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					                                                      2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                                                                                       NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                        DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                       STATUS
                                                                   HOUSE BILLS

                                                                 Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11-to
                                                                 Education; Jan. 17-posted in committee; posting
                                                                 waived; Jan. 18-reported favorably, 1st reading,
                                                                 to Calendar; Jan. 19-2nd reading, to Rules;
        Specifies teacher cost-of-living increases for the 2006-
                                                                 recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue;
        07 and 2007-08 school terms; appropriates $53 million                                                     Mar. 13- received in Senate; Mar. 15- to
HB1                                                              Mar. 1- posted in committee; Mar. 7- reported
        in fiscal year 2006-2007 and $106 million in fiscal year                                                  Appropriations and Revenue
                                                                 favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute;
        2007-2008 for salary equity
                                                                 floor amendment (1) filed to Committee
                                                                 Substitute; Mar. 8- posted for passage Mar. 9;
                                                                 Mar. 10- 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with
                                                                 Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)




                                                                                                                       Mar. 1- received in Senate; Mar. 3- to
                                                                  Jan. 19-introduced in House; Jan. 20-to
                                                                                                                       Judiciary; Mar. 8- taken from committee;
                                                                  Judiciary (H); Feb. 21- posted in committee;
                                                                                                                       1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 9- 2nd
                                                                  posting waived; Feb. 24- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                       reading, to Rules; Mar. 16- reported
                                                                  reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
                                                                                                                       favorably, to Rules with Committee
                                                                  committee amendment (1-title); Feb. 27- 2nd
                                                                                                                       Substitute; posted for passage Mar. 16;
                                                                  reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) (2) and
                                                                                                                       passed over and retained in the Orders of
        Requires each public institution of postsecondary         (3) filed to Committee Substitute; posted for
                                                                                                                       the Day; floor amendment (1) filed to
        education to require a criminal history background        passage Feb. 28; Feb. 28- 3rd reading, floor
                                                                                                                       Committee Substitute; Mar. 17- passed
        check on all initial hires; permits background checks amendments (1) and (2) rejected, passed 99-0
HB3                                                                                                                    over and retained in Orders; floor
        on contractors, volunteers, or visitors; prohibits public with Committee Substitute and committee
                                                                                                                       amendment (2) filed to Committee
        institutions from hiring a person convicted of a sex      amendment (1-title); Mar. 24- received in
                                                                                                                       Substitute; Mar. 21- passed over and
        crime or violent offense                                  House; to Rules; posted for passage for
                                                                                                                       retained in Orders; floor amendment (3)
                                                                  concurrence in SCS, floor amendments (1) (2)
                                                                                                                       filed to Committee Substitute; Mar. 22-
                                                                  and (3) for Mar. 24; Mar. 24- House concurred in
                                                                                                                       passed over and retained in Orders; Mar.
                                                                  SCS, floor amendments (1) (2) and (3); passed
                                                                                                                       23- passed over and retained in Orders;
                                                                  93-0; Apr. 10- enrolled, signed by each
                                                                                                                       Mar. 24- 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with
                                                                  presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 18-
                                                                                                                       Committee Substitute, floor amendments
                                                                  signed by Governor
                                                                                                                       (1) (2) and (3)




                                                                 Feb. 3- introduced in House; Feb. 6- to
                                                                 Judiciary; Mar. 7- posted in committee; posting
                                                                 waived; Mar. 8- reported favorably, 1st reading,
                                                                 to Calendar with Committee Substitute; Mar. 9-
        Consumer protection/Identity Theft Bill. Regulates
                                                                 2nd reading, to Rules, posted for passage Mar.        Mar. 15- received in Senate; Mar. 17- to
HB4     private and public use of an individual's personal
                                                                 10; Mar. 10- floor amendment (1) filed to             Judiciary
        information
                                                                 Committee Substitute; Mar. 13- floor
                                                                 amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute;
                                                                 Mar. 14- 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with
                                                                 Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)


        Removes writing portfolios as part of the required
HB7                                                              Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Education
        assessment program for K-12 system. (See SB3)

                                                            Sept. 7-to: Interim Joint Committee on State
                                                            Gov.; Jan. 30-introduced in House; to State
     Require the governmental purchases of                  Government (H); Jan. 6-posted in committee;
     goods/services from Prison Industries and nonprofit    Jan. 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to       Jan. 30- received in Senate; Feb. 1-to
HB13
     agencies and work center serving the blind or severely Calendar; Jan. 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted Appropriations and Revenue
     disabled.                                              for passage Jan. 26; Jan. 26- floor amendment
                                                            (1) filed; Jan. 27-3rd reading, passed 73-20 with
                                                            floor amendment (1)
                                                                 Sept. 7-to Interim Joint Committee on Ed.; Jan.
HB15 Require UK's football team to play U of L
                                                                 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)



       Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                             UPDATED 11/13/2010
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                                                     2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                                                                                   NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                               ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                   STATUS

     Limit when professional development may take place; Sept. 7-to Interim Joint Com. On Ed.; Jan. 3-
HB19 require compensation professional staff at their daily introduced in House; to Education (H);
     rate of pay if required to attend past required 4 days. WITHDRAWN


                                                               Sept. 7-to Interim Joint Committee on Seniors,
                                                               Veterans, Military affairs, and Public Protection;
                                                               Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military
                                                               Affairs, and Public Safety (H); Jan. 11-posted in
        Require waiver of tuition fees for spouses and         committee; Jan. 17-reported favorably, 1st         Jan. 23-received in Senate; Jan. 25- to
HB20
        dependents of veterans.                                reading; to Calendar with Committee Substitute, Education (S)
                                                               committee amendment (1-title); Jan. 18-2nd
                                                               reading, to Rules; posted for passage Jan. 19;
                                                               Jan. 20-3rd reading, passed 87-0 with
                                                               Committee substitute



                                                                                                                   Jan. 18-received in Senate; Jan. 20-to
                                                                                                                   Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public
                                                                                                                   Protection; Mar. 1- reported favorably, 1st
                                                               Sept. 7-to IJC on Seniors, Veterans, Military
                                                                                                                   reading, to Consent Calendar with
                                                               Affairs, and Public Protection; Jan. 3-introduced
                                                                                                                   Committee Substitute; Mar. 2- 2nd
                                                               in House, to State Government; Jan. 6-posted in
                                                                                                                   reading, to Rules; Mar. 6- posted for
                                                               committee; Jan.10-reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                   passage on Mar. 7; Mar. 7- taken from
                                                               reading, to Calendar; Jan. 11-2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                   Orders of the Day; returned to Veterans,
                                                               Rules; posted for passage in Regular Orders of
                                                                                                                   Military Affairs, and Public Protection;
                                                               the Day for Jan. 12; Jan. 17-3rd reading, passed
                                                                                                                   Mar. 8- floor amendment (1) filed to
     Establish state hiring preference honoring military       92-0; Mar. 14- received in House; to Rules; Mar.
                                                                                                                   Committee Substitute; Mar. 9- floor
     service; require certain individuals receive additional 5 15- posted for passage for concurrence in
HB24                                                                                                               amendment (2) filed to Committee
     or 10 preference points on an examination score used Senate Committee Substitute for Mar. 16; Mar.
                                                                                                                   Substitute; Mar. 13- reported favorably, to
     for state hiring.                                         16- House refused to concur in Senate
                                                                                                                   Rules with Committee Substitute (2);
                                                               Committee Substitute (2); Mar. 22- received in
                                                                                                                   posted for passage Mar. 13; 3rd reading;
                                                               House; Mar. 24- Conference Committee
                                                                                                                   floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn;
                                                               appointed in House and Senate; Apr. 11-
                                                                                                                   Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn;
                                                               Conference Committee report filed in House and
                                                                                                                   passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute
                                                               Senate; Conference Committee report adopted
                                                                                                                   (2); Mar. 17- received in Senate; Mar. 20-
                                                               in House; Free Conference Committee report
                                                                                                                   posted for passage for receding from
                                                               filed in House
                                                                                                                   SCS (2) for Mar. 21; Mar. 21- Senate
                                                                                                                   refused to recede from Committee
                                                                                                                   Substitute (2)


     Forfeit ownership of animals involved in cruelty and
                                                           Sept. 7 to Interim Joint Com. On Agric.; Jan 3-
HB25 torture cases and prohibit ownership or possession of
                                                           introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     animals for 2 years.

     Minimum requirements for admission to a public
                                                               Sept. 7-to Interim Joint Com. On Education;
HB26 postsecondary institution to require a person to be a
                                                               Jan. 3-intro. In house; to Education (H)
     U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.

     To increase funding for the equine industry program at
                                                            Sept. 7 to Interim Joint Com. On Licensing and
     U of L; specify purchases for which the money is
HB32                                                        Occupations; Jan. 3-introduced in House; to
     spent; require U of L to work with reps. of key racing
                                                            Appropriations and Rev. (H)
     and breeding organizations


     Requires signs to be posted at all public entrances to
     school buildings, sports arenas, gyms, stadiums, and
                                                             Sept. 7 to Interim Joint Com. On Judiciary; Jan.
     cafeterias, access roads owned/operated by schools
HB35                                                         3-introduced in House; to Education (H); Feb.
     stating unlawful possession of a weapon on school
                                                             27- posted in committee
     property. If no sign is posted, no prosecution can take
     place.




        Directs CPE to require a student who pays in-state Sept. 7; to Interim Joint Com. On Education;
HB39
        tuition to prove legal residency in KY and the US. Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)
       Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                          UPDATED 11/13/2010
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                                                    2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                                                                                    NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                      DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                    STATUS
     Directs CPE to require a student who pays in-state        Sept. 7; to Interim Joint Com. On Education;
HB39
     tuition to prove legal residency in KY and the US.        Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Education (H)




                                                               Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Local
                                                               Government; Jan. 11-posted in committee; Feb.
                                                               7- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
                                                               with Committee Substitute; Feb. 8- 2nd reading,      Mar. 10- received in Senate; Mar. 14- to
                                                               to Rules; Feb. 14- recommitted to State              State and Local Government; Mar. 24-
     Requires approval by the state local debt officer in
                                                               Government; Feb. 24- posted in committee;            reported favorably, 1st reading, to
HB42 addition to the Kentucky Private Activity Bond
                                                               Feb. 28- reported favorably, to Rules; Mar. 2-       Consent Calendar; Apr. 10- 2nd reading,
     Allocation Committee for certain capital projects.
                                                               posted for passage Mar. 3; Mar. 9- 3rd reading,      to Rules; Apr. 11- posted for passage
                                                               passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute; Apr. 12-      Apr. 11; 3rd reading, passed 38-0
                                                               received in House; enrolled, signed by each
                                                               presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 22-
                                                               signed by Governor



     To criminalize the use of a person's name, portrait, or Oct. 6-to Interim Joint Com. On Judiciary; Jan. 3-
HB47 photograph for advertising and other purposes without introduced in House; to Judiciary (H); Jan. 6-
     consent - provide exception for news media.             posted in committee.


                                                               Oct. 6-to Interim Joint Com. On Judiciary; Jan. 3-
                                                               introduced in House; to Judiciary (H); Jan. 23-
     Make it an unlawful practice for an employer to use a
                                                               posted in committee; Jan. 25-reported favorably, Feb. 2- received in Senate; Feb. 6- to
HB49 genetic test result in hiring, firing, and other
                                                               1st reading, to Calendar; Jan. 26-2nd reading,     Judiciary
     employment decision.
                                                               to Rules; Jan. 30- posted for passage Jan. 31;
                                                               Feb. 1-3rd reading, passed 96-0



                                                               Oct. 6-to Interim Joint Committee on State
                                                               Government; Jan. 3-introduced in House; to
                                                               State Government (H); Jan. 30-posted in
                                                                                                                    Feb. 14- received in Senate; Feb. 16- to
                                                               committee; posting waived; Jan. 31-reported
                                                                                                                    State and Local Government; Mar. 1-
                                                               favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 1-2nd
                                                                                                                    reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                               reading, to Rules; floor amendment filed; Feb. 7-
     To require a smoking policy to be adopted by state                                                             Calendar with Committee Substitute; Mar.
                                                               posted for passage Feb. 8; Feb. 9- floor
     government; permit smoking policies in local gov.                                                              2- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 8- posted
HB55                                                           amendments (2) and (3) filed; Feb. 13- 3rd
     office building or workplaces; permit those policies to                                                        for passage Mar. 9; Mar. 9- floor
                                                               reading, passed 92-5 with floor amendments (1)
     restrict indoor smoking.                                                                                       amendment (1) filed to Committee
                                                               and (3); Mar. 10- received in House; to Rules;
                                                                                                                    Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed;
                                                               Mar. 21- posted for passage for concurrence in
                                                                                                                    3rd reading, passed 31-3 with Committee
                                                               SCS for Mar. 22; Mar. 23- House concurred in
                                                                                                                    Substitute
                                                               SCS; passed 91-7; Mar. 24- enrolled, signed by
                                                               each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;
                                                               Apr. 4- signed by Governor



     Requires former community college employees of UK
     who chose to remain governed by the university
                                                          Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Education; Feb.
HB61 personnel rules and benefits package to get the same
                                                          27- posted in committee
     percent annual salary increase as all other KCTCS
     personnel. (See SB64)

        To exempt educational institutions from paying         Dec. 7-to Interim Joint Committee on Labor and
HB64                                                           Industry; Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Labor
        prevailing wages on construction projects.
                                                               and Industry (H)

                                                               Dec. 7-to IJC on State Gov.; Jan. 3-introduced
                                                               to House; to State Gov. (H); Jan. 6-posted in
                                                               committee; Jan. 10-reported favorably, 1st
        Changes process and requirements for approval of                                                       Jan. 13- received in Senate; Jan. 18- to
HB66                                                           reading, to Calendar with Committee
        contracts.                                                                                             State and Local Government (S)
                                                               Substitute.; Jan. 11- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                               posted for passage in Regular Orders of the day
                                                               for Jan. 12; Jan. 12- 3rd reading; passed 95-0

       Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                           UPDATED 11/13/2010
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                                                     2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                            Dec. 7-to IJC on State Gov.; Jan. 3-introduced
                                                                to House; to State Gov. (H); Jan. 6-posted in
                                                                                                                NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                  DESCRIPTION                                     ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                committee; Jan. 10-reported favorably, 1st
     Changes process and requirements for approval of                                                           Jan. 13-
                                                                                                                STATUSreceived in Senate; Jan. 18- to
HB66                                                            reading, to Calendar with Committee
     contracts.                                                                                                 State and Local Government (S)
                                                                Substitute.; Jan. 11- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                                posted for passage in Regular Orders of the day
                                                                for Jan. 12; Jan. 12- 3rd reading; passed 95-0




     Allows KY students attending postsecondary
                                                                Dec. 7-to IJC on Ed.; Jan. 3-introduced in
     programs in contiguous states through Academic
HB71                                                            House; to Education (H); Feb. 28-
     Common Market agreements to receive KEES
                                                                WITHDRAWN
     awards.




