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2012 KJA Final Bill Tracking

Posted by Ed Prindle on Tuesday, May 01, 2012 in Legislation

Kentucky Jailers Association

Prepared by: Capital Network

Report created on April 16, 2012

 

 

 

HB265

EXECUTIVE BRANCH BUDGET (RAND, R) The State/Executive Branch Budget: appropriate from the General Fund (Tobacco), General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, Road Fund, Bond Funds, Agency Bonds, Capital Construction Surplus, Investment Income, Statewide Deferred Maintenance Fund, and other funds, $46,633,600 in fiscal year 2011-2012, $31,502,664,500 in fiscal year 2012-2013, and $28,840,328,100 in fiscal year 2013-2014.

 

Current Status:   

4/12/2012 - veto message received

 

Recent Status:   

4/12/2012 - PLACED IN THE ORDERS OF THE DAY for Consideration of Governors Veto
4/12/2012 - received in House

 

KRS Sections:   

None

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB265.htm

 

HB4

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (STUMBO, G) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require licensing boards, the Attorney General, and the Department of Kentucky State Police to share information regarding drug diversion and improper prescribing, and specify action to be taken upon receipt of a report; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to describe required actions prior to and after a person with prescribing authority prescribes or dispenses a controlled substance to a patient and to require registration with and the use of the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Reporting (KASPER) system prior to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance to a patient; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to define "pain management facility" and require the facility to be owned by a person licensed by a professional licensing board; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to create the Attorney General's drug diversion prevention trust and agency fund and specify its uses; amend KRS 218A.202, relating to the KASPER controlled substance monitoring program, to require licensed medical professionals who use the system to pay a fee of $100 per year for the use of the system; specify information to be entered into the system; specify persons and agencies who may use the system; specify to whom information with the system may be disclosed; specify that if the Attorney General finds that a prescriber is not using the system the Attorney General must report the matter to the prescriber's licensing board; amend KRS 218A.240, relating to powers of the Attorney General and licensing board employees to specify how the Attorney General is to use the KASPER data; require the development and publication of drug prescribing and diversion trend reports; specify that information from the system is confidential and specify to whom the information may be revealed; permit hospitals to request prescribing information about their employees; amend KRS 218A.245, relating to reciprocal agreements with other states for prescription monitoring programs, to transfer functions from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to the Office of the Attorney General; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require the Boards of Medical Licensure, Nursing, Dentistry and other boards to develop a procedure for suspending, limiting, or restricting a license where the licensee's practice may endanger the health and welfare of patients or the public; amend KRS 72.045, relating to coroner's cases, to specify when a coroner is to take a blood sample from a deceased to determine the presence of controlled substances; create a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to require coroners to report to the state registrar of vital statistics and the Department of Kentucky State Police all deaths due to drug overdoses and provide relevant information to licensing boards; amend KRS 72.080, relating to the State Medical Examiners Office publishing an annual report of drug related deaths, to require the registrar of vital statistics to report information to the state medical examiner for the report; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to require licensees with prescribing authority to report convictions, license suspensions, surrender of licenses and other disciplinary actions to their licensing boards in Kentucky, whether or not the underlying action occurred in Kentucky or another jurisdiction; provide for suspension or permanent revocation of license for specified acts; provide penalties for failure to report, late reporting, and lying on an application for a license; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15 to specify duties of the Attorney General with regard to monitoring and enforcing drug monitoring, prescribing, and drug diversion statutes and permit the Attorney General to take action against persons and agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to specify complaint handling procedures for boards which license persons to prescribe or dispense controlled substances; amend KRS 311.530, relating to the Board of Medical Licensure, to require one member to be a board-certified pain management specialist, and one to be a board-certified physiatrist certified in addiction medicine; amend KRS 311.591, relating to complaints against persons licensed by the Board of Medical Licensure, to prohibit requiring complaints to be sworn and permit the board to accept anonymous complaints under limited circumstances; amend KRS 314.011, relating to the Board of Nursing, to place controlled substance prescribing and dispensing limits on advanced practice registered nurses; amend KRS 314.042 to require advanced practice registered nurses to register with and use the KASPER system prior to and after the prescribing of Schedule II or III controlled substances to a patient; amend KRS 314.121, relating to the membership of the Board of Nursing, to require one member to be a certified addiction specialist and one member to be a certified pain management specialist; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to

 

Current Status:   

4/12/2012 - Free Conference Committee report filed in Senate

 

Recent Status:   

4/12/2012 - Conference Committee report filed in Senate Cannot agree
4/12/2012 - Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day; w/CCR

