00RS HB10


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HB 10/LM (BR 113) - S. Nunn, B. Crall, G. Stumbo

     AN ACT relating to the usage of tobacco by minors.
     Create a new of KRS Section Chapter 438 to prohibit the use of tobacco products by persons under the age of 18, and require confiscation of tobacco products by law enforcement officers from those in violation except as provided in KRS 438.311 and 438.330.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions of the bill but require law enforcement officers to also destroy confiscated products, permit officer to charge violator with disorderly conduct as per KRS 525.010 if confiscation resisted, require law enforcement officer to issue a citation and notify the court designated worker who shall notify the parents of the violator as per KRS 610.200, for any subsequent offense the violator shall also attend an education or smoking cessation program if available as determined by the court designated worker, and require notice of attendance and completion of program to court designated worker by violator or monetary and community service penalties as per KRS 438.311(2) applied.
     SFA (1, E. Scorsone) - Remove provisions requiring the confiscation of tobacco products by law enforcement officers and remove exclusion of persons exempted by KRS 438.311 and 438.330.
     SFA (2, E. Scorsone) - Provide that tobacco products must be in plain view of the law enforcement officer before they may be confiscated from a person under the age of 18.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 26-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 28, 2000
     Feb 1-3rd reading, laid on clerk's desk
     Feb 2-taken from clerk's desk; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 3, 2000
     Feb 3-passed 79-14
     Feb 4-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 1, 2000
     Mar 1-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 2-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 25-8 with floor amendment (2)
     Mar 3-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (2)
     Mar 21-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (2) ; passed 80-9
     Mar 23-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 160)

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