                                                                Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Appropriations
                                                                and Revenue; Jan. 6-posted in committee; Jan.
     Provides a process for universities to issue agency
                                                                10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Jan. 13- received in the Senate; Jan. 18-
HB75 revenue bonds (auxiliary or hospital) if authorized by
                                                                Jan. 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for        to Appropriations and Revenue
     the General Assembly
                                                                passage, Jan. 12; Jan. 12-3rd reading, passed
                                                                95-0


                                                               Dec. 7- to: IJC on Seniors, Veterans, Military
                                                               Affairs and Public Protection; Jan. 3- introduced
                                                               in House; to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public   Jan. 20-received in Senate; Jan. 24- to
                                                               Safety; Jan. 11-posted in committee; Jan. 17-        Education; Feb. 16- reported favorably,
     Requires that a student called to federal military active reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;        1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Feb.
HB80 duty receive credit for academic work and reasonable Jan. 18- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for                20- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 27-
     time to make up missed work.                              passage for Jan. 19; Jan. 19-3rd reading;            posted for passage March 1; Mar. 1- 3rd
                                                               passed 96-0; Mar. 2- received in House;              reading, passed 38-0; Mar. 3- enrolled,
                                                               enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; Mar.       signed by President of the Senate
                                                               3- delivered to Governor; Mar. 15- signed by
                                                               Governor

     Require Dept. of Labor to create new form to verify        Dec. 7- to IJC on Labor and Industry; Jan. 3-
HB89 identity and employment eligibility within 3 days of
                                                                introducted in House; to Labor and Industry (H)
     employment.
     Increases the penalties for workers' compensation          Dec. 7- to IJC on Labor and Industry; Jan. 3-
HB97 insurance companies and self-insured group or              introduced in House; to Labor and Industry; Jan.
     employers engaging in unfair claims settlement             20- posted in committee
     practices
     Adds annual payments to KCTCS and the Dept. of
                                                                Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Local
HB99 Military Affairs for each qualified fire and rescue
                                                                Government; Jan. 6-WITHDRAWN
     coordinator employed. (See HB273)




     Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                            UPDATED 11/13/2010
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                                                    2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                                                                                  NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                               ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                  STATUS


                                                              Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Health and
                                                              Welfare (H); Jan. 10-posed in committee; Jan.
                                                                                                                  Feb. 24- received in Senate; Feb. 28- to
                                                              16- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
                                                                                                                  Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative
                                                              with Committee Substitute; Feb. 17- 2nd
      Authorizes KY participation in a multi-state compact to                                                     Regulations; Mar. 14- reported favorably,
                                                              reading, to Rules; Feb. 21- posted for passage
HB102 monitor licensing and regulation of nurses through                                                          1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar.
                                                              Feb. 22; Feb. 23- 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with
      enhanced cooperation and information exchanges.                                                             15- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
                                                              Committee Substitute; Mar. 16- received in
                                                                                                                  passage Mar. 16; Mar. 16- 3rd reading,
                                                              House; Mar. 17- enrolled, signed by each
                                                                                                                  passed 37-0
                                                              presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 1-
                                                              signed by Governor (Acts ch. 86)


      Creates a tax on various tobacco products to support
      a children's dental care fund and $.71 cent tax on
                                                               Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Appropriations
HB103 each pack of cigarettes to support a new
                                                               and Revenue
      Commonwealth Fund of which 2% will go to CPE "for
      the sole purpose of tuition assistance."

      Amend KRS 139.480 to exempt from sales and use           Dec. 7 - To IJC on Appropriations and Rev.;
HB109 tax straw, wood shaving, and sawdust used in             Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Appropriations
      agricultural or equine pursuits.                         and Revenue (H)

      Delete gross receipts from sales of water used in
      equine industry; exempt from sales and use tax sale      Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Appropriations
HB113
      of feed, seed, com. fertilizer, machinery, machinery     and Revenue (H).
      repair parts




                                                                                                                 Mar. 2- received in Senate; Mar. 6- to
                                                                                                                 Health and Welfare; Mar. 21- taken from
                                                                                                                 committee; 1st reading; returned to
                                                                                                                 Health and Welfare (S); Mar. 22- reported
                                                              Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Health and          favorably, to Rules with Committee
                                                              Welfare (H); Feb. 15- posted in committee; Feb. Substitute, committee amendment (1-
                                                              23- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar title); floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
                                                              with Committee Substitute; Feb. 24- 2nd            to Committee Substitute; Mar. 23- floor
                                                              reading, to Rules; Feb. 27- posted for passage amendments (3) and (4) filed to
                                                              Feb. 28; Mar. 1- 3rd reading, passed 100-0 with Committee Substitute; Mar. 24- 3rd
                                                              Committee Substitute; Mar. 24- received in         reading; floor amendment (2) defeated;
      Re: lead-based paint and lead hazards. Change the House; to Rules; posted for passage for                  passed 22-15 with Committee Substitute,
HB117 date of construction and original painting from 1945 to concurrence in SCS, committee amendment (1- committee amendment (1-title, floor
      1960 in the definition of at-risk persons.              title), floor amendments (1) (3) and (4); Apr. 10- amendments (1) (3) and (4); Apr. 10-
                                                              returned to Senate; Apr. 11- received in House; received in Senate; bill considered
                                                              posted for passage for concurrence in SCS (2), (change PASSED status); recommitted to
                                                              committee amendment (1-title); House               Health and Welfare (S); reported
                                                              concurred in SCS (2), committee amendment (1- favorably, to Rules with Committee Sub.
                                                              title); passed 48-45; Apr. 12- enrolled, signed by (2) as a Consent Bill; posted for passge
                                                              each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;     in the Consent Orders of the Day for Apr.
                                                              Apr. 18- signed by Governor                        10; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) (3)
                                                                                                                 and (4) withdrawn; Committee Substitute
                                                                                                                 withdrawn; passed 23-15 Committee
                                                                                                                 Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-
                                                                                                                 title)




      Requires that 62% of general fund resources be used
      in support of education, including early childhood
HB123                                                     Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary
      education, elementary and secondary education,
      postsecondary education, and adult education



       Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                        UPDATED 11/13/2010
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                                                       2006 WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING
                                                                                                                       NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                        DESCRIPTION                                  ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                       STATUS

                                                              Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Judiciary; Feb. 9-
                                                              posted in committee; Feb. 15- reported
      Exempts postsecondary institutions from prohibition     favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                                                                                Feb. 23- received in Senate; Feb. 27- to
HB130 against sale, use, etc. of an alcohol vaporizing device Committee Substitute; Feb. 16- 2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                Judiciary
      if it is being used for bona fide research              Rules; Feb. 21- posted for passage Feb. 22;
                                                              Feb. 22- 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with
                                                              Committee Substitute


                                                                                                                       Mar. 2- received in Senate; Mar. 7- to
                                                                   Jan. 3-introduced in House; to State
                                                                                                                       State and Local Government; Mar. 15-
                                                                   Government; Feb. 2-posted in committee; Feb.
                                                                                                                       reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                   7- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar ;
                                                                                                                       Consent Calendar with Committee
                                                                   Feb. 8- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 14- posted
                                                                                                                       Substitute; Mar. 16- 2nd reading, to
                                                                   for passage Feb. 15; Feb. 22- floor amendment
                                                                                                                       Rules; Mar. 20- floor amendment (1) filed;
                                                                   (1) filed; Mar. 1- 3rd reading, passed 100-0 with
      Requires Finance and Admin. Cabinet to procure a                                                                 Mar. 21- floor amendments (2) and (3)
                                                                   floor amendment (1); Mar. 23- received in
HB131 comprehensive dental insurance plan or plans and a                                                               filed to Committee Substitute, floor
                                                                   House; to Rules; Mar. 24- posted for passage
      vision plan or plans for state employees                                                                         amendment (4-title) filed; Mar. 22- posted
                                                                   for concurrence in SCS, floor amendments (2)
                                                                                                                       for passage Mar. 22; floor amendment (5)
                                                                   (3) and (4-title) for Mar. 24; House concurred in
                                                                                                                       filed to Committee Substitute; 3rd
                                                                   SCS, floor amendments (2) (3) and (4-title);
                                                                                                                       reading; floor amendment (1) ruled out of
                                                                   passed 97-0; enrolled signed by each presiding
                                                                                                                       order; passed 37-1 with Committee
                                                                   officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 5- signed by
                                                                                                                       Substitute, floor amendments (2) (3) and
                                                                   Governor
                                                                                                                       (4-title)



                                                                   Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Labor and
                                                                   Industry.; Jan. 27-posted in committee; Feb. 28-
                                                                   reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
        Require a permit for the installation or major repair of
HB139                                                              Committee Substitute; Mar. 1- 2nd reading, to
        HVAC systems.
                                                                   Rules; Mar. 7- posted for passage Mar. 8; Mar.
                                                                   21- taken from Orders; recommitted to
                                                                   Appropriations and Revenue


                                                                   Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military
      Provides KY residents married to members of the KY
                                                                   Affairs, and Public Safety; Jan. 23-posted in
      National Guard, US Armed Forces; or US Armed
                                                                   committee; posting waived; Mar. 6- reported
      Forces Reserve with free tuition (limited to 36 months)
HB147                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
      to any state-supported institution of higher education
                                                                   Committee Substitute; Mar. 7- 2nd reading, to
      or vocational school; also establishes a $250 tax
                                                                   Rules; Mar. 8- recommitted to Appropriations
      credit for these individuals
                                                                   and Revenue

                                                             Jan. 3-introduced in House; to State
                                                             Government; Jan. 6-posted in committee; Jan.
      Facilitates (for state employees, including
                                                             10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
      postsecondary employees) transfer of leave balances                                                    Jan. 18-received in Senate; Jan. 20-to
HB154                                                        with Committee Substitute; Jan. 11-2nd reading,
      into another state position; allows for time served in                                                 State and Local Government
                                                             to Rules; posted for passage Jan. 12; Jan. 17-
      one system to be credited to another
                                                             3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee
                                                             Substitute

                                                                   Jan. 3-introduced in House; to State
                                                                   Government; Jan. 6-posted in committee; Jan.
        Makes forgery of an academic degree a Class D              11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Jan. 18-received in Senate; Jan. 20-to
HB156
        felony (see SB 8)                                          Jan. 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for        Judiciary
                                                                   passage Jan. 13; Jan. 17-3rd reading, passed
                                                                   93-0




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                                                                                                                      STATUS

      Exempts a student at a state-supported institution of
                                                                 Jan. 3-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military
      higher education from payment of tuition and fees if
                                                                 Affairs, and Public Safety; Jan. 27-posted in
      he/she is a family member of a veteran with a 70% or
HB167                                                            committee; Feb. 6- recommitted to
      greater service-connected disability. The current
                                                                 Appropriations and Revenue; taken from the
      waiver extends only to family members of veterans
                                                                 Regular Orders of the Day
      with 100% disability.


                                                                 Jan. 3-introduced in House; Jan. 4-to Judiciary;
                                                                 Jan. 6-posted in committee; Jan. 11-reported
                                                                 favorably, 1st reading; Jan. 12-2nd reading; floor
      Requires agencies of KY businesses to disclose any
                                                                 amendment; Jan. 17-posted for passage Jan.
HB175 breach of security of the personal data to the KY
                                                                 18; Jan. 24-floor amendment (2) filed to
      resident whose information was acquired.
                                                                 Committee Substitute; Feb. 7- recommitted to
                                                                 Judiciary (H); taken from the Regular Orders of
                                                                 the Day


                                                                  Jan. 4-to Judiciary; Jan. 4-to Health and
                                                                  Welfare; Jan. 20-posted in committee; Feb. 9-
                                                                  reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
      Requires certain emergency services personnel and
                                                                  Committee Substitute; Feb. 10- 2nd reading, to
HB182 devices for all physical fitness facilities; sets penalties
                                                                  Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to
      for failure to comply
                                                                  Committee Substitute; Feb. 13- recommitted to
                                                                  Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 16- floor
                                                                  amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute


        Gives preference to KY small businesses in               Jan. 3-introduced in House; Jan. 4-to State
HB185
        government contracts                                     Government; Feb. 2-posted in committee

      Requires one credit of KY history and geography for
HB186 high school graduation, beginning with the class of        Jan. 3-introduced in House; Jan. 4-to Education
      2009


                                                                 Jan. 3-introduced in House; Jan. 4-to Education;
                                                                 Jan. 23-posted in committee; Feb. 15- reported
                                                                 favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                                                                                      Mar. 9- received in Senate; Mar. 13- to
                                                                 Committee Substitute; floor amendment (1) filed
                                                                                                                      Education; Mar. 16- reported favorably,
      Requires KDE to begin developing standardized end-         to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-
                                                                                                                      1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 17- 2nd
HB197 of-course examinations in Algebra I, Algebra II, and       title) filed; Feb. 16- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb.
                                                                                                                      reading, to Rules; Mar. 22- posted for
      Geometry                                                   23- posted for passage Feb. 24; Mar. 8- 3rd
                                                                                                                      passage Mar. 23; Mar. 23- 3rd reading,
                                                                 reading, passed 96-1 with Committee
                                                                                                                      passed 35-0
                                                                 Substitute; Mar. 24- received in House; enrolled,
                                                                 signed by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                                 Governor; Apr. 4- signed by Governor


      Continue to allow retired educators to be reemployed
                                                           Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Education
HB210 under the 100-day provisions as they existed on June
                                                           (H)
      30, 2002

                                                                 Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 6-to Labor and
        Eliminates definitions and requirements relating to
HB217                                                            Industry; Mar. 2- posted in committee; Mar. 7-
        prevailing wages
                                                                 posting withdrawn

      Allows awarding of high school diploma to all
                                                                 Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5- to
      honorably discharged veterans who did not complete
HB218                                                            Education; Jan. 17-reassigned to Seniors,
      high school prior to induction into the US Armed
                                                                 Military Affairs, and Public Safety
      Forces




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BILL                        DESCRIPTION                              ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                   STATUS

                                                               Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to State
      Designates the KY Workforce Investment Board as          Government; Jan. 19-posted in committee; Jan.
      the sole state agency responsible for the                30-posting waived; Jan. 31- reported favorably,
                                                                                                                Feb 6- received in Senate; Feb. 8- to
HB219 administration of vocational and technical education;    1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 1-2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                State and Local Government
      permits the board to delegate responsibilities to the    Rules; posted for passage Feb. 2; Feb. 2-floor
      Office of Career and Technical Education                 amendment filed; Feb. 3- 3rd reading, passed
                                                               94-0 with floor amendment


      Proposes to create new sections of the KY
                                                               Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Elections,
      Constitution, providing that budget expenditures for a
HB225                                                          Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental
      biennium shall not exceed expenditures for the
                                                               Affairs
      previous biennium growth


        Require applicants for public financial/medical        Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Health
HB230
        assistance to identify their employers                 and Welfare (H); Jan. 10-posted in committee



      Establishes a nonrefundable family education tax
      credit program for corporations who contribute to      Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to
HB231
      scholarship organizations and individuals who directly Appropriations and Revenue
      pay for tuition and other educational expenses


                                                               Jan. 5-introduced in House; Jan. 6- to Judiciary
                                                               (H); Jan. 23-posted in committee; Feb. 22-
                                                               reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
        Provides presumptions and principles relating to the                                                     Feb. 27- received in the Senate; Mar. 1-
HB236                                                          Committee Substitute; Feb. 23- 2nd reading, to
        use of force                                                                                             to Judiciary
                                                               Rules; posted for passage Feb. 24; floor
                                                               amendment (1) filed; Feb. 24- 3rd reading,
                                                               passed 84-4 with Committee Substitute


