Senate Bill 7

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/19: signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 075)
Title AN ACT relating to employment.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1192
Sponsor R. Stivers II
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 336.700 to allow arbitration, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution agreements to be required by employers as a condition or precondition to employment; allow a waiver of a claim to be required as a condition or precondition for rehiring of an employee; allow an agreement to reduce the period for limitations as a condition or precondition of employment as long as the agreement does not apply to state or federal law that preempts modifying limitations; allow an employee to be required to agree to a background check as a condition or precondition of employment in conformity with a state of federal law requiring background checks; state that these provisions shall be applied retroactively and prospectively; amend KRS 417.050 to comform; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution agreements
Personnel and Employment - Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution agreements
Arbitration - Employer and employee agreements for
Workforce - Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution agreements
Effective Dates, Emergency - Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution agreements
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/14/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/15/19
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
02/19/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/20/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/21/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2019
  • 3rd reading, passed 26-10 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/22/19
  • received in House
02/25/19
  • to Small Business & Information Technology (H)
02/26/19
  • posted in committee
03/01/19
  • reassigned to State Government (H)
  • posted in committee
03/04/19
  • taken from State Government (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State Government (H)
03/05/19
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/06/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
03/12/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (2) defeated
  • passed 51-45 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (3)
03/13/19
  • received in Senate
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (3) on Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendment (3)
  • Bill passed 25-11
03/14/19
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/25/19
  • signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 075)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain the original provisions except to remove the emergency clause.
Index Headings Arbitration - Employment conditions, remove emergency clause
Labor and Industry - Employment conditions, remove emergency clause
Personnel and Employment - Employment conditions, remove emergency clause
Workforce - Employment conditions, remove emergency clause

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Carroll
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 7

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain the original provisions, except to clarify that an agreement on limitations of actions required to only limit the limitations to 50% of the time that is provided under the law; arbitration agreements between an employer and employee required to be subject to general contract defenses; arbitration agreement between an employer and employee required to safeguard effective vindication of legal rights; arbitrators required to disqualify him or herself if there are conflicts; the Kentucky Rules of civil procedure apply if no rules are specified; and no contract executed prior to the effective date of this act required to be invalidated if one provision is found invalid due to this act.
Index Headings Workforce - Arbitration agreements and limitations of actions for employee and employee
Labor and Industry - Arbitration agreements and limitations of actions for employee and employee
Personnel and Employment - Arbitration agreements and limitations of actions for employee and employee

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Sorolis
Summary Amend GA bill to include further defiintions for the term "employee"; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Arbitration - Employer and employee agreements
Effective Dates, Emergency - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreement
Labor and Industry - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreement
Personnel and Employment - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreement
Workforce - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreement

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor M. Sorolis
Summary Amend House Committe Substitute to GA bill to include definitions for the term "employee."
Index Headings Arbitration - Employer and employee agreements
Labor and Industry - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreement
Personnel and Employment - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreements
Workforce - Arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution agreements

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Retain original provisions except to add language to section 1 that the provisions do not apply to collective bargaining agreements between employer and representatives of member employees; amend KRS 417.050 to conform.
Index Headings Collective Bargaining - Arbitration requirements, collective bargaining agreements
Labor and Industry - Arbitration requirements, collective bargaining agreements
Personnel and Employment - Arbitration requirements, collective bargaining agreements
Workforce - Arbitration requirements, collective bargaining agreements

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