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KYHR13PassRecognize the importance of National Farm Safety and Health Week.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR66PassHonor Kentucky farmers and recognize February 3 to 9, 2019, as Food Check-Out Week.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR123PassRecognize February 18 to 22, 2019, as FFA Week in Kentucky.
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2019-03-28
adopted by voice vote
KYSR215IntroConfirm the reappointment of Wayne Hunt to the Agricultural Development Board for a term expiring July 6, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR216IntroConfirm the appointment of Mark Barker to the Agricultural Development Board for a term expiring July 6, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSR214IntroConfirm the reappointment of Robert H. Foree to the Agricultural Development Board for a term expiring July 6, 2022.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYSB153PassAmend KRS 246.120 to expand the membership of the Board of Agriculture to eighteen members; set board member terms; amend KRS 246.130 to conform; repeal and reenact KRS 251.010 to define terms as used in this chapter; create new sections of KRS Chapt...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 088)
KYSB219PassAmend KRS 247.232 to change the minimum age of an amusement ride or attraction operator to sixteen years of age; remove the definition of operator assistant; amend KRS 247.233 to change the parameters of an injury that would require the owner of an a...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 094)
KYSB124PassAmend KRS 224.10-022 to remove the reference to KRS 12.210 relating to the hiring of the executive director of the Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves; amend KRS 224.71-100 to update references to the United States Department of Agriculture Natural R...
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2019-03-22
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 050)
KYHB197PassAmend KRS 260.850 to update the definition of industrial hemp.
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 039)
KYHB257PassCreate a new section of KRS 247.232 to 247.236 to set forth conduct guidelines for patrons of amusement rides and attractions; establish a penalty for trespassing after refusing to leave the premises following a conduct violation; require amusement r...
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 041)
KYHB311PassAmend KRS 217.035 to include any food product that purports to be or is represented as meat or a meat product that contains any cultured animal tissue produced from in vitro animal cell cultures outside of the organism from which it is derived.
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 042)
KYHB212PassCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the Kentucky Springseat Saddle (Minihan) as the official saddle of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2019-03-15
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 017)
KYHB522EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to establish the procedure for seating members of the General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 120 to provide for an automatic recount in elections of constitutional officers, members of Congress, an...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHR184PassSet aside a Farmer Suicide Prevention Day in Kentucky; address approaches to farmer stress issues.
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2019-03-14
adopted by voice vote
KYHCR5IntroUrge federal policymakers to incorporate standards for safety and efficacy in the use of medical marijuana.
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2019-03-12
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSR166IntroEncourage the creation of a task force to assist Kentucky tobacco farmers in transitioning to industrial hemp production.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHR21PassRecognize April 2019 as National Soybean Month.
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2019-03-07
adopted by voice vote
KYHB413EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to name and designate sweet sorghum syrup as the official syrup of Kentucky.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHCR43EngrossUrge Facebook, YouTube, eBay, and Amazon to re-examine their policies relating to the marketing efforts of industrial hemp businesses.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Rules Committee
KYHR172PassRecognize and honor the hundreds of young people from throughout the state who are participating in Kentucky 4-H: A Capitol Experience.
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2019-03-05
adopted by voice vote
KYSR158PassHonor and recognize the hundreds of young people from throughout the state who are participating in Kentucky 4-H: A Capitol Experience.
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2019-03-05
adopted by voice vote
KYHR105IntroUrge the United States Congress to enact legislation granting the United States Department of Agriculture jurisdiction over labeling requirements for imitation meat products.
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2019-02-28
3rd reading, adopted 96-1
KYHCR62EngrossDesignate September 18 as Farmer Suicide Prevention Day in Kentucky; address approaches to farmer stress issues.
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2019-02-27
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSB201IntroCreate a new section of KRS 258.095 to 258.500 to require the Department of Agriculture to provide continuing education on criminal and law enforcement procedures and investigatory practices to animal control officers; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020.
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2019-02-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSB183IntroCreate new section of KRS Chapter 258 to require local governments to adopt an animal control and care program outlined by Kentucky Department of Agriculture and an outdoor sheltering and care ordinance that establishes standards for housing and cari...
