Senate Bill 263

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/26/20: floor amendment (1) filed
Title AN ACT relating to the coal workers' pneumoconiosis fund.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1972
Sponsors P. Wheeler, M. Nemes
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 342.1242 and 342.1243 to set forth the process to refund excess assessments to coal employers.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, procedure to refund coal assessments to employers
Workers' Compensation - Coal Workers' Pneumonoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers
Coal - Coal Workers' Pneumonoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

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03/04/20
  • introduced in Senate
03/06/20
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
03/10/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/11/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/12/20
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
03/17/20
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 32-0 with floor amendment (1)
03/18/20
  • received in House
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
03/19/20
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
  • taken from Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/26/20
  • posting waived
  • reported favorably, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor P. Wheeler
Summary Amend to require that both the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Funding Commission and the Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance Authority make the determination that final audits are closed and the liabilities of the coal workers' pnuemoconiosis fund are fully funded prior to the refund of any excess assessments to employers.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, procedure to refund coal assessments to employers
Workers' Compensation - Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers
Coal - Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Hinkle
Summary Require employers seeking a refund to certify if they are in bankruptcy; provide that if an employer is in bankruptcy, the refund can only be used to pay workers who have unpaid wages; provide that an employer shall not receive a refund if it has an outstanding tax balance or has other unpaid public obligations.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Workers' compensation, procedure to refund coal assessments to employers
Workers' Compensation - Coal Workers' Pneumonoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers
Coal - Coal Workers' Pneumonoconiosis fund, procedure to refund assessments to employers

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