Kentucky Senator Jimmy Higdon [R]

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KYSR201IntroConfirm the appointment of Patty Wininger to the Parole Board for a term expiring on June 30, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR200IntroConfirm the appointment of LaDeidra Jones to the Parole Board for a term expiring July 15, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR253IntroConfirm the appointment of Brenda Beers-Reineke to the Parole Board for a term expiring July 15, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR262PassThank and honor the Kentucky Association of Professional Educators.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR194PassHonor the 138th Field Artillery on the 50th Anniversary of the attack on Firebase Tomahawk.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR119PassUrge Congress and the President to recognize National Bourbon Day.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSB57PassAmend KRS 431.073 to allow discretionary expungement of Class D felonies with a ten-year waiting period; amend KRS 431.076 to allow a person against whom charges have been dismissed with or without prejudice to petition for expungement; set time limi...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 188)
KYSB160PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 176 to require the Department of Highways to report monthly to the General Assembly through the Legislative Research Commission on activity from the Highway Construction Contingency Account established under KRS 45...
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2019-03-26
became law without Governor's Signature (KY Acts ch. 045)
KYSB107PassAmend KRS 18A.250 to provide that employees of the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of Kentucky state government hired on or after July 1, 2019, shall be automatically enrolled in the 401(k) voluntary retirement plan with a monthly employ...
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2019-03-22
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 048)
KYSB9PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to require a person who intends to perform an abortion to determine whether the unborn human individual has a detectable fetal heartbeat; prohibit a person from performing an abortion before determining whether ...
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 020)
KYSR146PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of James "Jimmie" Whitlock, Sr.
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2019-03-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSR35PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Martin J. "Sonny" Mills.
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2019-03-14
adopted by voice vote
KYSB72EngrossAmend KRS 158.100 to include virtual high school completion programs, identify the purpose of such programs, outline enrollment eligibility requirements, identify graduation requirements for enrollees of the program, and authorize schools to charge s...
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2019-03-13
To House Education Committee
KYSJR111EngrossDirect the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet to designate all parking spaces next to the "rose garden" on the East side of the Capitol Annex as accessible.
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2019-03-12
To House Transportation Committee
KYSR129PassHonor Dr. Aaron Thompson.
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2019-03-12
adopted by voice vote
KYSB82IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 218A to make the penalty for possession of a personal use quantity of marijuana a prepayable non-criminal fine; amend KRS 218A.010 to define "personal use quantity of marijuana" and "marijuana accessory"; amend KRS...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR131PassHonor Dr. Donald L. Hall upon the occasion of his retirement.
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2019-02-26
adopted by voice vote
KYSB139IntroCreate new sections of KRS 304-17A to set requirements for reasonably adequate and accessible pharmacy benefit manager networks; permit the commissioner of the Department of Insurance to review and approve a compensation program that is fair and reas...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
KYSB169IntroAmend KRS 161.430 to require investment managers and consultants of the Teachers' Retirement Systems to adhere to the federal Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, and any other federal securities statutes as applicable; make conforming and cl...
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2019-02-25
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB228IntroCreate a new section of KRS 161.220 to 161.716 to permit the Teachers' Retirement System (TRS) to use and accept electronic signatures as deemed appropriate; amend KRS 161.220 to emphasize that annual compensation does not include benefit or salary a...
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2019-02-25
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR120PassRecognize the one hundredth anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau.
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2019-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYSR24PassAdjourn the Senate in honor and loving memory of Dr. Salem George.
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2019-02-20
adopted by voice vote
KYSR96PassHonor Emma Johns upon being named 2019 Miss Kentucky Teen USA.
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2019-02-20
adopted by voice vote
KYSR85PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Curtis Ray Goode.
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2019-02-19
adopted by voice vote
KYSR94PassA resolution adjourning the Senate in honor and loving memory of Neal "Banjo Man" Shannon James II.
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2019-02-19
adopted by voice vote
KYSJR110IntroDirect the Transportation Cabinet to designate a portion of KY Route 55 in Marion County in honor of Dr. Salem George; erect the appropriate signage denoting this designation.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Transportation Committee
KYSB239IntroPropose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony other than a sex offense, a violent offense, or an offense against a child, the right to vote five years after completion of sentence; submit to the v...
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2019-02-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR27PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of former United States Senator Walter Darlington "Dee" Huddleston.
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2019-02-19
adopted by voice vote
KYSCR100IntroDirect the Legislative Research Commission to establish a task force to study the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; identify areas to be studied and task force membership; and require findings and recommendations to be reported by Dece...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Education Committee
KYSB165IntroCreate a new section of KRS 213 to require that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services not include a social security number on certified copies of death certificates.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSR84PassHonor Layla Spring.
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2019-02-13
adopted by voice vote
KYSR87PassCommemorate the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Main Street Program.
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2019-02-13
adopted by voice vote
KYSR74PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Louisville Metro Police Detective Deidre Irene "Dee Dee" Mengedoht.
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2019-02-11
adopted by voice vote
KYSB120IntroAmend KRS 18A.115 to require any position in the unclassified service for which the authorized compensation is above state employee salary limitations be hired by personal service contract and subject to the provisions of KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725.
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2019-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB113IntroAmend KRS 64.012 to lower the county clerk's fees concerning certain candidates for city office; amend KRS 118.255 to conform.
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2019-02-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB119IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 91A to require local governing bodies to provide information or training for the collection of taxes that are designated for local tourist and convention commissions and obtain guidance from the Department of Reven...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSR57IntroHonor University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Floor Committee
KYSB130IntroCreate a new section of KRS 6.601 to 6.849 to require that any financial settlement resulting from actions of members or staff of the General Assembly and implemented with the expenditure of public funds be disclosed by the person or persons who auth...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSR25PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Adrian King Arnold.
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2019-02-06
adopted by voice vote
KYSB87IntroPropose to amend Section 46 of the Constitution of Kentucky to require each amended legislative bill, which is materially altered or wholly changed in substance, to be read anew at length on three different days in each House beginning with the legis...
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2019-02-05
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB73IntroAmend KRS 189.990 to increase the fine for a violation of passing a stopped school or church bus to $500 for the first violation and $1,000 for each subsequent offense occurring within three years; make technical correction.
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2019-01-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB71IntroPropose to amend Section 165 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow an employee of any county, city, town, or other municipality to be a state officer, deputy officer, or member of the General Assembly; provide ballot language; submit to voters for...
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2019-01-11
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSR37PassAdjourn in honor and loving memory of Sandra Louise Deaton.
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2019-01-11
adopted by voice vote
KYSJR23IntroDirect the Department for Local Government to conduct a study the feasibility of the creation of an on-line portal for the calculation and payment of local license and occupation taxes, and to suggest any legislative changes that are necessary to imp...
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2019-01-10
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB62IntroAmend KRS 196.731 to specify that calculations and reports on pilot project expenditures and savings are to be quarterly; amend KRS 196.732 torequire deposits and payments to be made within 45 days after the receipt of quarterly reports; amend KRS 19...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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