2018 REGULAR SESSION

GENERAL BUSINESS

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH FEBRUARY 16, 2018 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

SB 2

R. Alvarado

Constitutional amendment allowing the limitation on damages

Feb 16, 2018 - passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day

SB 5/FN

M. Wise

Carve out for pharmacy benefits in the Medicaid program

Feb 16, 2018 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute

SB 11/LM

M. McGarvey

Provide that no telecommunications or ISP shall collect personally identifiable information from a customer without the customer`s express written approval

Jan 03, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 17/FN/LM

R. Thomas

Increase minimum wage

Jan 03, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 20

R. Alvarado

Medical malpractice reforms related to requiring an affadavit of merit and to prohibit the introduction of expressions of sympathy into evidence

Feb 15, 2018 - floor amendment (2) filed

SB 25/LM

R. Alvarado

Require special purpose governmental entities to take tax increases before their creating legislative body

Feb 15, 2018 - received in House

SB 29/LM

S. Meredith

Imposes a healthcare reimbursement assessment on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and distributes those to smoke free localities

Jan 03, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 32

D. Parrett

Require KDE to develop academic standards for a financial literacy program to be implemented by each public high school

Jan 03, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 33

M. McGarvey

Relating to the security of personal information after a security breach

Jan 03, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 35/LM

J. Schickel

Include employees of amusement and recreational facilities open for less than seven months a year in the exemptions relating to wages and hours

Feb 01, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

SB 36/FN

R. Alvarado

Creates private school scholarship tax credits

Jan 03, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 38/LM

A. Kerr

Make it unlawful for an employer to fail to accommodate an employee affected by pregnancy, require employer notification

Feb 09, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

SB 49

R. Alvarado

Relating to privilege and confidentiality for peer review activities in health care.

Jan 04, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

SB 51

R. Alvarado

Prohibit tobacco use on school property.

Jan 04, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 52/FN

R. Alvarado

Creates a physician voluntary preceptor income tax credit.

Jan 04, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 53

S. Meredith

Limits MCOs to 2 and requires higher reimbursement rates for rural providers

Jan 04, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB 55

J. Schickel

Alters powers of school councils including principal hiring

Jan 04, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 69

S. West

Relating to the hiring and firing of educators including tribunal reform

Feb 02, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

SB 70/FN

C. McDaniel

Authorize and appropriate $8,000,000 for the construction of a television broadcast/production studio at the University of Louisville

Jan 29, 2018 - enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor

SB 73

D. Givens

Establish a pilot program for performance-based professional development projects

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

SB 74

D. Carroll

Prohibit EPSB from imposing conditions for a teacher to maintain his or her certification and from requiring a Rank III teacher to obtain a Rank II or Rank I to maintain his or her certificate

Jan 10, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 77/LM

D. Ridley

Require that rescue squad members be covered under workers` compensation when rendering first aid

Jan 11, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB 78

W. Westerfield

Makes various changes to licensing electricians.

Jan 30, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

SB 79/HM

R. Alvarado

Relates to surprise billing and requires insurers to pay billed charges and prohibits balanced billing

Jan 16, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 82/LM

M. Wilson

Regulation of auxiliary containers.

Jan 18, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB 83

D. Carroll

Require investigations into financial mismanagement of state dollars

Jan 18, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB 93

J. Adams

Allow a city or county goverment to regulate the use, display, sale, or distribution of tobacco products or vapor products

Jan 19, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB 94

W. Westerfield

Permit an employer of a practitioner, pharmacist, or other person authorized to prescribe, administer, or dispense controlled substances to request data from KASPER

Jan 22, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB 95/FN/HM

A. Kerr

Mandated health coverage for medically necessary fertility preservation services for certain cancer patients

Jan 22, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 99

M. McGarvey

Prohibit wage discrimination

Jan 23, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

SB 104

P. Hornback

Authorize PSC to assess civil penalties for damages to an underground facility used in the transportation of gas or hazardous liquid

Feb 15, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

SB 105

R. Thomas

Forbid a licensing agency from considering nonpayment of student loans when issuing, renewing, revoking, or suspending any license

Jan 24, 2018 - to Education (S)

SB 111/FN

D. Thayer

Make permanent the Breeder`s Cup exemption which sunsetted December 31, 2017

Jan 26, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 112/HM

R. Alvarado

Omnibus changes to telehealth regulation, including mandated coverage and reimbursements

Feb 15, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute

SB 115

D. Seum

Remove the prohibition on incorporation of cities within consolidated local governments

Jan 31-WITHDRAWN

SB 117

P. Hornback

Relating to underground facility protection, 811, call before you dig administration

Jan 31, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 118

S. West

Regulation of medical cannabis.

