Kentucky Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 235 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to business entities. Create a new section of Subchapter 4 of KRS Chapter 14A to permit, excepting certain actions, an action against an entity or foreign entity that maintains a registered office to be brought in the county where the office is situated; create a new section of KRS Chapter 275 to expel a member by judicial order under certain situations except as stated in a written operating agreement; amend 14A.1-070 to change the definition of two terms and to define new terms; amend KRS 15A-060 to establish a $15 fee for a certificate of association; amend KRS 14A.6-010 to require an unincorporated nonprofit association to file with the Secretary of State; amend 271B.8-530 to delete requirement that a director furnish a written affirmation of his or her good faith; amend KRS 271B.8-550 to add shareholders as having certain control; amend 271B.10-200 to state that a shareholder of the corporation will not have a vested property right resulting from any provision in the bylaws; amend KRS 272A.6-050, 275.260, 362.285, 362.481, 362.1-504, 362.2-703, 362.2-933, and 386A.6-060 to exempt enforcement of a judgment by certain entities; amend KRS 273A.040 to exempt certain members from a judgment or order for which members are not liable; amend KRS 275.015 to include in the definition of "nonprofit limited liability company" a requirement that in its articles of organization it has elected to be treated as a nonprofit limited liability company in accordance with KRS 275.025(6); amend KRS 275.175 to permit a written operating agreement that sets forth certain specifics; amend KRS 275.280 to state that except as set forth in a written operating agreement any dissociation of a member does not entitle the former member or assignee to any distribution; amend KRS 275.337 and 386A.6-110 to prohibit a certain derivative proceeding under certain circumstances; amend KRS 382.135 to require additional information to be on a deed to real property.
Feb 16 2017 Introduced In Senate
Apr 12 2017
HB 360 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to agritourism. Amend KRS 100.111 to expand the definition of "agricultural use" to include at least five acres devoted to agritourism; redefine "agritourism activity" and define "inherent risks of agritourism activity"; amend KRS 219.081 to make a technical correction.
Feb 14 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HCR 90 (2017 Regular Session)
Urge Congress to designate the southern portion of the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway as Interstate 169.
Feb 15 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 396 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to the Kentucky State Police and declaring an emergency. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to allow the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet to provide state resources to the Kentucky State Police Foundation; amend KRS 16.040 to provide additional criteria for the appointment of police officers by administrative regulation; amend KRS 16.080 to allow the commissioner to promulgate administrative regulations setting out an ethics code for officers of the department and individuals employed as a Trooper R Class or CVE R Class; EMERGENCY.
Feb 15 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HCR 48 (2017 Regular Session)
Urge the United States Food and Drug Administration to withdraw its proposed standard for NNN levels on ingredients and constituents in smokeless tobacco products.
Feb 08 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 277 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to local boards of education. Amend KRS 160.180 to remove board of education member eligibility restriction that no aunt, uncle, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law be employed by that board.
Feb 09 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
SB 219 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to recreational therapists and making an appropriation therefor. Establish KRS Chapter 319D and create new sections to establish the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Recreational Therapy; establish new definitions; set term limits for board members; require the board to meet monthly; require money received by the board to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of a revolving fund; authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of KRS Chapter 319D and KRS Chapter 13A; establish the responsibilities of the board; authorize consultation and evaluation by a recreational therapist to be performed without a referral; establish requirements for licensure; authorize the board to establish fees related to the licensure process; set up a licensure renewal process; authorize the board to deny, refuse, renew, suspend, and revoke an applicant's license; enable applicants to appeal the revocation, suspension, and denial of a license; establish penalties; APPROPRIATION.
Feb 16 2017 Introduced In Senate
Apr 11 2017
HB 13 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to veterans centers, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency. Authorize to the Department of Veterans' Affairs federal funds and bond funds in fiscal year 2016-2017 for the construction of the Bowling Green Veterans Center nursing home; establish conditions; provide that if debt service is required it shall be a necessary government expense to be paid from the general fund surplus account or the budget reserve trust fund; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Jun 28 2016 Prefiled By The Sponsor(S).
Apr 11 2017
HB 253 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to child protective services. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to require unannounced visits to the residence or location where the reported child abuse or neglect occurred when an investigation is required and ongoing unannounced visits until the welfare of a child has been safeguarded; permit a delay in an unannounced visit; provide that this Act may be cited as the Tucker Act.
Feb 07 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 417 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to interference with an authorized individual's right to concealed carry. Amend KRS 237.137 to provide that it is a violation to prevent a person authorized to concealed carry from doing so on a permitted property; establish fines.
