HB 140

  • Kentucky House Bill
  • 2023 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 06, 2023
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

AN ACT proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to the environment.


Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to establish a right of the people to have a healthy environment, including a right to clean air, pure water, and ecologically healthy habitats; declare the Commonwealth's natural resources, among them its air, water, flora, fauna, climate, and public lands, are the common property of all people, including generations yet to come; establish that as trustee of the environment and its natural resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all people; provide ballot language; submit to voters for ratification or rejection.

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Jan 06, 2023


introduced in House


to Committee on Committees (H)

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