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SB 42/CI (BR 934) - R. Stivers II

     AN ACT relating to inmate recidivism reduction.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 197 relating to prisons, to permit the Department of Corrections to operate a Prison Industries Enhancement (PIE) program in which the labor of prisoners is leased to private entities to make products and perform services for private employers; create a commission to oversee the activities of the program.


     SCS/CI - Retain original provisions; add requirement that the business leasing the labor include all associated payroll expenses such as taxes, workers' compensation, and a fee for processing the payroll as set by the Department of Corrections; require the Kentucky Prison Industries Enhancement Commission to require procedures for addressing the handling of injuries to inmates by workers' compensation or another program.

     SCA (1, R. Stivers II) - Delete language relating to insurance for prisoner injured in program and replace with a duty of the person leasing the labor of the prisoner to provide for workers' compensation coverage for the prisoner.

     SFA (1/Title, D. Mongiardo) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (2, D. Mongiardo) - Attach provisions of HB 67.

     SFA (3, D. Mongiardo) - Attach provisions of HB 67.

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate
     Jan 4-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20
     Feb 20-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 21-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1-title) and (3) filed
     Feb 22-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 26-3rd reading; floor amendments (2) and (3) ruled out of order ; floor amendments (1-title) (2) and (3) withdrawn ; passed 26-8 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
     Feb 27-received in House
     Mar 2-to Judiciary (H)

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