Feb 16 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 309 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to tenancies in real property. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide that, after the effective date of this Act, residential tenants who hold a domestic violence order, a pretrial release no-contact order, or an interpersonal protective order may terminate a lease with at least 30 days' notice to landlords, while the lease continues for co-tenants; establish civil action for a landlord's economic losses due to termination against persons restrained by protective orders; for those tenants or applicants for tenancy who hold an emergency protective order, a domestic violence order, a pretrial release no-contact order, an interpersonal protective order, or a temporary interpersonal protective order, those orders cannot serve as a basis for denying a lease and new locks may be installed by the tenant; create a new section of KRS Chapter 383 to provide that, after the effective date of this Act, rental agreements shall not penalize tenants for requesting assistance from emergency services.
Feb 10 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 482 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to law enforcement training. Amend KRS 15.440 to allow the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council, through the promulgation of administrative regulations, to approve basic training credit for the basic training for the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program fund stipend and Peace Officer Professional Standards basic training years for service credit served in another state or basic training completed in another state.
Feb 17 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 128 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to Bible literacy courses in the public schools. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to establish an elective social studies course on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament of the Bible, the New Testament, or a combination of the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament of the Bible; require that the course provide to students knowledge of biblical content, characters, poetry, and narratives that are prerequisites to understanding contemporary society and culture, including literature, art, music, mores, oratory, and public policy; permit students to use various translations of the Bible for the course; amend KRS 158.197 to permit a school council to offer an elective social studies course on the Hebrew Scriptures, Old Testament of the Bible, the New Testament, or a combination of the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament of the Bible.
Jan 04 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 330 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to tax increment financing and declaring an emergency. Amend KRS 65.490 to allow an extension of time for certain tax increment financing pilot programs; EMERGENCY.
Feb 13 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 443 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to reorganization and making an appropriation therefor. Establish KRS Chapter 324B and create new sections thereof to grant the Department of Professional Licensing supervision over the new Real Estate Authority; define terms, including "real property board," which means the Board of Home Inspectors, Board of Real Estate Professionals, Board of Appraisers, or Board of Auctioneers; change the name of the Real Estate Commission to the Board of Real Estate Professionals; establish the department, which is managed by a commissioner, within the Public Protection Cabinet; direct the commissioner to issue written statements indicating the specific responsibilities of each real property board, board member, and board staff; deem all administrative regulations previously promulgated by the real property boards or their predecessors as retroactively promulgated by the commissioner; authorize the commissioner to promulgate future administrative regulations relating to any real property board, but only after the relevant real property board has first adopted the administrative regulation; create the Kentucky Real Estate Authority within the Department of Professional Licensing; appoint an executive director to manage the authority; establish the authority with five members, composed of the executive director and the chair of each of the four real property boards; make the executive director the chair of the authority, who may only vote in the case of a tie; set authority member reimbursement and compensation; direct the authority to oversee the real property boards; allow the authority to hear appeals of real property board disciplinary actions; consolidate the authority, boards, and their employees at one physical location; permit the boards to submit an annual budget to the authority, requiring approval by a majority vote of the authority; empower the Public Protection Cabinet secretary to appoint all personnel of the authority and the real property boards; order the authority to hire up to four administrative coordinators to carry out the administrative functions and day-to-day operations of the real property boards; establish the responsibilities of the executive director; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 224.10-052 and 224.10-053 as new sections of KRS Chapter 324B to replace the Office of Occupations and Professions with the Department of Professional Licensing; direct the department to assume all of the responsibilities formerly held by the office; amend KRS 198B.700, 324.010, 324A.010, and 330.020 to define "authority," "commissioner," and "department"; repeal, and reenact 198B.704, 324.281, 324A.015, and 330.050 to establish the boards of home inspectors, real estate professionals, appraisers, and auctioneers, respectively; set each board at five members and list the requirements and circumstances for membership; fix the procedures for selecting members for the boards; determine board privileges and duties; forbid the commissioner from promulgating or changing an administrative regulation relating to a board unless that board has already adopted the promulgation or change; allow appeal of a board decision to the authority; prohibit any