test; amend KRS 189A.104 to remove blood tests from the list of alcohol or substance tests that are subject to enhancement of penalties; amend KRS 189A.105 to remove the limitations for obtaining a search warrant for a blood test and provide that a refusal of a blood test will not result in the enhancement of any criminal penalty; amend KRS 189A.107 to describe that the refusal of a blood, breath, or urine test will subject a person to license suspension; amend KRS 189A.110 to include an alcohol concentration reading of 0.15 percent as a qualifying result for the minimum four hour detention requirement; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

CONSTABLES
(DOTSON, RYAN)

Create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 detailing legislative findings in regards to constables; create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 providing definitions; create a new section of KRS Ch. 70 establishing the Constable Certification Program, course components and length, operating procedures; require promulgation of administrative regulations, frequency of program, funding to be provided from KLEPF fund, establish in-service training requirements for certified graduates; require county board of elections to notify Constable's Association of any elected or appointed constable within 60 days, require the Department of Criminal Justice Training to maintain records of training, designate any constable who does not complete the program as "non-certified;" require Kentucky Constable's Association to maintain a list of certified and non-certified members; amend KRS 17.190 to include "certified constable or deputy constable; amend KRS 61.315 to include constable or deputy constables; include constables and deputy constables within certain benefits programs for line of duty incidents; amend KRS 61.362 to include constables; amend KRS 64.190 allow constables the same fees for services as sheriffs; amend KRS 64.250 removing provisions relating to officials in counties over 250,000; amend KRS 70.310 establish bond requirements for constables at $10,000; amend KRS 70.320 establish formula for constables in counties greater than 50,000 to appoint deputy constables; define salary for deputy constables; require that deputy constables be and remain certified; amend KRS 189.910 to include certified constable's or deputy constable's vehicles within definition of "emergency vehicle;" amend KRS 189.920 to require that these vehicles be equipped with blue lights, allow non-certified constables to have blue lights if authorized; amend KRS 189.450 to replace "police" with "peace;" include constables and deputy constables within the exemptions of the section; amend KRS 189.950 to remove certain requirements for blue lights; amend KRS 431.005 to include certified constables or deputy constables; amend KRS 431.007 to include certified constables or deputy constables, and exclude non-certified constables or deputy constables; repeal KRS 64.200 and 70.430; short title.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Oppose

PROHIBIT ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAX DOLLARS FROM BEING USED FOR LOBBYING PURPOSES
(RABOURN, FELICIA)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 48 to prohibit all federal, state, and local tax dollars from being used for lobbying purposes; define "lobbying," "public agency," and "public agent"; create a new section of KRS 6.601 to 6.849 to permit a person to file a complaint with the Legislative Ethics Commission if a person or entity is using federal, state, or local dollars for lobbying purposes; amend KRS 6.611 to include in the definition of "legislative agent" any public agent who lobbies for a public agency; amend KRS 6.691 to allow the Legislative Ethics Commission to issue a fine of no less than $2,000 but no more than $10,000 to any public agency or public agency that uses federal, state, or local dollars for lobbying purposes; amend KRS 6.945 to exempt these lobbying restrictions from the requirements of KRS 6.945.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Oppose

TAX CREDIT FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS
(TACKETT LAFERTY, ASHLEY)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish a refundable income tax credit for certain volunteer firefighters; declare the purpose of the credit; require annual reporting to the Legislative Research Commission to evaluate the impact of the credit; amend KRS 141.0205 to provide the ordering of the credit; amend KRS 131.190 to allow confidential tax return information to be shared with the Legislative Research Commission.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

PARAMEDIC EDUCATION
(TACKETT LAFERTY, ASHLEY)

Create a new section of KRS 164.740 to 164.7891 to establish a coal-county paramedic scholarship to be administered by KHEAA; establish a fund in the State Treasury to be administered by KHEAA for providing coal-county paramedic scholarships; APPROPRIATION.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Support

RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS FOR HAZARDOUS DUTY MEMBERS
(BRATCHER, KEVIN D.)

