Senate Bill 204

Last Action 02/19/19: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to asbestos trust claims and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1774
Sponsor R. Girdler
Summary of Original Version Create an new section of KRS Chapter 411 to define "asbestos action," "asbestos trust," "trust claims materials," and "trust governance documents"; require plaintiffs in an asbestos action to provide certain information and documents not less than 180 days before the initial date set for trial; establish that plaintiffs have a continuing duty to supplement the information and documents; establish requirements for an order requiring a plaintiff to file additional asbestos trust claims; establish that defendants may seek discovery from an asbestos trust; establish requirements for an asbestos action; require a court to impose sanctions if a plaintiff fails to comply with the section; provide that Act may be cited to as the Kentucky Asbestos Trust Claims Transparency Act; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Asbestos action, evidence standards, establishment of
Courts - Asbestos action, requirements for
Effective Dates, Emergency - Asbestos actions, requirements for
Claims - Asbestos action, requirements and rights, establishment of
Short Titles and Popular Names - Kentucky Asbestos Trust Claims Transparency Act


  • introduced in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)

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