 

KRS Sections:   

13A, 13B, 15.380, 15.40, 210, 216.2920, 216B, 216B.400, 217, 217.905, 218A, 218A.060, 218A.080, 218A.100, 218A.202, 218A.240, 218A.245, 218A.410, 311.530, 311.550, 311.591, 314.011, 314.042, 314.121, 314.142, 315.121, 61.805, 61.85, 72.225, 72.280, 72.405, 72.410, 72.415, 72.47

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB4.htm

 

HB481

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (TILLEY, J) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit trafficking in or possession of synthetic drugs including provisions for a maximum fine of double the gain from the commission of the offense; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines," "synthetic cathinones," and "synthetic drugs"; amend KRS 218A.020 to permit the Office of Drug Control Policy to make recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services regarding controlled substances scheduling; amend KRS 218A.141, relating to cleanup costs for drug trafficking, to include trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.350 to create a penalty structure mirroring that established for trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.1411, relating to trafficking in the vicinity of a school, to include synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.410, relating to forfeiture in drug cases, to add trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.992 to include trafficking in synthetic drugs as an offense triggering a penalty increase when committed while in possession of a firearm; amend KRS 243.500, relating to liquor licenses revocations, to include synthetic drugs; repeal KRS 218A.1426, 218A.1427, 218A.1428, 218A.1453, 218A.1454, 218A.1455; EMERGENCY.

 

Current Status:   

4/11/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/30/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/30/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate

 

KRS Sections:   

154A, 2.015, 216B, 217., 217.005, 217.065, 217.2, 218, 218A, 218A.010, 218A.020, 218A.030, 218A.050, 218A.070, 218A.090, 218A.1401, 218A.141, 218A.1411, 218A.1412243.02, 218A.1413, 218A.1431, 218A.204, 218A.275, 218A.350, 218A.420, 241, 243.060, 243.670, 311.550, 314.011, 320.240, 500.080, 529.100, 530.064, 531, 532, 533, 534

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB481.htm

 

SB3

DRUGS (STIVERS, R) Amend KRS 217.015 to include drugs containing non-liquid ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine within the definition of a legend drug; amend KRS 217.182 to limit the amount of ephedrine-based, pseudoephedrine-based, or phenylpropanolamine-based legend drugs available without a prescription to 15 grams per year and 3.6 grams per month; amend KRS 218A.1446 to require the use of the electronic sales logging system, to require the system to block sales to certain purchasers, and to require annual statistical reporting; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit sales of ephedrine-based products to certain drug offenders.

 

Current Status:   

4/11/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/30/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/30/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House

 

KRS Sections:   

132.010, 216B, 217, 217.005, 217.015, 217.035, 217.095, 217.136, 217.175, 217.182, 217.2, 217.216, 218A, 218A.010, 218A.1446, 250, 311.858, 314.011, 320.240(12)

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB3.htm

 

HB499

FISCAL MATTERS (RAND, R) Amend KRS 131.400 to define terms and provide a tax amnesty program; amend KRS 131.410 to waive one-half of the interest for certain tax delinquencies; amend KRS 131.420 to require a taxpayer to file all tax returns and make all tax payments when due for three years following the date tax amnesty is granted to the taxpayer; amend KRS 131.425 to provide installment payment agreements under the tax amnesty program; amend KRS 131.440 to provide cost-of-collection fees after the expiration of tax amnesty; amend KRS 131.445 to provide circumstances when tax amnesty may be invalidated; create a new section of KRS Chapter 131 allowing the Department of Revenue to identify licensing agencies and require those licensing agencies to work with the department in developing a process for sharing information about its licensees; create and amend various other sections in KRS Chapters 138 and 143 to require corporate officer and member or partner liability for delinquencies of the entity; require the department to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue on or before September 15, 2012, 2013, and 2014; EMERGENCY.

 

Current Status:   

4/11/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/30/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/30/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by President of the Senate

 

KRS Sections:   

131., 131.010, 131.081, 131.110, 131.180, 131.183, 131.4, 131.400, 131.410, 131.420, 131.425, 131.440, 131.445, 131.500, 131.630, 132, 135.060, 138., 138.4, 138.450, 138.460, 143.080, 143.085, 275.150

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB499.htm

 

SB58

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS (SCHICKEL, J) Amend KRS 431.005 relating to arrests to permit a peace officer to make an arrest or issue a citation for a violation of KRS 508.030, assault in the 4th degree, which is a misdemeanor, even when the officer did not view the commission of the offense if there is probable cause to make the arrest if the assault occurred in the emergency room of a hospital; define emergency room; amend KRS 431.015 mandating the use of a citation in lieu of arrest to exempt an arrest for 4th degree assault in a hospital emergency room.