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2019-02-26
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB224IntroCreate a new sections of KRS Chapter 258 to define terms including "animal control agency", "animal shelter", and "dog vendor"; require persons acting as a dog vendor to register with the Department of Agriculture and submit for inspection; specify n...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYHR22PassRecognize May 2019 as National Beef Month.
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2019-02-25
adopted by voice vote
KYHR23PassRecognize October 2019 as National Pork Month.
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2019-02-25
adopted by voice vote
KYHR11PassRecognize the one hundredth anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau.
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2019-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYSR120PassRecognize the one hundredth anniversary of Kentucky Farm Bureau.
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2019-02-22
adopted by voice vote
KYHR42PassDeclare February 20, 2019, to be Hunger Free Kentucky Day.
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2019-02-20
adopted by voice vote
KYSR64PassDeclare February 20, 2019, to be Hunger Free Kentucky Day.
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2019-02-20
adopted by voice vote
KYHB433IntroAmend KRS 120.185 to establish an automatic recount following a regular or special election for a member of the General Assembly or constitutional officer when the vote margin is not more than .5% of the votes cast for the office; amend KRS 117.295, ...
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2019-02-20
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYHB422IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish the renewable chemical production tax credit and require reporting on the tax credit; amend KRS 141.0205 to order the credit; amend KRS 131.190 to exempt the required report from the Department of ...
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2019-02-20
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB295IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 2 to designate the Garrard County Tobacco Cutting Contest as the official state tobacco cutting contest.
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2019-02-19
To House State Government Committee
KYSB200IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 258 to guarantee the right to utilize working animals for the mutual benefit and welfare of the animals and those they serve.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Agriculture Committee
KYSJR115IntroDesignate Clark County, Kentucky, as the "Hemp Capital of Kentucky."
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2019-02-19
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB226IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 248 to require the governor's Office of Agricultural Policy to create and administer a program related to farmer-focused mental health service; amend KRS 304.17B-003 to appropriate $500,000 for the farmer-focused m...
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2019-02-15
To House Agriculture Committee
KYHR12PassRecognize February 18 to 22, 2019, as FFA Week in Kentucky.
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2019-02-12
adopted by voice vote
KYHB294IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 186 to establish a Cattlemen's Association special license plate; amend KRS186.162 to establish the initial fee and renewal fee for the special license plate and transfer funds collected by the special license plat...
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2019-02-11
To House Transportation 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
KYHR67IntroRecognize the importance of Kentucky corn farmers, Kentucky corn, and the many byproducts of Kentucky corn.
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2019-02-06
To House Floor Committee
KYHB179IntroAmend KRS 189.222 to extend to county roads the current allowance for state highways as roads where trucks carrying agricultural products, livestock, and forest products may operate at weights up to 80,000 pounds, subject to certain restrictions.
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2019-02-06
To House Transportation Committee
KYHR44IntroHonor Kentucky farmers and recognize February 3 to 9, 2019, as Food Check-Out Week.
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2019-02-06
To House Floor Committee
KYHB188IntroCreate a noncodified section to relate legislative findings about cannabis; create new sections of KRS Chapter 260 to establish the Office of Cannabis Control within the Department of Agriculture; to prohibit the production, storage, sale, or transpo...
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2019-02-06
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB5EngrossPropose to amend Section 95 of the Constitution of Kentucky to hold the election of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Auditor of Public Accounts, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Commissioner of Agriculture, Labor and Statistics ...
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2019-02-05
To House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee
KYSB83IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to provide definitions and to require public employers to have an appeals process for an employee who violates a drug-free policy using legal industrial products; amend KRS 18A.043 to require an appeals process...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB81IntroCreate a new section within KRS Chapter 230 to establish the Kentucky equine education account to support the equine programs at the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, and the Bluegrass Community and Technical College; establish provis...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB88IntroAmend KRS 12.023 to remove the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation from the Office of the Governor; amend KRS 12.020 to attach the Agricultural Development Board and the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corpo...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Agriculture Committee
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