House Bill 221

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/13/22: recommitted to Transportation (S)
Title AN ACT relating to school bus safety.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 815
Sponsors D. Hale, J. Dixon, R. Huff, N. Kirk-McCormick
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 67 to define "owner," "code enforcement board," "county," "camera monitoring system," "recorded images," and "stop arm camera violation"; permit the legislative body of a county to enact an ordinance to authorize the use of camera monitoring systems by a local school district and permit the enforcement of a civil penalty for a stop arm camera violation recorded by a camera monitoring system; permit the legislative body of a county to enter into an interlocal agreement to implement and enforce such ordinances; provide that a legislative body shall set the amount of the civil penalty; provide that the revenue generated from a civil penalty shall be retained by the county; require specific notice for a stop arm camera violation; require the legislative body of a county to designate a form for a stop arm camera violation; establish defenses to a stop arm camera violation; define the procedures for a contest to a stop arm camera violation; require a recipient of a stop arm camera violation to pay or contest the violation within 60 days; allow for suspension of registration for failure to pay a fine; require a county to notify the Transportation Cabinet of the need to release a suspension within one business day of payment; amend KRS 189.990 to increase the maximum fine from $200 to $300 for the first offense of failing to stop for a school bus or church bus that is receiving or discharging passengers; amend KRS 189.370 to require traffic in the opposite direction of a school bus to stop for a school bus on highways that are not divided by a raised barrier or unpaved median.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Courts, Fiscal - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Education, Elementary and Secondary - School bus stop arm cameras, interlocal agreement to implement and enforce
Interlocal Cooperation - Stop arm camera implementation and enforcement, interlocal agreement
State Agencies - School district, school bus stop arm cameras, interlocal agreement with county
Consolidated Local Governments - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Unified Local Governments - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Stop arm camera violation, contest to code enforcement board, procedure
Counties - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Counties, Urban - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Boards and Commissions - Code enforcement boards to hear contest to stop arm camera violation
Counties, Charter - School bus stop arm cameras, ordinance to implement and enforce
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/05/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/11/22
  • to Education (H)
02/15/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/16/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2022
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/17/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 87-5 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
02/18/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/22/22
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
02/25/22
  • reassigned to Transportation (S)
03/16/22
  • reassigned to Education (S)
03/24/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/25/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/29/22
  • floor amendment (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
03/30/22
  • taken from the Regular Orders of the Day
04/13/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Transportation (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain all original provisions; amend KRS 64.090 to provide that a sheriff may retain $25 of a collected civil penalty for a stop arm camera violation enforced by the sheriff's office.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Stop arm camera violation, proceeds of civil penalty, $25 to Sheriff's office
Sheriffs - Stop arm camera violation, proceeds of civil penalty, $25 to Sheriff's office

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Decker
Summary Retain all original provisions; provide that the legislative body shall not enter into an interlocal agreement for enforcing stop arm cameras for 30 days from the date the terms of the agreement are made public; provide that the interlocal agreement shall establish clear requirements for record keeping, retention, and deletion so as to adequately secure the data; provide that a school bus equipped with a camera monitoring system shall display a public warning; provide deadlines for when recorded images must be destroyed; provide that a recorded image shall be sufficient evidence of a stop arm camera violation; provide that a recorded image shall not be admissible in any other civil or criminal proceeding; provide that it shall be a defense to a stop arm camera violation that the violation was necessary to allow for passage of an emergency vehicle, necessary to avoid injuring another person or property, while participating in a funeral procession, or necessary to comply with any other general statute or regulation.
Index Headings Interlocal Cooperation - Interlocal agreement, stop arm camera ordinance enforcement, required terms, notice to public
Traffic Safety - School bus stop arm cameras, notice to public, defenses to violation
Counties - Interlocal agreement, stop arm camera ordinance enforcement, required terms, notice to public

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain all original provisions; require the interlocal agreement entered into to implement a stop arm camera ordinance to require issuance of warnings to vehicle owners rather than citations during the first 30 days of initiating operation of the first camera monitoring system in the district; require the interlocal agreement to include terms specifying the manner in which the revenue generated from a civil penalty for a stop arm camera violation is to be distributed; require a county to distribute revenue in accordance with the terms of the interlocal agreement; provide that the Act may be cited as the Randall Scott Combs Act.
Index Headings Sheriffs - Stop arm camera violation, proceeds of civil penalty, $25 to sheriff's office
Local Mandate - Stop arm camera violation, proceeds of civil penalty, $25 to sheriff's office

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor P. Wheeler
Summary Retain original provisions except permit recorded images to be admissible in other types of civil or criminal proceedings.
Index Headings Criminal Procedure - Admissibility, school bus stop arm camera recorded images
Civil Actions - Admissibility, school bus stop arm camera recorded images
Civil Procedure - Admissibility, school bus stop arm camera recorded images

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain all original provisions; amend KRS 199.896 to provide that the license or certification of a child-care center shall not be refused or revoked for refusing to require facial coverings; require that individuals be permitted to opt-out of any public school requirement for medical devices and medical procedures and treatments; provide that an individual shall not be required to submit any documentation or certification to opt-out; provide that nothing in the section shall be interpreted to contradict KRS 158.035; provide that postsecondary education institutions may not require individuals to use medical devices and submit to medical procedures and treatments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on property not used for the delivery of medical services; provide that a postsecondary education institution may implement a requirement for facial coverings that is not responsive to the COVID-19 pandemic; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Emergency - COVID-19 precautions, opt-out, medical device, vaccine, testing requirements
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, parent opt-out, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Education, Higher - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Health and Medical Services - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, response to COVID-19 pandemic
Children and Minors - Facial coverings, limited prohibition of requirement, parent opt-out, response to COVID-19 pandemic

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 221/GA

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