 

Current Status:   

4/11/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/30/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/30/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House

 

KRS Sections:   

189.223, 189.290, 189A.010, 281A.210, 403., 403.715, 431.005, 431.060, 508, 508.030

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB58.htm

 

SB55

EMERGENCIES (WESTWOOD, J) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39B to permit interstate mutual aid agreements for emergency responses; provide for the recognition of certain credentials of emergency responders from other states; provide for certain civil immunity.

 

Current Status:   

4/11/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/30/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/30/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House

 

KRS Sections:   

39A.950., 39B, 39D.040

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB55.htm

 

SB90

UNCLAIMED FUNDS (HARRIS, E) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 441 to provide a process for the return of moneys remaining in an inmate account or prisoner canteen account after the release of a prisoner and provide that unclaimed moneys are turned over to the fiscal court after three years; amend KRS 393.010 to provide that unclaimed funds as set out in Section 1 of the Act are not under the provisions of KRS Chapter 393.

 

Current Status:   

4/9/2012 - SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

 

Recent Status:   

3/28/2012 - delivered to Governor
3/28/2012 - Enrolled, Signed by Speaker of the House

 

KRS Sections:   

393.010, 441

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB90.htm

 

HB238

DISPOSAL OF PRESCRIPTIONS (JENKINS, J) Create new sections of KRS 224.50 to define "cabinet," "department," "permanent drop off box," "prescription drugs and medicines," "prescription drug recycling," "safe drop off drugs program," and "secure collection site"; require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to work with waste coordinators and city, county, and sheriffs offices to establish a prescription drugs drop off program; make the contents of the box that receives the prescription drugs and medicines the property of the cabinet; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations for the collection of the prescription drugs and medicines, the method for haulers to pick up and dispose of the wastes, and the method of disposal for prescription drugs and medicines to ensure they do not leach into the waters of the Commonwealth; require the cabinet to work with pharmaceutical companies to develop a prescription drug and medicine recycling program; require police officers of the city, county, or sheriff's office participating in the program to determine the secure collection site within the police station, post signage for the public, monitor the prescription drugs and medicines deposited into the permanent box, and inform the cabinet of pick up needs; amend KRS 224.43-310 to require the cabinet to include a description of cities and counties participating in the safe drop off drugs program in the solid waste management report to the Legislative Research Commission and the Governor; amend KRS 224.43-315 to require counties to report to the cabinet on participation in the safe drop off drugs program; amend KRS 224.43-505 to allow a portion of the remediation fee to go for grants for the safe drop off drugs program; include the safe drop off drug program grants under the general solid waste grant requirements; amend KRS 224.43-710 to include a safe drop off drugs program under the list of eligible types of technical assistance from the cabinet.

 

Current Status:   

3/30/2012 - recommitted to committee Senate Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection

 

Recent Status:   

3/23/2012 - SECOND READING, to Rules
3/22/2012 - FIRST READING to Consent Calendar w/SCS 1

 

KRS Sections:   

224, 224.43-010, 224.43-310, 224.43-315, 224.43-340, 224.43-345, 224.43-500, 224.43-505, 224.43-710, 48.010

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB238.htm

 

HB521

MAIL (THOMPSON, T) Amend KRS 12.145 to require state agencies to use certified mail or registered mail for correspondence relating to legal rights, and permit state agencies to use any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery for other correspondence or notification; amend KRS 446.010 to define "certified mail" and "registered mail" in communication regarding legal rights to include governmental or commercial methods, and allow any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery for all other communications.

 

Current Status:   

3/27/2012 - reassigned to committee House Appropriations and Revenue

 

Recent Status:   

3/23/2012 - SECOND READING, to Rules
3/22/2012 - FIRST READING to Calendar w/HCS 1

 

KRS Sections:   

12.145, 42.600, 446.010, 48

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB521.htm

 

