Senate Bill 135

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/24/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 26)
Title AN ACT relating to county clerks.
Bill Documents Acts Chapter 26
Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 1693
Sponsors J. Howell, D. Douglas
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67 to define "recorded instrument" and "portal"; establish deadlines for county clerks to maintain portals for the electronic filing and searching of recorded instruments; amend KRS 64.012 to provide that the $10 storage fee collected by a county clerk shall be held by the county fiscal court or legislative body of a consolidated local government or urban-county government or the exclusive purpose of providing funding for the permanent storage of recorded instruments; amend KRS 142.010 to provide that 90 percent of the funds held for the local records grant program shall be set aside and distributed as grants for county clerks; create a new section of KRS Chapter 64 to allow a county clerk in a county containing a population of less than 70,000 to receive an advancement to defray necessary official expenses; appropriate $25,000,000 from the General Fund to the Department for Local Government for the purpose of providing grants to county clerks to establish and maintain portals for the electronic filing and searching of recorded instruments; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version County Clerks - Counties with a population of less than 70,000, advancement to defray expenses
County Clerks - Department for Libraries and Archives, local records grant program, grants to county clerks
County Clerks - Document storage fee, collection and distribution to county clerk
County Clerks - Recorded instruments, electronic filing and searching
Deeds and Conveyances - Recorded instruments, electronic filing and searching
Property - Recorded instruments, electronic filing and searching
Consolidated Local Governments - Document storage fee, collection and distribution to county clerk
Appropriations - County clerk modernization, grants to aid implementation
Counties - Document storage fee, collection and distribution to county clerk
Counties, Urban - Document storage fee, collection and distribution to county clerk
Local Mandate - County clerk modernization, grants to aid implementation
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/02/22
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/07/22
  • to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
02/18/22
  • reassigned to State & Local Government (S)
02/23/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/24/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2022
02/28/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 34-0-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/01/22
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/08/22
  • to Local Government (H)
03/09/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/10/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 11, 2022
03/16/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-1
03/17/22
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 26)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; provide that county clerks may redact certain personal information listed on electronic copies of official records; provide that the actual cost incurred by county clerks may include contracting with a private vendor for the development and maintenance of a portal to access recorded instruments and insurance premiums; amend KRS 64.012 to provide that KRS 68.275 shall not apply to requests from county clerks for expenses relating to the electronic storage and access to official documents; provide that funds advanced to county clerks to defray necessary expenses shall be repaid by the end of the calendar year or the county clerk or the county clerk's surety shall be liable for the amount not repaid.
Index Headings County Clerks - Advancement, liability for repayment of funds
County Clerks - Recorded instruments, redaction of personal information
Consolidated Local Governments - County clerks, recorded instruments, redaction of personal information
Counties - County clerks, recorded instruments, redaction of personal information
Counties, Urban - County clerks, recorded instruments, redaction of personal information
Local Mandate - County clerks, recorded instruments, redaction of personal information

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Storm
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 135

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