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HB 541/FN (BR 1417) - C. Siler, T. Moore, T. Pullin

     AN ACT relating to coordinated benefits for Kentucky National Guard members returning from deployment.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to institute a program to assist Kentucky National Guard members returning from deployment overseas with physical and mental conditions; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Department of Military Affairs to cooperate and share costs; include face-to face meetings between returning National Guard members and Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs veterans benefits field representatives.


     HCS - Delete original text; amend KRS 38.030 to permit the Governor to authorize active duty pay for National Guard members injured during the 2009 winter storm; payments to be made until the National Guard member is released by a medical authority; payment to be reduced by amount of workers' compensation and other benefits.

     HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Amend to add emergency clause.

     HFA (2/Title, T. Pullin) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 23-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Feb 27-posted in committee
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2009
     Mar 4-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 6-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S); taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 95)

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