Amend KRS 61.702 and 78.5536 to increase the hazardous duty under age 65 retiree health subsidy to $40 per month for each year of hazardous duty service for those career hazardous members of the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System, and the State Police Retirement System who began participating in the system on or after July 1, 2003, who are eligible for a fixed-dollar retiree health subsidy not tied to the premium; define "career hazardous employee"; provide that the change shall apply to hazardous service earned prior to the effective date of this Act by eligible members, including retirees and shall continue to be adjusted annually by the 1.5% increase currently provided by statute; specify that changes to subsidies payable to impacted retirees shall begin on or after January 1, 2023, to coincide with the next health plan year; RETROACTIVE.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

Position

Under Evaluation

2022 PRIMARY ELECTION FILING DEADLINE
(RUDY, STEVEN)

Effective for the 2022 primary and for no other election, extend the filing deadline for all candidates to January 25, 2022; permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to determine when the drawing for ballot positions and certifications will be held; permit the Secretary of State or the county clerk, as appropriate, to establish any other necessary elections deadlines for the 2022 primary, excluding the date of the primary; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/6/2022 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

Position

Neutral

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
(HEAVRIN, SAMARA)

Amend KRS 189A.085 to allow the court to order a peace officer to seize a license plate from a person who is convicted of KRS 189A.010.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

ELECTRICAL INSPECTIONS
(SANTORO, SAL)

Amend KRS 227.460 to allow the electrical contractor to choose an inspection conducted by a Transportation Cabinet inspector or a local inspector for electrical work on highway projects not related to buildings for human occupancy performed beyond the service disconnect within the public right of way.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/24/2022 - (H) Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day

Position

Under Evaluation

NATURAL GAS TRANSMISSION PIPELINE LOCATION NOTIFICATION
(JOHNSON, DJ)

Create a new section of KRS 100.273 to 100.292 to define "natural gas transmission pipeline," "operator", and "person"; limit the application of the section to cities and counties that have adopted the provisions of KRS Chapter 100 and to preliminary development plans filed on or after the effective date of the Act; establish notification requirements for developers that are locating developments within 660 feet of natural gas transmission pipelines; require a notified pipeline operator to provide pipeline location information to the developer; require the developer to include language on the final plat filed with the planning commission stating that the developer has utilized reasonable means to notify the pipeline operator and verify the pipeline location; require planning commissions to gather raw National Pipeline Mapping System geospatial data within 60 days of the effective date of the Act; exempt planning commissions from liability for development approval if it is based on the geospatial information they obtain; require pipeline operators to file the names of their registered agents with planning commissions of jurisdiction no later than August 15, 2022; prohibit planning commissions from issuing final approval for developments until the requirements of the Act have been satisfied; exempt planning commissions from liability for development approval if it is based on the information required to be submitted under the Act; provide that the Act shall not exempt developers or operators from the requirements of the Underground Facility Damage Protection Act of 1994, KRS 367.4901 to 367.4917.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/18/2022 - (H) SECOND READING, to Rules

Position

Under Evaluation

PEACE OFFICER CERTIFICATION
(ROBERTS, RACHEL)

Amend KRS 15.382 to prohibit anyone who has been convicted of various misdemeanor offenses and inchoate offenses under KRS Chapter 510 from being certified as a peace officer; amend KRS 15.386 to prohibit peace officers who have been convicted of various misdemeanor offenses and inchoate offenses under KRS Chapter 510 from returing to active certification from inactive status; amend KRS 15.391 to provide that a peace officer's certification shall be revoked if he or she pleads guilty to, is convicted of, or enters an Alford plea to various misdemeanor offenses and inchoate offenses under KRS Chaper 510.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/5/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
(FUGATE, CHRIS)

Amend KRS 218A.1410, 218A.1412, and 218A.142 to enhance the penalty for importing or trafficking carfentanil, fentanyl, or fentanyl derivatives from a minimum of 50 percent of the sentence served to a minimum of 85 percent of the sentence served and establish prohibition against the use of pretrial diversion for those criminal offenses.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/11/2022 - (H) Referred to Committee House Judiciary (H)

Position

Support

FIRST RESPONDER, DOCTOR, NURSE, AND HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION DAY
(HART, MARK)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the first Saturday of October of each year as "First Responder, Doctor, Nurse, and Health Care Professional Recognition Day"; require the Governor to proclaim the date each year and require state flags to be lowered to half-mast on state public buildings from sunrise to sunset on that day.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/6/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

SEWER CHARGES IMPOSED BY SANITATION DISTRICTS
(FISCHER, JOSEPH M.)

