2019 REGULAR SESSION

GENERAL BUSINESS

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH JANUARY 11, 2019 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

SB1

M. Wise

Omnibus legislation relating to various aspects of school safety

01/11/19 - to Education (S)

SB2

R. Stivers II

Allow appointment of a special judge in certain civil actions

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SB3

J. Schickel

Omnibus changes to SBDM councils including limiting teacher reps and addressing principal hiring

01/11/19 - 3rd reading, passed 23-13

SB5

C. McDaniel

Constitutional amendment moving election of state officers to even numbered years

01/11/19 - received in House

SB6

R. Stivers II

Require disclosure of executive agency lobbyist compensation and prohibit executive agency lobbyist compensation contingent on awarding of a government contract

01/10/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB8

J. Higdon

Teacher tribunal reform

01/11/19 - Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Kentucky Board of Education, teacher due process appeal procedures

SB11

R. Alvarado

Constitutional amendment to limit noneconomic damages

01/09/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB18

A. Kerr

Make it unlawful for an employer to fail to accommodate an employee affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition

01/11/19 - to Judiciary (S)

SB23

J. Carroll

Authorize and regulate sports wagering

01/09/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB25

R. Alvarado

Require special purpose governmental entities to get approval of fees and taxes by governing body

01/09/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB28

R. Alvarado

Require local official notice of hazardous waste violations.

01/08/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB30

R. Alvarado

Mandate insurance coverage for genetic testing related to cancer prevention

01/09/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB33

J. Schickel

Remove protections against employment discrimination based on smoking

01/08/19 - to Judiciary (S)

SB36

S. West

Require a stop-loss provision of 1% in the performance funding models for fiscal years 2020-2021 through 2022-2023.

01/10/19 - to Education (S)

SB41

S. Meredith

Give Finance Secretary ability to settle contingency fee legal personal service contract disputes

01/08/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB51

R. Thomas

Increase minimum wage

01/09/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB56

W. Westerfield

Allows for a notary name change

01/10/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB57

J. Higdon

Broadens felony expungement

01/10/19 - to Judiciary (S)

SB59

J. Schickel

Exempt from sales tax admissions by nonprofit educational, charitable, or religious institutions and the fundraising activities done by nonprofit institutions

01/10/19 - to Appropriations

SB60

C. McDaniel

Change candidate filing deadline

01/10/19 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB80

D. Seum

Authorizes and regulates marijuana

01/10/19 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB72

J. Higdon

Regulates virtual high school completion programs

01/11/19 - to Education (S)

SB76

R. Alvarado

Relates to employees that work at sheltered employers and the supports they receive from Medicaid

01/11/19 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB83

P. Clark

Requires appeals process for drug-free workplace programs

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SB87

J. Higdon

Constitutional amendment relating to legislative process for bills considered for final passage.

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SB89

R. Alvarado

Abatement and remediation of methamphetamine contaminated property

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SB99

M. Wise

Relating to direct shipment of wine to consumers

01/11/19 - introduced in Senate

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SCr6

R. Alvarado

Urge all private health insurance providers doing business in Kentucky to study the potential impacts of implementing programs similar to the Kentucky Employees` Health Plan`s Diabetes Value Benefit plan and Diabetes Prevention Program and to implement similar programs if the results of their studies indicate a likelihood of cost savings or improved client health outcomes.

01/08/19 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

HOUSE BILLS

HB1

J. Carney

Omnibus legislation relating to various aspects of school safety

01/11/19 - to Education (H)

HB9

A. Hatton

Net neutrality for KentuckyWired contracts

01/10/19 - to Small Business & Information Technology (H)

HB10

M. Dossett

Expand electronic advertising to services offered off premises

01/08/19 - introduced in House

HB12

D. Keene

Authorizes and regulates sports wagering

01/10/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB14

M. Marzian

Repeal public charter schools.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB16

C. Harris

Omnibus changes to utility ratemaking including adding affordability as a criteria in ratemaking

01/10/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB17

A. Scott

Repeal public charter schools.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB27

D. Keene

Exempt admissions to events held by nonprofit organizations from sales tax

01/10/19 - to Appropriations

HB28

D. Osborne

Exempts admission to nonprofit events from sales tax

01/10/19 - to Appropriations

HB32

R. Goforth

Clarifies renewal timelines of drivers license and ID documents

01/10/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB38

L. Bechler

Prohibits sanctuary cities and universities

01/10/19 - to State Government (H)

HB40

J. Jenkins

Include psychological injuries for workers` compensation for first responders.

