Senate Bill 130

Actions
Last Action 02/07/19: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to financial settlements.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 401
Sponsor J. Higdon
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 6.601 to 6.849 to require that any financial settlement resulting from actions of members or staff of the General Assembly and implemented with the expenditure of public funds be disclosed by the person or persons who authorized or approved the settlement to the Legislative Ethics Commission, including financial settlements resulting from cases of breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, severance at termination of employment, and sexual harassment; require the Legislative Ethics Commission to post a listing of all such financial settlements on its Web site; failure to report such financial settlements by each person who authorized or approved the settlement is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 for each offense; define certain terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 11A to require that any financial settlement resulting from actions of public servants or employees of the executive branch of state government and implemented with the expenditure of public funds shall be disclosed by each person who authorized or approved the settlement to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission, including financial settlements resulting from cases of breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, severance at termination of employment, and sexual harassment; require the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to post a listing of all such financial settlements on its Web site; failure to report such financial settlements by each person who authorized or approved the settlement shall be punishable by a fine of up to S1,000 for each offense; define certain terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 21A to require that any financial settlement resulting from actions of Supreme Court justices, judges, or other employees of the Kentucky Court of Justice and implemented with the expenditure of public funds shall be disclosed by each person who authorized or approved the settlement to the Clerk of the Kentucky Supreme Court, including financial settlements resulting from cases of breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, severance at termination of employment, and sexual harassment; require the Clerk of the Kentucky Supreme Court to post a listing of all such financial settlements on the Web site of the Kentucky Court of Justice; failure to report such financial settlements by each person who authorized or approved the financial settlement shall be punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 for each offense; define certain terms; create a new section of KRS 164.011 to 164.098 to require that any financial settlement that results from actions of employees of any public institution of higher learning in Kentucky and implemented with the expenditure of public funds shall be disclosed by each person who authorized or approved the settlement to the Council on Postsecondary Education, including cases of breach of contract, discrimination, harassment, severance at termination of employment, and sexual harassment; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to post a listing of all such financial settlements on its Web site; failure to report such financial settlements by each person who authorized or approved the settlements shall be punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 for each offense; define certain terms.
Index Headings of Original Version General Assembly - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Governor - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Legislative Research Commission - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Lieutenant Governor - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Secretary of State - Financial settlements, public funds, report
State Agencies - Financial settlements, public funds, report
State Employees - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Treasurer - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Universities and Colleges - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Ethics - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Agriculture - Commissioner, financial settlements, public funds, report
Attorney General - Financial settlements, public funds, report
Auditor of Public Accounts - Financial settlements, public funds, report

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02/05/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/07/19
  • to Judiciary (S)


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