Amend KRS 220.510 to prohibit a sanitation district from imposing any fee, tax, surcharge, or other charge for the provision of service to a property unless the property is connected to a sanitary sewer owned or maintained by the sanitation district, there is an approved plan to connect the property to a sanitary sewer owned or maintained by the sanitation district within five years, the property discharges storm water to a storm sewer or storm water improvement owned or operated by the sanitation district, the sanitation district's storm sewer controls storm water that flows to the property, or the person responsible for the charge has contracted with the sanitation district to provide the service; amend KRS 220.515 to conform; allow the Act to be cited as the Ensuring Fair Sewer Charges Act.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/6/2022 - Introduced

Position

Under Evaluation

CONSTABLE POLICE POWERS
(KOENIG, ADAM)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 70 to prohibit any constable elected for the first time after January 1, 2023, from exercising general police powers unless certified, leaving all other constables unchanged; amend various KRS sections as they relate to constable powers and duties, especially those with police powers; allow constables to apply for training at any KLEC-approved basic training course, cost allocation determined; require the Department of Criminal Justice Training to accept one qualified constable per training class for training; APPROPRIATION.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/7/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

TRANSPORTATION CABINET APPROPRIATIONS
(PETRIE, JASON)

The Transportation Cabinet Budget: Detail Part I, Operating Budget; appropriate to General Administration and Support: 2021-2022: $1,119,600, 2022-2023: $83,373,900, 2023-2024: $84,567,900; appropriate to Aviation: 2021-2022: $108,100, 2022-2023: $34,947,000, 2023-2024: $31,502,600; appropriate to Debt Service: 2022-2023: $134,925,100, 2023-2024: $136,700,700; appropriate to Highways: 2021-2022: $220,806,300, 2022-2023: $2,468,155,300, 2023-2024: $2,287,084,700; appropriate to Public Transportation: 2021-2022: $117,000, 2022-2023: $46,986,500, 2023-2024: $42,970,600; appropriate to Revenue Sharing: 2021-2022: $214,500, 2022-2023: $422,570,900, 2023-2024: $414,668,100; appropriate to Vehicle Regulation: 2021-2022: $683,200, 2022-2023: $66,976,600, 2023-2024: $68,987,900; not included in the appropriation amounts are capital project amounts as follows: 2021-2022: $3,000,000, 2022-2023: $43,643,000, 2023-2024: $16,850,000; detail Part II, Capital Projects Budget; detail Part III, Transportation Cabinet Budget Summary; APPROPRIATION.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/20/2022 - received in Senate

Position

Under Evaluation

COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAX BILLS
(IMES, MARY BETH)

Amend KRS 134.504 to require the allowance of a mass foreclosure procedure in the terms of a contract between the Department of Revenue and a county attorney; amend the fees a county attorney may receive in the process of litigation for the collection of a certificate of delinquency; create new sections of KRS Chapter 68 to establish a mass foreclosure process for counties to use in the collection of delinquent tax bills.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/8/2022 - Introduced

Position

Neutral

AGE REQUIREMENT OF SERVING ALCOHOL
(TIMONEY, KILLIAN)

Amend KRS 244.090 to lower the minimum server age of employees to 18 and to exclude persons under the age of 20 from bartending.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - (H) recommitted to committee House Committee on Committees (H)

Position

Support

PROPERTY ASSESSMENTS
(BRIDGES, RANDY)

Amend KRS 132.191 to expand the requirements for using the income approach and sales comparison approach in the valuation of property; establish additional requirements for the appraisal of real property; amend KRS 133.120 to change the qualifications of taxpayer representatives who receive compensation for appealing property assessments.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/10/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

