04RS SB76


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SB 76 (BR 252) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to administrative hearings.
     Amend KRS 15A.011 and 15A.030 to establish the Division of Administrative Hearings within the Justice Cabinet; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to set forth the duties of the division; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 13 to centralize the state administrative hearing process; provide that the division shall assign hearing officers to conduct administrative hearings; amend existing statutes relating to administrative hearings to require agencies to refer matters to be heard to the Division of Administrative Hearings; retain specific statutory authority for certain boards and collegial bodies to hear administrative proceedings; repeal KRS 15.111; provide that current full-time hearing officers are to transfer to the Division of Administrative Hearings unless approval to stay is granted by the agency's appointing authority.

     Jan 9-introduced in Senate
     Jan 14-to Judiciary (S)

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