SB2

MEDICAL SERVICES (HIGDON, J) Amend KRS 216B.015 to establish a definition of "pain management facility"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to establish requirements for owners, operators, and investors of pain management facilities and establish payment-for-services requirements; amend KRS 216B.020 to establish that pain management facilities are exempted from the certificate of need requirement; amend KRS 216B.990 to establish a Class D felony for any person who intentionally or knowingly or conspires to intentionally or knowingly operate a pain management facility in violation of the new section; amend KRS 218A.202 to establish that the electronic system for monitoring Schedules II, III, IV, and V controlled substances shall apply to all prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances; establish that the cabinet my enter into agreements or contracts for the establishment of the system; establish that any prescriptions issued or dispensed shall be reported into the system within 24 hours; establish that an employee of a practitioner or a pharmacist may request information from the system; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to establish that prior to prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance every practitioner and dispenser shall query the system and shall retain the reference or transaction number of the query for their records; amend KRS 218A.245 to establish an option allowing the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the system to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states or an organization administering the exchange of interstate or intrastate prescription dispensing data; amend KRS 311.550 to conform; amend KRS 311.565 to establish that the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure shall promulgate administrative regulations related to the prescribing and dispensing of buprenorphine and methadone; amend KRS 311.591 to establish a specific time frame for the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure to handle grievances related to inappropriate or excessive prescribing or dispensing practices; amend KRS 311.594 to conform; create a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to establish that physicians shall receive specified training prior to prescribing any medication; amend KRS 315.191 to require the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate administrative regulations regarding required identification when a Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substance is dispensed; create new sections of KRS Chapter 218A to enact the Prescription Monitoring Program compact as developed by the Council of State Governments, including provisions relating to the compact's purpose, authorized uses and restrictions on prescription data, the establishment of technology and security standards, funding, the creation and operation of an interstate commission and its powers, duties, organization, administration, and rulemaking, the establishment of oversight, enforcement, and dispute resolution mechanisms, and delineating the conditions for compact formation, membership, and dissolution; allow the Governor, subject to Senate confirmation, to make Kentucky's appointments under the Prescription Monitoring Program compact.

 

Current Status:   

3/22/2012 - recommitted to committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

3/12/2012 - floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
3/9/2012 - Reported Favorably to Rules w/SCS 1, SCA 1

 

KRS Sections:   

13A, 13B, 13B.120, 15.380, 15.40, 210, 211, 216.2920, 216.380, 216.510, 216.900, 216B.015, 216B.020, 216B.095, 216B.250, 216B.305, 216B.306, 216B.400, 216B.990, 218A.202, 218A.245, 311, 311.380, 311.530, 311.550, 311.565, 311.591, 311.594, 311.595, 311.665, 311.990(4), 312.015, 313.010, 314.011, 315.050, 315.121, 315.191, 320.210, 327.010, 532.060, 61.870, 61.88

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB2.htm

 

HB420

HOME INCARCERATION (OWENS, D) Amend KRS 532.210 to extend to twelve months the maximum period of time that a person can be on home incarceration; amend KRS 532.220 to add attendance at an approved rehabilitation program to the list of permitted reasons a person may leave his or her place of home incarceration.

 

Current Status:   

3/22/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

3/20/2012 - received in Senate
3/19/2012 - THIRD READING, passed 93-0

 

KRS Sections:   

439.315, 520.030, 532.210, 532.220, 533.030

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB420.htm

 

HB408

JAILERS (COURSEY, W) Amend KRS 71.065 relating to the jailer in a county without a jail to permit employment of deputy jailers by the county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court; amend KRS 441.510 relating to transportation of prisoners to change term "female transportation officer" to "female deputy jailer" when referring to transportation of a female prisoner.

 

Current Status:   

3/21/2012 - House Local Government, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

 

Recent Status:   

3/19/2012 - posted in committee House Local Government
2/21/2012 - Referred to Committee House Local Government

 

KRS Sections:   

441.510, 71.050, 71.060, 71.065

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB408.htm

 

HR208

KENTUCKY JAILERS (NESLER, F) Urge Kentucky's jailers to utilize appropriate prisoner labor for nonreligious-sponsored nonprofit, charitable, or service organization community-service-related projects for the benefit of Kentucky's families in need.

 

Current Status:   

3/19/2012 - THIRD READING, adopted 92-0

 

Recent Status:   

3/19/2012 - Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day
3/16/2012 - Posted for Passage in Regular Orders of the Day

 

KRS Sections:   

None

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HR208.htm

 

HB528

PRISONERS (NAPIER, L) Amend KRS 439.3405, relating to parole of prisoners with documented terminal medical conditions, to permit the parole board to review prisoners with substantial or chronic medical conditions for parole after they have served at least 50 percent of their sentences if their condition would be treated more effectively on parole.

