Senate Bill 218

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/14/19: reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
Title AN ACT relating to prevention of smoking and vaping by students.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1139
Sponsors B. Smith, S. Meredith
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 156 to require the Department of Education to establish an anonymous reporting mechanism for students to report concerns about vaping and other substances in schools; establish policies for the prompt investigation of reports to the anonymous reporting mechanism; encourage local school boards to provide awarness programs to teachers, students, and staff about vaping;
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaping awareness, provide
Children and Minors - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Children and Minors - Vaping awareness, provide
Local Mandate - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Senate Floor Amendment 5
House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/15/19
  • introduced in Senate
02/19/19
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
02/27/19
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/28/19
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) and (2-title) and (3) filed
03/01/19
  • floor amendment (4) filed
03/04/19
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 4, 2019
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • floor amendment (5) filed
03/05/19
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) (2-title) (4) and (5) withdrawn
  • passed 33-3 with floor amendment (3)
03/06/19
  • received in House
03/07/19
  • to Health and Family Services (H)
03/12/19
  • posted in committee
  • taken from Health and Family Services (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health and Family Services (H)
03/13/19
  • taken from Health and Family Services (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Health and Family Services (H)
03/14/19
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary Raise the age to purchase alternative nicotine products and vapor products to 21 years.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaping awareness, provide
Children and Minors - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Children and Minors - Vaping awareness, provide
Commerce - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Courts - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Sales - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
State Agencies - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - Changed title to "AN ACT relating to smoking and vaping

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor B. Smith
Summary Provide identiying language to paragraph (5)(b).
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaping awareness, provide
Children and Minors - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Children and Minors - Vaping awareness, provide

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor P. Hornback
Summary Removes the term "alternative nicotine products" and replaces it with the term "electronic smoking device". Raises the age to purchase tobacco products, electronic smoking devices and vapor products to twenty-one (21) years. Does away with the classification of status offense for violations of this Act. Adds delayed effective date of August 1, 2020.
Index Headings Courts - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Sales - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit
State Agencies - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Tobacco - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Commerce - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Effective Dates, Delayed - Tobacco, vapor products, raise purchase age limit, August 1, 2020

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor S. Meredith
Summary Raise the age to purchase alternative nicotine products and vapor products to 21 years. Exempt military personnel and their spouses from the heightened age requirement. Removes the classification of status offender for violations from the statute.
Index Headings Commerce - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Courts - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
Sales - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit
State Agencies - Vapor products, raise purchase age limit

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Expands the term "smoking cessation" to "smoking and vaping cessation."
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Vaping awareness, provide
Children and Minors - Anonymous reporting of substance, reporting, in schools
Children and Minors - Vaping awareness, provide
Local Mandate - Vaping awareness, provide

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