Feb 02, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

SB 125

M. Wilson

Allows for the modifying of easements for electric cooperatives to install broadband

Feb 06, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 127

E. Harris

Increases several county clerk fees relating to the licensing of motor vehicles.

Feb 09-WITHDRAWN

SB 128

J. Carpenter

Require that the assessments paid by utilities to cover the costs of the PSC be credited to the commission instead of the general fund

Feb 15, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

SB 129

J. Carpenter

Reorganization of the Energy and Environment Cabinet.

Feb 06, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 133/CI/LM

J. Adams

Omnibus criminal justice reforms, including bail reform

Feb 12, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB 135/LM

W. Schroder

e-Notary bill

Feb 08, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

SB 141

R. Alvarado

Amends several statutes related to medical review panels, including timelines and processes

Feb 13, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

SB 143/HM

R. Alvarado

Omnibus changes to insurer prior authorization procedures

Feb 14, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)

SB 147

R. Jones II

Authorize the PSC for special authority over electric utility rates in economically distressed counties

Feb 15, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 152

D. Givens

Allow for differentiated teacher compensation.

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SR 76

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of John Barry Coleman as administrative law judge at the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring on December 31, 2021.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 77

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Talina Rose Mathews to the Public Service Commission for a term expiring June 30, 2021.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 38-0

SR 80

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of R. Roland Case as administrative law judge for the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring on December 31, 2021.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 81

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Robert L. Swisher as commissioner of the Department of Workers` Claims.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 82

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of Michael Alvey as a member of the Workers` Compensation Board in the Department of Workers` Claims for a term expiring January 5, 2022.

Jan 17, 2018 - passed 37-0

SR 149

A. Kerr

Recognize the role 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.

Feb 15, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

HOUSE BILLS

HB 2/LM

A. Koenig

Omnibus workers compensation reform bill

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20, 2018; floor amendment (1) filed

HB 3

J. Shell

Require essential skills in ciriculum

Feb 16, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 4

A. Wuchner

Provides for the privileging of peer review activities in health care.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

HB 6/FN

J. Blanton

Establish a new tax credit against the taxes imposed on insurance companies and financial institutions for contributions made by them into rural growth funds

Jan 19, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 10

K. Imes

Constitutional amendment allowing General Assembly to approve or disapprove administrative regulations.

Feb 12, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

HB 12

S. Riley

Omnibus changes to telehealth regulation, including reimbursement mandates

Feb 06, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 22/LM

D. St. Onge

Regulation of drones

Jan 19, 2018 - to Judiciary (S)

HB 24

J. Donohue

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

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Transportation (H)

HB 26/FN/LM

S. Miles

Amend the definition of processing for natural resources severance tax for out of state credit

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 27

C. Harris

Allows reconsideration of Public Service Commission orders after July 2013

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 28/LM

G. Brown Jr

Prohibit employers from considering or requiring disclosure of prior criminal history as part of the initial job application, Ban the Box

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)

HB 29/FN/LM

J. Wayne

Omnibus tax reform proposal

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 34

R. Nelson

Place a cap on the amount that an electric utility can bill for a basic service charge.

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 41 / AA/CI/LM

D. Keene

Allows for casino gaming

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB 42 / AA/LM

D. Keene

Constitutional amendment relating to casino gaming.

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HB 43/LM

J. Nemes

Enabling legislation relating to the election of appellate judges.

Jan 08, 2018 - reassigned to Judiciary (H)

HB 44

J. Nemes

Constitutional amendment relating to the election of appellate judges.

