04RS HB389


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HB 389/CI (BR 1482) - J. Hoover, R. Wilkey

     AN ACT relating to inmates.
     Amend KRS 454.415, relating to inmate lawsuits, to require exhaustion of all administrative remedies prior to filing of a lawsuit; delete the provision permitting a court to continue an inmate lawsuit while the inmate exhausts administrative remedies.


     HCS/CI - Retain provisions of original bill except make technical corrections.

     HFA (1, P. Bather) - Retain original provisions of the bill; create a new section that allows inmates to be granted an accompanied furlough to the deathbed or funeral of an inmate's spouse or family member; direct the Department of Corrections to promulgate administrative regulations detailing specifics.

     Jan 27-introduced in House
     Jan 28-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 30-posted in committee
     Feb 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2004
     Mar 16-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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