05RS HB383


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HB 383 (BR 1440) - T. Riner, J. Carr

     AN ACT relating to faith-based initiatives.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 12 to establish an Office for Faith-Based and Community Nonprofit Social Services in the Office of the Governor; define "government funding" and "social service program"; include legislative findings; establish principles for all government agencies to include nondiscrimination practices, separation of government-funded and religious activities, and accountability for governmental funds; specify that the office shall review policies affecting opportunities for funding for social services programs and provide information and technical assistance to faith-based and nonprofit organizations and public officials; require specified agencies to designate liaisons to the office; require agencies to review existing policies and report to the office; specify that this Act shall not be contrary to state or federal law and shall not establish any preference for faith-based or nonprofit organizations government funding.

     Feb 9-introduced in House
     Feb 10-to State Government (H)
     Feb 14-posting waived
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2005
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 92-2
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 2-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 4, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 33-0
     Mar 8-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 137)

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