officer or employee of the cabinet, department, or authority from attempting to influence or interfere with a board's disciplinary decision or proceeding; establish details relating to board budgets and fees; retain the agency fund account and related processes for the auctioneer board; forbid the authority from imposing a fine against a licensee without previous board approval; name circumstances that could lead to removal of a board member; set reimbursement and compensation limits for board members; permit board members and staff to attend and travel to and from board-related or industry-related meetings and events with the approval of the authority; amend KRS 198B.728, 324.200, 324A.052, and 330.130 to establish appellate rights for parties aggrieved by a board decision; amend KRS 324A.150 to define "commissioner"; amend KRS 12.020, 12.252, 164.6903, 164.6905, 164.6909, 164.6911, 164.6913, 164.6915, 164.6923, 164.6929, 198A.030, 198B.706, 198B.712, 198B.714, 198B.722, 198B.724, 286.8-990, 309.131, 309.329, 309.404, 319B.020, 319B.040, 324.020, 324.040, 324.045, 324.046, 324.080, 324.085, 324.090, 324.111, 324.112, 324.115, 324.117, 324.141, 324.142, 324.150, 324.151, 324.160, 324.170, 324.220, 324.236, 324.237, 324.238, 324.2812, 324.285, 324.286, 324.287, 324.288, 324.310, 324.312, 324.330, 324.360, 324.395, 324.400, 324.410, 324.420, 324.425, 324A.020, 324A.035, 324A.040, 324A.045, 324A.047, 324A.050, 324A.065, 324A.100, 324A.152, 324A.154, 324A.156, 324A.158, 324A.160, 324A.162, 324A.163, 329A.025, 330.060, 330.070, 330.110, 330.192, 334.170, 344.385, 433.900, 433.902, and 433.906 to conform; repeal KRS 324.2811, 324.282, 324.283, 324.284, 324A.025, and 324A.060; set initial real property board terms; forbid the board member expansions from removing the three initial appointees; allow board members serving on November 30, 2016, to serve out their terms as nonvoting ex officio members of their boards with reduced compensation; transfer active personnel serving the real property boards on November 30, 2016, to the authority; confirm Executive Orders 2016-859 and 2016-881, except as expressly modified; APPROPRIATION.
Feb 16 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 72 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to planning and zoning. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 100 to set requirements for filing an appeal bond for appeals of Circuit Court decisions before the case is transferred to the Kentucky Court of Appeals.
Nov 10 2016 Prefiled By The Sponsor(S).
Apr 11 2017
HB 404 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to commercial parcel delivery. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 189 to allow commercial delivery personnel to use golf carts, low-speed vehicles, and utility vehicles for delivery of express mail and packages in residential areas; define "commercial delivery personnel," "residential area," and "utility vehicle"; outline use provisions; outline vehicle requirements; allow vehicles operating under this section to pull a trailer; allow the Transportation Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to implement these provisions.
Feb 15 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 484 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to tourism. Amend KRS 11A.010 to eliminate the waiver of a registration fee for a presenter at a tourism-related conference from the definition of "gift", and clarify that "public servant" does not include the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet or its subdivisions; amend KRS 11A.045 to exclude activities involving sponsorships granted by the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet in promoting the Commonwealth, and individuals traveling on their own acting on behalf of the cabinet; amend KRS 11A.055 to exclude tourism promotion from the prohibitions on fund raising by state agencies, and exclude nonprofit organizations affiliated with the cabinet from the provisions of the chapter; amend KRS 45A.045 to allow sponsorships by the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet to be granted by noncompetitive negotiation and make technical corrections; amend KRS 45A.810 to conform.
Feb 17 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 469 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT to revise and correct the Kentucky Revised Statutes. Statute Reviser's bill for the 2017 Regular Session; make legislative findings and declarations on the nature and reasons for the statutory changes being made; amend KRS 311.685 and 343.020 to correct inadvertent drafting errors in statutory text; amend KRS 134.452, 154.33-510, 243.200, and 402.100 to correct improper in-text statutory references; repeal KRS 158.650, 158.680, 158.685, and 158.710, whose provisions expired in 1996; amend KRS 156.160 and 160.107 to conform.
Feb 17 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017
HB 319 (2017 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to elections. Amend KRS 242.020 to require that any person or group of persons that wants to circulate a petition for a local option election must first file with the county clerk the intent to circulate a petition before signatures are collected; require that a person or group of persons post a bond with the Circuit Court to cover all costs of the election within five days of filing the petition if the local option election will be held on any day other than a primary or regular election date; require that petitions have the signature and legibly printed name of the voter and the year of the voter's birth; require that if such an election is held on a day other than a primary or regular election date, the person or group of persons circulating the petition will pay for the costs of the local option election; amend KRS 242.030 to require that the petition contain the date of the local option election; permit a local option question to be placed on a ballot on a primary or a regular election day and to establish deadlines and procedures for the filing of petitions; amend KRS 242.022, 242.1242, and 242.1244 to apply to urban-county governments, charter counties, consolidated local governments, and unified local governments and to conform.
Feb 13 2017 Introduced In House
Apr 11 2017

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