Chris Girdler represents Senate District 15 in the Kentucky Senate, is a member of 15 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 134 bills.
Direct the Transportation Cabinet to designate the bridge on Kentucky Route 90 over Lake Cumberland, in Pulaski County as "The Houseboat Capital of the World Bridge," and erect the appropriate signage.
Honor Jonathan Grate for his 21 years of serivce with the Legislative Research Commission, the General Assembly, and the Judiciary Committee, and wish him well with his next adventure in the Executive Branch wherein he will serve as the esteemed Deputy Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.
AN ACT relating to canines. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to define "dog" and "local government;" allow local governments to pass ordinances, regulations, or policies concerning dog welfare, safety, and public safety so long as the ordinance, regulation, or policy is not breed specific; prohibit any ordinance, regulation, or policy that is breed specific.
AN ACT relating to trafficking in heroin. Amend KRS 218A.1412 to require that persons who traffic in heroin or fentanyl be charged as Class C felons for the first offense.
Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Elhanan Pete Grigsby Jr.
AN ACT relating to funeral planning. Create new sections of KRS Chapter 367 to define "cemetery merchandise," "declarant," "declaration," "designee," "funeral," and "funeral merchandise"; establish the uses and requirements for a declaration; permit declarations to specify preferences for the disposition of remains after death; establish that the most recent declaration shall take precedence over other documents concerning disposition of remains; grant persons following a declaration in good-faith immunity from liability; specify requirements to revoke a declaration and specify actions that can cause the revocation of a designation; specify chain of authority if the person with authority under the declaration or statute fails to assume the obligation; limit reciprocity with other states; specify requirements for contesting the validity of a declaration; amend KRS 367.97501 to delete the definition of "authorizing agent," amend the definition of "cremation authorization form," define "declaration," and delete the definition of "preneed cremation authorization form; amend KRS 367.97514 to conform; amend KRS 367.97524 to include funeral home; amend KRS 367.97527 to replace the use of a preneed cremation authorization form with the use of a declaration; amend KRS 367.97514 to conform; amend KRS 367.97531 to allow the authorizing agent to submit a form by facsimile transmission.