Senate Bill 221

Last Action to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to causes of action in which the state has an interest and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1831
Sponsors S. Gregory, D. Seum, W. Westerfield
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 6 to give the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate standing to intervene in judicial proceedings in which the constitutionality of any Kentucky statute or constitutional provision is challenged; and amend KRS 48.005 to require statewide constitutional officers to inform the court of the public accountability for funds provisions prior to entering into an agreed order in a legal action to which KRS 48.005 applies; allow the Speaker and the President to intervene in an action to ensure compliance with this section; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Funds recovered through judgment or settlement, statewide constitutional officers to notify court
General Assembly - Speaker and President, certain legal actions, right to intervene in
Public Officers and Employees - Statewide constitutional officers, courts, notification to
Effective Dates, Emergency - Speaker and President, certain legal actions, right to intervene in
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 17, 2014
  • 3rd reading, passed 31-6-1
  • received in House
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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