House Bill 1

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Last Action 01/19/21: Vetoed
Title AN ACT relating to reopening the economy in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in response to the state of emergency declared by the Governor of Kentucky beginning in March 2020 and continuing throughout the year of 2021 and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Bill Request Number 954
Sponsors B. Rowland, D. Osborne, L. Bechler, D. Bentley, A. Bowling, J. Branscum, J. Bray, R. Bridges, J. Decker, J. Dixon, J. DuPlessis, D. Fister, P. Flannery, D. Frazier, C. Freeland, C. Fugate, R. Goforth, M. Hart, R. Heath, R. Huff, T. Huff, K. King, W. Lawrence, D. Lewis, C. Massey, C. McCoy, S. McPherson, D. Meade , M. Meredith, S. Miles, J. Miller, K. Moser, J. Nemes, P. Pratt, M. Prunty, B. Reed, S. Rudy, S. Santoro, S. Sharp, W. Thomas, K. Upchurch, B. Wesley
Summary of Original Version Provide relief to businesses and individuals during the COVID-19 state of emergency; provide guidelines for opening of businesses and schools; suspend interest on unpaid unemployment insurance contributions and provide guidelines for noncustodial parental visitation during the COVID-19 state of emergency; provide guidelines for visitation at long-term care facilities during the COVID-19 state of emergency; retroactive to March 6, 2020; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

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01/05/21
  • introduced in House
  • to State Government (H)
  • taken from State Government (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State Government (H)
  • posted in committee
01/06/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 7, 2021
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
01/07/21
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
  • 3rd reading, passed 70-25 with Committee Substitute (1) and floor amendments (1) and (3)
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to State & Local Government (S)
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)
01/08/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 9, 2021
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed
01/09/21
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to State & Local Government (S)
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 9, 2021
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) withdrawn
  • passed 28-7 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day for Concurrence or Nonconcurrence
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 74-21
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
01/19/21
  • Vetoed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except make technical changes; amend to include school districts in addition to schools and local governments to the entities impacted; and reference long-term care facilities as defined in KRS 216A.010; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Rowland
Summary Amend to make technical changes; to expand potential care visitors; to allow a plan to be prepared by a local or state agency; to delete requirement plan be submitted to health department; to delete retroactivity provision; to provide that allowing visitors is discretionary with the facility; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - Delete provision

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Hatton
Summary Amend HB1/HCS 1 to remove the provision that would require essential personal care visitors to waive liability claims against a residential long term care facilities they enter for exposure to viruses and other diseases.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - HB 1
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitaion during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspencsion of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor B. Rowland
Summary Amend to remove references to churches and religious institutions in (1) of Section 1; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Religion - Religious institutions, removal of reference
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except make technical changes; provide that business opening plans shall meet or exceed the least restrictive of those issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the executive branch; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary Allows any business, for-profit or not-for-profit organizations, local governments, schools, and school districts to remain open in person as long as they obtain and follow an operating plan.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency, in person
Local Government - Operations during COVID-19 emergency, in person
Cities - Operations during COVID-19 emergency, in person
Counties - Operations during COVID-19 emergency, in person

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Higdon
Summary Amend to specify application to in-person operations and sevices and to indicate the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention applicable as of January 1, 2021 apply to (1).
Index Headings Labor and Industry - COVID-19, response
Public Health - COVID-19, response
Small Business - COVID-19, response

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Amend to make technical changes; remove requirement that plans meet or exceed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to provide that entities may remain open and fully operational for in-person services so long as it adopts an operating plan; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Schools, operations during COVID-19 emergency
Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19, emergency provisions
Hospitals and Nursing Homes - Long-term care facilities, visitation during COVID-19 emergency
Parental Rights - Visitation, enforcement of rights during COVID-19 emergency
Unemployment Compensation - Employer contributions, suspension of interest during COVID-19 emergency
Retroactive Legislation - COVID-19 emergency provisions, March 6, 2020

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