Jan 08, 2018 - reassigned to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HB 45/LM

S. Santoro

Establish electric and hybrid vehicle fees and direct them to the Road Fund

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Transportation (H)

HB 50

J. Nemes

Require state agencies to conduct a review of all occupational licensing regulations every five years; establish a process to petition an agency to repeal or modify an occupational licensing regulation

Jan 19, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 55

J. Tipton

Require schools to teach drug education.

Feb 02, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 56

J. Tipton

Require KDE to develop academic standards for a financial literacy program to be implemented by each public high school

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Education (H)

HB 63

K. King

Prohibit using a caller identification service to transmit misleading caller identification information with the intent of defrauding or to wrongfully obtain anything of value

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Small Business & Information Technology (H)

HB 67/LM

S. Wells

Make changes to unemployment insurance for employers with seasonal workers

Jan 03, 2018 - reassigned to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 69

K. Fleming

Amends credentialing and medical necessity determinations by managed care networks

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 77

P. Moffett

Would allow for alternative markings to indicate not to trespass.

Jan 25, 2018 - 3rd reading, defeated 39-50

HB 82

P. Moffett

Revenue raising measures including alcohol taxes for pensions

Jan 19-WITHDRAWN

HB 83/CI/LM

A. Scott

establish gross misdemeanors and ensure that gross misdemeanants parallels that of Class D felons

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)

HB 85

S. Wells

Would eliminate certificate of need for health care licensure

Jan 04, 2018 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB 89/LM

J. Wayne

Clarify the powers of cities within a consolidated local government regarding home rule powers for planning and zoning

Jan 04, 2018 - to Local Government (H)

HB 90/FN

J. Donohue

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

Jan 04, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 91

J. Donohue

Creates a KY and US iron and steel preference in public procurement

Jan 04, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 93

D. Elliott

Require broker-dealers to report exploitation to CHFS and DFI, allows for account disbursements to be delayed and provide immunity from administrative, civil, or criminal liability for compliance with the Act

Feb 16, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 100/LM

L. Bechler

Shorten timeframes for achieving journeyman and master level for building industry professionals

Feb 07, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

HB 113

J. Richards

Prohibit vehicles with a gross weight of 44,001 pounds or greater from traveling in the left lane on a limited access highway

Jan 04, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 117/FN

L. Bechler

If a five cent tax doesn`t pass then a district board of education is forced to levy the compensating rate and is banned from increases for 3 years

Jan 05, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 124

A. Wuchner

Requires enhanced evidence based standards and criteria for substance use disorder treatment and recovery services

Feb 01, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

HB 130

K. Upchurch

Require annual report on administrative regulation deficiencies

Jan 29, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

HB 132/FN

J. DuPlessis

Require a financial literacy course as a high school graduation requirement

Feb 02, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 134/FN

J. Carney

Create a scholarship tax credit

Jan 08, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 136

A. Koenig

AN ACT relating to microbreweries.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

HB 141/FN

J. Carney

Change criteria for the emergency revolving school loan fund account to allow districts with revenue shortfalls to apply

Feb 16, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

HB 145

R. Rothenburger

Require zoning compliance for non-baseload generation facilities under 10 megawatts

Jan 17, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 148

A. Wuchner

Relating to prescription medications in hospice programs.

Feb 08, 2018 - to Health & Welfare (S)

HB 149

M. Prunty

Prohibit the use of a personal communication device to take photographs or videos of an accident scene while operating a motor vehicle.

Jan 09, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 154

S. Wells

Increased legislative oversight of administrative regulations.

Jan 10, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 156

J. Sims Jr

Establish procedures for removing appointed board members from State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Jan 10-WITHDRAWN

HB 159/LM

P. Moffett

Various changes to alcoholic beverage regulation including direct shipment

Jan 10, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB 160

J. York

Relating to the relocation of call centers.

Jan 10, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 166/LM

J. Sims Jr

Regulation of medical cannabis

Feb 08, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 169/CI/LM

R. Benvenuti III

Define gang activity

Feb 08, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 175

J. Richards

Exempt a veteran-owned business from paying filing fees to the Secretary of State

Feb 08, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 177

J. Miller

Peer review privileges for certified public accountants.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

HB 180

A. Scott

Repeal charter schools.