RECONTRIBUTIONS OF A REFUND IN THE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
(FRAZIER GORDON, DEANNA)

Amend KRS 61.552 to provide that recontributions of a refund to the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employees Retirement System, and the State Police Retirement System, made on or before January 1, 2023, shall be used to determine a member's participation date in the systems; make retroactive back to January 1, 2014, and provide that recontributions of a refund made on or after January 1, 2014, and prior to the effective date of this Act, shall be used to determine a member's participation date in the system unless the member instructs the systems by January 1, 2023, to not use the service to determine their participation date in the systems; RETROACTIVE.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/10/2022 - Introduced

Position

Neutral

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS
(SANTORO, SAL)

Create new sections of KRS Chapter 184 to establish transportation improvement districts (TIDs) organized by county governments; define terms; allow TIDs to be established by a city with a population of greater than 20,000, a single county, or up to three contiguous counties; establish board makeup and membership requirements for each type of TID; set forth TID duties and powers; set forth public meeting requirements for potential projects; require approval of the establishing body of a TID before any project can be started; allow TIDs to receive revenue from increment bonds as part of a local development area under KRS 65.7041 to 65.7083; set forth powers and procedures for TIDs to issue bonds for projects; allow the Transportation Cabinet to assist a TID in a demonstration project; amend KRS 65.7045 to include TIDs under the definition of "agency" for the purposes of establishing a local development area; amend KRS 416.670 to exempt property acquired for a TID project from the provisions of that statute.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/12/2022 - Introduced

Position

Under Evaluation

CRIMINAL HISTORY OF JOB APPLICANTS
(BROWN JR., GEORGE A.)

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

1/13/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

BROADBAND SERVICE
(PRATT, PHILLIP)

Amend KRS 154.15-010 to add definitions for "broadband service," "eligible entity," "unserved area," and "wholesale network access"; amend KRS 154.15-020 to require the Kentucky Communications Network Authority to offer eligible entities wholesale network access to the excess capacity on KentuckyWired only in unserved areas.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - Introduced

Position

Support

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
(FLEMING, KEN)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to establish the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to study the provision of emergency medical services and medical transportation; repeal, reenact, and amend sections of KRS Chapter 311A relating to the Board of Emergency Medical Services as new sections of KRS Chapter 216B to abolish the Board of Emergency Medical Services and transfer responsibilities to the Office of the Inspector General in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; establish a maximum response time of 60 minutes for a ground ambulance provider; require the office to revise the current classification system for ambulance providers by administrative regulation; repeal and reenact KRS 311A. 027, 311A.150, and 311A.195 as new sections of KRS Chapter 216B with no amendments; make conforming amendments in various statutes; require existing administrative regulations promulgated by the board to remain in effect until the office amends or repeals after review; conclude all affairs of the Board of Emergency Medicine and transfer all responsibilities to the office; repeal KRS 311A.015, 311A.040, 311A.055, 311A.070, and 311A.075; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - Introduced

Position

Under Evaluation

KENTUCKY PUBLIC PENSIONS AUTHORITY
(MILLER, JERRY T.)

