House Bill 320

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/10/24: became law without Governor's Signature
Title AN ACT relating to civil procedure.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1347
Sponsor D. Elliott
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 337.385 to establish a statute of limitations of two years for wage and hour violations, and three years in the case of willful violations; amend KRS 413.125 to establish a statute of limitations of two years for a violation of KRS Chapter 344, relating to civil rights, and for actions against an employer for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations for wage and hour violation claims
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations of two years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations of two years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations for wage and hour violation claims
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations of two years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations of two years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations for wage and hour violation claims
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations of two years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations of two years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Wages and Hours - Statute of limitations for wage and hour violation claims
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Statute of limitations for wage and hour violations
Civil Rights - Statute of limitations of two years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/22/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/16/24
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/28/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/29/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/04/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 05, 2024
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/05/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 76-19 with Committee Substitute (1), Floor Amendment (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/06/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/08/24
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/21/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
03/22/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/25/24
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • floor amendment (1) filed
03/26/24
  • floor amendment (2) filed
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/27/24
  • floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
  • 3rd reading
  • passed 29-7
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
03/28/24
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/05/24
  • filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
04/10/24
  • became law without Governor's Signature

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except delete Section 2; create a new section of KRS Chapter 413 to establish a statute of limitations of three years for actions against an employer for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy and for a violation of KRS Chapter 344, relating to civil rights; further amend KRS 337.385 to increase the limitation period from two years to three years; amend KRS 454.210 to expand personal jurisdiction of courts over nonresidents.
Index Headings Courts - Personal jurisdiction over nonresidents, expansion
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations, three years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations, three years for wage and hour violation claims
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations, three years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations, three years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations, three years for wage and hour violation claims
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations, three years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations, three years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations, three years for wage and hour violation claims
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations, three years for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy
Wages and Hours - Statute of limitations, three years for wage and hour violation claims
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Workplace Standards, Statute of limitations, three years for wage and hour violations
Civil Actions - Personal jurisdiction over nonresidents, expansion
Civil Procedure - Personal jurisdiction over nonresidents, expansion
Civil Rights - Statute of limitations, three years for discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Elliott
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 320

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Elliott
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend Section 1 to provide a three year statute of limitations for violating KRS 344.030 to 344.110 or KRS 344.372.
Index Headings Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitations, three years for employment discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Labor and Industry - Statute of limitations, three years for employment discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitations, three years for employment discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344
Civil Rights - Statute of limitations, three years for employment discrimination actions under KRS Chapter 344

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Yates
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 61.103 to increase the statute of limitation for a violation of KRS 61.102 from ninety days to one year; amend KRS 61.990 to allow a court to award damages for emotional distress in an action under KRS 61.102 and 61.103.
Index Headings Civil Procedure - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102
Civil Procedure - Actions under KRS 61.102 and 61.103, damages
Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102
Courts, Circuit - Actions under KRS 61.102 and 61.103, damages
Personnel and Employment - Actions under KRS 61.102 and 61.103, damages
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor D. Yates
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 61.103 to increase the statute of limitation for a violation of KRS 61.102 from ninety days to one year.
Index Headings Courts, Circuit - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102
Personnel and Employment - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102
Civil Procedure - Statute of limitation, one year for actions under KRS 61.102

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