                                                               Jan. 5-introduced in House; Jan. 6-to Banking
                                                               and Insurance; Jan. 11-posted in committee;
                                                               Feb. 8- reported favorably, 1st reading, to         Feb. 15- received in Senate; Feb. 21- to
      Requires an insurer to return promptly the unearned      Calendar; Feb. 9- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted     Banking and Insurance; Mar. 17- reported
      portion of any premium paid upon cancellation of an      for passage Feb. 10; Feb. 13- floor amendment       favorably, 1st reading, to Consent
HB238
      individual Medicare supplement, individual health, or    (1) filed; Feb. 14- 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with   Calendar; Mar. 20- 2nd reading, to Rules;
      individual long-term care policy                         floor amendment (1); Mar. 24- received in           posted for passage Mar. 23; Mar. 23- 3rd
                                                               House; enrolled, signed by each presiding           reading, passed 37-0
                                                               officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 4- signed by
                                                               Governor

      Permits extension of child support through the age of
      23 while the child pursues higher ed, permitting the     Jan. 5-introduced in House; Jan. 6- to Judiciary
HB245
      court to award support as tuition payment to the         (H)
      institution


                                                                                                                   Jan. 19-received in Senate; Jan. 23-to
                                                               Jan. 5-introduced in House; Jan. 6-to Agriculture
                                                                                                                   Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar.
                                                               and Small Business; Jan. 10-posted in
                                                                                                                   2- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                               committee; Jan. 12-reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                   Consent Calendar; Mar. 3- 2nd reading,
      Clarifies that the Dept. of Agriculture shall administer reading, to Calendar; Jan. 13-2nd reading, to
HB247                                                                                                              to Rules; Mar. 8- posted for passage Mar.
      a standard grading program for evaluating hay quality Rules; Jan. 17-posted for passage Jan. 18; Jan.
                                                                                                                   9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading, passed 37-0; Mar.
                                                               19-3rd reading, passed 95-0; Mar. 10- received
                                                                                                                   13- enrolled, signed by President of the
                                                               in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                                                                                   Senate; delivered to Governor; Mar. 24-
                                                               House
                                                                                                                   signed by Governor (Acts ch. 31)




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BILL                       DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                    STATUS

                                                                                                                Feb. 2-received in Senate; Feb. 6- to
                                                                                                                Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative
                                                                Jan. 5-introduced in House; Jan. 6-to Licensing
                                                                                                                Regulations; Mar. 7- reported favorably,
                                                                and Occupations; Jan. 19-posted in committee;
                                                                                                                1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar. 8-
      Requires accountants to complete 150 college              Jan. 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                                                                2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
HB250 semester hours which include a baccalaureate or           Calendar; Jan. 26- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                                                                                passage Mar. 9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading,
      masters degree by a college or university                 posted for passage Jan. 27; Feb. 1-3rd reading,
                                                                                                                passed 37-0; Mar. 13- enrolled, signed by
                                                                passed 95-0; Mar. 10- received in House;
                                                                                                                President of the Senate; delivered to
                                                                enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
                                                                                                                Governor; Mar. 24- signed by Governor
                                                                                                                (Acts ch. 33)



                                                                                                                    Feb. 22- received in Senate; Feb. 24- to
                                                              Jan. 6-introduced in House; Jan. 9-to Local
                                                                                                                    Economic Development, Tourism, and
                                                              Government; Jan. 11-posted in committee; Jan.
                                                                                                                    Labor; Mar. 7- reported favorably, 1st
                                                              21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
                                                                                                                    reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar. 8-
      Prohibits employers from terminating a volunteer        with Committee Sub; Feb. 1-2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                    2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
HB256 firefighter who is absent from work because of injuries Rules; Feb. 7- posted for passage Feb. 8; Feb.
                                                                                                                    passage Mar. 9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading,
      incurred in the line of duty                            21- 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee
                                                                                                                    passed 37-0; Mar. 13- enrolled, signed by
                                                              Substitute, committee amendment (1-title); Mar.
                                                                                                                    President of the Senate; delivered to
                                                              10- received in House; enrolled, signed by
                                                                                                                    Governor; Mar. 24- signed by Governor
                                                              Speaker of the House
                                                                                                                    (Acts ch. 30)


      Prohibits registered sex offenders from residing within
                                                              Jan. 6-introduced in House; Jan. 9- to Judiciary
HB257 1,000 feet of a postsecondary education institution or
                                                              (H)
      a private college or university


                                                                Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11-to State
                                                                Government; Jan. 19-posted in committee; Jan.
                                                                24- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;
                                                                Jan. 25- 2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to      Feb. 28- received in Senate; Mar. 2- to
                                                                Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 14- posted in      Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 14-
                                                                committee; Feb. 21- reported favorably to Rules;    reported favorably, 1st reading, to
      Add annual payments to KCTCS and the Dept. of
                                                                Feb. 23- posted for passage Feb. 24; Feb. 27-       Consent Calendar with Committee
HB273 Military Affairs for each qualified fire and rescue
                                                                3rd reading, passed 100-0; Mar. 16- received in     Substitute; Mar. 15- 2nd reading, to
      coordinator employed (See HB 99)
                                                                House; to Rules; Mar. 20- posted for passage        Rules; posted for passage Mar. 16; Mar.
                                                                for concurrence in SCS for Mar. 21; Mar. 21-        16- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with
                                                                House concurred in SCS; passed 98-0; Mar. 22-       Committee Substitute
                                                                enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                                delivered to Governor; Apr. 3- signed by
                                                                Governor



                                                                                                                Feb. 10- received in Senate; Feb. 14- to
                                                                                                                State and Local Government; Feb. 22-
                                                                Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11-to State
                                                                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                Government; Jan. 30-posted in committee;
                                                                                                                Calendar with Committee Substitute; Feb.
                                                                posting waived; Jan. 31-reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                23- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 27-
                                                                reading, to Calendar with committee
      Defines permitted and prohibited historical displays;                                                     posted for passage March 1; Mar. 1- 3rd
                                                                amendment; Feb. 1-2nd reading, to Rules; floor
HB277 establishes guidelines for historical displays on state                                                   reading, passed 37-1 with Committee
                                                                amendment filed; Feb. 6- posted for passage
      property                                                                                                  Substitute; Mar. 9- posted for passage for
                                                                Feb. 7; Feb. 9- 3rd reading, passed 91-3 with
                                                                                                                concurrence in Senate Committee
                                                                committee amendment (1); Mar. 2- received in
                                                                                                                Substitute Mar. 10; Mar. 13- enrolled,
                                                                House; to Rules; Mar. 10- House concurred in
                                                                                                                signed by each presiding officer;
                                                                Senate Committee Substitute; passed 90-5
                                                                                                                delivered to Governor; Mar. 24- signed by
                                                                                                                Governor (Acts ch. 34)




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                                                                                                                   STATUS


                                                                Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11-to
                                                                                                                  Feb. 16- received in Senate; Feb. 21- to
                                                                Judiciary; Feb. 2-posted in committee; Feb. 8-
                                                                                                                  Judiciary; Mar. 16- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                                                                                  reading, to Calendar with committee
                                                                Committee Substitute; Feb. 9- 2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                  amendment (1); Mar. 17- 2nd reading, to
                                                                Rules; Feb. 13- posted for passage Feb. 14;
      Requires the law enforcement agency employing                                                               Rules; Mar. 21- posted for passage Mar.
                                                                Feb. 14- floor amendment (1) filed to Committee
HB290 peace officer to keep records of the firearms                                                               22; Mar. 22- passed over and retained in
                                                                Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed; Feb. 15-
      qualification                                                                                               Orders; Mar. 23- 3rd reading, passed 35-
                                                                3rd reading; floor amendment (1) rejected;
                                                                                                                  2 with committee amendment (1); Apr. 10-
                                                                passed 89-7 with Committee Substitute; Mar. 24-
                                                                                                                  enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                                received in House; to Rules; posted for passage
                                                                                                                  delivered to Governor; Apr. 22- signed
                                                                for concurrence in SCA (1) Mar. 24; House
                                                                                                                  by Governor
                                                                concurred in SCA (1); passed 90-4



      Establishes an education improvement tax credit
      program from the purposes of providing grants,
      scholarships, and incentives to quality principals, to
                                                                Jan. 10-introdcued in House; Jan. 11-to
HB291 increase the number of teachers, decrease the
                                                                Appropriations and Revenue (H)
      shortages of teachers in critical teaching areas and
      provide quality principals to serve in low performing
      schools that have high poverty

                                                                                                                   Feb. 9- received in Senate; Feb. 13- to
                                                                Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan.11-to State
                                                                                                                   State and Local Government; Feb. 22-
                                                                Government; Jan. 30-posted in committee;
                                                                                                                   reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                posting waived; Jan. 31-reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                   Consent Calendar; Feb. 23- 2nd reading,
        Establishes a $125 registration fee paid by executive   reading, to Calendar; Feb. 1-2nd reading, to
HB298                                                                                                              to Rules; Feb. 27- posted for passage
        lobbyists                                               Rules; posted for passage Feb. 2; Feb. 8-3rd
                                                                                                                   March 1; Mar. 1- 3rd reading, passed 38-
                                                                reading, passed 95-0; Mar. 2- received in
                                                                                                                   0; Mar. 3- enrolled, signed by President
                                                                House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                                                                                   of the Senate; Mar. 15- signed by
                                                                House; Mar. 3- delivered to Governor
                                                                                                                   Governor



                                                                Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11- to           Jan. 26-received in Senate; Jan. 30-to
                                                                Tourism Development and Energy; Jan. 17-           Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar.
                                                                posted in committee; Jan. 19-reported favorably,   9- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                1st reading, to Calendar with committee            Calendar; Mar. 10- 2nd reading, to Rules;
        Makes findings concerning the need for national
                                                                amendment; Jan. 20-2nd reading, to Rules; Jan.     Mar. 15- floor amendment (1) filed; Mar.
        energy independence and opportunity to be found in
HB299                                                           24-posted for passage Jan. 25; floor               17- posted for passage Mar. 22; Mar. 22-
        coal-to-liquid conversion and bio-based alternative
                                                                amendment; Jan. 25-3rd reading, passed 96-0        passed over and retained in Orders; Mar.
        fuels
                                                                with amendments; Mar. 24- received in House;       23- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with floor
                                                                to Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in    amendment (1); Apr. 10- enrolled, signed
                                                                SFA (1) Mar. 24; Mar. 24- House concurred in       by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                                SFA (1); passed 93-0                               Governor; Apr. 21- signed by Governor


  1
      Deletes the Kentucky nursing incentive scholarship
                                                            Jan. 10-introduced in House; Jan. 11- to Health
HB303 fund and create the Long-term Care Facility Education
                                                            and Welfare (H)
      and Improvement Fund

        Provides a tax credit for public school teachers for    Jan. 11-introduced in House; Jan. 12-to
HB312
        student loan payments                                   Appropriations and Revenue (H)

      Provides compulsory school attendance required
                                                                Jan. 11- introduced in House; Jan. 12-to
HB325 between the ages of 6 and 17 on July 1, 2008 and 6
                                                                Education (H)
      and 18 on July 1, 2009

                                                                Jan. 11- introduced in House; Jan. 12-to
      Establishes the KY Educator Award and Recognition                                                            Jan. 24- received in Senate; Jan. 26-to
                                                                Education; Jan. 17-posted in committee; posting
      Fund to provide matching funds for schools that have                                                         Education; Mar. 16- reported favorably,
                                                                waived; Jan. 18-reported favorably, 1st reading,
HB326 state and national award-winning educators who                                                               1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar.
                                                                to Calendar; Jan. 19-2nd reading, to Rules;
      receive cash awards or equivalent; administered by                                                           17- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 24-
                                                                posted for passage Jan. 20; Jan. 23-3rd
      the KDE                                                                                                      recommitted to Education
                                                                reading, passed 96-0




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BILL                         DESCRIPTION                              ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                  STATUS

                                                                Jan. 11-introduced in House; Jan. 12-to           Jan. 30-received in Senate; Feb. 1-to
                                                                Agriculture and Small Business; Jan. 17-posted    Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar.
                                                                in committee; Jan. 19-reported favorably, 1st     2- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
        Limits the release of certain critical infrastructure   reading, to Calendar; Jan. 20-2nd reading, to     Consent Calendar; Mar. 3- 2nd reading,
HB327
        records and animal identification system records        Rules; Jan. 24-posted for passage Jan. 25; Jan.   to Rules; Mar. 8- posted for passage Mar.
                                                                27-3rd reading, passed 95-0; Mar. 10- received    9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading, passed 37-0; Mar.
                                                                in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the      13- enrolled, signed by President of the
                                                                House                                             Senate; delivered to Governor



                                                              Jan. 12-introduced in House; Jan. 13-to Local
                                                              Government; Feb. 23- posted in committee;
                                                                                                                Mar. 20- received in Senate; Mar. 22- to
                                                              Mar. 7- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                                                                State and Local Government; Mar. 24-
                                                              Calendar; Mar. 8- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 10-
                                                                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                              floor amendment (1) filed; Mar. 14- posted for
                                                                                                                Consent Calendar with Committee
      Permits a grandfathered peace officer to retain         passage Mar. 15; taken from Regular Orders of
                                                                                                                Substitute, committee amendment (1-
HB343 certification if employed within 30 days by another law the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and
                                                                                                                title); Apr. 10- 2nd reading, to Rules; Apr.
      enforcement agency that is subject to certification     Revenue; taken from Committee, placed in
                                                                                                                11- posted for passage Apr. 11; 3rd
                                                              Orders of the Day; Mar. 17- 3rd reading, passed
                                                                                                                reading, passed 38-0 with Committee
                                                              95-0 with floor amendment (1); Apr. 12-
                                                                                                                Substitute, committee amendment (1-
                                                              received in House; posted for passage for
                                                                                                                title)
                                                              concurrence in SCS, committee amendment (1-
                                                              title)


      Amends the Constitution of Kentucky Section 226;          Jan. 12-introduced in House; Jan. 13-to
HB345 Allows the General Assembly to permit the operation       Elections, Const. Amendments &
      of casinos                                                Intergovernmental Affairs (H)

      Authorizes gambling at horse racing tracks and            Jan. 12-introduced in House; Jan. 13-to
HB346 casinos; requires that 40% of the gaming fund be          Licensing and Occupations (H); Jan. 18-posted
      dispersed to the Dept. of Education and the CPE           in committee


      Prohibits nontheraputic research that destroys a
                                                                Jan. 12-introduced in House; Jan. 13- to
HB347 human embryo; establishes penalties; and provides
                                                                Judiciary
      income tax incentive for adult stem cell research


                                                                Jan. 12-introduced in House; Jan. 13- to
        Amends statutes relating to corporations and
HB350                                                           Appropriations and Revenue (H); Jan. 23-
        charitable entities and nonstock, nonprofit entities
                                                                reassigned to Judiciary



      Establishes a goal to reduce the postsecondary
      remediation rate for recent high school graduates in
      KY by 50% by 2011-12 and requires KDE and CPE to
      develop and implement a remediation information
                                                           Jan. 13-introduced in House; Jan. 17-to
HB352 collection and reporting system; Requires a college
                                                           Education
      entrance examination administered in grade 11, and
      remediation rates be included on school report cards
      for high school; Provides rewards for certified
      employees in schools that reduce remediation rates



      Provides that a practitioner may dispense an
                                                                Jan. 13-introduced in House; Jan. 17-to Health
HB353 emergency contraceptive to women who may or may
                                                                and Welfare; Jan. 26-posted in committee
      not be patients of the practitioner