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB41

J. Jenkins

Require employers to give employees a written good-faith estimate of the employee`s work schedule at the time of hire

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB42

J. Jenkins

Require employers to provide leave from employment for crime victims.

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB44

D. Keene

Creates a drug treatment and prevention fund

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB47

M. Cantrell

Require employers to provide earned paid sick leave to employees

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB48

M. Cantrell

Require employers with 50 or more employees to provide six weeks of paid maternity leave

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB51

J. Donohue

Requiring a preference for iron, steel, and manufactured goods produced in Kentucky for public procurement.

01/10/19 - to State Government (H)

HB52

J. Donohue

Sets various minimum wage and benefit requirements for jobs created using state economic development incentives.

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB53

J. Jenkins

Relating to the misclassification of employees in the construction industry.

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB61

K. Moser

Allow KEES funds to be used for qualified workforce training programs

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB72

R. Rothenburger

Relating to tuition benefits for first responders

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB73

M. Dossett

Exclude services taxed by KRS 139.200 from sales tax when being resold

01/10/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB75

A. Hatton

Change requirements for workers` compensation

01/10/19 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB84

K. Bratcher

Prohibit telephone solicitations which misrepresent the name or telephone number in caller ID services

01/10/19 - to Judiciary (H)

HB87

D. Elliott

Mandated health insurance benefit for infertility treatment coverage.

01/10/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB93

D. Elliott

Provide additional license renewal requirements for physician assistants with controlled substances prescriptive authority

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB94

J. Blanton

Omnibus bail reforms

01/10/19 - to Judiciary (H)

HB111

J. Donohue

Require two-person crews on trains or light engines used in connection with the movement of freight

01/10/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB112

J. Raymond

Remove half-day allowance for kindergarten

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB113

J. Raymond

Require school districts to provide full-day preschool; require all four year olds residing in the school district be eligible.

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB116

C. McCoy

Relating to distillery local option elections.

01/11/19 - posted in committee

HB118

J. Tipton

Prohibit an occupational licensing authority from suspending or revoking a license it issued because the licensee is in default or delinquent on a student loan or work-conditional scholarship

01/10/19 - to Education (H)

HB120

J. Tipton

Provide that no person shall use a personal communication device while operating a motor vehicle

01/10/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB121

K. Moser

Prohibit insurers and MCOs from setting requirements or using certain utilization reviews for certain prescription drugs used to treat opioid use disorde

01/10/19 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB122

J. Donohue

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

01/10/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB123

M. Dossett

Constitutional amendment relating to the election of judges on a partisan basis

01/10/19 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HB135

P. Pratt

Public agencies shall not require or prohibit bidders to adhere to agreements with a labor organization relating to a public works project

01/11/19 - posted in committee

HB136

D. St. Onge

Authorization and regulation of medical marijuana

01/09/19 - introduced in House

HB138

J. Sims Jr

Dealing with surprise billing by out of network providers

01/10/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB140

K. Bratcher

KCEWS and EPSB Reorganization

01/10/19 - to State Government (H)

HB146

R. Meeks

Allows for renewable energy generated by non-utility owned facilities to be leased and to subject to net metering arrangements

01/11/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB152

J. Stewart III

Eliminate the deduction for transportation expenses from coal severance tax

01/11/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB154

S. Santoro

Remove the requirement for golf carts to meet the federal safety standards for low-speed vehicles; establish new equipment standards for golf carts operating on roadways.

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB155

G. Brown Jr

Broaden offenses allowed for expungement

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB158

D. Meade

Omnibus changes to child welfare system including background checks for child care facilities

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB159

J. Petrie

Extends expungement to those whose charges were acquitted

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB163

W. Thomas

Establish the Kentucky Community and Technical College endowment match fund and transfer $3 million annually to the fund

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB164

M. Marzian

Statewide fairness law that would apply to various employment, housing, and financial transactions

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HB165

J. Gooch Jr.

Allow the Energy and Environment Cabinet or an air pollution control district to establish an air quality fee structure

01/11/19 - introduced in House

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HCr4

D. Schamore

Urge the United States Department of Interior, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Department of Defense, and the United States Congress to consider ways to improve communications infrastructure, such as granting leasehold interests in federal land for the location of cell phone towers and other communication infrastructure in Kentucky.

01/10/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HCr7

D. Schamore

Urge Governor Matthew G. Bevin, the Finance and Administration Cabinet, the Transportation Cabinet, and the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet to consider ways to improve communication infrastructure, such as granting leasehold interests in state land for the location of cell phone towers and other communication infrastructure in Kentucky.

01/10/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)