House Bill 460

Last Action 02/07/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to emergencies and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1699
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 39A.090 to extend the maximum effective dates of executive orders issued by the Governor to 270 days unless an extension is approved by the General Assembly; remove the General Assembly's power to terminate a declaration of emergency; rescind the Commonwealth's waiver of immunity for cases brought as a result of declarations of emergency; amend KRS 39A.100 to expand the Governor's ability to exercise emergency executive powers to promote and secure the safety and protection of the civilian population; remove the Governor's obligation to report to the General Assembly during an extended declaration of emergency; amend KRS 39A.180 to automatically suspend statutes and administrative regulations that conflict with an emergency order or emergency administrative regulation; amend KRS 214.020 to remove the 30-day limitation on administrative regulations that restrict the in-person meeting of schools, businesses, places of worship, or local governments.
Index Headings of Original Version Disasters - Emergencies, executive orders, effective time periods
General Assembly - Emergencies, executive orders, Governor's reports to General Assembly, removal
Governor - Emergencies, executive orders, effective time periods
Public Health - Emergencies, executive orders, effective time periods
Public Safety - Emergencies, executive orders, effective time periods
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Emergencies, executive orders, suspension of conflicting regulations


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  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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