Jan 17, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 182/LM

M. Cantrell

Require employers to provide earned paid sick leave to employees

Jan 17, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 184/LM

A. Koenig

Relating to state and federal wage and hour law conformity.

Jan 17, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 186

M. Castlen

Organization and elections of various special government entities and taxing districts.

Jan 24-WITHDRAWN

HB 188

R. Meeks

Require various consumer protections in the event of a security breach including free credit monitoring and credit freezes

Jan 17, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 189

R. Meeks

Allow certain cities to regulate firearms and ammunition.

Jan 17, 2018 - to Local Government (H)

HB 194/LM

J. York

Establish requirements for projects requiring structural steel welding such as certification of welders and certified inspectors

Feb 02, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 195/LM

M. Marzian

Prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity in various employment, financial, housing and insurance practices

Jan 18, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 196

M. Marzian

Renewable energy mandate for retail electric suppliers

Jan 18, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 197/LM

J. Kay

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

Jan 18, 2018 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB 198

J. Nemes

Transparency in Attorney General contracting

Feb 16, 2018 - received in Senate

HB 200

S. Rudy

Executive Branch Budget

Feb 16, 2018 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 201

S. Rudy

Transportation Cabinet budget

Feb 16, 2018 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 202

S. Rudy

Road Fund Budget

Feb 16, 2018 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 205

R. Nelson

Repeal charter schools

Jan 19, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 211/FN

K. Flood

Establish a school transportation funding fee of $0.03 which shall be paid by dealers on each gallon of gasoline and special fuel

Jan 22, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 212

D. Graham

Allow for free security freezes for protected persons to be requested by methods established by the consumer reporting agency

Jan 22, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 216

J. Petrie

Include procurement selection committees established under KRS Chapters 45A and 56 as exceptions to the open meeting requirements

Jan 22, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 218/HM

B. Rowland

Expand health insurance coverage for autism benefits.

Feb 16, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 220

J. Nemes

Defines "marketplace contractor" and "marketplace platform" and establishes that a marketplace contractor shall not be deemed to be an employer

Feb 09, 2018 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)

HB 221

S. Miles

Expand the definition of "metal commodities" for transportation purposes to include recyclable material used in the production of output products by metal processors

Jan 23, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 227

J. Gooch Jr.

Update net metering law to change rate compensated to customer for energy put on grid

Feb 16, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20, 2018

HB 229 / AA/LM

J. Miller

Constitutional amendment permitting casino gaming.

Jan 24, 2018 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HB 231

J. Fischer

Require pharmacies to collect data on persons picking up controlled substance prescriptions and report to CHFS

Jan 30, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 232/LM

C. Harris

Creates exception to open records for certain services from the definition of "public agency" that excludes services provided resulting from competitive bidding

Jan 25, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 233/LM

M. Marzian

Establish a prevailing wage law for all public works projects

Jan 25, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 236/FN

A. Scott

Exempt from sales tax the sale of feminine hygiene and baby products

Jan 25, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 237

M. Cantrell

Allow for collective bargaining of public employees

Jan 25, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 240/LM

L. Bechler

Prohibits sanctuary cities

Jan 25, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 241

J. DuPlessis

Allow the Governor to issue a temporary waiver of ASTM specifications for motor fuel during an emergency that disrupts the motor fuel supply

Feb 15, 2018 - to Agriculture (S)

HB 243/LM

T. Herald

Relating to the consolidation of counties.

Jan 26, 2018 - to Local Government (H)

HB 244

D. St. Onge

Commonwealth Office of Technology reorganization.

Jan 26, 2018 - to Small Business & Information Technology (H)

HB 245

D. St. Onge

Successor corporation asbestos-related liabilities.

Feb 06, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 246

D. Bentley

Establish a pilot program to create a community pharmacy care delivery model for medication-assisted therapy for treatment of substance abuse.

