House Bill 161

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Last Action 01/04/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to public funds.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1137
Sponsors F. Rabourn, K. Banta, S. Baker, L. Bechler, J. Calloway, J. Decker, J. Fischer, M. Hart, T. Huff, W. Lawrence, D. Lewis, M. Lockett, S. Maddox
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 48 to prohibit all federal, state, and local tax dollars from being used for lobbying purposes; define "lobbying," "public agency," and "public agent"; create a new section of KRS 6.601 to 6.849 to permit a person to file a complaint with the Legislative Ethics Commission if a person or entity is using federal, state, or local dollars for lobbying purposes; amend KRS 6.611 to include in the definition of "legislative agent" any public agent who lobbies for a public agency; amend KRS 6.691 to allow the Legislative Ethics Commission to issue a fine of no less than $2,000 but no more than $10,000 to any public agency or public agency that uses federal, state, or local dollars for lobbying purposes; amend KRS 6.945 to exempt these lobbying restrictions from the requirements of KRS 6.945.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Government - Tax dollars, lobbying, prohibition
Public Ethics - Legislative Ethics Commission, lobbying, tax dollars, penalties
State Agencies - Public agencies, public funds, lobbying, prohibition
Universities and Colleges - Tax dollars, lobbying, prohibition
Ethics - Legislative Ethics Commission, lobbying, tax dollars, penalties
Cities - Tax dollars, lobbying, prohibition
Counties - Tax dollars, lobbying, prohibition
Local Mandate - Tax dollars, lobbying, prohibition

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12/10/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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