Amend KRS 16.582 to clarify that standards for "total and permanent disability" relate to hazardous disability only and make technical changes; amend KRS 61.505 to expand the administrative actions that the Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA) may take on behalf of the Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) and the County Employees Retirement System (CERS), authorize the KPPA to employ no more than 8 unclassified employees to the Office of Investments whose positions are exempt from the personnel system's classified service and related salary limitations, and make technical changes; amend KRS 61.510 to define "instructional staff" for state colleges and universities and define "objective medical evidence" to exclude the testimonial evidence of a person applying for disability benefits; amend KRS 61.520 to reference definition of "instructional staff"; amend KRS 61.565 to add an effective date of July 1, 2022, for shifting to the executive branch the employer's share of the Kentucky Employees Retirement System nonhazardous plan's unfunded liability for contract employees at mental health facilities; amend KRS 61.590, 61.610, 61.615, and 61.665 to allow KPPA the option to send notices and other forms to members on disability retirement using electronic mail or other electronic means; amend KRS 61.610 to allow KPPA to hire or contract for the services of more than one disability fraud investigator; amend KRS 61.615 to allow members in hybrid cash balance plan who are discontinued from disability to apply for reinstatement; amend KRS 61.635 to make technical change; amend KRS 61.637 to specify the circumstances under which an elected official who is reelected but takes office after retirement is deemed as having a prearranged agreement that would void his or her retirement; amend KRS 61.645 to exempt invalid addresses from ballot distribution for trustee elections, specify single certified public accountant to audit KRS and CERS financial reports, and make technical changes; amend KRS 61.661 to make technical changes; amend KRS 61.665 to permit the KPPA to contract for the services of medical examiners, eliminate the requirement that a person applying for disability retirement produce evidence of a request for reasonable accommodation, delete language permitting KRS to order a disabled employee to enroll in vocational rehabilitation, and conform to legislative changes made in 2021; amend KRS 61.702 and 78.5536 to require KRS and CERS to provide health insurance coverage for reemployed retirees over the age of 65 who are not Medicare-eligible due to the federal Medicare Secondary Payer Act and who are employed by either a participating agency that offers the Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP) or a participating agency that is statutorily prevented from offering the KEHP; amend KRS 61.703 to make technical change; amend KRS 78.510 to define "objective medical evidence" to exclude the testimonial evidence of a person applying for disability benefits and make the definitions of "act in line of duty" and "dependent child" conform with other provisions as the result of legislative changes made in 2021; amend KRS 78.5524 to clarify that standards for "total and permanent disability" relate to hazardous disability only and to conform to other provisions as the result of legislative changes made in 2021; amend KRS 78.5526 and 78.5530 to conform with other provisions as the result of legislative changes made in 2021; amend KRS 78.5540 to specify the circumstances under which an elected official who is reelected but takes office after retirement is deemed as having a prearranged agreement that would void his or her retirement; and amend KRS 78.782 to exempt invalid addresses from ballot distribution for trustee elections, specify single certified public accountant to audit KRS and CERS financial reports, and make technical changes; and make technical changes and conforming amendments as a result of legislative changes made in 2021.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - Introduced

Position

Under Evaluation

LIABILITY AND WORKERS’ COMP. SELF-INSURANCE GROUP INVESTMENTS
(ROWLAND, BART)

Amend KRS 304.48-090 and 304.50-055 to define "nationally recognized statistical rating organization" and establish permissible investments for liability self-insurance groups and workers' compensation self-insurance groups.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/18/2022 - Introduced

EXTENDING EMERGENCY EXECUTIVE ACTIONS
(OSBORNE, DAVID W.)

Extend certain executive orders, including emergency executive orders and administrative regulations, relating to the December 10, 2021, and December 31, 2021, storms and declare that the extended orders expire on April 15, 2022; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

DISASTER RECOVERY AND RELIEF
(HOWELL, JASON)

Appropriate moneys to the West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergenies (SAFE) fund; create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to create the West Kentucky SAFE fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/12/2022 - replaced by identical House Bill 5

ESTABLISH JUNETEENTH NATIONAL FREEDOM DAY AS A STATE HOLIDAY
(NEAL, GERALD A.)

Amend KRS 2.147 and 18A.190 to make June 19, also known as "Juneteenth National Freedom Day," a state holiday for state employees.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/4/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)

Position

Support

REMOTE INSTRUCTION
(WISE, MAX)

Provide up to 10 days of remote instruction per school for school districts to use at the school, classroom, grade, or group level for the 2021-2022 school year; temporarily revise retirement reemployment provisions until June 30, 2022; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/14/2022 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

LOCAL GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT
(MEREDITH, STEPHEN)

Amend KRS 45A.380 to specify additional food items that are exempted from competitive negotation requirements in certain circumstances; amend KRS 424.260 to specify additional food items that are exempted from the newspaper notice requirement for competitive bidding for local government procurement.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/8/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Agriculture (S)

