House Bill 170

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/08/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 182)
Title AN ACT relating to civil proceedings and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 182
Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 825
Sponsors J. Fischer, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 387.010 to 387.280 to establish a new procedure for legal settlements with a minor when the amount of the settlement is $25,000 or less; amend KRS 387.280 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Emergency - Minors, settlement, 25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less
Children and Minors - Settlement, procedure, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Procedure - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Conference Committee Report 1
Free Conference Committee Report 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/10/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/10/22
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
02/16/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/17/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2022
03/01/22
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/02/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (2)
03/03/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/10/22
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)
03/22/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/23/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/24/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2022
03/25/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/29/22
  • 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)
03/30/22
  • 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 32-0
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Free Conference Report
  • Free Conference Committee report adopted in House
  • passed 94-0
  • 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. 182)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; establish that the total amount of the settlement shall be determined after reduction for liens, expenses, attorney fees, and costs; increase the period that certain records shall be maintained from two years to five years, regardless of the age of the minor; establish that a payment may be made into a restricted investment account; establish that if the settlement is to be paid through the purchase of an annuity, payment shall be made directly to the issuer of the annuity; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Courts, District - Minors, settlement, approval
Effective Dates, Emergency - Minors, settlement, 25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less
Children and Minors - Settlement, procedure, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Procedure - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary Allow withdrawals from restricted savings or other restricted investment accounts under certain circumstances.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Settlement, procedure, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Actions - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary Require acknowledgement regarding deposits of settlement funds; allow withdrawals of settlement funds under certain circumstances; amend requirements for settlements paid to a minor or person on behalf of the minor who is not represented by an attorney; provide that financial institutions and other entities may rely on signed settlement agreement in specified circumstances; provide that insurers shall not be liable for transfers of funds in certain circumstances.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Settlement, procedures, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Actions - Minors, settlements, $25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete requirement that electronic transfers of settlement funds be completed within 10 business days of settlement; make technical correction; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Courts, District - Minors, settlement, approval
Effective Dates, Emergency - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less
Children and Minors - Settlement, procedure, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Procedure - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less

Amendment Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Cannot agree.
Index Headings Conference Committee Reports - HB 170

Amendment Free Conference Committee Report 1
Summary Adopt the provisions of HB 170/SCS1; amend KRS 387.740 to provide that any person may file a petition for an emergency appointment as a limited guardian or conservator; establish the rights of the petitioner relating to a hearing; amend KRS 620.360 to establish that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall notify foster parents of notice of any cabinet or court proceeding related to a foster child placed in their care; amend the title to read "AN ACT relating to civil proceedings and declaring an emergency".
Index Headings Courts, District - Limited guardian or conservator, emergency appointment, hearing, petitioner's rights
Courts, District - Minors, settlement, approval
Effective Dates, Emergency - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less
Fiduciaries - Minors, requirements, settlement of $25,000 or less
Guardians - Emergency appointment, hearing, petitioner's rights
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, foster parents, notice requirement
Children and Minors - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, foster parents, notice requirement
Children and Minors - Court proceedings, foster parents, notice requirement
Children and Minors - Settlement, procedure, amount of $25,000 or less
Civil Actions - Court proceedings, foster parents, notice requirement
Civil Procedure - Minors, settlement, $25,000 or less
Short Titles and Popular Names - Jeff Tyler Act
Conference Committee Reports - HB 170

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