2019 REGULAR SESSION

TRANSPORTATION

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH MARCH 12, 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

SB25

R. Alvarado

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

03/12/19 - returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

SB143

M. Wilson

Prohibit governmental bodies from contracting with a contractor who engages in boycotting a person or entity with which Kentucky can enjoy open trade

03/12/19 - Bill passed 32-5

SB157

W. Westerfield

Protect jails from drones

03/12/19 - 3rd reading, passed 100-0

SB160

J. Higdon

Require the Department of Highways to report monthly to the General Assembly through the LRC on activity from the Highway Construction Contingency Account

03/12/19 - Bill passed 37-0

SB221

C. McDaniel

Relating to submission of budget recommendations to include Transportation Cabinet

02/19/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB258

R. Stivers II

Relating to the state accepting donations in aid of the construction or maintenance of roads, to include corporations

02/19/19 - to Transportation (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SR167

C. Embry Jr.

03/12/19 - adopted by voice vote

SR179

P. Hornback

03/12/19 - introduced in Senate

HOUSE BILLS

HB32

R. Goforth

Clarifies renewal timelines of drivers license and ID documents

01/10/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB34

R. Goforth

Allows ATVs to operate and be registered as motor vehicles

02/27/19 - reassigned to Tourism & Outdoor Recreation (H)

HB53

T. Branham Clark

Relating to the misclassification of employees in the construction industry.

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

HB111

J. Donohue

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

02/26/19 - posted in committee

HB120

J. Tipton

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

01/10/19 - to Transportation (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)

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

03/12/19 - delivered to Governor

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.

03/05/19 - delivered to Governor

HB173

J. Stewart III

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

02/06/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB238

J. Gooch Jr.

Expand definition of key infrastructure assets for purposes of trespass statute

03/01/19 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

HB244

D. Lewis

Relating to fines for traffic violations in highway work zones

03/12/19 - delivered to Governor

HB258

K. Upchurch

Relating to the regulation and operation of electric scooters

03/06/19 - delivered to Governor

HB282

J. Sims Jr

Require the Department of Aviation to inspect and license only those airports that fall under the definition of a general aviation airport

03/12/19 - posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)

HB303

M. Cantrell

Prohibit the operator of a motor vehicle from operating the vehicle with personal listening devices covering or inserted into both ears

02/12/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB321

K. Upchurch

Regulate private motor vehicle rentals

02/13/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB334

B. Reed

Define and regulate off-highway vehicles

02/14/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB352

D. Meade

Create extended weight unrefined petroleum products haul road system

03/12/19 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)

HB369

A. Gentry

Requires insurers to pay for OEM repair parts

02/15/19 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB370

D. St. Onge

Prohibits local governments from regulating drones

02/19/19 - posted in committee

HB412

S. Santoro

Sets forth the procedures for the closure of public railroad grade crossings; provide for an appeals process.

02/20/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB417

K. Upchurch

Shell bill related to transportation

02/20/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB421

S. Miles

Natural resources severance and processing tax changes

02/20/19 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB441

K. Moser

Vision testing for motor vehicle operators.

02/20/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB480

C. Fugate

Include off-road vehicles to be subject to taxation for state purposes

02/21/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB501

J. Carney

Relating to the taxation of off-road vehicles.

02/21/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB516

S. Santoro

Shell bill relating to transportation

02/21/19 - to Transportation (H)

HB517

S. Santoro

Omnibus changes to increase funding for transportation

03/04/19 - returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB520

K. Upchurch

Relating to the state accepting donations in aid of the construction or maintenance of roads, to include corporations

02/21/19 - to Transportation (H)

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HCr54

A. Koenig

Create the Mileage-Based Transportation Funding Task Force to develop and study the implementation of a mileage-based transportation funding mechanism; outline task force membership; require the task force to meet at least monthly during the 2019 Interim and to submit any proposed findings or recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission by December 1, 2019.

02/06/19 - to Transportation (H)

HCr132

J. Donohue

Direct the Legislative Research Commission to study the feasibility of establishing a light rail system in Kentucky; require findings be reported to the Interim Joint Committees on Transportation and on Appropriations and Revenue by December 13, 2019.

02/21/19 - to Transportation (H)

HCr140

M. Prunty

Urge the designation of a portion of the Wendell H. Ford Western Kentucky Parkway as Interstate 69 Spur.

03/12/19 - to Transportation (S)

HR152

J. Graviss

Honor the Kentucky Crushed Stone Association.

03/07/19 - adopted by voice vote

HCr148

S. Santoro

Urge the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to establish an Office of Intermodal and Freight Rail Advocacy.

02/26/19 - to Transportation (H)

HR207

S. Santoro

03/12/19 - introduced in House