House Bill 479

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/11/21: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title AN ACT relating to legal actions involving the Commonwealth of Kentucky and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1534
Sponsors J. Blanton, DJ Johnson, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 15.020 to authorize the Attorney General to bring an action regarding the constitutionality of statutes, regulations, and orders; establish venue; amend KRS 15.060 to authorize assistance from other areas of state government regarding investigations and prosecutions of various matters; amend KRS 15.113 to identify additional illegal or fraudulent activity under the investigative authority of the Attorney General; amend KRS 15.240 to expand the statutes under which the Attorney General can initiate an action or intervene in an action; amend KRS 342.760 and 342.765 to transfer the legal representation and reporting requirements regarding the uninsured employers fund from the Attorney General to the Labor Cabinet; amend KRS 446.350 to establish a waiver of sovereign immunity under limited situations; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Criminal Procedure - Attorney General, authority, initiate or intervene in additional actions
Effective Dates, Emergency - Legal actions, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Labor and Industry - Uninsured employers fund, legal actions, Labor Cabinet
Workers' Compensation - Uninsured employer's fund, Labor Cabinet, transfer for legal actions
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Attorney General, authority, legal actions
Attorney General - Authority, specified legal actions, initiate or intervene
Attorney General - Intervention and investigation, request of Senate President and Speaker of the House
Attorney General - Investigation, assisting agencies
Attorney General - Investigation, illegal and fraudulent activites
Attorney General - Legal actions, authority, constitutional issues
Attorney General - Uninsured employers fund, legal actions, transfer
Civil Actions - Attorney General, authority, initiate or intervene
Civil Actions - Sovereign immunity, limited waiver
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2

Actions

Top | Amendments
02/10/21
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/11/21
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/22/21
  • posted in committee
02/24/21
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
02/25/21
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/11/21
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; and remove amendments to KRS Chapter 342; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Criminal Procedure - Attorney General, authority, initiate or intervene in additional actions
Effective Dates, Emergency - Legal actions, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Attorney General, authority, legal actions
Attorney General - Authority, specified legal actions, initiate or intervene
Attorney General - Intervention and investigation, request of Senate President and Speaker of the House
Attorney General - Investigation, assisting agencies
Attorney General - Investigation, illegal and fraudulent activities
Attorney General - Legal actions, authority, constitutional issues
Civil Actions - Attorney General, authority, initiate or intervene
Civil Actions - Sovereign immunity, limited waiver
Fiscal Note - Attorney General, authority, legal actions

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary Retain original provisions; and delete Section 5 of the bill.
Index Headings Attorney General - Authority, specified legal actions, initiate or intervene

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Blanton
Summary Retain original provisions; and delete references to various statutes in KRS Chapter 525.
Index Headings Attorney General - Authority, specified legal actions, initiate or intervene

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