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KFTC's Bill Tracker

KFTC's legislative issues during the
2016 Kentucky General Assembly
KFTC's Priority Legislation
KFTC Supports

Restoration of Voting Rights Amendment

House Bill 70
Status

HB 70 was approved by the House Elections, Constitutional Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on February 1, and the full House on February 4 by an 82-9 vote. It is now before the Senate State and Local Government Committee.

See how House members voted HERE.

KFTC's HB 70 Action Alert
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KFTC Supports

Tax Reform

House Bill 342
Status

The bill will go to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee.

KFTC Supports

Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA)

Status

The bill will be assigned to a committee once it is introduced.

KFTC Supports

Clean Energy Opportunity Act

House Bill 339
Status

HB 339 has been assigned to the House Tourism Development and Energy Committee.

KFTC Supports

Stream Saver Bill

House Bill 152
Status

HB 152 is assigned to the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee.

Other Bills
KFTC Supports

Fairness

House Bill 155
Status

HB 155 is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.

KFTC Supports

Expungement

House Bill 40
Status

HB 40 was approved by the House Judiciary Committee, 15-3, on January 13, and by the full House, 80-11, on January 15. See how House members voted HERE.

HB 40 and SB 77 are both before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

KFTC Supports

Pipeline Safety

House Bill 240
KFTC Supports

Earned Income Tax Credit

House Bill 86
Status

HB 86 is assigned to the House Appropriations & Revenue Committee.

KFTC Supports

Earned Income Tax Credit

Senate Bill 157
Status

SB 157 is assigned to the Senate Appropriations & Revenue Committee.

KFTC Supports

Abolition of Death Penalty

House Bill 203
Senate Bill 41
Status

HB 203 is assigned to the House Judiciary Committee. SB 41 is before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

KFTC Supports

Payday Lending

Senate Bill 101
Status

SB 101 is assigned to the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee.

KFTC Supports

Campaign Contribution Limits

KFTC Supports

Raise the Minimum Wage

House Bill 278
Status

HB 278 was approved by the House Labor & Industry Committee on January 28 by a 14-6 vote. It was then assigned to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee rather than going to the House floor.

KFTC Supports

Early Voting

House Bill 290
KFTC Supports

Ban the Box

House Bill 180
Status

HB 180 is assigned to the House Labor & Industry Committee.

KFTC Supports

Cruelty to dogs

Senate Bill 14
Status

SB 14 is before the Senate Agriculture Committee.

KFTC Supports

Timber Theft

Status

HCR 29 was approved by the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee on February 4.

KFTC Supports

Community Farm Alliance

Status

The bill is on the House floor and needs to be called by the Speaker for a vote.

KFTC Opposes

Local Option Sales Tax

House Bill 2
KFTC Opposes

Right to Work

Senate Bill 3
KFTC Opposes

Prevailing Wage

Senate Bill 9
Status

SB 9 passed the Senate Appropriations & Revenue Committee on January 7, and the full Senate 26-11 on January 14. On February 4, it was defeated in the House Labor & Industry Committee by a 6-15 vote.

See how senators voted HERE.

KFTC Opposes

Prevailing Wage

Senate Bill 94
Status

SB 9 is assigned to the Senate State & Local Government Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Unmined Coal Tax

House Bill 23
Status

HB 23 is assigned to the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Unmined Coal Tax

House Bill 195
Status

HB 195 is assigned to the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Nuclear Power Plants

House Bill 103
Status

HB 103 is assigned to the House Tourism Development & Energy Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Nuclear Power

Senate Bill 89
Status

SB 89 is assigned to the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Polluters sanctuary

House Bill 104
Status

HB 104 is assigned to the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee.

KFTC Opposes

Drug Testing

House Bill 62
Status

HB 62 is assigned to the House Health & Welfare Committee.

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