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2022 Other Legislative Item 090 Senate Bill 090

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 90 Prioritize Access to Behavioral Health Treatment Summary SB 90 would establish a pilot program that creates an alternative to incarceration for those with a behavioral health disorder to receive treatment. Status SB 90 is sponsored by Senator Whitney Westerfield. It has been signed by the Governor. Signed by the Governor

By |2022-04-21T15:47:32-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item 271 Senate Bill 271

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 271 Track Domestic Violence Summary SB 271 would require the Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center to compile data on domestic violence fatalities, occurrences of dating violence and abuse or domestic violence and abuse, and reports of suspected dating violence and abuse or domestic violence and abuse deaths. Status SB 271 is sponsored by Senator Whitney Westerfield. It has been signed by the Governor. Signed by [...]

By |2022-04-21T15:49:21-04:00March 10th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 708

Other Legislative Item House Bill 708 Impact Public Assistance Summary HB 708 would direct the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish a basic health program and to develop a benefits cliff calculator. It also directs the Cabinet to establish and operate a Community Jobs Initiative pilot program. Status HB 708 is sponsored by Representative Jonathan Dixon. It has passed the Kentucky House and Senate and has been signed [...]

By |2022-04-15T12:34:30-04:00March 10th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 615

Other Legislative Item House Bill 615 Prohibit Solitary Confinement Summary HB 615 would prohibit the use of solitary confinement for adults and juveniles, with limited exceptions, and require reporting of data on its use. Status HB 615 is sponsored by Representative Samara Heavrin. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee Assignment

By |2022-03-10T11:03:36-05:00March 10th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item 375 Senate Bill 375

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 375 Tax Liability Deferral for Child Care Costs Summary SB 375 would allow for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2022 but before January 1, 2026 any resident subject to taxation under KRS 141.020 that incurs child care costs for employment related expenses for dependents under age five, to elect to defer up to $2,000 of tax liability for each taxable year not exceeding total [...]

By |2022-03-09T11:06:16-05:00March 9th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item House Bill 616

Other Legislative Item House Bill 616 Emergency Administration of Medication in Schools Summary HB 616 would include an opioid reversal agent, if a local board requires it, among the medications each school shall have an employee trained to administer to assist with self-administrations. Status HB 616 is sponsored by Representative Derek Lewis. It has been introduced in the House and is awaiting committee assignment. Awaiting Committee Assignment [...]

By |2022-03-09T11:01:32-05:00March 9th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item 363 Senate Bill 363

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 363 Establish C.R.O.W.N Act Summary SB 363 would provide definitions of "protective hairstyle" and "race" that include traits historically associated with race and prohibit school disciplinary codes from discriminating on the basis of race. Status SB 363 is sponsored by Senator Gerald Neal. It awaits a hearing in the Senate Education Committee. Awaiting Committee Hearing

By |2022-03-09T10:39:33-05:00March 9th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item 277 Senate Bill 277

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 277 Providing Feminine Hygiene Products for Students Summary SB 277 would require each public school that includes any of grades four through 12 to provide free feminine hygiene products to female students and require each local board of education to adopt policies for the distribution of free feminine hygiene products. Status SB 277 is co-sponsored by Senator Denise Harper Angel and Senator Julie Raque Adams. [...]

By |2022-03-09T10:34:22-05:00March 9th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Other Legislative Item 276 Senate Bill 276

Other Legislative Item Senate Bill 276 Medicaid Coverage for Sickle Cell Disease Summary SB 276 would require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to conduct an annual review of all medications, services, and forms of treatment for enrollees with a diagnosis of sickle cell disease that are eligible for coverage under the state's medical assistance program. Status SB 276 is sponsored by Senator Gerald Neal. It has been signed by [...]

By |2022-04-15T12:27:50-04:00March 9th, 2022|Bill Tracker|

2022 Blueprint Legislative Priority 297 Senate Bill 297

Blueprint Legislative Priority Strengthen Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Senate Bill 297 would modify "chain of command" child maltreatment reporting procedures and require immediate cross-agency reporting to ensure the report of child abuse or neglect is properly communicated to the appropriate external agencies. Review the Blueprint for Kentucky's Children policy priority fact sheet. Status SB 297 is sponsored by Senator Julie Raque Adams. It has been introduced in the Senate [...]

By |2022-03-09T10:00:48-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Bill Tracker|
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