Senate Bill 32

Actions | Amendments
Last Action signed by Governor (Acts ch. 46)
Title AN ACT relating to inmate civil actions.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 287
Sponsors J. Schickel, D. Seum
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 454.400, 454.405, and 454.415 to require that certain civil actions filed by an inmate against the Department of Corrections, a Department of Corrections contract facility, or a local correctional facility be dismissed if the inmate fails to exhaust that facility's administrative remedies; provide notice of the dismissal to the facility and to all party defendants named in the civil action; permit a court, upon dismissal of the action, to assess reasonable costs against the inmate.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Inmates, civil actions by
Local Mandate - Inmates, civil actions by
Civil Actions - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Civil Procedure - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Inmates, civil actions by
Courts - Prisoners, civil actions by
Jails and Jailers - Inmates, civil actions by
Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/10/09
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/05/10
  • introduced in Senate
01/06/10
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/25/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/26/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/10
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 2, 2010
03/02/10
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/03/10
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendments (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
03/04/10
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (2) and (3)
  • received in House
03/08/10
  • to Judiciary (H)
03/15/10
  • posted in committee
03/17/10
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/18/10
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 19, 2010
03/22/10
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
03/23/10
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/30/10
  • signed by Governor (Acts ch. 46)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions; amend to clarify that a correctional facility includes county jails and other local or regional detention facilities; delete reference to the assessment of a fine against an inmate for failure to exhaust administrative remedies.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Inmates, civil actions by
Local Mandate - Inmates, civil actions by
Civil Actions - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Civil Procedure - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Inmates, civil actions by
Courts - Prisoners, civil actions by
Jails and Jailers - Inmates, civil actions by

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary Amend to insert provision tolling the period of limitations in specified situations.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Inmates, civil actions by
Local Mandate - Inmates, civil actions by
Civil Actions - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Civil Procedure - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Inmates, civil actions by
Courts - Prisoners, civil actions by
Jails and Jailers - Inmates, civil actions by

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary Amend to provide a limited extension of the period of limitations in specified situations and clarify that nothing in this provision shall revive an otherwise time-barred action.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Inmates, civil actions by
Local Mandate - Inmates, civil actions by
Civil Actions - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Civil Procedure - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Inmates, civil actions by
Courts - Prisoners, civil actions by
Jails and Jailers - Inmates, civil actions by

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Webb
Summary Amend to require that copies of orders dismissing an inmate lawsuit as a result of a failure to exhaust administrative remedies be served on the inmate in a manner consistent with the civil rules.
Index Headings Corrections Impact - Inmates, civil actions by
Local Mandate - Inmates, civil actions by
Civil Actions - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Civil Procedure - Prisoners, conditions of confinement and other challenges
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Inmates, civil actions by
Courts - Prisoners, civil actions by
Jails and Jailers - Inmates, civil actions by

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