2020 REGULAR SESSION

TRANSPORTATION

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH APRIL 15, 2020 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB4

J. Higdon

Establish the Kentucky Transportation Board

03/18/20 - returned to Transportation (H)

SB5

R. Alvarado

Relating to special purpose governmental entities.

04/14/20 - delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 90)

SB75

P. Wheeler

Regulation of off-highway vehicles

04/01/20 - to Transportation (H)

SB78

S. Meredith

Require the use of bicycle helmets

01/13/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB94

P. Hornback

Remove requirements for the sale of gasoline containing up to ten percent ethanol.

02/21/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 4)

SB136

R. Mills

Originally dealt with home health care aides and was amended in the process to add language for taxation of disaster relief workers and to address COVID matters including getting advice from health care workers, impact state government contracting, and to extend various administrative actions during state of emergency

04/15/20 - to Rules (S)

SB150

R. Alvarado

Originally relating to out-of-network billing, House added COVID-19 Relief provisions

03/30/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 73)

SB165

P. Hornback

Amends 811, call before you dig law providing contractor exemptions from liability

03/19/20 - recommitted to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB197

T. Buford

Relating to salvage titles, exempt clerks from immunity and exempt from notarization provisions

02/24/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB207

P. Hornback

require the Transportation Cabinet to establish a restriction category on the motorcycle operator`s license to operation of 3-wheeled motorcycles only

03/18/20 - returned to Transportation (H)

SB209

C. McDaniel

Provide to the Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee the ability to take action and defer projects

02/26/20 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB211

J. Carpenter

NCOIL model on auto towing and storage

02/27/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB241

R. Mills

Establish an annual fee for a special purpose governmental entity`s use of the property valuation administrator`s assessment

03/04/20 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB247

G. Neal

Reforms to driver education.

03/05/20 - to Education (S)

SB250

P. Wheeler

Classification of employees and independent contractors

03/05/20 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB255

R. Girdler

For government contracting require that any governmental body that accepts a proposal be limited to increasing the project price with the winning bidder by no more than ten percent or a new request for proposals shall be initiated

03/05/20 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB273

J. Higdon

Shell bill related to transportation

03/06/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB277

J. Higdon

Shell bill related to aviation

03/06/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB278

J. Higdon

Shell bill related to aviation

03/06/20 - to Transportation (S)

SB280

J. Higdon

Shell bill related to transportation

03/06/20 - to Transportation (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

N/A

HOUSE BILLS

HB48

J. Donohue

Establish income tax credit for the costs of mitigating noise from a commercial airport

01/07/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB66

R. Huff

Prohibiting the use of a personal electronic device while driving

01/07/20 - to Judiciary (H)

HB77

N. Kulkarni

Create a prevailing wage law for all public works projects

01/07/20 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB116

J. Donohue

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 277 to require two-person crews on trains or light engines used in connection with the movement of freight; establish civil penalties for failure to have a two-person crew.

01/07/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB128

R. Brenda

Prohibit animal-drawn vehicles from being drawn by an animal wearing shoes that will damage the highway, establish a fines and forward money from fines to the road fund

01/07/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB154

C. Massey

Adopts provisions of the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act, amended to make changes to the power of attorney uniform law including removing requirement of two disinterested witnesses

03/27/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 41)

HB160

T. Huff

Create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to direct the Transportation Cabinet to implement a commercial sponsorship program for facilities and vehicles and allocate the profits of the program to the maintenance account within the road fund.

01/07/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB182

R. Palumbo

Income tax credit for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle supply equipment.