      Creates the "Ready, Set, Success" Oversight Board
      and fund to encourage community partnerships and
      the development of early education programs for           Jan. 13-introduced in House; Jan. 17-to Health
HB355
      children under age 6; calls on a state university to      and Welfare (H)
      provide child research and data collection and
      analyses


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BILL                       DESCRIPTION                               ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                   STATUS

                                                             Jan. 13-introduced in House; Jan. 17-to Labor
                                                             and Industry; Jan. 20-posted in committee; Jan
      Provides up to 10 days of unpaid family military leave 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 9- received in Senate; Feb. 13- to
HB357
      for firms that employ more than 50 employees           Jan. 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for        Appropriations and Revenue
                                                             passage Jan. 26; Feb. 8- 3rd reading, passed
                                                             94-0

      Exempts Highway Superintendents hired prior to July
      1, 1985 from the requirement of obtaining a high         Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18- to State      Feb. 3- received in Senate; Feb. 7- to
HB367
      school diploma, equivalency certificate, or a passing    Government; Feb. 2-3rd reading, passed 76-18        Transportation
      score on the GED test

      Defines "gender identity" and "sexual orientation";
                                                               Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18-to
HB369 Prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation
                                                               Judiciary
      and gender identity

      Prohibits cloning for the purpose of producing a child;
      require persons and organizations engaging in cloning Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18- to
HB370
      activities to register with the Cabinet for Health and  Judiciary
      Family Services

                                                               Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18-to
                                                               Economic Development (H); Jan. 19-posted in
                                                               committee; Jan. 25- reported favorably, 1st
                                                               reading, to Calendar; Jan. 26-posted for            Feb. 8- received in Senate; Feb. 10- to
                                                               passage Jan. 27; Feb. 1-floor amendments            Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 14-
      Requires administrative bodies to provide a cost-
                                                               filed; Feb. 2- floor amendment (3) filed; Feb. 7-   reported favorably, 1st reading, to
      benefit analysis as part of the regulatory impact
                                                               3rd reading, passed 95-0 with floor amendment       Consent Calendar with Committee
HB374 analysis; requires a small business ombudsman at
                                                               (3); Mar. 22- received in House; to Rules; Mar.     Substitute; Mar. 15- 2nd reading, to
      each cabinet to respond to small business inquiries
                                                               23- posted for passage for concurrence in           Rules; Mar. 20- posted for passage Mar.
      regarding administrative regulations
                                                               Senate Committee Substitute for Mar. 24; Mar.       21; Mar. 21- 3rd reading, passed 38-0
                                                               24- House concurred in SCS; passed 97-0;            with Committee Substitute
                                                               enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                               delivered to Governor; Apr. 5- signed by
                                                               Governor


                                                               Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18-to Labor
                                                               and Industry (H); Jan. 20-posted in committee;
      Increases the state minimum wage to $6.00 an hour
                                                               Jan. 24- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
      on the date of the act, and to $6.50 an hour effective
                                                               Calendar; Jan. 25- 2nd reading, to Rules;
HB378 July 1, 2007; FLOOR AMENDMENT 2- exempt
                                                               posted for passage Jan. 26; Jan. 26- floor
      educational institutions from paying prevailing wages
                                                               amendments filed; Jan. 27-floor amendment
      on construction projects
                                                               filed; Feb. 7- recommitted to Labor and Industry
                                                               (H); taken from the Regular Orders of the Day




                                                                                                          Mar. 8- received in Senate; Mar. 10- to
                                                                                                          Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 14-
                                                                                                          taken from committee; 1st reading, to
                                                         Jan. 17-introduced in House; Jan. 18- to         Calendar; Mar. 15- 2nd reading; returned
                                                         Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 14- posted in to Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 21-
                                                         committee; Feb. 21- reported favorably, 1st      reported favorably, to Rules with
                                                         reading, to Calendar; Feb. 22- 2nd reading, to   Committee Substitute, committee
                                                         Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and         amendments (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7);
                                                         Revenue; Mar. 6- reported favorably, to Rules    posted for passage Mar. 21; Mar. 21- 3rd
                                                         with Committee Substitute; taken from Rules      reading, committee amendment (4)
                                                         Committee, placed in Orders; Mar. 7- floor       withdrawn; passed 38-0 with Committee
                                                         amendments (1-13) filed to Committee             Substitute, committee amendments (1, 2,
                                                         Substitute; Mar. 7- 3rd reading; floor           3, 5, 6, and 7); Mar. 22- received in
                                                         amendments (7) and (9) rejected; passed 97-0- Senate; posted for passage for receding
HB380 Budget bill
                                                         1 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments SCS; Senate refused to recede;
                                                         (1) (5) (11) and (12); Mar. 22- received in      Conference Committee appointed in
                                                         House; to Rules; posted for passage for          House and Senate; Mar. 23- Conference
                                                         concurrence in SCS, committee amendments         Committee report filed in House and
                                                         (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7); House refused to concur; Senate; Conference Committee report
                                                         Apr. 10- received in House; Apr. 11- Free
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                                                                                                          adopted in House and Senate; Free
                                                         Conference Committee report filed in House;      Conference Committee appointed in
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                                                         Free Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Apr. 10- Free
                                                         House; bill passed 98-2; enrolled, signed by     Conference Committee report filed in
                                                               reading, to Calendar; Feb. 22- 2nd reading, to        Committee Substitute, committee
                                                               Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and              amendments (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7);
                                                               Revenue; Mar. 6- reported favorably, to Rules         posted for passage Mar. 21; Mar. 21- 3rd
                                                    2006     WKU LEGISLATIVE TRACKING Rules
                                                               with Committee Substitute; taken from                 reading, committee amendment (4)
                                                               Committee, placed in Orders; Mar. 7- floor            withdrawn; passed 38-0 with Committee
                                                                                                                     NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                               amendments (1-13) filed to Committee                  Substitute,
                                                                                                                     STATUS committee amendments (1, 2,
                                                               Substitute; Mar. 7- 3rd reading; floor                3, 5, 6, and 7); Mar. 22- received in
                                                               amendments (7) and (9) rejected; passed 97-0-         Senate; posted for passage for receding
HB380 Budget bill
                                                               1 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments         SCS; Senate refused to recede;
                                                               (1) (5) (11) and (12); Mar. 22- received in           Conference Committee appointed in
                                                               House; to Rules; posted for passage for               House and Senate; Mar. 23- Conference
                                                               concurrence in SCS, committee amendments              Committee report filed in House and
                                                               (1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7); House refused to concur;      Senate; Conference Committee report
                                                               Apr. 10- received in House; Apr. 11- Free             adopted in House and Senate; Free
                                                               Conference Committee report filed in House;           Conference Committee appointed in
                                                               Free Conference Committee report adopted in           House and Senate; Apr. 10- Free
                                                               House; bill passed 98-2; enrolled, signed by          Conference Committee report filed in
                                                               each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;        House and Senate; posted for passage
                                                               Apr. 24- Thirty line items vetoed                     for consideration of Free Conference
                                                                                                                     Report; Free Conference Committee
                                                                                                                     report adopted in Senate; bill passed 38-
                                                                                                                     0




                                                                Jan. 18-inroduced in House; Jan. 19- to State
                                                                Government; Jan. 30-posted in committee;
        Prohibits an executive order from repealing any         posting waived; Jan. 31-reported favorably, 1st
HB390
        statute                                                 reading, to Calendar; Feb. 1-2nd reading, to
                                                                Rules; posted for passage Feb. 2; Feb. 23- floor
                                                                amendment (1) filed



                                                                Jan. 18-introduced in House; Jan. 19-to State
                                                                Government; posted in committee; Jan. 24-
                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;
                                                                Jan. 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
                                                                passage Jan. 26; Jan. 26- floor amendment (1)
HB397 Amends statutes relating to merit employees               filed; Jan. 31- floor amendments (2) and (3)
                                                                filed; Feb. 7- floor amendments (4) and (5) filed;
                                                                Feb. 8- floor amendment (6) filed; Feb. 20- floor
                                                                amendment (7) filed; Feb. 21- floor amendment
                                                                (8) filed; Feb. 22- floor amendment (9) filed;
                                                                March 13- floor amendment (10) filed


                                                                Jan. 18- introduced in House; Jan. 19- to Labor
                                                                and Industry; Jan. 27- posted in committee;
                                                                                                                Mar. 2- received in Senate; Mar. 7- to
        Prohibits sex-based wage discrimination on jobs of      Feb. 14- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
HB399                                                                                                           Economic Development, Tourism, and
        comparable worth                                        Calendar; Feb. 15- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                                                                                Labor
                                                                posted for passage Feb. 16; Mar. 1- 3rd
                                                                reading, passed 72-22




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                                                                                                                 NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                        DESCRIPTION                                 ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                 STATUS

      Limits the use of memoranda of agreement to
      agreements between governmental bodies; expands
      the definition of personal services to include the
                                                            Jan. 18-introduced in House; Jan. 19-to State
      administration of any state program; expands approval
HB400                                                       Government (H); Jan. 30- posted in committee;
      requirement of Government Contract Committee for
                                                            posting waived
      any agreement with any element of service; adds
      monitoring plan for contracts and personal service
      over $40,000, etc.



                                                           Jan. 18-introduced in House; Jan. 19-to State
                                                           Government (H); Jan. 30- posted in committee;
                                                           posting waived; Feb. 7- reported favorably, 1st
      Establishes the Public Employee Health Insurance
                                                           reading, to Calendar with substitute; Feb. 8- 2nd
      Program; requires Personnel Cabinet and the Cabinet                                                    Feb. 22- received in Senate; Feb. 24- to
HB401                                                      reading, to Rules; posted for passage Feb. 9;
      for Health and Family Services to conduct study                                                        State and Local Government
                                                           Feb. 14- floor amendment (1) filed to Committee
      regarding adverse selection (unaccompanied retirees)
                                                           Substitute; Feb. 15- floor amendment (2) filed to
                                                           Committee Substitute; Feb. 21- 3rd reading,
                                                           passed 99-0 with Committee amendment (2)


                                                                   Jan. 19-introduced in House; Jan. 20- to
HB412 Prohibits the cloning of human beings
                                                                   Judiciary

      Prohibits the use of public funds of public facilities for
                                                                   Jan. 19-introduced in House; Jan. 20-to
HB413 nontheraputic embryonic research that destroys an
                                                                   Judiciary
      embryo or subjects and embryo to injury or death


                                                             Jan. 19-introduced in House; Jan. 20- to
                                                             Banking and Insurance; Feb. 14- posting
                                                             waived; Feb. 22- reported favorably, 1st reading,   Mar. 9- received in Senate; Mar. 13- to
                                                             to Calendar with Committee Substitute; Feb. 23-     Banking and Insurance; Mar. 17- reported
                                                             2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 28- floor               favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                             amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute;        committee amendment (1); Mar. 20- 2nd
      Clarifies pre-existing condition exclusion for members Mar. 1- posted for passage Mar. 2; Mar. 8- 3rd      reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1)
HB418
      of a group health plan                                 reading, passed 96-0 with Committee                 filed; Mar. 22- posted for passage Mar.
                                                             Substitute, floor amendment (1); Mar. 23-           22; floor amendment (2) filed; 3rd
                                                             received in House; to Rules; Mar. 24- posted for    reading; committee amendment (1)
                                                             passage for concurrence in SFA (1); Apr. 10-        withdrawn; passed 36-1 with floor
                                                             House concurred in SFA (1); passed 96-0;            amendment (1)
                                                             enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                             delivered to Governor




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                                                                                                                     NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                     STATUS


                                                                                                                Mar. 10- received in Senate; Mar. 14- to
                                                                                                                Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 22-
                                                                                                                taken from committee; 1st reading, to
                                                                                                                Calendar; Mar. 23- 2nd reading; returned
                                                                Jan. 19-introduced in House; Jan. 20-to
                                                                                                                to Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 24-
                                                                Economic Development; Jan. 25-posted in
                                                                                                                reported favorably, to Rules with
                                                                committee; Feb. 8- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                Committee Substitute, committee
                                                                reading, to Calendar; Feb. 9- 2nd reading, to
      Establishes a small business grant program to match                                                       amendment (1-title); posted for passage
                                                                Rules; Feb. 13- recommitted to Appropriations
      Phase I grants from the federal Small Business                                                            Mar. 24; 3rd reading, passed 25-0-12 with
HB422                                                           and Revenue; Mar. 1- posted in committee; Mar.
      Innovation and Research Program and Small                                                                 Committee Substitute; Apr. 10- bill
                                                                7- reported favorably, to Rules; Mar. 8- posted
      Business Technology Transfer Program                                                                      reconsidered (change PASSED status);
                                                                for passage Mar. 9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading, passed
                                                                                                                returned to Appropriations and Revenue
                                                                95-0; Apr. 11- received in House; posted for
                                                                                                                (S); reported favorably, to Rules with
                                                                passage for concurrence in SCS (2), committee
                                                                                                                Committee Substitute; posted for
                                                                amendment (1-title)
                                                                                                                passage Apr. 10; 3rd reading; Committee
                                                                                                                Substitute withdrawn; passed 32-4-1 with
                                                                                                                Committee Substitute (2), committee
                                                                                                                amendment (1-title)




                                                               Jan. 20-introduced in House; Jan. 23-to State
                                                               Government; Feb. 2-posted in committee; Feb.          Mar. 13- received in Senate; Mar. 15- to
                                                               14- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar      Licensing, Occupations, and
      Permits the Office of Housing, Buildings, and
                                                               with Committee Substitute; Feb. 15- 2nd               Administrative Regulations; Mar. 21-
      Construction to enter into agreements as well as
                                                               reading, to Rules; Feb. 22- posted for passage        reported favorably, 1st reading, to
HB427 contracts with the subdivisions and instrumentalities of
                                                               Feb. 23; Mar. 10- 3rd reading, passed 91-2 with       Consent Calendar; Mar. 22- 2nd reading,
      the federal government and with instrumentalities of
                                                               Committee Substitute; Mar 24- received in             to Rules; Mar. 23- posted for passage
      the state government
                                                               House; enrolled, signed by each presiding             Mar. 24; Mar. 24- 3rd reading, passed 38-
                                                               officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 5- signed by     0
                                                               Governor


                                                                Jan. 24-introduced in House; Jan. 25-to
      Permits the KY Higher Education Assistance Authority      Education; Jan. 30-posted in committee; Feb. 1-
      to offer one-time grants up to $500 per academic year     reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;     Feb. 10- received in Senate; Feb. 14- to
HB441
      to independent financially needy KY undergraduates        Feb. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 8- posted for Education
      enrolled on a less than half-time basis                   passage Feb. 9; Feb. 9- 3rd reading, passed 96-
                                                                0


                                                            Jan. 25-introduced in House; Jan. 26- to
                                                            Agriculture and Small Business; Jan. 31-posted
      Adds a representative of Kentucky State University to in committee; Feb. 2-reported favorably, 1st   Feb. 10- received in Senate; Feb. 14- to
HB448
      the Agricultural Development Board                    reading, to Calendar; Feb. 3- 2nd reading, to  Agriculture and Natural Resources
                                                            Rules; Feb. 6- posted for passage Feb. 7; Feb.
                                                            9- 3rd reading, passed 95-0