 

Current Status:   

3/8/2012 - posted in committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

3/5/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary
3/1/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

439.340, 439.3405

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB528.htm

 

HB544

LOCAL CORRECTIONS SYSTEM (DENHAM, M) Amend KRS 441.207 to provide for distribution of moneys in the local corrections assistance fund; APPROPRIATION.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2012 - Referred to Committee House Appropriations and Revenue

 

Recent Status:   

3/1/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

196.288, 441.207, 45.229

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB544.htm

 

HB558

RETIREMENT (DECESARE, J) Amend KRS 61.702 to modify the membership date for which retiree health benefit changes for KERS, CERS, and SPRS members were established for new participants, from a membership date on or after July 1, 2003, to a membership date on or after January 1, 2004.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2012 - Referred to Committee House State Government

 

Recent Status:   

3/1/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

136, 16.505, 16.510, 16.543, 16.65, 16.652, 21.427, 304, 304.17A-500, 61, 61.510, 61.515, 61.552, 61.565, 61.675, 61.680, 61.692, 61.70, 61.702

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB558.htm

 

SB188

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (CARPENTER, J) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to prohibit trafficking in or possession of synthetic drugs including provisions for a maximum fine of double the gain from the commission of the offense; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines," "synthetic cathinones," and "synthetic drugs"; amend KRS 218A.020 to permit the Office of Drug Control Policy to make recommendations to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services regarding controlled substances scheduling; amend KRS 218A.141, relating to cleanup costs for drug trafficking, to include trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.350 to create a penalty structure mirroring that established for trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.1411, relating to trafficking in the vicinity of a school to include synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.410, relating to forfeiture in drug cases, to add trafficking in synthetic drugs; amend KRS 218A.992 to include trafficking in synthetic drugs as an offense triggering a penalty increase when committed while in possession of a firearm; amend KRS 243.500, relating to liquor licenses revocations, to include synthetic drugs; repeal KRS 218A.1426, 218A.1427, 218A.1428, 218A.1453, 218A.1454, 218A.1455; EMERGENCY.

 

Current Status:   

3/5/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

3/5/2012 - Returned to Committee Senate Judiciary
3/5/2012 - FIRST READING

 

KRS Sections:   

154A, 2.015, 216B, 217.005, 217.065, 217.2, 218, 218A, 218A.010, 218A.020, 218A.030, 218A.050, 218A.070, 218A.090, 218A.1401, 218A.141, 218A.1411, 218A.1412243.02, 218A.1413, 218A.1431, 218A.204, 218A.275, 218A.350, 218A.420, 241, 243, 243.020, 243.060, 243.670, 311.550, 314.011, 320.240, 500.080, 529.100, 530.064, 531, 532, 533, 534

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB188.htm

 

HB523

OPEN RECORDS (YORK, J) Amend KRS 61.835 to require public agencies to make draft copies of minutes available to the public within two business days of the meeting of the public body; require the public agency to post to a public Web site a copy of the draft minutes of the meeting of the public body within two business days of the meeting; require that if approval of the minutes is required, the agency shall post the approved minutes on the Web site immediately following the meeting at which the minutes were approved.

 

Current Status:   

3/1/2012 - Referred to Committee House State Government

 

Recent Status:   

2/29/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

61.835

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB523.htm

 

SR196

URGING CONGRESS TO SUPPORT PRIVATE PRISON INDUSTRIES (HIGDON, J) A resolution urging Congress not to support federal contracts with federal prison industries in lieu of private industries in Kentucky

 

Current Status:   

3/1/2012 - adopted by voice vote

 

Recent Status:   

2/29/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

None

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SR196.htm

 

HB239

COURT OF JUSTICE (WESTROM, S) Create new sections of KRS Chapter 21A, relating to the Supreme Court, to request that the Supreme Court institute at least one pilot project in each Supreme Court District to provide for opening or limited opening of cases in Family Court, Circuit Court, or District Court relating to abuse, neglect and dependency proceedings, and termination of parental rights proceedings, exclusive of sexual abuse proceedings; permit the court to set requirements for attendance and prohibit release of names or other identifying information relating to parties or witnesses; provide that the project is to be for four years, with annual reports to the Supreme Court, the Legislative Research Commission, and the Interim Joint Committees on Health and Welfare and Judiciary with results of the project and recommendations relating thereto; create a new section of KRS Chapter 610, relating to juvenile procedure, to permit pilot project courts to open proceedings which otherwise would be closed.

