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HB 296 (BR 891) - J. Jenkins, S. Brinkman, L. Combs, T. Edmonds, K. Hall, T. Kerr, A. Koenig, M. Marzian, D. Owens, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 342.340, relating to workers' compensation self-insurance, to exempt public sector self-insured employers from the requirement to post security, indemnity or bond to secure workers' compensation liabilities if the public employer has authority to raise taxes or tuition, issue bonds, raise fees, or has other authority to generate funds.


     HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Declare an EMERGENCY.

     HFA (2/Title, J. Jenkins) - Make title amendment; EMERGENCY.

     SCS - Retain original provision; amend KRS 342.0011 to amend the definition of "agriculture"; amend KRS 304.13-167 to provide a workers' compensation premium reduction to employers who implement a drug-free workplace program.

     SCA (1/Title, A. Kerr) - Make title amendment; declare an emergency.

     Feb 6-introduced in House
     Feb 7-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Feb 28-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2007; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 5-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 7-taken from committee; 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 8-2nd reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 37-0-1 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House
     Mar 12-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 99-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 23-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 93)

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