05RS HB189


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HB 189/LM (BR 168) - J. Carr, R. Damron, H. Collins, M. Denham, J. Gooch Jr, R. Nelson, J. Stacy, T. Thompson, M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to members of the United States Armed Forces.
     Create a new section of KRS 335B.020 to 335B.070 to permit the extension of a professional license for a member of the United States Armed Forces while that individual is deployed overseas.


     HCS - Retain provisions of the bill except delete requirement that an individual has to provide a copy of orders deploying the individual overseas in order to qualify for extension of a professional license.

     HFA (1, R. Damron) - Retain original provisions; change chapter from 335B to 36; add certificates and permits as well as licenses; provide that possession of a license, permit, or certification together with overseas deployment orders is evidence of license extension and a defense against having an expired license; permit a service member to voluntarily notify the licensing, permitting, or certifying agency of overseas deployment and require the agency to automatically extend the license, permit, certification as provided in the act; prohibit an agency from taking any adverse action against a service member who has not provided overseas deployment information.

     Feb 1-introduced in House
     Feb 2-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2005
     Feb 18-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 24-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 28-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent bill
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2005
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 4-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 49)

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