 

Current Status:   

2/29/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

2/27/2012 - received in Senate
2/24/2012 - THIRD READING, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute

 

KRS Sections:   

21A, 610, 620, 625

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB239.htm

 

HB450

ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS (COMBS, L) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 13A to provide the General Assembly's declaration that an administrative regulation should not unnecessarily impose costs on regulated entities that exceed the benefit derived by the public from its implementation; amend KRS 13A.030 to clarify the review authority and duties of the Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee and authorize a nonbinding determination that an administrative regulation is deficient if the administrative regulation appears to be against public policy; amend KRS 13A.240 to change the regulatory impact analysis by deleting questions regarding the costs and benefits to regulated entities; amend KRS 13A.280 to require administrative bodies to file an in-depth costs-benefit analysis with each statement of consideration and authorize a person or entity to submit an alternative costs-benefit analysis to the regulations compiler; repeal KRS 13A.250, which requires the filing of a fiscal note analyzing the costs to local and state government; amend KRS 13A.050 and 13A.230 to conform.

 

Current Status:   

2/28/2012 - posted in committee House State Government

 

Recent Status:   

2/27/2012 - Referred to Committee House State Government
2/23/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

11.202, 13A.030, 13A.050, 13A.190, 13A.210, 13A.2245, 13A.230, 13A.240, 13A.245, 13A.250, 13A.280, 13A.320, 158.6471

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB450.htm

 

HB476

JUVENILE JUSTICE (YONTS, B) Amend KRS 610.020 to provide for additional information necessary in the filing of a status complaint; amend KRS 610.265 and 630.010 to restrict the secure detention of status offenders until after an adjudication hearing in which full due process is provided; amend KRS 630.050 to prohibit a court-designated worker from accepting a status complaint lacking required information; create a new section of KRS Chapter 630 to establish time frames for the expiration of valid court orders; create a new section of KRS 600 to provide for the release of educational records to the juvenile justice system as authorized by federal law; amend KRS 630.030 and 630.080 to conform.

 

Current Status:   

2/28/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

2/27/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

15A.305, 600, 600.010, 610.020, 610.060, 610.265, 610.290, 615, 630.010, 630.030, 630.050, 630.080, 645

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB476.htm

 

HB299

REORGANIZATION (CHERRY, M) Amend KRS 196.026 to create the Division of Parole and Victim Services within the Department of Corrections; amend KRS 439.320 to abolish the position of executive director of the Parole Board; amend KRS 196.701 and 196.702 to conform; repeal and reenact KRS 439.562 to establish the Kentucky Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision and define its membership and duties; amend KRS 15.315 to add three members, ex officio, to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council; confirm Executive Orders 2011-350 and 2011-772.

 

Current Status:   

2/23/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

2/21/2012 - received in Senate
2/16/2012 - THIRD READING, passed 98-0

 

KRS Sections:   

11.160, 12.028, 15.315, 196., 196.026, 196.160, 196.700, 196.701, 196.702, 346.020, 424.180, 439.320, 439.340, 439.562, 61.870, 61.88, 64.640

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB299.htm

 

HB412

SHOCK PROBATION (ADAMS, J) Amend KRS 439.265, relating to shock probation, to prohibit shock probation if a person is convicted of violating KRS 507.040, relating to manslaughter in the second degree, or KRS 507.050, relating to reckless homicide, and a violation of KRS 189A.010, relating to driving under the influence arising from the same incident; permit the victim's next of kin to ask the court to permit shock probation.

 

Current Status:   

2/21/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

2/16/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

17.500, 189A.010, 439, 439.265, 439.3401, 506.010, 507.040, 507.050, 510.050, 532.045, 532.045(3)

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB412.htm

 

HB5

UNAUTHORIZED ALIENS (DAMRON, R) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to, on and after January 1, 2013, require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring of unauthorized aliens by contractors with public agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to complaints and penalties for contractor hiring unauthorized aliens, including a ban on future state contracts for designated periods; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to, on and after January 1, 2013, require all public agencies to use the federal E-Verify program for hiring new public employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to prohibit local governments from attempting to restrict the use of the provisions of the Act; create a noncodified section permitting agencies to implement the required programs after the effective date of the Act and prior to the January 1, 2013, implementation date.

 

Current Status:   

2/13/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

2/9/2012 - received in Senate
2/8/2012 - THIRD READING, passed 93-4

 

KRS Sections:   

13A, 337.010, 501.020

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB5.htm

 

HB178

DNA (BELL, J) Amend KRS 422.285 and 17.176 to expand the availability of post-conviction DNA testing.

