Jim Wayne represents House District 35 in the Kentucky House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 394 bills.
AN ACT relating to employer funding for the County Employees Retirement System and declaring an emergency. Amend KRS 61.565 to establish a phase-in of the actuarially required employer contributions to the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) so that by July 1, 2024, the full actuarially required contribution rate is paid; provide that the maximum annual increase in projected dollars paid shall not exceed 10% of the value from the prior fiscal year through June 30, 2023, provide that rates payable by CERS employers from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023; shall be based upon the assumptions established in the 2017 actuarial valuation; require the systems' board of trustees to amend employer rates payable on or after July 1, 2018, accordingly; EMERGENCY.
AN ACT relating to the surviving spouse exemption. Amend KRS 391.030, relating to decedents' estates, to increase the surviving spouse exemption from $15,000 to $30,000.
Recognize the role that the hospitality industry can play in disrupting child sex trafficking and encouraging residents, employees, and agencies to use hotels and venues which are signatories of the Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct.
Honor the victims of the Marshall County High School shooting and offer encouragement and support to the entire Marshall County community.
AN ACT relating to state employee pay equity. Amend KRS 7.100 to require the Legislative Research Commission to transmit pay equity information on its employees to the Secretary of Personnel by August 1 of each year; amend KRS 18A.030 to require the Secretary of Personnel to compile pay equity information on executive branch employees by August 1 of each year, to compile a report on gender pay equity for the legislative and executive branches of state government by December 1 of each year, and to transmit the report to the Legislative Research Commission.
AN ACT relating to conversion therapy and declaring an emergency. Create new sections of KRS Chapters 311, 319, and 335 to prohibit practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy, including the compensation and advertisement for conversion therapy; require violations to be subject to board discipline and false claims laws; prohibit public funds from being used for conversion therapy; define "conversion therapy" and "public funds"; EMERGENCY.