Senate Bill 157

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/24/20: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 127)
Title AN ACT relating to governmental ethics.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1456
Sponsor W. Schroder
Summary of Original Version Amend 11A.201 to define "financial impact" and refine the definitions of "executive agency decision" and "substantial issue"; amend KRS 11A.211 to include real parties in interest as part of the engagement of the executive agency lobbyist in the requirement to report compensation paid or received; amend KRS 11A.010 and 11A.233 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Public Authorities - Executive branch ethics, "financial impact," definition of
Public Authorities - Executive branch ethics, compensation to real party in interest, reporting of
Public Ethics - Executive, "financial impact," definition of
Public Ethics - Executive, compensation to real party in interest, reporting of
State Agencies - Executive branch ethics, "financial impact," definition of
State Agencies - Executive branch ethics, compensation to real party in interest, reporting of
Ethics - Executive branch, "financial impact," definition of
Ethics - Executive branch, compensation to real party in interest, reporting of
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/10/20
  • introduced in Senate
02/12/20
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/11/20
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
03/12/20
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/17/20
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • 3rd reading, passed 32-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
03/18/20
  • received in House
03/19/20
  • to State Government (H)
  • taken from State Government (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State Government (H)
  • posted in committee
03/26/20
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed
04/14/20
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 82-5 with floor amendment (1)
04/15/20
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1)
  • Senate concurred in House floor amendment (1)
  • passed 33-0
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/24/20
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 127)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, specify that applicable criminal statutes of limitation shall not apply to ethical misconduct under KRS 6.601 to 6.849; provide for dismissal of a legislative ethics complaint upon the affirmative vote of at least five members, including at a teleconference meeting; allow a complaint to be filed against a former legislator, legislative agent, or former employer of a legislative agent within one year of the date he or she left office or terminated lobbying registration; provide for confidentiality of the commission records relating to a preliminary inquiry; require the commission to design seminars for employees of the legislative branch of state government; change design requirement for continuing legal education class; reduce the current issue seminars for legislators from three hours to two hours.
Index Headings General Assembly - Ethics, criminal statutes, application of
General Assembly - Ethics, preliminary proceedings, confidentiality, retain
General Assembly - Former member, complaint allowed
Legislative Research Commission - Training, legislators and staff, responsibilities for
Ethics - Legislative, criminal statutes of limitation, ethical misconduct, shall not apply to
Ethics - Legislative, former legislative agent or employer, complaint allowed
Ethics - Legislative, general assembly, former member, complaint allowed
Ethics - Legislative, proceedings, preliminary, confidentiality, retain

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor W. Schroder
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 157

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Nemes
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill , except amend Section 2 to restore to original statutory language to allow the open records and open meetings laws to apply to the disclosure of commission proceedings and its documents once a final determination is made by the commission.
Index Headings Ethics - Legislative, proceedings and documents, open records and open meetings, applicable
General Assembly - Ethics, proceedings and documents, open records and open meetings, applicable

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