 

Current Status:   

2/8/2012 - recommitted to committee House Appropriations and Revenue

 

Recent Status:   

2/2/2012 - SECOND READING, to Rules
2/1/2012 - FIRST READING to Consent Calendar

 

KRS Sections:   

17.176, 218A, 31.110, 31.185, 422.285, 439.3401

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB178.htm

 

HB61

STATUS OFFENDERS (FLOOD, K) Amend KRS 630.050 to require that persons filing juvenile status offense complaints provide specified supporting documentation for inclusion and presentation to the court; create a new section of KRS Chapter 630 to establish time frames for the expiration of valid court orders; amend KRS 610.265 and 630.010 to restrict the secure detention of status offenders; amend KRS 630.080 to clarify the contents necessary in dispositional reports; create a new section of KRS Chapter 600 and amend KRS 610.020 to incorporate federal requirements for the release of educational records to the juvenile justice system; amend KRS 610.030 and 610.060 to conform.

 

Current Status:   

1/30/2012 - posted in committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/3/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary
1/3/2012 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)

 

KRS Sections:   

159.140, 15A.305, 600, 600.010, 610.020, 610.030, 610.060, 610.265, 610.290, 615, 630, 630.010, 630.050, 630.060, 630.080, 645

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB61.htm

 

HB319

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT (OWENS, D) Create a new section of KRS 532.200 to 532.250, relating to home incarceration, to require sentence credit for time served in pretrial home incarceration; amend KRS 532.120, relating to calculation of terms of imprisonment, to conform; apply retroactively to defendants granted pretrial home incarceration on or after July 15, 1996.

 

Current Status:   

1/26/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/25/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

196.285, 431.517, 431.518, 532., 532.120, 532.200

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB319.htm

 

HB314

DNA (MARZIAN, M) Amend KRS 17.169 to include local law enforcement as persons authorized to collect DNA samples; amend KRS 17.170 to provide for the collection of DNA samples at arraignment from all persons charged with a felony offense; amend KRS 17.175 to provide for expungement of DNA samples in specified circumstances; amend KRS 64.060 to establish a $5 payment from the State Treasury to the collecting agency for each DNA sample collected.

 

Current Status:   

1/25/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/24/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

17.169, 17.170, 17.175, 17.510, 311.550, 510, 530.020, 533.258, 61.870, 61.884, 64.060

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB314.htm

 

HB306

CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT (EDMONDS, T) Amend various burglary, theft, and robbery offenses to increase the penalty for these offenses by one level where the offense involves a theft from a pharmacy.

 

Current Status:   

1/25/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/24/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

217.181, 218A.1432, 511.020, 511.040, 514.030, 515.020, 515.030

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB306.htm

 

HB296

PRETRIAL RELEASE (YONTS, B) Amend KRS 218A.135 and 431.066 to require that certain findings utilized in pretrial release decisions be made by clear and convincing evidence.

 

Current Status:   

1/24/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/23/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

218A.135, 431., 431.066, 431.515, 439.3401, 510, 529.100, 530.020

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB296.htm

 

HB251

PAIN MANAGEMENT FACILITIES (MAYFIELD, D) Amend KRS 216B.015 to define "pain management facility"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to establish that a pain management facility shall not accept cash as a form of payment for services and establish the requirement that a photo identification must be presented; and amend KRS Chapter 216.990 to establish Class B misdemeanor and Class D felony penalties for violations of this Act.

 

Current Status:   

1/17/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/12/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

13A, 216.2920, 216B, 216B.250, 216B.305AND, 216B.306, 216B.400, 311, 532.060, 532.090, 534.030

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB251.htm

 

HB257

PATIENT DUMPING (DENHAM, M) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 438, relating to a peace officer, public employee, or private employee who brings a prisoner or other person in need of medical, dental, psychological, mental health, mental retardation, substance abuse, or alcohol abuse treatment into Kentucky to make arrangements for the treatment and payment therefor in advance, provide for civil and criminal liability for failing to make prior arrangements or failure to pay for treatment. Provide exception for emergency medical care in case of an injury or medical emergency which occurs in Kentucky.

 

Current Status:   

1/17/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/12/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

438

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB257.htm

 

HB198

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (EMBRY, C) Amend KRS 218A.010 relating to controlled substances definitions to expand the definitions of "synthetic cannabinoids or piperazines" and "synthetic cathinones"; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 218A to conform; EMERGENCY.

 

Current Status:   

1/5/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/4/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

2.015, 216B, 217, 217.005, 217.065, 218A, 218A.010, 218A.030, 218A.050, 218A.070, 218A.090, 218A.1401, 218A.141, 218A.1411, 218A.1412, 218A.1413, 218A.1415, 218A.1416, 218A.1422, 218A.1426, 218A.1427, 218A.1428, 218A.1431, 218A.1451, 218A.1453, 218A.1454, 218A.1455, 218A.204, 218A.275, 218A.276, 218A.350, 218A.410, 27A.099, 311.550, 314.011, 320.240, 500.080, 529.100, 530.064, 531, 532, 533

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB198.htm

 

HB166

PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (FLOYD, D) Amend KRS 218A.1446 to prevent pharmacy technicians from dispensing products containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine or related salts; require CHFS to promulgate, within 30 days, administrative regulations to implement the new restrictions; EMERGENCY.

