2017 Legislative Luncheon - Capitol Annex, Room 131 (located behind the Capitol Building - 702 Capitol Ave) March 1, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM EST Recognition in the Senate to follow Luncheon Please park in the parking garage located to the left of the Annex - park on the lower lever and take elevator to the top floor Enter through the "Visitors Entrance" have ID ready to sign in
Slate of Bills Vote YES SB 219 (BR 1658) - T. Buford AN ACT relating to recreational therapists and making an appropriation therefor. Establish KRS Chapter 319D and create new sections to establish the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Recreational Therapy; establish new definitions; set term limits for board members; require the board to meet monthly; require money received by the board to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of a revolving fund; authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of KRS Chapter 319D and KRS Chapter 13A; establish the responsibilities of the board; authorize consultation and evaluation by a recreational therapist to be performed without a referral; establish requirements for licensure; authorize the board to establish fees related to the licensure process; set up a licensure renewal process; authorize the board to deny, refuse, renew, suspend, and revoke an applicant's license; enable applicants to appeal the revocation, suspension, and denial of a license; establish penalties; APPROPRIATION.
Vote YES HB 38/CI/LM (BR 147) - K. King, R. Bunch, D. Hale, C. Morgan AN ACT relating to sex offender registrants. Amend KRS 17.545 to prohibit sex offender registrants from being on the grounds of a publicly owned playground without advance written permission.
Vote YES SB 50 (BR 847) - D. Thayer, R. Alvarado AN ACT relating to the school calendar. Amend KRS 158.070 to establish a school district calendar committee and determine its membership; allow inclusion of a variable student instructional year in a school calendar; define a variable student instructional year; establish school calendar adoption procedures; require notice to be given to the media for school board meetings regarding the school calendar; provide that districts adopting a school calendar with the first student attendance day no earlier than the Monday closest to August 26 may use a variable student instructional year; make changes throughout to conform.
Vote NO HB 65 (BR 257) - A. Wuchner, M. Rader, K. Bratcher, R. Bunch, J. DuPlessis, S. Miles AN ACT relating to fishing license exemptions. Amend KRS 150.170 to remove the sport fishing license exemption for resident farmland owners and create a new sport fishing license exemption for private landowners and their spouses, dependents, tenants, and invited guests when fishing on their property from ponds or lakes that do not allow fish entry from or exit to public waters.
Vote NO HB 88/LM (BR 155) - J. Fischer AN ACT relating to pesticide application notice requirements. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms; require state or local government entities that engage in or direct the application of pesticides in residential areas to give notice to local officials and to the public no later than 48 hours prior to the application; require additional public notice every 7 days that the application continues; require state or local government entities to coordinate so that only one provides the required notices.
Vote NO SB 71 (BR 206) - G. Neal AN ACT relating to civil rights. Amend KRS 344.040 to make it unlawful to require a job applicant to disclose his or her criminal history prior to making an offer of employment to the applicant.