01/09/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB206

K. Moser

Require vision testing for operator`s license renewal;

01/10/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB209

J. Stewart III

Eliminate the deduction for transportation expenses from coal severance tax

01/10/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB210

J. Stewart III

Eliminate the deduction for transportation expenses from the natural resources severance and processing taxes

01/10/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB242

K. Upchurch

Allow for an annual permit for transporters of new manufactured housing

03/17/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 19)

HB253

D. Elliott

Require local law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction to investigate all traffic accidents involving a fatality that occur on state-maintained highways

03/02/20 - to Transportation (S)

HB254

D. Elliott

Require motorists to be held financial responsible for rescue from a flooded area, allow insurance policies to exclude coverage

01/16/20 - to Judiciary (H)

HB255

J. Tipton

Prohibit the use of a personal communication device or stand-alone electronic device while operating a motor vehicle

01/22/20 - posted in committee

HB280

N. Tate

Prohibit booster seats and car seats in the front seat

01/21/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB309

M. Sorolis

Changes to open meeting laws

01/27/20 - to State Government (H)

HB337

J. Fischer

County clerk fees

03/17/20 - recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB339

S. Miles

Relating to the natural resources severance and processing tax.

01/30/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB352

S. Rudy

Biennial Executive Branch Budget

04/15/20 - delivered to Secretary of State

HB353

S. Rudy

Biennial Transportation Cabinet Budget

04/15/20 - delivered to Secretary of State

HB354

S. Rudy

Biennial Highway Construction Plan

04/15/20 - delivered to Secretary of State

HB377

A. Bowling

allow the Department for Local Government (DLG) to exclude certain revenues received by special purpose governmental entities that are public use airports

03/24/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 27)

HB378

W. Thomas

Provide that a county clerk`s reliance on salvage title application relieves county clerk from liability

03/27/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 49)

HB382

S. Santoro

Remove time of operation restrictions for golf carts operating on city and county roads

03/26/20 - signed by Governor (Acts ch. 34)

HB397

J. Nemes

Various worker fairness provisions related to misclassification of employees and prohibition on state contracting for violations

03/26/20 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

HB425

B. Rowland

Peer-to-peer car sharing.

02/20/20 - posted in committee

HB453

S. Santoro

Make the Transportation Cabinet the issuer of drivers license and travel identity documents

03/27/20 - signed by Governor Acts ch. 51)

HB454

J. Nemes

Require the Auditor of Public Accounts to conduct a biennial audit of the contract procurement systems of the Department of Highways

02/21/20 - to State Government (H)

HB456

M. Dossett

allow the Transportation Cabinet to restrict lanes of travel, for trucks with more than six wheels, on any highway containing 3 or more lanes of travel in the same direction

02/28/20 - posted in committee

HB482

R. Huff

Require headlights to meet US DOT standards

02/27/20 - to Transportation (H)

HB520

J. DuPlessis

Relating to motor vehicles abandoned on state highways, sets maximum towing and storage charges and set up notification process for lienholders if owner not identified

03/02/20 - to Judiciary (H)

HB541

J. Gooch Jr.

Appropriates money for a hangar at Madisonville airport

03/02/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB544

B. Reed

Allow for a civil fine for a person who encroaches upon the right-of-way of a state-maintained road without obtaining a permit

03/17/20 - posted in committee

HB580

S. Santoro

Revamps the state system of transportation funding

03/04/20 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB587

T. Branham Clark

Misclassification of employees in the construction industry.

03/04/20 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB612

J. Tipton

Redistributes registration fees payable to county clerks to counties with no new car dealers

03/05/20 - posted in committee

HB642

K. Upchurch

Shell bill relating to transportation

03/06/20 - posted in committee

HB643

K. Upchurch

Shell bill relating to aviation

03/06/20 - posted in committee

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HJr8

T. Huff

Direct the Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District to determine the environmental benefits, related costs, and potential alternatives to the federal reformulated gasoline requirements currently imposed in Jefferson County and partial areas in Bullitt and Oldham Counties.

02/20/20 - became effective without Governor's Signature (Acts ch. 3)

HJr66

S. Rudy

Provide that the General Assembly shall adopt the last four years of the six year road plan as a joint resolution.

04/13/20 - signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 83)

HCr115

J. Blanton

Create the Kentucky Highway Work Zone Safety Task Force to study ways to reduce highway work zone traffic incidents; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet monthly during the 2020 interim; allow the task force to submit findings and recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission by December 1, 2020.

03/06/20 - posted in committee