 

Current Status:   

1/4/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/3/2012 - Introduced

 

KRS Sections:   

None

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB166.htm

 

HB78

SECURE COMMUNITIES (LEE, S) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 17 to require all state and local law enforcement agencies and all state correctional facilities and jails to participate in the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement "Secure Communities" program; prohibit state or local officials from restricting use of the program.

 

Current Status:   

1/3/2012 - Referred to Committee House Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/3/2012 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/17/2011 - Pre-Filed

 

KRS Sections:   

17, 519.010

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB78.htm

 

SB29

SHOCK PROBATION (WESTWOOD, J) Amend KRS 439.265, relating to shock probation, to prohibit shock probation if a person is convicted of violating KRS 507.040, relating to manslaughter in the second degree, or KRS 507.050, relating to reckless homicide, and a violation of KRS 189A.010, relating to driving under the influence arising from the same incident; permit the victim's living next of kin to ask the court to permit shock probation.

 

Current Status:   

1/3/2012 - Referred to Committee Senate Judiciary

 

Recent Status:   

1/3/2012 - Introduced (Pre-Filed)
11/17/2011 - Pre-Filed

 

KRS Sections:   

17.500, 189A.010, 439, 439.265, 439.3401, 506.010, 507.040, 507.050, 510.050, 532.045, 532.045(3)

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/SB29.htm

 

HB79

PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (BELCHER, L) Amend KRS 217.015 to include drugs containing non-liquid ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine within the definition of a legend drug; amend KRS 217.182 to limit the amount of ephedrine-, pseudoephedrine-, or phenylpropanolamine-based legend drugs available within any one-month period and to exempt drug products obtained lawfully elsewhere within certain limits; amend KRS 218A.202 to include ephedrine-, pseudoephedrine-, or phenylpropanolamine-based legend drugs within the coverage of Kentucky's prescription monitoring system; sunset provisions on the effective date for legislation enacted by the 2015 General Assembly.

 

Current Status:   

1/18/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

 

Recent Status:   

1/12/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/12/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

 

KRS Sections:   

132.010, 13B, 15.380, 15.40, 217, 217.005, 217.015, 217.035, 217.065, 217.095, 217.136, 217.175, 217.182, 217.216, 218A.010, 218A.1446, 218A.202, 311.858, 314.011, 315.121, 320.240(12)

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB79.htm

 

HB80

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (YONTS, B) Create a new section of KRS Chapter 27A to require the Administrative Office of the Courts to report information relating to defendants convicted of either offenses in KRS Chapter 218A relating to methamphetamine or any crimes relating to the theft of anhydrous ammonia to the Office of Drug Control Policy; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to require the Office of Drug Control Policy to institute a Precursor Block List as a part of the Kentucky Electronic Methamphetamine Precursor Tracking system to prohibit persons convicted of offenses stated above from purchasing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine for not less than five years following conviction; amend KRS 218A.1437 relating to possession of methamphetamine precursors to reduce amount that may be possessed from 9 grams to 7 1/2 grams before a prima facia case is created; create a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to permit persons prohibited from purchasing methamphetamine precursors to possess them under a prescription; amend KRS 218A.1446 to encourage retail dispensers to post signage warning of prohibitions relating to ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine and to create a yearly 60 gram cap for the purchase of these products; amend KRS 218A.1438 to add an affirmative defense and make a technical correction; create a new section of KRS Chapter 439 to require the Parole Board to order the parolee to participate in the Precursor Block List and to refrain from purchasing methamphetamine precursors for five years after release from parole; create a new section of KRS Chapter 533 to place a defendant on probation, home incarceration, or conditional discharge on the Precursor Block List for five years; provide that the act may be known as the Cheyenne Albro Combat Methamphetamine Act.

 

Current Status:   

1/18/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

 

Recent Status:   

1/12/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)
1/12/2012 - House Judiciary, (Bill Scheduled for Hearing)

 

KRS Sections:   

15A, 216B, 218A, 218A.1437, 218A.1438, 218A.1446, 250, 27A, 439, 533

 

State Bill Page:   

http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/12RS/HB80.htm

 

 

 

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