House Bill 293

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/04/24: signed by Governor
Title AN ACT relating to kratom.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1558
Sponsors K. Moser, S. Bratcher, J. Calloway
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 217 to define terms related to kratom; direct the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to license and regulate processors and retailers of kratom products; charge kratom processors an annual licensing fee of $1,000 and kratom retailers an annual licensing fee of $500; prohibit the manufacture and sale of certain kratom extracts and kratom products; prohibit the sale of kratom extracts and kratom products to any individuals under 21 years of age; establish penalties; declare the supremacy of any future federal regulations on kratom.
Index Headings of Original Version Public Health - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Fees - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, kratom products, licensing
Foods - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Licensing - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, kratom products, regulation
Safety - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
State Agencies - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, kratom products, regulation
Trade Practices and Retailing - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, kratom products, regulation
Children and Minors - Sale of kratom products, prohibition
Consumer Affairs - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/17/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/31/24
  • to Health Services (H)
02/15/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/16/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/20/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 21, 2024
02/21/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 87-7 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/22/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/01/24
  • to Health Services (S)
03/22/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/25/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/26/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/27/24
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 81-6
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/28/24
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/04/24
  • signed by Governor

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete requirements for the licensure of kratom processors and kratom retailers; requirement for a certificate of analysis; requirement that kratom extracts and kratom products contain a label that includes a QR code; establish the Department for Public Health as the state agency responsible for regulating kratom.
Index Headings Foods - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Public Health - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Safety - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
State Agencies - Department for Public Health, kratom products, regulation
Trade Practices and Retailing - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department for Public Health, kratom products, regulation
Advertising - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment
Children and Minors - Sale of kratom products, prohibition
Consumer Affairs - Kratom products, consumer protections, establishment

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 293

Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to declare the supremacy of any future federal regulations related to kratom.
Index Headings Federal Laws and Regulations - Kratom, supremacy of federal regulations
Foods - Kratom, supremacy of federal regulations
Public Health - Kratom, supremacy of federal regulations
Trade Practices and Retailing - Kratom, supremacy of federal regulations
Consumer Affairs - Kratom, supremacy of federal regulations

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