                                                                Jan. 25-introduced in House; Jan. 26-to
                                                                                                                     Feb. 10- received in Senate; Feb. 14- to
                                                                Education; Jan. 30-posted in committee; Feb. 1-
                                                                                                                     Education; Mar. 9- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;
                                                                                                                     reading, to Consent Calendar with
                                                                Feb. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 6- posted for
                                                                                                                     committee amendment (1); Mar. 10- 2nd
HB449 KHEAA organizational clean up bill                        passage Feb. 7; Feb. 7- floor amendment (1)
                                                                                                                     reading, to Rules; Mar. 15- posted for
                                                                filed; Feb. 9- 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with floor
                                                                                                                     passage Mar. 16; Mar. 16- 3rd reading,
                                                                amendment (1); Mar. 16- received in House; to
                                                                                                                     passed 37-0 with committee amendment
                                                                Rules; Mar. 21- recommitted to Appropriations
                                                                                                                     (1)
                                                                and Revenue




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                                                                                                                    NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                                ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                    STATUS

                                                                Jan. 27-introduced in House; Jan. 30- to State
      Requires prior approval from the appointing authority     Government; Feb. 2-posted in committee; Feb.
      and the Finance and Administration Cabinet for any        7- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar Feb. 10- received in Senate; Feb. 14- to
HB465
      state agency requesting overnight travel requiring        with Committee Substitute; Feb. 8- 2nd reading, State and Local Government
      lodging of ten or more employees                          to Rules; posted for passage Feb. 9; Feb. 9- 3rd
                                                                reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute



        Establishes collective bargaining for public employees Jan. 27-introduced in House; Jan. 30- to Labor
HB467
        at the state and local level                           and Industry; Feb. 6- posted in committee



                                                                Jan. 30-introduced in House; Feb. 1- to State
      Changes the law that allows employees to bring action
                                                                Government; Feb. 2- posted in committee; Feb.
      against a former government employee for wrongful
                                                                14- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;
HB469 dismissal. Currently, action must be brought within 90
                                                                Feb. 15- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
      days- under the new law, an employee would have up
                                                                passage Feb. 16; Mar. 21- taken from Orders;
      to one year
                                                                recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue



      Propose to amend the Constitution of KY to allow the
      state, or any regulated government or agency of the
                                                                Jan. 31-introduced in House; Feb. 1- to
      state, to create protected classes under the law on the
HB474                                                           Elections, Const. Amendments &
      basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender identity,
                                                                Intergovernmental Affairs
      sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or other
      protected classes; submit to voters


      Requires a local school district to provide information
                                                              Jan. 31-introduced in House; Feb. 1- to Health
HB475 on memingococcal meningitis disease and its vaccine
                                                              and Welfare
      to parents and guardians of students


                                                               Jan. 31- introduced in House; Feb. 1- to
                                                               Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 1- posted in
                                                                                                                    Mar. 13- received in Senate; Mar. 15- to
                                                               committee; Mar. 7- reported favorably, 1st
      Sets forth the need for a statewide initiative to reduce                                                      Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 21-
                                                               reading, to Calendar with committee
HB477 the impact of cardiovascular disease and increase                                                             reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                               amendments (1) and (2-title); Mar. 8- 2nd
      knowledge-based business in KY                                                                                Calendar; Mar. 22- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                               reading, to Rules; posted for passage Mar. 9;
                                                                                                                    returned to Appropriations and Revenue
                                                               Mar. 10- 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with
                                                               committee amendments (1) and (2-title)


        Permits part-time police and sheriffs to assist in other
HB504                                                            Feb. 3-introduced in House
        jurisdictions

        Provides that peace officers and safety officers have
HB505                                                           Feb. 3-introduced in House
        the ability to direct vehicle traffic


                                                                Feb. 3-introduced in House; Feb. 6- to
                                                                Agriculture and Small Business; Feb. 8- posting
                                                                                                                    Feb. 15- received in Senate; Feb. 17- to
                                                                waived; Feb. 9-reported favorably, 1st reading,
                                                                                                                    State and Local Government; Mar. 8-
                                                                to Calendar; Feb. 10- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                                                                                    reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                Feb. 13- posted for passage Feb. 14; Feb. 14-
                                                                                                                    Calendar; Mar. 9- 2nd reading, to Rules;
        Delineates the allowable public uses for eminent        passed 95-1; Mar. 16- received in House; to
HB508                                                                                                               Mar. 14- posted for passage Mar. 15;
        domain in the Commonwealth                              Rules; Mar. 17- posted for passage for
                                                                                                                    Mar. 15- passed over and retained in the
                                                                concurrence in SFA (1) for Mar. 20; Mar. 20-
                                                                                                                    Orders of the Day; floor amendment (1)
                                                                House concurred in SFA (1); passed 94-0; Mar.
                                                                                                                    filed; Mar. 16- 3rd reading, passed 37-0
                                                                21- enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                                                                                    with floor amendment (1)
                                                                delivered to Governor; Apr. 1- signed by
                                                                Governor (Acts Ch. 73)




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BILL                        DESCRIPTION                               ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                    STATUS
                                                                Feb. 6- introduced in House; Feb. 7- to State
      Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to remove         Government (H); Feb. 9- posted in committee;
                                                                                                                    Feb. 20- received in Senate; Feb. 22- to
      the experience of requirements from the class             Feb. 14- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
                                                                                                                    Transportation; Mar. 22- reported
      specification for Transportation Engineering Assistant    Calendar; Feb. 15- 2nd reading, to Rules;
                                                                                                                    favorably, 1st reading, to Consent
HB512 I; provide that any applicant with a high school          posted for passage Feb. 16; Feb. 16- 3rd
                                                                                                                    Calendar; Mar. 23- 2nd reading, to Rules;
      diploma, equivalency certificate, or a passing score on   reading, passed 97-1; Mar. 24- received in
                                                                                                                    posted for passage Mar. 24; Mar. 24- 3rd
      the GED examination shall be allowed to take the          House; enrolled, signed by each presiding
                                                                                                                    reading, passed 38-0
      written examination for the classification                officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 4- signed by
                                                                Governor


      Requires emergency medical technicians to meet the
                                                            Feb. 6- introduced in House; Feb. 7- to Local
HB515 certification and recertification requirements of the
                                                            Government; Feb. 8- posted in committee
      National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


        Permits advanced registered nurse practitioners to      Feb. 6- introduced in House; Feb. 7- Health and
HB518
        prescribe, but not dispense, controlled substances      Welfare (H)


      Creates the Public Service Student Law School Loan
                                                                Feb. 6- introduced in House; Feb. 7- to
      Assistance Program for eligible attorneys working in
                                                                Education (H); Feb. 13- posted in committee;
      the Office of the Attorney General, the Prosecutors
                                                                Feb. 15- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
HB521 Advisory Council, the Dept. of Public Advocacy, or
                                                                Calendar with Committee Substitute; Feb. 16-
      eligible, nonprofit legal services organizations. The
                                                                2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 21- recommitted to
      program is to be administered by KHEAA and funded
                                                                Appropriations and Revenue
      through court costs


                                                                Feb. 7- introduced in House; Feb. 8- to Health
      Requires U of L and UK to jointly establish and           and Wellness (H); Feb. 13- posted in
      maintain a cancer tissue registry for cancer tissue       committee; Feb. 16- reported favorably, 1st
HB525 research purposes; specifies that cancer research         reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
      associated with the registry shall not included stem      committee amendment (1-title); Feb. 20- 2nd
      cell research                                             reading, to Rules; Feb. 23- recommitted to
                                                                Education

                                                             Feb. 7- introduced in House; Feb. 8- to Judiciary
                                                             (H); Feb. 16- posted in committee; Mar. 1-
      Makes assaulting a state officer or employee while the
                                                             reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;     Mar. 9- received in Senate; Mar. 13- to
HB526 officer or employee is performing job-related duties a
                                                             Mar. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for         Judiciary
      class D felony
                                                             passage Mar. 3; Mar. 8- 3rd reading, passed 93-
                                                             1


                                                            Feb. 9- introduced in House; Feb. 10- to Health
                                                            and Welfare; Feb. 13- posted in committee;              Mar. 1- received in Senate; Mar. 3- to
      Requires the Dept. of Public Health, to develop       Feb. 16- reported favorably, 1st reading, to            Health and Wellness; Mar. 15- reported
      statewide education, awareness, and information       Calendar with Committee Substitute; Feb. 20-            favorably, 1st reading, to Consent
      programs on hepatitis C; requires work with any other 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 21- posted for              Calendar; Mar. 16- 2nd reading, to Rules;
HB540
      scientific, medical, or advocacy organization to      passage Feb. 22; Feb. 28- 3rd reading, passed           Mar. 21- posted for passage Mar. 22;
      develop protocols for hepatitis C education,          99-0 with Committee Substitute; Mar. 23-                Mar. 22- 3rd reading, passed 38-0; Mar.
      awareness, and information programs                   received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker          24- enrolled, signed by President of the
                                                            of the House; Mar. 24- delivered to Governor;           Senate
                                                            Apr. 4- signed by Governor


        Removes initial deadline date for student financial     Feb. 9- introduced in House; Feb. 10- to
HB545
        assistance                                              Education




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                                                                                                                  NON-ORIGINATING CHAMBER
BILL                       DESCRIPTION                              ORIGINATING CHAMBER STATUS
                                                                                                                  STATUS

                                                              Feb. 9- introduced in House; Feb. 10- to
                                                              Tourism, Development and Energy; Feb. 14-
                                                              reassigned to Economic Development; Feb. 16-
                                                              posted in committee; Mar. 1- reported favorably, Mar. 10- received in Senate; Mar. 14- to
                                                              1st reading, to Calendar with Committee            Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar.
      Creates broadband deployment project to assist
                                                              Substitute; Mar. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 6- 16- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
      governments and private sector entities extend
HB550                                                         floor amendment (1) filed to Committee             Consent Calendar; Mar. 17- 2nd reading,
      broadband service to unserved or undeserved areas
                                                              Substitute; Mar. 7- posted for passage Mar. 8;     to Rules; Mar. 22- posted for passage
      of the Commonwealth
                                                              Mar. 9- 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with              Mar. 23; Mar. 23- 3rd reading, passed 37-
                                                              Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1);         0
                                                              Mar. 24- received in House; enrolled, signed by
                                                              each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;
                                                              Apr. 4- signed by Governor


                                                              Feb. 9- introduced in House; Feb. 10- to
                                                              Education; Feb. 13- posted in committee; Feb.
        Changes definitions for KEES curriculum and other
HB551                                                         15- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar;
        requirements
                                                              Feb. 16- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 21-
                                                              recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue


                                                                                                                  Mar. 15- received in Senate; Mar. 17- to
                                                            Feb. 10- introduced in House; Feb. 13- to
                                                                                                                  Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 21-
                                                            Education; Feb. 20- reassigned to
                                                                                                                  taken from committee; 1st reading, to
                                                            Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 1- posted in
                                                                                                                  Calendar; Mar. 22- 2nd reading, returned
      Requires each employer paying into KTRS to            committee; Mar. 10- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                  to Appropriations and Revenue; Apr. 10-
      contribute annually an additional amount as necessary reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;
HB555                                                                                                             reported favorably, to Rules; Apr. 11-
      to discharge the system's unfunded actuarial accrued Mar. 13- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
                                                                                                                  posted for passage for Apr. 11; 3rd
      liability over a 30-year period                       passage Mar. 14; Mar. 14- 3rd reading, passed
                                                                                                                  reading, passed 37-0; Apr. 12- enrolled,
                                                            98-0 with Committee Substitute; Apr. 11-
                                                                                                                  signed by President of the Senate;
                                                            received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker
                                                                                                                  delivered to Governor; Apr. 21- signed
                                                            of the House
                                                                                                                  by Governor



                                                            Feb. 10- introduced in House; Feb. 13- to
                                                            Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 1- posted in
                                                            committee; Mar. 7- reported favorably, 1st
      Appropriates $1.5 million in FY06-07 and $1.5 million reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
                                                                                                            Mar. 10- received in Senate; Mar. 14- to
HB559 in FY07-08 to be divided equally between UK and U of committee amendment (1-title); Mar. 8- 2nd
                                                                                                            Appropriations and Revenue
      L to support AHECs                                    reading, to Rules; Mar. 8- posted for passage
                                                            Mar. 9; Mar. 9- 3rd reading, passed 96-0 with
                                                            Committee Substitute, committee amendment
                                                            (1-title)



        Requires shippers and receivers of coal to report    Feb. 10- introduced in House; Feb. 13- to
HB560
        shipment weights to the Dept. of Vehicle Enforcement Transportation


                                                              Feb. 13- introduced in House; Feb. 14- to
                                                              Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 23- posted in
        Allows tobacco escrow fund assignment to the state;   committee; posting waived; Feb. 27- reported      Mar. 3- received in Senate; Mar. 7- to
HB566
        allocates funds for smoking prevention                favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 28- 2nd Appropriations and Revenue
                                                              reading, to Rules; posted for passage March 1;
                                                              Mar. 2- 3rd reading, passed 78-21




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                                                           Feb. 14- introduced in House; Feb. 15- to Health
                                                           and Welfare; Mar. 2- reported favorably, 1st
                                                           reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;
                                                           Mar. 3- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 7- posted for
                                                           passage Mar. 8; Mar. 8- taken from Orders;          Mar. 15- received in Senate; Mar. 17- to
                                                           recommitted to Health and Welfare; posted in        Licensing, Occupations & Administrative
                                                           committee; posting waived; Mar. 9- reported         Regulations; Mar. 23- reported favorably,
        Removes regulatory authority for sewage systems
HB573                                                      favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute       1st reading, to Consent Calendar with
        with greater than 10,000 gallons design flow
                                                           (2); posted for passage Mar. 10; Mar. 14- 3rd       Committee Substitute; Apr. 10- posted for
                                                           reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute      passage for Apr. 10; 3rd reading, passed
                                                           (2); Apr. 10- received in House; posted for         37-0 with Committee Substitute
                                                           passage for concurrence in SCS; Apr. 11-
                                                           House concurred in SCS; passed 98-0; enrolled,
                                                           signed by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                           Governor; Apr. 21- signed by Governor




                                                           Feb. 14- introduced in House; Feb. 15- to
                                                           Education; Feb. 21- posted in committee;
                                                                                                               Feb. 27- received in the Senate; Mar. 1-
                                                           posting waived; Feb. 22- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                               to Education; Mar. 16- reported favorably,
      Requires the Education's Assessment and              reading, to Calendar; Feb. 23- 2nd reading, to
                                                                                                               1st reading, to Consent Calendar with
      Accountability Review Subcommittee to adopt an       Rules; posted for passage Feb. 24; Feb. 24- 3rd
HB581                                                                                                          Committee Substitute; Mar. 17- 2nd
      annual research agenda for the Office of Education   reading, passed 91-0; Mar. 24- received in
                                                                                                               reading, to Rules; Mar. 22- posted for
      Accountability                                       House; to Rules; House concurred in SCS;
                                                                                                               passage Mar. 23; Mar. 23- 3rd reading,
                                                           passed 97-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding
                                                                                                               passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
                                                           officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 5- signed by
                                                           Governor



                                                           Feb. 16- introduced in House; Feb. 17- to
                                                           Licensing and Occupations; Feb. 21- floor
                                                           amendment (1) filed; Feb. 22- posted in
                                                           committee; Mar. 15- reported favorably, 1st
      Proposes new section of the Kentucky Constitution    reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;
HB600 which would require the General Assembly to permit   Mar. 16- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 21- floor
      the operation of casinos                             amendments (2) (3) and (4) filed to Committee
                                                           Substitute, floor amendment (5) filed; Mar. 22-
                                                           floor amendments (6) filed to Committee
                                                           Substitute; recommitted to Appropriations and
                                                           Revenue


