House Bill 124

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/28/24: returned to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT relating to employment.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 467
Sponsors E. Callaway, K. Herron, C. Aull, K. Bratcher, L. Burke, J. Calloway, B. Chester-Burton, A. Gentry, N. Kulkarni, R. Palumbo, S. Rawlings, R. Roarx, S. Stalker
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 335B.010 to 335B.070 to require hiring and licensing authorities to establish an application process that gives persons convicted of a crime an opportunity to apply for a position of public employment or occupational license before pursuing training; amend KRS 335.020 to add criteria for hiring and licensing authorities to consider when determining if a conviction directly relates to the position of public employment or occupational license sought; amend KRS 335B.030 to require hiring or licensing authorities to request information and allow an applicant a hearing before making a determination of hiring for a position of public employment or granting an occupational license, and provide written findings of fact to the applicant upon determination.
Index Headings of Original Version Crimes and Punishments - Occupational license, public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
Licensing - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
Occupations and Professions - Prior conviction, application, criteria
Personnel and Employment - Public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
Boards and Commissions - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
State Employees - Public employee, occupational license, prior conviction
Background Checks - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria
Workforce - Public employment, occupational license, prior conviction
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/03/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/20/24
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (H)
02/28/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
02/29/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/01/24
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/05/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 06, 2024
03/06/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 95-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
03/07/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/21/24
  • to State & Local Government (S)
03/28/24
  • taken from State & Local Government (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to State & Local Government (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except exclude cities, counties, urban-county governments, charter county governments, consolidated local governments, unified local governments, or any political subdivisions to most requirements of the bill; add a statement of legislative intent.
Index Headings Background Checks - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria
Workforce - Public employment, occupational license, prior conviction
Crimes and Punishments - Occupational license, public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
Licensing - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
Local Government - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Occupations and Professions - Prior conviction, application, criteria
Personnel and Employment - Public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
State Employees - Public employee, occupational license, prior conviction
Consolidated Local Governments - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Cities - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Boards and Commissions - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
Counties, Charter - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor E. Callaway
Summary Retain original provisions, except include cities, counties, urban-county governments, charter county governments, consolidated local governments, unified local governments, or any political subdivisions of these entities to comply with amended KRS 335.020 which adds criteria for hiring and licensing authorities to consider when determining if a conviction directly relates to the position of public employment sought or the occupation for which the license is sought; restore KRS 335B.030 to original language, except amend to exclude the provision making a conviction for a Class A or B felony, or a felony that would qualify the individual as a registrant pursuant to KRS 17.500, as a rebuttable presumption that a connection exists between a prior conviction and the license being sought; amend the time period for requesting a hearing to ten working days; exclude any branch of state government from the requirements of KRS 335B.030.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Occupational license, public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
Licensing - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
Local Government - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Occupations and Professions - Prior conviction, application, criteria
Personnel and Employment - Public employment, prior conviction, application, criteria
State Employees - Public employee, occupational license, prior conviction
Consolidated Local Governments - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Cities - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Boards and Commissions - Occupational license, prior conviction, application, criteria
Counties, Charter - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria, exception
Background Checks - Public employment, occupational license, application, criteria
Workforce - Public employment, occupational license, prior conviction

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