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Kentucky Bills

Bill Title Introduced Latest Action
SB 228 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to athlete agents. Amend KRS 164.6901 to rename KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 the Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act; amend KRS 164.6903 to revise the definitions of "athlete agent" and "student-athlete" and to define "educational institution," "enrolled," "interscholastic sport," "licensed, registered or certified professional," "recruit or solicit," and "sign"; amend KRS 164.6907 to clarify time period for submitting an application; amend KRS 164.6909 expand the requirements for an athlete agent application form and the registration process; amend KRS 164.6911 clarify reasons for which registration may be denied and the license renewal process; amend KRS 164.6913 to clarify reasons for refusing to issue or to suspend or revoke a registration; create a new section of KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 to allow the department to issue a temporary license; amend KRS 164.6915 to establish a fee to renew a registration based on registration in another state; amend KRS 164.6917 to specify requirements for an agency contract; amend KRS 164.6919 to specify communication requirements an athlete agent must meet; amend KRS 164.6921 to include parents or guardians of minor student-athletes; amend KRS 164.6923 to require an athlete agent to create records; amend KRS 164.6925 to clarify actions prohibited by athlete agents; amend KRS 164.6929 to allow student-athletes as well as educational institutions to bring action for damages and increase civil penalty from $25,000 to $50,000; amend KRS 164.6933 clarify the interaction of KRS 164.6901 to 164.6935 with regard to federal electronic signatures statutes.
Feb 28 2018 Introduced In Senate
Apr 27 2018
HB 265 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to training for telecommunicators. Amend KRS 15.550 to require telecommunicators that provide dispatch for emergency medical conditions to be trained in high-quality telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation (T-CPR).
Jan 29 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 27 2018
HB 487 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to tax credits and declaring an emergency. Amend KRS 337.055 to insert gender-neutral language.
Feb 26 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 27 2018
HB 203 (2018 Regular Session)
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 $440,265,200 in fiscal year 2018-2019 and $445,291,600 in fiscal year 2019-2020 from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, and Federal Funds; provide General Fund moneys for pay equity initiative; provide General Fund moneys for defined calculations; provide General Fund moneys to replace Federal Funds; provide that funds in the Court Operations and Administration appropriation unit carry forward; provide that if the Supreme Court retains the 2008 increase in civil filing fees, the additional income, not to exceed $5,000,000 in each fiscal year, shall be deposited in a trust and agency account for court operations; provide General Fund moneys for local facility assessments; provide General Fund moneys for increased CERS rates on janitorial and maintenance staff in judicial centers and courthouses; 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; detail project scope and use allowance payments for Bath, Butler, Crittenden, Jessamine, and Jefferson County court houses; authorize lease purchase of a Court of Appeals office building in Franklin County; 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 Bath, Butler, Crittenden, and Jessamine Counties to the 2020-2022 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 and priority of individual appropriations; 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; include funds for trial commissioner salaries as provided for in the Judicial Branch Budget Recommendation; provide that issuance of paychecks scheduled for June 30, 2018, June 30, 2019, and June 30, 2020, shall not be issued prior to July 1, 2018, July 1, 2019, and July 1, 2020; provide for participation in any Budget Reduction Plan or Surplus Expenditure Plan.
Jan 16 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 27 2018
SB 88 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to city mandates. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to prohibit the General Assembly from imposing requirements on cities that require city expenditures or tax levies without fully funding the requirement or making the requirements contingent on city legislative body approval; exempt requirements that are the result of a federal mandate; ensure that the provisions do not affect the obligations under KRS 6.950 to 6.975.
Jan 17 2018 Introduced In Senate
Apr 27 2018
HB 430 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to reorganization. Amend KRS 196.026 to add the Division of Reentry to the Office of Community Services and Facilities in the Department of Corrections; confirm Executive Order 2017-749, dated October 31, 2017.
Feb 21 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 273 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to voter registration. Amend KRS 116.055 to ensure that any qualified voter who voluntarily removes his or her name from the voter registration list after December 31 and who subsequently wishes to register to vote prior to the next scheduled primary, shall not be considered as a "newly registered voter" for purposes of party eligibility.
Jan 30 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 334 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT authorizing the payment of certain claims against the state which have been duly audited and approved according to law, and have not been paid because of the lapsing or insufficiency of former appropriations against which the claims were chargeable, or the lack of an appropriate procurement document in place, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency. Appropriate funds for the payment of claims against the Commonwealth; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Feb 08 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 306 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to STABLE Kentucky accounts. Amend KRS 141.010 to exclude earnings of a STABLE Kentucky account from adjusted gross income; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164A to define a STABLE Kentucky account.
Feb 05 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 207 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to cell phones. Amend KRS 520.010 to allow persons who are in a detention facility in a professional capacity to possess a cell phone or other personal electronic device.
Jan 17 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 592 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to public agencies. Amend KRS 156.690 to insert gender-neutral language.