      Renames the KY Lottery Corporation the KY Gaming
HB601 and Lottery Corporation; sets the power of the       Feb. 16- introduced in House
      corporation relating to gaming in Kentucky


                                                           Feb. 16- introduced in House; Feb. 17- to
                                                           Education; Feb. 21- posted in committee; Mar. 1-
      Clarifies that a faculty member of a public          reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
      postsecondary governing board may vote on the        committee amendment (1-title); Mar. 2- 2nd         Mar. 10- received in Senate; Mar. 14- to
HB602
      compensation of the president, administrative        reading, to Rules; Mar. 6- posted for passage      Education
      leadership, and groups of faculty and staff          Mar. 7; Mar. 8- floor amendment (1) filed; Mar. 9-
                                                           3rd reading, passed 96-0 with committee
                                                           amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)




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                                                          Feb. 21- introduced in House; Feb. 22- to
                                                          Education; Feb. 28- posted in committee;
                                                          posting waived; Mar. 1- reported favorably, 1st
      Provides a supplement to a national board certified reading, to Calendar; Mar. 2- 2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                       Mar. 16- received in Senate; Mar. 20- to
HB617 teacher, who serves as a teacher mentor to members Rules; Mar. 7- recommitted to Appropriations
                                                                                                                       Education
      schools in the education cooperative                and Revenue; Mar. 14- posted in committee;
                                                          reported favorably, to Rules; posting waived
                                                          retroactively; posted for passage Mar. 15; Mar.
                                                          15- 3rd reading, passed 97-0


        Establishes a certified peace officer identification      Feb. 21- introduced in House; Feb. 22- to State
HB619
        program.                                                  and Local Government

      Includes new definitions and regulations specifying
                                                                  Feb. 21- introduced in House; Feb. 22- to Local
HB628 processes and penalties associated with
                                                                  Government; Mar. 3- posted in committee
      archaeological digs

      Requires public agencies who have unescorted
      retirees insured through the Public Employee Health         Feb. 22- introduced in House; Feb. 23- to State
HB648
      Insurance program to also insure active employees           Government; Mar. 9- posted in committee
      through the program


                                                                  Feb. 22- introduced in House; Feb. 23- to
                                                                  Licensing and Occupations; Feb. 27- posted in
                                                                  committee; Mar. 8- reported favorably, 1st           Mar. 15- received in Senate; Mar. 17- to
                                                                  reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;      Licensing, Occupations & Administrative
        Establishes requirements for certification of athletic    Mar. 9- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for            Regulations; Mar. 23- reported favorably,
        trainers to include obtaining national certification or   passage Mar. 10; Mar. 14- 3rd reading, passed        1st reading, to Consent Calendar with
HB651
        licensure or certification in another state with          96-0 with Committee Substitute; Apr. 11-             Committee Substitute; Mar. 24- 2nd
        standards that are equivalent to those in KY              received in House; posted for passage for            reading, to Rules; Apr. 11- posted for
                                                                  concurrence in SCS; House concurred in SCS;          passage Apr. 11; 3rd reading, passed 38-
                                                                  passed 93-2; Apr. 12- enrolled, signed by each       0 with Committee Substitute
                                                                  presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 24-
                                                                  signed by Governor



      Prohibits persons convicted of sex crimes and violent
      offenders from working or volunteering with youth           Feb. 22- introduced in House; Feb. 23- to
HB653
      athletics programs in positions that require direct         Judiciary
      contact with minors


                                                           Feb. 23- introduced in House; Feb. 24- to
                                                           Agriculture and Small Business; Feb. 28- posted
                                                                                                                       Mar. 9- received in Senate; Mar. 13- to
                                                           in committee; Mar. 2- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                       Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar.
      Requires state agencies to purchase Kentucky-grown reading, to Calendar; Mar. 3- 2nd reading, to
                                                                                                                       23- reported favorably, 1st reading, to
HB669 agricultural products if the vendor can meet quality Rules; Mar. 6- posted for passage Mar. 7; Mar.
                                                                                                                       Consent Calendar; Mar. 24- 2nd reading,
      and pricing requirements                             8- 3rd reading, passed 98-0; Apr. 12- received in
                                                                                                                       to Rules; Apr. 12- posted for passage for
                                                           House; enrolled, signed by each presiding
                                                                                                                       Apr. 12; 3rd reading, passed 36-0
                                                           officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 24- signed
                                                           by Governor




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      Creates the Kentucky bioscience development and
      investment fund for the promotion of bioscience            Feb. 23- introduced in House; Feb. 24- to
HB671
      research and related industries and commercial             Appropriations and Revenue
      enterprises




      Requires employers to pay medical benefits to
      workers' compensation to require employers to pay
                                                               Feb. 24- introduced in House; Feb. 27- to Labor
HB681 medical benefits for the duration of the disability in
                                                               and Industry
      total disability awards or claims involving the need for
      prosthetic appliances

      Authorizes the Economic Development Partnership
                                                                 Feb. 27- introduced in House; Feb. 28- to
HB725 Board to issue zero-coupon discount bonds and
                                                                 Economic Development
      provide loan guarantees for master venture funds

                                                                 Feb. 27- introduced in House; Feb. 28- to
        Requires a company that moves its operations out of
HB727                                                            Economic Development; Mar. 13- posted in
        KY to refund credits received under KREDA
                                                                 committee


      Establishes that a student is eligible for a KEES award
      if he or she is enrolled at an out-of-state institution in a
                                                                   Feb. 27- introduced in House; Feb. 28- to
HB740 degree program in a field of study that is not available
                                                                   Education
      at a participating KY institution and is offered through
      the Academic Common market



                                                                 Jan. 3-introduced in House; Jan. 5-posted in        Feb. 8- received in Senate; Feb. 10- to
                                                                 committee; Jan. 11-reported favorably, 1st          Education; Mar. 20- taken from
                                                                 reading, to Calendar; Jan. 12- 2nd reading, to      committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken
     Directs EPSB, in cooperation with CPE and KDE, to
                                                                 Rules; Jan. 19- posted for passage Jan. 20;         from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to
HJ14 establish an interagency task force to coordinate the
                                                                 Feb. 7- 3rd reading, adopted 95-0; Mar. 24-         Education (S); Mar. 22- reported
     redesign of education leadership programs
                                                                 received in House; enrolled, signed by each         favorably as a Consent Bill; Mar. 23-
                                                                 presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 5-   posted for passage Mar. 24; Mar. 24- 3rd
                                                                 signed by Governor                                  reading, adopted 38-0


                                                                                                                     1
                                                                 Feb. 3- introduced in House; Feb. 6- to
                                                                 Education (H); Feb. 13- posted in committee;
                                                                 Feb. 15- reported favorably, 1st reading, to        Feb. 24- received in Senate; Feb. 28- to
      Directs the CPE, KDE, and other P-16 partners to
                                                                 Calendar with Committee Substitute ; Feb. 16-       Education; Mar. 16- reported favorably,
      develop strategies and a timeline for improving
                                                                 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 22- posted for          1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar.
HJ145 Kentucky students' knowledge and understanding of
                                                                 passage Feb. 23; Feb. 23- 3rd reading, adopted      17- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 22-
      the Constitution of the United States, and the
                                                                 98-0 with committee amendment (1); Mar. 24-         posted for passage Mar. 23; Mar. 23- 3rd
      democratic processes.
                                                                 received in House; enrolled, signed by each         reading, adopted 37-0
                                                                 presiding officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 4-
                                                                 signed by Governor




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                                                               Dec. 7-to: IJC on Education; Jan. 3-introduced
                                                               in House; to Education (H); Jan. 5-posted in
        Calls for the LRC to study the cost of college         committee; Jan. 11-reported favorably, 1st      Jan. 17-received in Senate; Jan. 19-to
 HC9
        textbooks and related instructional supplements        reading, to Calendar; Jan. 12-2nd reading,      Education
                                                               Rules; floor amendments 1 and 2 filed; Jan. 13-
                                                               3rd reading, adopted 87-1 with floor amend.



                                                                                                                Feb. 6- received in Senate; Feb. 8 - to
                                                                                                                Education; Mar. 9- reported favorably, 1st
                                                               Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Education;
                                                                                                                reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar. 10-
                                                               Jan. 30-posted in committee; Feb. 1-reported
                                                                                                                2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 15- posted for
        Confirms Karen E. Engle to the Governor's              favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 2- 2nd
HC32                                                                                                            passage Mar. 16; Mar. 16- 3rd reading,
        Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee           reading, to Rules; posted for passage Feb. 3;
                                                                                                                adopted 37-0; Mar. 17- enrolled, signed
                                                               Feb. 3- 3rd reading, adopted 93-0; Mar. 16-
                                                                                                                by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                               received in House
                                                                                                                Governor; Apr. 1- signed by Governor
                                                                                                                (Acts. ch. 59)


        Confirms Joy A. Moore to the Governor's                Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Education;
HC36
        Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee           Feb. 13- posting withdrawn


                                                                                                                Mar. 6- received in Senate; Mar. 7- to
                                                                                                                Education; Mar. 9- reported favorably, 1st
                                                               Jan. 4-introduced in House; Jan. 5-to Education; reading, to Consent Calendar; Mar. 10-
                                                               Mar. 1- reported favorably, 1st reading, to      2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 15- posted for
        Confirms Wesley V. Milliken to the Governor's
HC38                                                           Calendar; Mar. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted passage Mar. 16; Mar. 16- 3rd reading,
        Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee
                                                               for passage Mar. 3; Mar. 3- 3rd reading,         adopted 37-0; Mar. 17- enrolled, signed
                                                               adopted 93-0; Mar. 16- received in House         by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                                                                                Governor; Apr. 1- signed by Governor
                                                                                                                (Acts ch. 60)


      Direct the LRC to establish a KY Retirement Systems
      Task Force to conduct a comprehensive analysis of
                                                              Feb. 15- introduced in House; Feb. 16- to State
HC173 the current defined benefit plan and study the
                                                              Government
      feasibility of offering a defined contribution plan for
      new hires, and to make recommendations theron.


                                                              Feb. 21- introduced in House; Feb. 22- to State
                                                              Government; Mar. 7- reported favorably, 1st
      Direct the LRC staff to update its 2002 study of the    reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
      impact of immigration in KY on public services and the committee amendment (1-title); Mar. 8- 2nd
                                                                                                              Mar. 13- received in Senate; Mar. 15- to
HC190 private sector; specify contents; require results to be reading, to Rules; posted for passage Mar. 9;
                                                                                                              State and Local Government
      transmitted to the appropriate IJC's prior to the 2007 floor amendment (1) filed to Committee
      Regular Session of the General Assembly                 Substitute; Mar. 10- 3rd reading, adopted 92-0
                                                              with Committee Substitute, committee
                                                              amendment (1-title), floor amendment (1)


        Urges support of the University of Kentucky's Top 20   Jan. 26-introduced in House; Jan. 27- to House
HR123
        Business Plan                                          Floor; Feb. 23- adopted by voice vote

        Encourage the study of the Holocaust in Kentucky       Feb. 8- introduced in House; Feb. 10- to House
HR159
        schools                                                Floor; Mar. 8- adopted by voice vote

                                                                SENATE BILLS
        Removes writing portfolios as a part of the required
 SB3                                                           Jan. 3-introduced in Senate; Jan. 9-to Education
        state assessment program (See HB 7)

        Authorizes gambling at horse racing tracks and
        casinos; requires that 40% of the gaming fund be
 SB7                                                           Jan. 5-to Appropriations and Revenue
        dispersed to the Dept. of Education and the CPE to
        support education


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        Makes forgery of an academic degree a Class D           Jul. 6- to: IJC on Judiciary; Jan. 3-introduced in
SB8
        felony (see HB 156)                                     Senate; Jan. 4-to Judiciary (S)

                                                             Sep. 7-to: IJC on Judiciary; Jan. 3-introduced in
                                                             Senate; Jan. 5-to Judiciary (S); Feb. 9- reported
     Requires signs to be posted at all public entrances to favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor
SB12 school buildings, etc. stating unlawful possession of a amendment (1) filed; Feb. 10- 2nd reading, to
     weapon on school property. (see HB 35)                  Rules; Feb. 13- floor amendment (2) filed; Feb.
                                                             16- floor amendment (3) filed; Feb. 21-
                                                             recommitted to Judiciary

     Mandates that the state contribution to the Kentucky
                                                                Oct. 6-to: IJC on Education; Jan. 3-Introduced in
     Teachers' Retirement System supports medical
SB24                                                            Senate; Jan. 5-to Appropriations and Revenue
     insurance coverage at a level equal to the medical
                                                                (S)
     insurance coverage for active teachers

        Restrict the use of eminent domain to only "qualified   Dec. 7-to: IJC on Judiciary; Jan.-introduced in
SB29
        public uses"                                            Senate; Jan. 5-to Judiciary (S)


                                                                Dec. 7-to: IJC on Education; Jan. 3-introduced
                                                                in Senate; Jan. 4- to Education (S); Jan. 12-
                                                                                                                     Jan. 18- received in House; Jan. 20- to
                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading; to Consent
                                                                                                                     Education; Jan. 30- posted in committee;
                                                                Calendar with comm. amendment.; Jan. 12- 2nd
                                                                                                                     Feb. 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to
        A child who is 5, but not 6, can be advanced through    reading, to Rules; Jan. 17-posted for passage
SB35                                                                                                                 Calendar; Feb. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules;
        primary program if determined to have acquired skills   Jan. 18; Jan. 18-3rd reading, passed 35-0 with
                                                                                                                     Feb. 8- posted for passage Feb. 9; Mar. 8-
                                                                comm. amendment; Mar. 9- received in Senate;
                                                                                                                     3rd reading, passed 98-0; Mar. 10-
                                                                enrolled, signed by President of the Senate;
                                                                                                                     enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
                                                                Mar. 10- delivered to Governor; Mar. 17- signed
                                                                by Governor


        Require CDL holders to report any student loan          Jan. 3-introduced in Senate; Jan. 5-to
SB37
        default to Transportation Cabinet within 30 days        Appropriations and Revenue (S)

        Exempts disabled veterans and POW plate holders         Jan. 3-introduced in Senate; Jan. 5-to
SB42
        from any public parking fees                            Appropriations and Revenue (S)


                                                                Jan. 4- introduced in Senate; Jan. 6-to              Jan. 18- received in House; Jan. 20- to
                                                                Agriculture and Natural Resources (S); Jan. 12-      Natural Resources and Environment;
                                                                reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with    Feb. 21- posted in committee; Feb. 28-
                                                                committee amendment (1); Jan. 13- 2nd                reported favorably, 1st reading, to
SB50 Relates to solid waste management                          reading, to Rules; Jan. 17-posted for passage        Calendar; Mar. 1- floor amendment (1)
                                                                Jan. 18; Jan. 18-3rd reading, passed 35-0; Mar.      filed; 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 6-
                                                                9- received in Senate; enrolled, signed by           posted for passage Mar. 7; Mar. 8- 3rd
                                                                President of the Senate; Mar. 10- delivered to       reading, passed 97-0; Mar. 10- enrolled,
                                                                Governor; Mar. 17- signed by Governor                signed by Speaker of the House