Feb 16, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 247

J. Tipton

Allows KEES for dual credit and other KHEAA scholarship amendments

Jan 26, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 248

A. Koenig

Regulates fantasy contests

Feb 02, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 249

C. Harris

Mandated health insurance coverage for hormonal contraceptives.

Jan 29, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 252/LM

J. DeCesare

Makes various changes to unemployment insurance including adjustment of rates

Feb 01, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 259/FN

D. Osborne

Make permanent the Breeder`s Cup exemption which sunsetted December 31, 2017

Feb 14, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

HB 261

J. Gooch Jr.

Omnibus changes to mining regulations

Feb 16, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)

HB 262

T. Burch

AN ACT relating to retired justices and judges.

Feb 05, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 264

M. Castlen

Reorganization of Energy, Labor

Feb 16, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

HB 267

J. Gooch Jr.

Allows all wet cities and counties to impose a regulatory license fee on the sale of alcoholic beverages

Feb 01, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB 268/CI/LM

J. Jenkins

Prohibit an employer from retaliating against crime victims taking leave from employment for court appearances

Feb 01, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 281

P. Pratt

Proprietary education board clean up

Feb 13, 2018 - to Education (S)

HB 283

M. Prunty

Allow an income tax credit for qualified home modification expenses up to $7500

Feb 02, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 284

S. Overly

Update references to federal law and to provide exemptions for initial construction loans and short-term "bridge" loans to match federal regulation

Feb 02, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H)

HB 286/FN

W. Thomas

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

Feb 02, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 289

R. Webber

Relating to disproportionate share hospital payments

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 293

J. Fischer

Transparency for asbestos bankruptcy trust claims

Feb 09, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 12, 2018

HB 296

L. Bechler

Remove apprentice HVAC licensure

Feb 05, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB 298

T. Moore

Prohibit the Secretary of Finance and Administration from contracting with companies boycotting Israel

Feb 05, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 299

S. Santoro

Set forth the procedures for the closure of public railroad grade crossings

Feb 06, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HB 302

D. Bentley

Public Protection Cabinet legal division reorganization.

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 303/LM

M. Marzian

Raise the state minimum wage

Feb 06, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 305

P. Pratt

Economic Development reorganization.

Feb 16, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules

HB 307

DJ Johnson

Exemptions of piping associated with boilers and pressure vessels in KRS Chapter 236

Feb 16, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 84-0

HB 308/LM

J. Jenkins

Adds additional requirements for employers related to employment schedules.

Feb 07, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 309/LM

J. Jenkins

Set out when psychological injuries are valid workers` compensation claims when no physical injury exists for first responders.

Feb 07, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 312

K. Fleming

Sunsets and amends various economic development tax credits

Feb 08, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 314

J. Tipton

Abolish the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Board and give the Labor Cabinet secretary the board`s authority

Feb 15, 2018 - to State & Local Government (S)

HB 318

K. Moser

Prohibits tobacco use on school property.

Feb 08, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 319

T. Moore

Allows licensing boards to issue 30 day license to United States military and veterans that hold same license in another state

Feb 08, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)

HB 320

C. Harris

Make it an unlawful practice for employers to fail to accommodate an employee affected by pregnancy

Feb 09, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 321

R. Nelson

Delay implementation of public charter schools until July 1, 2020

Feb 09, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 322/LM

J. Gooch Jr.

Allows a party to recover court costs and attorney`s fees when appealing a planning and zoning action

Feb 09, 2018 - to Local Government (H)

HB 324/CI/LM

D. St. Onge

Critical infrastructure drone bill filed

Feb 09, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 326

D. Hale

Student accommodations in distinctly private facilities.