Feb 27 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 557 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to economic development. Amend KRS 56.440 to define "headquarters," "nonretail service and technology project," and "nonretail service and technology entity"; amend KRS 56.510, relating to state lands and buildings to expand eligible projects from industrial projects to include headquarters and nonretail service and technology projects; include eligibility requirements to create a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to define how skills training credits may be applied to income tax obligations; amend KRS 144.0205 to conform; amend KRS 148.546 and 148.8591 to allow online reporting from Tourism, Arts and Heritage to the LRC in lieu of a physical report; amend KRS 154.10-050 to remove requirement that cabinet secretary create and submit an annual strategic plan for economic development; create a new section of KRS 154.12-2084 to 154.12-2089 to sunset current investment credits; amend KRS 154.12-100 to change reporting requirements and include posting of annual report required by KRS 154.12-2035; amend KRS 154.12-204 to include new definitions relating to the skills training investment credit; amend KRS 154.12-205 to substitute the phrase "qualified company" for "business and industry"; amend KRS 154.12-206 to substitute the phrase "approved companies" for "business and industry"; amend KRS 154.12-207 to provide additional details about skills training investment and grant-in-aid credit qualifications; amend KRS 154.12-208 to allow the Bluegrass State Skills Corporation to submit annual report on the cabinet's Web page instead of via paper to LRC; amend KRS 154.12-278 to allow reporting obligations of Kentucky Innovation Act on the cabinet Web page instead of paper copy to the Governor and LRC; amend KRS 154.12-310 to remove satellite offices and specify the number of affiliate centers; amend KRS 154.12-2035 to allow posting of annual report to the cabinet's Web page instead of a physical copy to the Governor and LRC; rename the small business investment credit as the Kentucky small business tax credit; amend KRS 154.20-150 to allow annual reporting by Web page instead of by physical copy to the Governor and LRC; amend KRS 154.20-170 to remove reference to targeted industrial sector; amend KRS 154.20-230 to change definition of "qualified activity"; amend KRS 154.20-234 to change elements of qualified investment and authorize promulgation of administrative regulations; amend KRS 154.20-238 to increase allowable time for investment; amend KRS 154.27-050 to allow posting of annual report to the cabinet Web site instead of submitting it to the Governor and LRC; amend KRS 154.30-010 to change investment criteria and refine definitions; create a new section of Subchapter 27 of KRS Chapter 154 to sunset incentives allowed by KRS 154.27-010 to KRS 154.27-100; amend KRS 154.30-070 to alter requirements of tax incentive agreement; amend KRS 154.30-080 to allow cancellation of tax incentive agreements and add definitions; amend KRS 154.31-030 to allow annual reporting by post to the cabinet Web page; amend KRS 154.32-010 to include new definitions; amend KRS 154.32-020 to expand the list of companies eligible for incentives; amend KRS 154.60-010 and KRS 154.60-020 to replace term "Division of Small Business" with "Office of Entrepreneurship"; amend KRS 154.60-020 to extend time period for credit-related activity; repeal KRS 141.430 relating to income tax credit calculations; repeal KRS 154.10-100 relating to information transfer network; repeal KRS 154.10-120 relating to preparation of the strategic plan for economic development; repeal KRS 154.10-125 relating to content of the strategic economic development plan; repeal KRS 154.10-140 relating to performance benchmarks; repeal KRS 154.30-052 relating to signature project loan program requirements; repeal KRS 154.48-010 containing definitions for KRS 154.48-010 to 154.48-035; repeal KRS 154.48-015 expressing the findings of the General Assembly; repeal KRS154.48-020 relating to administrative regulations and open meetings; repeal KRS 154.48-025 to 154.48-030, and 154.48.035 establishing the Kentucky Environmental Stewardship Act; repeal KRS 224.01-020 relating to the funding for cleaning agricultural warehousing sites.
Feb 27 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 130 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to administrative regulations. Create a new section of KRS 13A.290 to 13A.335 to require the staff of the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee to submit to that committee's co-chairs an annual report on administrative regulations found deficient by a legislative committee; list the information that is necessary to complete the report; include prominent text on the first page of the report outlining potential legislative options; amend KRS 13A.290, 13A.330, and 13A.331 to allow a committee to take action on an administrative regulation within 60 days of LRC referral.
Jan 04 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 431 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to reorganization. Amend KRS 15A.020 to reorganize the Department of Juvenile Justice into offices and divisions; confirm Executive Order 2017-599, dated September 1, 2017.
Feb 21 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
SB 150 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to executive branch ethics. Amend KRS 13B.020 to include hearings by the Executive Branch Ethics Commission in the list of administrative hearings exempt from KRS Chapter 13B; amend KRS 11A.100 to conform.
Feb 15 2018 Introduced In Senate
Apr 26 2018
HB 443 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to nonprofit corporations. Amend, create, and repeal and reenact various sections of KRS Chapter 273 to modernize statutes regulating nonprofit corporations.
Feb 22 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 97 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to campaign finance. Amend KRS 121.180(7) to move the date for filing a supplemental annual report from December 1 to December 31.
Jan 02 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 193 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to assault in the third degree. Amend KRS 508.025, relating to the Class D felony of assault in the third degree, to add intentionally causing a peace officer to come in contact with bodily fluids or bodily waste to the elements of the crime; increase the criminal penalty to a Class C felony for contact with fluids which could transmit a communicable disease; and clarify that the existing provisions regarding detention facilities apply to adult and juvenile facilities.
Jan 11 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 476 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to compensatory time. Amend KRS 337.285 to allow Trooper R and CVE R law enforcement officers to receive and use compensatory time for time worked over forty hours per week.
Feb 26 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018
HB 302 (2018 Regular Session)
AN ACT relating to reorganization. Amend KRS 12.020 and 12.252 to create the Professional Licensing Legal Division within the Public Protection Cabinet; create the Office of Administrative Hearings within the Public Protection Cabinet; confirm Executive Order 2017-325.
Feb 02 2018 Introduced In House
Apr 26 2018

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