Senate Bill 111

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Last Action 03/26/20: floor amendments (1), (2), (3-title) and (4-title) filed
Title AN ACT relating to the transportation of police officers, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, coroners, and deputy coroners killed in the line of duty.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1211
Sponsors P. Wheeler, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., J. Higdon
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 72 to require the coroner to deliver the remains of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel, as defined in KRS 61.315, killed in the line of duty to the family or other responsible entities in a casket or other similar vessel covered in an American flag; specify that the county is responsible for any costs associated with obtaining the flag and the casket or similar vessel, but that the county has no obligation to purchase the flag or the casket for the actual burial, cremation, or other disposition of the remains.
Index Headings of Original Version Deaths - Transportation by coroner of police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel killed in line of duty
Emergency Medical Services - Personnel killed in line of duty, transportation of
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Firefighters killed in line of duty, transportation of
Jails and Jailers - Officers killed in line of duty, transportation of
Local Government - Transportation by coroner of police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel killed in line of duty
Police, City and County - Officers killed in line of duty, transportation of
Police, State - Officers killed in line of duty, transportation of
Sheriffs - Officers killed in line of duty, transportation of
Aeronautics and Aviation - Airport firefighters, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Cities - Emergency medical services personnel, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Cities - Firefighters, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Cities - Police officers, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Coroners - Transportation of bodies of police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel killed in line of duty
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Officers killed in line of duty, transportation of
Counties - Emergency medical services personnel, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Counties - Firefighters, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Counties - Police officers, transportation of body when killed in line of duty
Local Mandate - Transportation of bodies of police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel killed in line of duty
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
Votes Vote History

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01/24/20
  • introduced in Senate
01/30/20
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
02/13/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
02/14/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/18/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2020
02/19/20
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute (1) committee amendment (1-title)
  • received in House
02/21/20
  • to Local Government (H)
02/28/20
  • posted in committee
03/17/20
  • taken from Local Government (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Local Government (H)
03/18/20
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
03/26/20
  • floor amendments (1), (2), (3-title) and (4-title) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill but specify in subsection (1) that in addition to the specified responders, any coroner or deputy coroner killed in the line of duty shall be transported pursuant to the provisions of the bill, and provide that, rather than a casket or similar vessel, transported individuals are transported in a professional manner so as to obscure the outline of the decedent's remains, and provide that, upon the wishes of the family or other responsible party of the decedent, a flag shall cover the decedent; allow the coroner to make arrangements with a funeral home or other designated transport service to return the decedent for his or her final arrangements, but require that the transportation be done in the same manner as set out in subsection (1).
Index Headings Emergency Medical Services - Transportation by coroner of personnel killed in the line of duty
Firefighters and Fire Departments - Transportation by coroner of personnel killed in the line of duty
Local Government - Coroners, transportation of specified responders killed in line of duty
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Transportation by coroner of personnel killed in the line of duty
Public Officers and Employees - Transportation of specified responders, a killed in the line of duty
Coroners - Transportation of specified responders killed in the line of duty
Counties - Coroners, transportation of specified responders killed in line of duty
Local Mandate - Transportation by coroner of personnel killed in the line of duty

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Robinson
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 111

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Add amendment to KRS 15.440 to allow the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to approve basic training credit for police officers seeking certification who meet certain experience and training levels.
Index Headings Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Certified officers, basic training, credit for
State Agencies - Department of Criminal Justice Training, basic training credits
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Criminal Justice Training, basic training credits

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retain original provisions; amend KRS 16.582 and 61.621 to increase minimum total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability benefits payable to a member of any of the systems administered by the Kentucky Retirement Systems from 25% to 75% of the member's monthly average pay; amend KRS 16.505, 61.510, and 78.510 to define "monthly average pay" as it relates to total and permanent line of duty and duty-related disability benefits; amend KRS 16.505 to amend the definition of "dependent child" as it relates to total and permanent line of duty or duty-related disability; amend KRS 61.702 to ensure full hospital and medical insurance benefits for the member, spouse, and dependents of a member who has a total and permanent in line of duty or duty-related disability; provide for prospective adjustments in benefits for those eligible members who were totally and permanently disabled in line of duty or due to a duty-related injury; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Public Officers and Employees - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retirement and Pensions - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of
Retroactive Legislation - Line of duty, disability benefits, adjustment of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 111

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor D. Meade
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 111

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