Position

Support

PUBLIC SAFETY
(CARROLL, DANNY)

Amend KRS 500.080 to define "emergency services personnel," "firework," and "riot"; amend KRS 503.055 to allow a person to use defensive force; create a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to provide enhanced term of imprisonment for any defendant convicted of crimes committed during the course of a riot; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to restrict when a person shall be released after an arrest for a violation of an offense of during the course of a riot; amend KRS 508.025, 520.090, 525.015, and 525.140 to provide enhanced penalties for violations of these offenses during the course of a riot; create a new section of KRS Chapter 511 to create the crime of unlawful camping on property owned by the Commonwealth; amend KRS 508.025, 508.030, 525.020, 525.030, and 525.060 to provide additional elements; amend KRS 439.3401 to add violations of KRS 508.020 and 508.025 committed during the course of a riot to the definition of violent offender; amend KRS 532.032 to require restitution be ordered in all cases where a person committed a crime during the course of a riot; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to state legislative findings and declarations; amend KRS 411.100 to require gross negligence for a cause of action for property damaged by riotous or tumultuous assemblage of people that a local government could have prevented; amend KRS 61.912, 61.914, 61.168, 525.010, 532.100, and 525.200 to make conforming changes; state the Act may be cited as the Community and First Responder Protection Act.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/8/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)

Position

Under Evaluation

OPIOID ANTAGONISTS
(DOUGLAS, DONALD)

Amend KRS 15.291, 217.177, and 217.186 to define "opioid antagonist" as naloxone or any United States Food and Drug Administration-approved opioid antagonist designed to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose; replace references to naloxone with opiod antagonist.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/20/2022 - received in House

Position

Support

PERSONAL INFORMATION OF PUBLIC OFFICERS
(CARROLL, DANNY)

Amend KRS 61.870 to define terms; amend KRS 61.878 to exempt records that would reveal the address or location of a public officer under certain conditions; create a new section KRS 61.870 to 61.884 to allow public officers to request that their personally identifiable information be designated as confidential and not publicly posted; create a new section of KRS Chapter 411 to create a cause of action for public officers whose personally identifiable information has been disseminated; cite as the Fred Capps Act; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/10/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)

Position

Under Evaluation

PEER COUNSELING
(WILSON, MIKE)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to provide definitions, authorize any public agency to establish a peer support counseling program, and provide for confidentiality of communications within a peer support counseling program.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/18/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate State & Local Government (S)

Position

Support

ASSESMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
(WEBB, ROBIN L.)

Amend KRS 132.485 to establish requirements for assessing motor vehicles for property tax purposes when the standard manual valuation exceeds five percent of the immediately preceding year's standard manual valuation; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/12/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Position

Under Evaluation

WINE CORKAGE
(WEBB, ROBIN L.)

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 243 to authorize wine corkage in conjunction with a meal by a limited restaurant or NQ2 retail drink licensee; establish conditions to remove a bottle of opened wine from the premises; amend KRS 242.260 to exempt corkage from dry and moist territory violations; amend KRS 243.020, 243.034, and 243.084 to conform.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/12/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Licensing & Occupations (S)

Position

Support

ASSESMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES
(HIGDON, JIMMY)

Amend KRS 132.485 to establish requirements for assessing personal motor vehicles for property tax purposes for the January 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023, assessment dates; RETROACTIVE; EMERGENCY.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/12/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Appropriations & Revenue (S)

Position

Under Evaluation

JAILS
(WHEELER, PHILLIP)

Amend KRS 431.215 to provide that the state pays a fee to counties for lodging prisoners judged guilty of death or confinement to the penitentiary beginning on the date the prisoner is delivered to the penitentiary; create a new section of KRS Chapter 431 to require payment to the county of that fee and, if applicable, the fees set forth in KRS 532.100(7) for each day a prisoner is charged with a felony and lodged in the county with payment, ceasing the day the prisoner is acquitted of the felony charges, or has judgement rendered otherwise involving no felony.

  CURRENT STATUS

1/13/2022 - (S) Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary (S)

Position

Under Evaluation