Senate Bill 128

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/09/24: became law without Governor's Signature
Title AN ACT relating to youth employment programs.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 390
Sponsors D. Givens, M. Deneen, A. Mays Bledsoe, S. Meredith
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 339 to allow a nonprofit organization to create a work program for minors 12 or 13 years of age; require the program to exist to provide minors with life skills and employment skills; require that the primary benefit of the work performed provide vocational and educational value to the minors; prohibit minors from working when school is in session; prohibit minors from working in activities that engage in interstate commerce; allow participation of minors 14 to 17 years of age to participate in work program under current gainful employment standards; require the Department of Workplace Standards to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 339.210 to specify that the participation of minors 12 or 13 years of age in the work program for minors shall be excluded from "gainful employment."
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Vocational - Work program, minors aged 12 or 13
Wages and Hours - Work program, minors aged 12 or 13
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Work program, minors aged 12 or 13
Children and Minors - Work program, minors aged 12 or 13
Workforce - Work program, minors aged 12 or 13
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/23/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/25/24
  • to Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor (S)
03/07/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/08/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 11, 2024
03/11/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 33-2 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
03/12/24
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/15/24
  • to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
03/21/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/22/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/26/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 27, 2024
03/27/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-1
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/05/24
  • filed without Governor's signature with the Secretary of State
04/09/24
  • became law without Governor's Signature

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except define additional terms; require a nonprofit to apply to the Department of Workplace Standards to establish a youth work program under this Act; establish further requirements and prohibitions for participation in a program; require employment for a new program to not operate on student attendance days; provide an exemption to allow a nonprofit that currently operates or has previously operated a program to apply to the department to allow a minor to work on school attendance days, but not during regular school hours; require the nonprofit to bear the burden of proof to justify the necessity of a program on school attendance days; require the department to be the sole decision maker in the approval or denial of any work program under this Act; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 339.210 to conform.
Index Headings Education, Vocational - Youth work program, nonprofit, establishment
Wages and Hours - Youth work program, nonprofit, establishment
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Department of Workplace Standards, youth work program
Children and Minors - Youth work program, nonprofit, establishment
Workforce - Youth work program, nonprofit, establishment

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor D. Harper Angel
Summary Retain original provisions except to not allow the minor to work if the minor missed school that day and the nonprofit organization was aware of it.
Index Headings Children and Minors - School attendance, youth work program
Education, Vocational - School attendance, youth work program

Last updated: 4/19/2024 7:10 PM (EDT)