Feb 09, 2018 - to Education (H)

HB 328

DJ Johnson

Eliminate certain requirements for HVAC license examinations

Feb 09, 2018 - to Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs (H)

HB 337/CI/LM

J. Kay

Impose a tax of one dollar per dose on opioids distributed

Feb 12, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 338 / AA

J. Kay

Apply a pension surcharge on state contracts to be applied to the Kentucky Retirement Systems unfunded liability

Feb 12, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 339

J. Kay

Apply a tax on tobacco to pay off pension liabilities

Feb 12, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 340/FN

J. Kay

Establish the Legislative Tax Incentive Review Committee

Feb 12, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 342

D. Meade

Transfer of the Division of Child Care to Education Workforce Dev Cabinet

Feb 15, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 350/LM

R. Benvenuti III

Prohibit state contracts with businesses involved in boycotts of various international issues

Feb 14, 2018 - to State Government (H)

HB 351

J. Shell

Define "travel or accommodations intermediary" and exclude that term from the definition of "retailer" relating to sales and use tax

Feb 14, 2018 - to Tourism & Outdoor Recreation (H)

HB 352

D. St. Onge

Prohibit imposition of personal liability in employment discrimination claims

Feb 14, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 353

D. St. Onge

Preclude discrimination actions from being filed when the same grievance already has a final order or determination by a court

Feb 14, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 354

D. St. Onge

Exempt certain employers from employment discrimination statutes

Feb 14, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 355

D. St. Onge

Set a statute of limitations of 300 days for filing a civil rights complaint in Circuit Court

Feb 14, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)

HB 357

L. Bechler

Would add affordability to PSC review of electric utility rates and allow for temporary loss of utility ROI

Feb 14, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 361

T. Moore

911 board reorganization.

Feb 15, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)

HB 362

T. Moore

Require schools to offer the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test annually to students in grades 10 through 12

Feb 15, 2018 - to Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection (H)

HB 363

R. Huff

Requires state agencies to share information to assist in Medicaid eligibility

Feb 15, 2018 - to Health and Family Services (H)

HB 365

B. Reed

Extend the sunset date to receive tax incentives offered under the Kentucky Tourism Development Act an additional 4 years

Feb 16, 2018 - posted in committee

HB 366

S. Rudy

Revenue measure companion to Executive Branch Budget

Feb 16, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H); taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 370

R. Mills

Amends brownfields redevelopment program

Feb 16, 2018 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 374

S. Westrom

Mandates certain discriminatory employment actions around wages

Feb 16, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HB 379

C. Morgan

Prohibit the shipment of malt beverages by a microbrewery to a customer`s residence or place of business.

Feb 15, 2018 - introduced in House

HB 382

J. Tipton

Reorganization of the Labor Cabinet.

Feb 15, 2018 - introduced in House

HB 385

K. Upchurch

Allow 5 major design/build road and bridge projects at a total cost no greater than $300,000,000 and 10 projects not to exceed a total cost of $75,000,000

Feb 15, 2018 - introduced in House

HB 388/LM

J. Tipton

Labor Cabinet bill to make various statutory changes at the Kentucky Workers` Compensation Funding Commission.

Feb 16, 2018 - introduced in House

HB 389

S. Westrom

Require collection and remittance of use tax by certain remote sellers.

Feb 16, 2018 - introduced in House

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HCR 18

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 2018 Interim and to submit any proposed findings or recommendations to the Legislative Research Commission by December 1, 2018.

Jan 04, 2018 - to Transportation (H)

HJR 5

C. Harris

Direct the Public Service Commission to reexamine the KY Power rate case

Jan 02, 2018 - introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HR 49

J. York

Urge the United States Congress to support federal legislation in advancement of the Appalachian Storage Hub.

Jan 11, 2018 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HJR 74

S. Rudy

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

Jan 18, 2018 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HR 84

T. Couch

Urge Congress to enact promise zone legislation and incentives for certain counties in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Jan 19, 2018 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HR 101

M. Cantrell

Encourage the United States Congress to pass legislation that permits the United States Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies for fair and reasonable prices on prescription drugs

Jan 25, 2018 - to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

HCR 113

B. Rowland

Urge Kentucky`s community and technical colleges, state universities, private colleges, accredited educational facilities, and trade schools to work in cooperation and partnership with private industry, trade groups, and organizations to examine the feasibility of developing a certification and training program, including on-the-job internship opportunities for heavy equipment operators and commercial drivers` licenses to support Kentucky`s industries.

Jan 31, 2018 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)

HCR 115

J. Blanton

Urge Congress to establish a moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants and to eliminate subsidies for renewable energy sources.

Feb 05, 2018 - posted in committee