House Bill 782

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/05/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to telecommunicators.
Bill Documents Current
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 2277
Sponsor S. Lewis
Summary of Original Version Create a new section within KRS 15.530 to 15.590 to create the Public Safety Telecommunicator Work Group to develop a new delivery format for the public safety telecommunicator academy; amend KRS 15.530 to define "public safety telecommunicator" and "public safety telecommunicator academy," and remove the "CJIS" and "non-CJIS" designations; amend KRS 15.540 to allow an agency seeking to hire a telecommunicator 90 days to certify the eligibility of an applicant to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council, require training regarding the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS); amend KRS 15.560 to require all telecommunicators to complete the academy within six months of their hire date; remove disparate requirements for CJIS and non-CJIS telecommunicators; amend KRS 15.565 to remove disparate requirements for CJIS and non-CJIS certification, require all telecommunicators to complete CJIS in-service training recognized by the Kentucky State Police CJIS Services Agency; amend KRS 15.590 to remove distinction of CJIS and non-CJIS telecommunicator academy and recognize the public safety telecommunicators academy in its place; EFFECTIVE, in part, July 1, 2026.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Local Government - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Occupations and Professions - Telecommunicators, training academy, requirements
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Telecommunicators, training academy, requirements
Public Safety - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Public Safety - Telecommunicators, training academy, requirements
Cities - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Counties - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Background Checks - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Public Safety Telecommunicator Work Group, creation
Sunset Legislation - Public Safety Telecommunicator Work Group, July 1, 2026
Local Mandate - Telecommunicators, hiring and training, requirements
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/26/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/01/24
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (H)
03/11/24
  • taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (H)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2024
03/14/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
03/15/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/25/24
  • to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
03/26/24
  • taken from Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
03/27/24
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) as a consent bill
03/28/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/05/24
  • signed by Governor

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, except add training provisions for part-time telecommunicators hired before and after July 1, 2026; extend certification deadline for new hires to 120 days; extend training completion requirements from six to 12 months from the date of hire.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Local Government - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Occupations and Professions - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Public Safety - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Cities - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements
Counties - Telecommunicators, training and certification, requirements

Last updated: 4/13/2024 6:10 PM (EDT)