Senate Bill 93

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/22: recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to employers.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 429
Sponsors R. Girdler, A. Southworth, M. Castlen, R. Mills, S. West, M. Wise
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to require employers that mandate employee immunization to allow exceptions based on religious belief or conscientious objection to immunizations; provide sample form for employee affirmation; amend KRS 344.040 to make it an unlawful practice for employers to require immunizations as a condition of employment from employees who hold sincere religious beliefs against or conscientiously object to immunization.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, conscientious objection exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, conscientious objection exception
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, conscientious objection exception
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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01/18/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/20/22
  • to Judiciary (S)
03/09/22
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/10/22
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/11/22
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/14/22
  • floor amendments (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
03/22/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2022
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/23/22
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/24/22
  • floor amendment (3) withdrawn
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/25/22
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except remove KRS 344.040; create a new section of KRS Chapter 446 to require written notice of vaccination exemptions for sincerely held religious belief or medical contraindication; establish which health care providers can support a medical exemption; require notice of federal mandates and exemptions; establish civil cause of action for violations.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, written notice, exceptions
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, 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, medical contraindication, exception
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. West
Summary Retain original provisions; remove chiropractor, optometrist, and podiatrist from the definition of "health care provider" under the Act.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, written notice, exceptions
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, 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, medical contraindication, exception
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor S. West
Summary Retain original provisions; remove chiropractor and podiatrist from the definition of "health care provider".
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception
Labor and Industry - Employer vaccine mandate, written notice, exceptions
Occupational Safety and Health - Employer vaccine mandate, medical contraindication, 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, medical contraindication, exception
Public Health - Employer vaccine mandate, religious exception

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor R. Alvarado
Summary Create new sections of KRS Chapter 438 to define terms; prohibit indoor smoking in businesses, places of employment, and other listed public places; exempt private residences, unless used for child care or adult day care; permit smoking in designated nonenclosed areas; require posting of "no smoking" signs at specified locations; permit local governments to adopt stricter regulations by ordinance; provide for enforcement by all peace officers and designated health department and local government employees; provide for the issuance of uniform citations for violations; prohibit employers and others from discriminating against persons who report violations; provide for fines for violations that go to the agency whose employee issued the citation; provide that no court costs or other fees be charged for violations; exempt certain research and manufacturing laboratories and agricultural buildings; amend KRS 344.040, relating to unlawful practices by an employer, to add references to state law, local ordinance, or local board of health regulation relating to smoking; amend KRS 431.450, relating to uniform citations, to provide for issuing citation forms to health departments; authorize the Department of Kentucky State Police to create and issue uniform smoking violation citations; repeal various statutes permitting smoking in public buildings; provide short title of the Smokefree Kentucky Act.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions, penalties
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Smoking in school buildings, statewide prohibition
Health and Medical Services - Health departments, enforcement of antismoking laws and ordinances
Labor and Industry - Place of employment, statewide indoor smoking prohibition, exceptions
Motor Carriers - Buses, taxicabs, statewide smoking prohibition, exceptions
Notices - No smoking signs, requirements
Occupational Safety and Health - Place of employment, indoor smoking, prohibition, exceptions
Police, State - Uniform smoking citations, distribution to health departments
Public Buildings and Grounds - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places, exceptions
Public Health - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Tobacco - Indoor smoking, prohibition
Unified Local Governments - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Cities - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Civil Rights - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Corrections and Correctional Facilities, State - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Counties - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment
Counties, Urban - Indoor smoking, prohibition in enclosed public places and places of employment

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