House Bill 499

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 184)
Title AN ACT relating to employee child-care assistance and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 184
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Fiscal Note
Bill Request Number 1297
Sponsors S. Heavrin, C. Massey, K. Moser, K. Banta, D. Bentley, T. Bojanowski, A. Bowling, J. Branscum, K. Bratcher, J. Bray, J. Calloway, M. Cantrell, J. Dixon, R. Dotson, D. Elliott, J. Fischer, P. Flannery, K. Fleming, D. Frazier Gordon, C. Freeland, C. Fugate, A. Gentry, J. Gooch Jr., D. Hale, M. Hart, A. Hatton, R. Heath, R. Huff, T. Huff, J. Jenkins, DJ Johnson, K. King, N. Kirk-McCormick, M. Koch, A. Koenig, N. Kulkarni, W. Lawrence, S. Lewis, B. McCool, S. McPherson, M. Meredith, J. Miller, P. Minter, J. Nemes, D. Osborne, R. Palumbo, M. Pollock, P. Pratt, M. Prunty, J. Raymond, R. Roberts, B. Rowland, S. Sharp, S. Sheldon, T. Smith, C. Stevenson, N. Tate, W. Thomas, K. Timoney, J. Tipton, T. Truett, K. Upchurch, R. Webber, B. Wheatley, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Create a new sections of KRS Chapter 199 to create the Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program; define terms; obligate the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to administer the program; establish reporting requirements; establish a fund for the program; authorize the cabinet to administer the fund; direct the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations to effectuate the program; establish program requirements for employers and employees; establish requirements for both permissive and mandatory termination of the program contract; permit the Cabinet for Economic Development to condition program requirements on participation in this program; amend KRS 199.990 to include a penalty; cite as the Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership; APPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Employee, child-care assistance, public-private partnership program
Labor and Industry - Workforce, child-care assistance, subsidy, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Small Business - Subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Appropriations - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership, fund, workforce
Workforce - Subsidy, child-care assistance, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Effective Dates, Emergency - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program
Short Titles and Popular Names - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership
Fiscal Note - Workforce, child-care assistance, subsidy
Economic Development - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3
Senate Floor Amendment 4
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/15/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/11/22
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/14/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/17/22
  • taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
03/18/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
  • taken from Rules
  • placed in the Orders of the Day
  • 3rd reading, passed 80-5 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/21/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
  • taken from Committee on Committees (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (S)
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/22/22
  • taken from Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/29/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/30/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed and floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 30, 2022
  • floor amendment (4) filed to Committee Substitute
  • floor amendment (1) withdrawn
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-3 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute (1)
  • Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report (1) filed in House and Senate
  • Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
  • Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Free Conference Committee Report (1)
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate
  • passed 33-3
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • passed 86-4
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/08/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 184)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original proisions; make technical changes so that the title of the program reads "Employee Child Care Assistance Program"; clarify the state match requirements in Section 5; remove the appropriation; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Economic Development - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Effective Dates, Emergency - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program
Labor and Industry - Employee, child-care assistance, public-private partnership program
Labor and Industry - Workforce, child-care assistance, subsidy, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Small Business - Subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Short Titles and Popular Names - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership
Workforce - Subsidy, child-care assistance, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Petrie
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 499

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except create a two-week grace period after a party decides to terminate a contract under Section 7; permit the Cabinet for Economic Development to coordinate with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to incorporate this program into agreements with employers seeking economic development incentives; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Economic Development - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Effective Dates, Emergency - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program
Labor and Industry - Employee, child-care assistance, public-private partnership program
Labor and Industry - Workforce, child-care assistance, subsidy, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Small Business - Subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Short Titles and Popular Names - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership
Workforce - Subsidy, child-care assistance, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain 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; amend KRS 199.898 to provide that parents and guardians of children enrolled in licensed, certified, or publicly funded child care facilities have a right to refuse facial coverings on behalf of their children without any retribution; create a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on any public school premises, on school-sponsored transportation, or at a school-sponsored event; create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit requiring facial coverings on property owned, leased, or operated by public postsecondary education institutions; provide exceptions for healthcare licensing board requirements imposed prior to January 1, 2020, and clinical research settings.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Facial coverings, public postsecondary educational institution property, prohibition of requirement
Public Authorities - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
State Agencies - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Universities and Colleges - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions
Children and Minors - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Diseases - Facial coverings, child-care facilities and public schools, prohibition of requirement
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement
Education, Higher - Facial coverings, prohibition of requirement, exceptions

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit a public entity from requiring an employee to be immunized against disease or provide evidence of immunization status; create a new section of KRS Chapter 446 to require an employer to grant an exemption against immunization against disease based upon religious grounds; establish a cause of action for violation of the requirement.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, written notice, exception
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, written notice, exceptions
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
State Employees - Immunization status, prohibit vaccine passport, disclosure allowance

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor A. Southworth
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 499/GA

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor C. McDaniel
Summary Retain original provisions; clarify that the Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership program is a pilot program in Section 1; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Economic Development - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Effective Dates, Emergency - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership program
Labor and Industry - Employee, child-care assistance, public-private partnership program
Labor and Industry - Workforce, child-care assistance, subsidy, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Small Business - Subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, subsidy, child-care assistance, workforce
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Short Titles and Popular Names - Employee Child-Care Assistance Partnership
Workforce - Subsidy, child-care assistance, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - HB 499/SCS1

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary In Section 1, clarify that the Employee Child Care Assistance Partnership program is a pilot program.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - HB 499 / SCS 1

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