     Provides principles for the use of force for protection;
                                                                Jan. 4-introduced in Senate; Jan. 6- to Judiciary
SB52 changes to language to say that there is no duty to
                                                                (S)
     retreat




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                                                                                                               Jan. 17-received in House; Jan. 20-to
                                                                                                               State Government; Feb. 9- posted in
                                                                                                               committee; Mar. 14- floor amendment (1)
                                                              Jan. 5-introduced in Senate; Jan. 9- to State    filed; Mar. 15- floor amendment (1)
                                                              and Local Government; Jan. 11-reported           withdrawn; Mar. 21- reported favorably,
                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Jan. 12-2nd 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee
                                                              reading, to Rules; Jan. 13-posted for passage    Substitute; Mar. 22- 2nd reading, to
     Creates an Office of Homeland Security with              Jan. 17; Jan. 17-3rd reading, passed 32-0; Mar. Rules; floor amendments (2) and (4) filed
SB59 responsibilities for developing strategies for how state 24- received in Senate; Apr. 10- posted for      to Committee Substitute, floor
     and federal funding is allocated                         passage for concurrence in HCS, floor            amendment (3) filed; Mar. 23- posted for
                                                              amendments (2) and (4) as a Consent Bill;        passage Mar. 24; floor amendment (5)
                                                              Senate concurred in HCS, floor amendments (2) filed; Mar. 24- 3rd reading, passed 91-3
                                                              and (4); passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by        with Committee Substitute, floor
                                                              President of the Senate                          amendments (2) and (4); Apr. 11-
                                                                                                               enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                                                                               House; delivered to Governor; Apr. 21-
                                                                                                               signed by Governor



     Requires former community college employees of UK
     who chose to remain governed by the university
                                                          Jan. 6-introduced in Senate; Jan. 10-to
SB64 personnel rules and benefits package to get the same
                                                          Education
     percent annual salary as all other KCTCS personnel
     (See HB 61)


                                                             Jan. 6-introduced in Senate; Jan. 10-to
                                                             Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative
                                                                                                                 Feb. 1-received in House; Feb. 2- to
                                                             Regulations (S); Jan. 24- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                 Health and Welfare; Feb. 3-posted in
                                                             reading, to Calendar with Comm. Sub.; Jan. 25-
                                                                                                                 committee; Feb. 9- reported favorably,
                                                             2nd reading, to Rules; Jan. 30- posted for
                                                                                                                 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 10- 2nd
        Permits advanced registered nurse practitioners to   passage Jan. 31; Jan. 31- 3rd reading, passed
SB65                                                                                                             reading, to Rules; Feb. 16- posted for
        prescribe, but not dispense, controlled substances   32-4 with Committee Substitute; Feb. 14- floor
                                                                                                                 passage Feb. 17; Feb. 17- floor
                                                             amendment (1) filed; Feb. 15- floor amendment
                                                                                                                 amendments (3) (4) and (5) filed; 3rd
                                                             (2) filed; Feb. 21- received in Senate; Feb. 22-
                                                                                                                 reading; floor amendment (1) rejected;
                                                             enrolled, signed by each presiding officer;
                                                                                                                 passed 77-17
                                                             delivered to Governor; Mar. 7- signed by
                                                             Governor



                                                                                                                 Feb. 2- received in House; Feb. 3- to
                                                          Jan. 10- introduced in Senate; Jan. 12- to             State Government; Feb. 9- posted in
                                                          Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S);            committee; Mar. 21- reported favorably,
                                                          Jan. 24- reported favorably, 1st reading, to           1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 22- 2nd
     Abolishes Dept. of Regional Development and          Calendar; Jan. 25-2nd reading, to Rules; Jan.          reading, to Rules; Mar. 23- posted for
SB69
     renames it Dept. of Innovation and Commercialization 31- posted for passage Feb. 1; Feb. 1-3rd              passage; floor amendment (1) filed; Mar.
                                                          reading, passed 26-8; Mar. 24- received in             24- 3rd reading, passed 96-0; Apr. 11-
                                                          Senate; Apr. 10- enrolled, signed by President         enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                          of the Senate                                          House; delivered to Governor; Apr. 21-
                                                                                                                 signed by Governor


                                                             Jan. 10-introduced in Senate; Jan. 12-to
        Eliminates performance bonds to assure payment of
SB71                                                         Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S);
        wages from the employer
                                                             Feb. 6- WITHDRAWN

        Changes process and requirements for approval of     Jan. 10- introduced in Senate; Jan. 12- to State
SB73
        contracts (see HB 66)                                and Local Government




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     Requires the KY Dept. of Military Affairs to assist
     military spouses who move into KY because their
                                                              Jan. 10- introduced in Senate; Jan. 12-to
SB74 spouses are reassigned by the military in obtaining
                                                              Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection
     professional and occupational licenses, certificates,
     registrations, and permits



                                                              Jan. 10-introduced in Senate; Jan. 12- to
                                                              Agriculture and Natural Resources (S); Jan. 26-
                                                              reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with   Feb. 2- received in House; Feb. 3- to
                                                              committee amendment (1); Jan. 27-2nd reading,       Natural Resources; Feb. 21- posted in
                                                              to Rules; Jan. 31-posted for passage Feb. 1;        committee; Feb. 28- reported favorably,
     Authorizes the Environmental and Public Protection
                                                              Feb. 1-3rd reading, passed 34-0; motion             1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 1- 2nd
SB76 Cabinet to review applications to cease post-closure
                                                              reconsidered (do not change passed status);         reading, to Rules; Mar. 6- posted for
     monitoring of hazardous waste sites
                                                              passed over and retained in the Orders of the       passage Mar. 7; Mar. 8- 3rd reading,
                                                              Day; Mar. 9- received in Senate; enrolled,          passed 97-0; Mar. 10- enrolled, signed by
                                                              signed by the President of the Senate; Mar. 10-     Speaker of the House
                                                              delivered to Governor; Mar. 17- signed by
                                                              Governor



                                                              Jan. 13- introduced in Senate; Jan. 18-to
                                                                                                                  Mar. 2- received in House; Mar. 7- to
                                                              Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 23- reported
                                                                                                                  Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 10-
                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar;
     Increases the threshold amount from $100,000 to                                                              posted in committee; Mar. 14- reported
                                                              Feb. 24- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 1- posted
     $200,000 for postsecondary capital construction                                                              favorably. 1st reading, to Calendar; Mar.
SB83                                                          for passage Mar. 2; Mar. 2- 3rd reading, passed
     projects that are self-performed to be consistent with                                                       15- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 16-
                                                              38-0; Mar. 22- received in Senate; enrolled,
     the threshold for state agencies                                                                             posted for passage Mar. 17; Mar. 21- 3rd
                                                              signed by President of the Senate; Mar. 23-
                                                                                                                  reading, passed 98-0; Mar. 23- enrolled,
                                                              delivered to Governor; Apr. 1- signed by
                                                                                                                  signed by Speaker of the House
                                                              Governor (Acts ch. 93)



                                                                                                                  Mar. 2- received in House; Mar. 7- to
                                                         Jan. 13- introduced in Senate; Jan. 18- to
                                                                                                                  Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 10-
                                                         Appropriations and Revenue; Feb. 23- reported
                                                                                                                  posted in committee; Mar. 14- reported
                                                         favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar;
                                                                                                                  favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
     Increases the dollar thresholds for state capital   Feb. 24- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 1- posted
                                                                                                                  committee amendment (1); Mar. 15- 2nd
     projects for planning and budgeting purposes as     for passage Mar. 2; Mar. 2- 3rd reading, passed
SB84                                                                                                              reading, to Rules; Mar. 16- posted for
     recommended by the Capital Planning Advisory Board 38-0; Mar. 22- received in Senate; Apr. 10-
                                                                                                                  passage Mar. 17; Mar. 22- 3rd reading,
     in the 2006-2012 Statewide Capital Improvement Plan posted for passage for concurrence in HCA (1)
                                                                                                                  passed 95-1 with committee amendment
                                                         as a Consent Bill; Senate concurred in HCA (1);
                                                                                                                  (1); Apr. 11- enrolled, signed by Speaker
                                                         passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by President of
                                                                                                                  of the House; delivered to Governor; Apr.
                                                         the Senate
                                                                                                                  21- signed by Governor


     Adopts the provisions of the Uniform Real Property       Jan. 13-introduced in Senate; Jan. 18-to
     Electronic Recording Act; define "document,"             Judiciary; Feb. 9- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                  Feb. 23- received in House; Feb. 28- to
SB85 "electronic document," "electronic signature," "paper    reading, to Consent Calendar; Feb. 10- 2nd
                                                                                                                  Judiciary; Mar. 7- posted in committee
     document," "person," and "state," and creates the        reading, to Rules; Feb. 16- posted for passage
     Kentucky Electronic Recording Commission                 Feb. 22; Feb. 22- 3rd reading, passed, 38-0




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                                                            Jan. 17-introduced in Senate; Jan. 19-to
                                                            Agriculture and Natural Resources; Jan. 23-
                                                            reassigned to Economic Development, Tourism,
                                                            and Labor; Jan. 31- reported favorably, 1st
                                                            reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;
                                                                                                                 Feb. 16- received in House; Feb. 22- to
                                                            Feb. 1- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. 8-
                                                                                                                 Tourism Development and Energy; Feb.
                                                            recommitted to Economic Development,
                                                                                                                 28- posted in committee; Mar. 2- reported
     Makes changes in the Coal Council, Sports Authority, Tourism and Labor; Feb. 14- reported favorably
                                                                                                                 favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Mar.
     Office of Arts and Cultural Heritage, and attaches the to Rules with Committee Substitute (2); posted
SB89                                                                                                             3- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 8- posted
     Northern Kentucky Convention Center to the             for passage Feb. 15; Feb. 15- 3rd reading;
                                                                                                                 for passage Mar. 9; Mar. 14- floor
     Commerce Cabinet (reorganization bill)                 Committee Substitute (2) withdrawn; passed 37-
                                                                                                                 amendments (1) and (2) filed; Mar. 15-
                                                            0 with Committee Substitute; Mar. 16- received
                                                                                                                 floor amendment (3) filed; 3rd reading,
                                                            in Senate; Mar. 20- posted for passage for
                                                                                                                 passed 99-0 with floor amendment (2)
                                                            concurrence in House floor amendment (2);
                                                            Mar. 22- Senate concurred in House floor
                                                            amendment (2); passed 38-0; Mar. 24- enrolled,
                                                            signed by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                            Governor; Apr. 5- signed by Governor



                                                              Jan. 19-introduced in Senate; Jan. 23- to
     Requires administrative bodies to provide a cost-        Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor
     benefit analysis as part of the regulatory impact        (S); Feb. 7- reported favorably, 1st reading, to   Feb. 10- received in House; Feb. 15- to
SB96 analysis; requires a small business ombudsman at         Calendar with Committee Substitute; Feb. 8-        State Government ; Mar. 2- posted in
     each cabinet to respond to small business inquiries      2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage Feb.     committee
     regarding administrative regulations (see HB 374)        9; Feb. 9- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with
                                                              Committee Substitute


                                                                                                               Feb. 8- received in House; Feb. 13- to
                                                                                                               State Government; Mar. 2- posted in
                                                                                                               committee; Mar. 7- reported favorably,
                                                                                                               1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 8- 2nd
                                                              Jan. 19-introduced in Senate; Jan. 23-to State reading, to Rules; posted for passage
                                                              and Local Government ; Feb. 1-reported           Mar. 9; Mar. 15- taken from Orders of the
     Requires an administrative body which promulgates
                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 2- 2nd Day; recommitted to Appropriations and
     an administrative regulation relating to any aspect of
SB98                                                          reading, to Rules; Feb. 6- posted for passage;   Revenue; floor amendments (1) and (2-
     state or local government to consider the costs to the
                                                              Feb. 8- 3rd reading, passed 37-0; Mar. 24-       title) filed; Mar. 16- posted in committee;
     state or local government
                                                              received in Senate; Apr. 10- enrolled, signed by Mar. 21- reported favorably, to Rules;
                                                              President of the Senate                          Mar. 22- posted for passage Mar. 23;
                                                                                                               Mar. 24- 3rd reading, passed 96-0; Apr.
                                                                                                               11- enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                                                                               House; delivered to Governor; Apr. 21-
                                                                                                               signed by Governor



      Appropriates $1 million in FY07 and $1 million in FY08
                                                             Jan. 19-introduced in Senate; Jan. 23-to
SB101 for the UK Dept. of Adolescent Medicine and Young
                                                             Appropriations and Revenue
      Parent Program to fund an expansion of the program


                                                              Jan. 20-introduced in Senate; Jan. 24-to
                                                                                                                 Feb. 16- received in House; Feb. 22- to
                                                              Economic Development, Tourism & Labor; Jan.
                                                                                                                 Education (H); Feb. 27- posted in
                                                              25-reassigned to Education; Feb. 9- reported
                                                                                                                 committee; Mar. 15- reported favorably,
                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                                                                                 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee
                                                              committee amendment (1); Feb. 10- 2nd
                                                                                                                 Substitute; Mar. 16- 2nd reading, to
                                                              reading, to Rules; Feb. 14- posted for passage
SB105 Education Cabinet reorganization bill                                                                      Rules; Mar. 20- posted for passage Mar.
                                                              Feb. 15; Feb. 15- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with
                                                                                                                 21; Mar. 22- 3rd reading, passed 95-2
                                                              committee amendment (1); Mar. 22- received in
                                                                                                                 with Committee Substitute; Apr. 11-
                                                              Senate; Apr. 10- posted for passage for
                                                                                                                 enrolled, signed by Speaker of the
                                                              concurrence in HCS as a Consent Bill; Senate
                                                                                                                 House; delivered to Governor; Apr. 21-
                                                              concurred in HCS; passed 37-0; enrolled,
                                                                                                                 signed by Governor
                                                              signed by President of the Senate



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                                                                                                               Feb. 28- received in House; Mar. 7- to
                                                                                                               Education; Mar. 13- posted in committee;
                                                                                                               Mar. 15- reported favorably, 1st reading,
                                                               Jan. 20-introduced in Senate; Jan. 24-to
                                                                                                               to Calendar; Mar. 16- 2nd reading, to
                                                               Judiciary; Feb. 16- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                               Rules; Mar. 17- posted for passage Mar.
                                                               reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
      Requires a teacher to submit to random drug testing                                                      20; Mar. 21- floor amendments (1) and (2-
                                                               committee amendment (1-title); Feb. 20- 2nd
      for a period not exceed 12 months if the teacher has                                                     title) filed; Mar. 24- taken from the Orders
SB109                                                          reading, to Rules; Feb. 24- posted for passage
      been reprimanded or disciplined as a result of illegal                                                   of the Day; recommitted to Education (H);
                                                               Feb. 28; Feb. 28- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with
      use of controlled substances                                                                             posting waived; reported favorably, to
                                                               Committee Substitute and committee
                                                                                                               Rules with Committee Substitute,
                                                               amendment (1-title); Mar. 24- received in
                                                                                                               committee amendment (1-title); posted
                                                               Senate
                                                                                                               for passage Mar. 24; 3rd reading, passed
                                                                                                               91-1 with Committee Substitute,
                                                                                                               committee amendment (1-title)



                                                               Jan. 24-introduced in Senate; Jan. 26- to
      Requires the KDE to establish a high school              Education; Feb. 9- reported favorably, 1st        Feb. 15- received in House; Feb. 22- to
      government and civics education pilot program and        reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,   Education (H); Mar. 6- posted in
      study and to select a university to develop the course   committee amendment (1-title); Feb. 10- 2nd       committee; Mar. 8- reported favorably,
SB115
      curriculum, develop and implement professional           reading, to Rules; Feb. 14- posted for passage    1st reading, to Calendar with Committee
      development opportunities; and conduct a research        Feb. 15; Feb. 15- 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with   Substitute; Mar. 9- 2nd reading, to Rules;
      evaluation of the pilot program                          Committee Substitute, committee amendment         Mar. 15- posted for passage Mar. 16
                                                               (1-title)



                                                               Jan. 26-introduced in Senate; Jan. 30- to
      Extends skills training investment credit, under the     Economic Development, Tourism & Labor; Feb.
      Bluegrass State Skills Corporation, to include new       22- reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Mar. 2- received in House; Mar. 7- to
SB126
      employee training; allows for service or technology      Calendar; Feb. 23- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb. Economic Development
      firms to be eligible for the credit                      27- posted for passage March 1; Mar. 1- 3rd
                                                               reading, passed 38-0




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                                                                                                                Feb. 16- received in House; Feb. 23- to
                                                             Jan. 30-introduced in Senate; Feb. 1- to           Education; Feb. 27- posted in committee;
                                                             Education; Feb. 9- reported favorably, 1st         Mar. 2- reassigned to Appropriations and
                                                             reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute,    Revenue; Mar. 8- posted in committee;
                                                             committee amendment (1), floor amendments          Mar. 14- reported favorably, 1st reading,
                                                             (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute; Feb.    to Calendar with Committee Substitute,
                                                             10- 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (3)     committee amendment (1); Mar. 15- 2nd
                                                             filed to Committee Substitute; Feb. 14- posted     reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1)
                                                             for passage Feb. 15; Feb. 15- 3rd reading; floor   filed to Committee Substitute; Mar. 20-
      Changes CATS assessment program to also require
                                                             amendment (1) ruled out of order; floor            posted for passage Mar. 21; taken from
      the ACT; requires the CPE and public universities to
SB130                                                        amendment (2) withdrawn; passed 37-0 with          Orders; recommitted to Education; Mar.
      provide technical assistance to schools and school
                                                             Committee Substitute, committee amendment          21- taken from Committee, placed in
      districts in the development of remediation programs
                                                             (1), floor amendment (3); Apr. 11- received in     Orders; floor amendments (2) and (3)
                                                             Senate; posted for passage for concurrence in      filed to Committee Substitute, floor
                                                             HCS, committee amendment (1), floor                amendment (4-title) filed; Mar. 22- floor
                                                             amendment (2); Senate concurred in HCS,            amendment (5) filed to Committee
                                                             committee amendment (1), floor amendment           Substitute, floor amendment (6-title) filed;
                                                             (2); passed 37-0; Apr. 12- enrolled, signed by     Apr. 11- 3rd reading, floor amendment (3)
                                                             each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;     ruled not germane; passed 90-9 with
                                                             Apr. 22- signed by Governor                        Committee Substitute, committee
                                                                                                                amendment (1), floor amendment (2)




                                                                                                              Feb. 16- received in House; Feb. 22- to
                                                                                                              State Government (H); Mar. 2- posted in
                                                                                                              committee; Mar. 21- floor amendment (1)
                                                             Jan. 31-introduced in Senate; Feb. 2- to State   filed to Committee Substitute; reported
                                                             and Local Government; Feb. 8- reported           favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with
                                                             favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Feb. 9- 2nd Committee Substitute; Mar. 22- 2nd
SB134 Finance Cabinet reorganization bill
                                                             reading, to Rules; Feb. 14- posted for passage reading, to Rules; Mar. 23- posted for
                                                             Feb. 15; Feb. 15- 3rd reading, passed 37-0; Apr. passage Mar. 24; floor amendment (2)
                                                             10- received in Senate                           filed to Committee Substitute; Apr. 10-
                                                                                                              floor amendment (3) filed to Committee
                                                                                                              Substitute; 3rd reading, passed 99-0 with
                                                                                                              Comm. Substitute


      Attaches the KY Board of Emergency Medical
SB139 Services to KCTCS and requires annual reports to the Jan. 31-introduced in Senate
      Governor, KCTCS, and the General Assembly

      Includes emergency medical technicians and
      paramedics serving in a city or charter county
SB142                                                        Jan. 31-introduced in Senate
      government in the Firefighters Foundation Program
      Fund


      Raises the monetary threshold necessary for a capital Feb. 1- introduced in Senate; Feb. 3- to
SB145 construction project to qualify as a "capital project" Appropriations and Revenue; Mar. 15-
      from $400,000 to $800,000                              WITHDRAWN


      Requires dental hygiene and nursing schools to
      include instruction in cultural competency in the      Feb. 1- introduced in Senate; Feb. 3- to Health
SB149 curriculum; Requires dental hygienists and nurses to
                                                             and Wellness
      complete cultural competency continuing education
      every 2 years




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                                                                                                                  STATUS
                                                                                                                  Feb. 28- received in House; Mar. 6- to
                                                               Feb. 3- introduced in House; Feb. 7- to            Judiciary; Mar. 7- posted in committee;
                                                               Judiciary; Feb. 16- reported favorably, 1st        posting waived; Mar. 8- reported
      Deals with training and certification of                 reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee        favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Mar.
      telecommunicators for law enforcement; adds              Substitute; Feb. 20- 2nd reading, to Rules; Feb.   9- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 14- posted
SB155
      psychological suitability, polygraph, and drug           24- posted for passage Feb. 28; Feb. 28- 3rd       for passage Mar. 15; Mar. 15- 3rd
      screening                                                reading, passed 37-0 with Committee                reading, passed 98-0; Mar. 17- enrolled,
                                                               Substitute; Mar. 16- received in Senate;           signed by Speaker of the House;
                                                               enrolled, signed by President of the Senate        delivered to Governor; Apr. 1- signed by
                                                                                                                  Governor (Acts ch. 82)


                                                                                                                  Mar. 7- received in House; Mar. 9- to
                                                                                                                  State Government; Mar. 13- posting
                                                                                                                  waived; Mar. 14- reported favorably, 1st
                                                              Feb. 8- introduced in Senate; Feb. 10- to State
                                                                                                                  reading, to Calendar; Mar. 15- 2nd
                                                              and Local Government; Mar. 1- reported
                                                                                                                  reading, to Rules; Mar. 16- posted for
                                                              favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar;
                                                                                                                  passage Mar. 17; Mar. 23- floor
                                                              Mar. 2- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 6- posted for
                                                                                                                  amendments (1) and (2-title) filed; Mar.
      Requires the Commonwealth Office of Technology, to passage Mar. 7; Mar. 7- 3rd reading, passed 38-
                                                                                                                  24- taken from Regular Orders of the
SB171 the extent money is available, to establish a statewide 0; Apr. 12- received in Senate; posted for
                                                                                                                  Day; recommitted to Health and Welfare
      planning and mapping system for public buildings        passage for concurrence in HFA (1) and (2-title);
                                                                                                                  (H); posting waived; reported favorably, to
                                                              Senate concurred in HFA (1) and (2-title);
                                                                                                                  Rules with Committee Substitute; floor
                                                              passed 32-1; enrolled, signed by each presiding
                                                                                                                  amendments (6) and (7) filed to
                                                              officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 22- signed
                                                                                                                  Committee Substitute, floor amendments
                                                              by Governor
                                                                                                                  (3) (4) and (5) filed; Apr. 11- 3rd reading,
                                                                                                                  passed 94-2 with floor amendments (1)
                                                                                                                  and (2-title)


                                                                                                                  Mar. 2- received in House; Mar. 7- to
                                                               Feb. 9- introduced in House; Feb. 13- to
                                                                                                                  Health and Welfare; Mar. 10- posted in
                                                               Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative
                                                                                                                  committee; Mar. 14- floor amendment (1)
                                                               Regulations; Feb. 28- reported favorably, 1st
                                                                                                                  filed; Mar. 22- reported favorably, 1st
SB173 Makes certification of surgical assistants voluntary     reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute;
                                                                                                                  reading, to Calendar with Committee
                                                               Mar. 1- 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for
                                                                                                                  Substitute; Mar. 23- 2nd reading, to
                                                               passage Mar. 2; Mar. 2- 3rd reading, passed 38-
                                                                                                                  Rules; Mar. 24- posted for passage Mar.
                                                               0 with Committee Substitute
                                                                                                                  24


                                                               Feb. 9- introduced in Senate; Feb. 13- to
                                                               Licensing, Occupations, and Administrative
      Amends the statute to extend certification of                                                               Mar. 9- received in House; Mar. 13- to
                                                               Regulations; Feb. 28- reported favorably, 1st
      anesthesiologist assistants (Anes Asst) to those                                                            Licensing and Occupations; Mar. 14-
                                                               reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee
      holders of certificates with the Nat'l Commission for                                                       posting waived; Mar. 15- reported
                                                               Substitute; Mar. 1- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 7-
SB175 Certification of Anes Assts (NCCAN). Requires that                                                          favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; Mar.
                                                               posted for passage Mar. 8; Mar. 8- 3rd reading,
      education and training programs for Anes Asst must                                                          16- 2nd reading, to Rules; Mar. 17-
                                                               passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute; Mar. 22-
      be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of                                                         posted for passage Mar. 20; Mar. 22- 3rd
                                                               received in Senate; Mar. 24- enrolled, signed by
      Allied Health and Education Programs (CAAHEP)                                                               reading, passed 99-0
                                                               each presiding officer; delivered to Governor;
                                                               Apr. 5- signed by Governor



                                                               Feb. 15- introduced in Senate; Feb. 17- to         Mar. 9- received in House; Mar. 13- to
                                                               Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor;          Economic Development; Mar. 20- posted
                                                               Mar. 3- taken from committee; laid on clerk's      in committee; Mar. 22- reported favorably
                                                               desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading, to     1st reading, to Calendar with Committee
        Amends the definition of "economic development
SB194                                                          Calendar; Mar. 7- 2nd reading; returned to         Substitute; floor amendments (1) and (2)
        project."
                                                               Economic Development, Tourism & Labor;             filed to Committee Substitute; Mar. 23-
                                                               reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill;    2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment
                                                               posted for passage Mar. 8; Mar. 8- 3rd reading,    (3) filed; Mar. 24- floor amendments (4)
                                                               passed 38-0                                        and (5) filed


      Proposes new section of the Kentucky Constitution
                                                               Feb. 16- introduced in Senate; Apr. 10-
SB198 which would require the General Assembly to permit
                                                               WITHDRAWN
      the operation of casinos



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                                                                                                                  STATUS
      Renames the KY Lottery Corporation the KY Gaming
                                                               Feb. 16- introduced in Senate; Apr. 10-
SB199 and Lottery Corporation; sets the power of the
                                                               WITHDRAWN
      corporation relating to gaming in Kentucky

      Creates the Kentucky Cancer Tissue Registry
      Initiative with goals to reduce cancer deaths, health    Feb. 23- introduced in Senate; Feb. 27- to
SB218
      care costs, and improve access to treatment through      Health and Welfare
      an electronic network

      Includes within the definition of "participating
      institution" an accredited college or university that
SB227                                                          Feb. 27- introduced in Senate
      offers the Marine Option Naval ROTC four-year
      program


                                                               Mar. 1- introduced in Senate; Mar. 3- to
                                                               Economic, Development, Tourism & Labor;
      Establishes the Kentucky Sports Agent Licensing
                                                               taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk;
      Authority to regulate athlete agents; defines student
                                                               taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading, to        Mar. 9- received in House; Mar. 13- to
      athlete; disciplinary action for accepting a student
SB258                                                          Calendar; Mar. 7- 2nd reading; returned to      Licensing and Occupations; Mar. 14-
      athlete as a client in exchange for consideration paid
                                                               Economic Development, Tourism & Labor;          posting waived
      to an employee or a coach for a college or university;
                                                               reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill;
      specifies what constitutes a university's damages
                                                               posted for passage Mar. 8; Mar. 8- 3rd reading,
                                                               passed 38-0


        Direct the Program Review and Investigators
        Committee to study, evaluate, and make
 SCR                                                           Feb. 10- introduced in Senate; Feb. 14- to State
        recommendations to improve the efficiency of the
 183                                                           and Local Government
        executive branch hearings process; declare
        emergency

        Directs the LRC to conduct a comprehensive analysis
 SCR    of the current administrative hearings process and to Feb. 21- introduced in Senate; Feb. 23- to State
 198    study the feasibility of creating a central panel for and Local Government
        administrative hearings

        Direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to
        implement Public Health 21 as a model for Kentucky's
 SJR                                                          Jan. 19-introduced in Senate; Jan. 23-to Health
        public health system in the 21st century; directs the
 104                                                          and Welfare
        cabinet to expand the implementation of e-health to
        improve the health of Kentucky's citizens


                                                               Feb. 13- introduced in Senate; Feb. 15- to
                                                                                                                  Feb. 28- received in House; Mar. 7- to
                                                               Health and Welfare; Feb. 22- reported favorably,
        Encourages the Cabinet for Health and Family                                                              Health and Welfare; Mar. 10- posted in
                                                               1st reading, to Consent Calendar; Feb. 23- 2nd
        Services to establish the Kentucky Youth                                                                  committee; Mar. 16- reported favorably,
 SJR                                                           reading, to Rules; Feb. 24- posted for passage
        Development Coordinating Council; requires the UK                                                         1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 17- 2nd
 184                                                           Feb. 28; Feb. 28- 3rd reading, adopted 37-0;
        Cooperative Extension Service to perform the                                                              reading, to Rules; Mar. 20- posted for
                                                               Mar. 22- received in Senate; Mar. 24- enrolled,
        administrative functions of the council                                                                   passage Mar. 21; Mar. 22- 3rd reading,
                                                               signed by each presiding officer; delivered to
                                                                                                                  adopted 100-0
                                                               Governor; Apr. 5- signed by Governor




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                                                              Feb. 28- introduced in Senate; Mar. 2- to
                                                              Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar. 3-
                                                              taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk;
                                                                                                                  Mar. 15- received in House; Mar. 17- to
                                                              taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading, to
                                                                                                                  Education (H); posting waived, posted in
                                                              Calendar; Mar. 6- 2nd reading; returned to
                                                                                                                  committee; Mar. 20- reported favorably,
SJR     Recognizes the Kentucky Mesonet as the official       Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mar. 9-
                                                                                                                  1st reading, to Calendar; Mar. 21- 2nd
228     source of climatological observations for the state   reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill;
                                                                                                                  reading, to Rules; posted for passage
                                                              Mar. 13- posted for passage Mar. 14; Mar. 14-
                                                                                                                  Mar. 22; Mar. 23- 3rd reading, adopted 97-
                                                              3rd reading, adopted 38-0; Mar. 24- received in
                                                                                                                  0
                                                              Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding
                                                              officer; delivered to Governor; Apr. 5- signed by
                                                              Governor




       Yellow- Passed Both Blue- To Gov. Green- Signed by Gov. Stripes- Withdrawn Orange- Vetoed                        UPDATED 11/13/2010
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 KEY: Bold- Changes Since Last Update Yellow- Based the House
and Senate Blue- Delivered to Governor Green- Signed by Governor

				
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