Senate Bill 16

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 04/12/24: delivered to Secretary of State
Title AN ACT relating to agricultural key infrastructure assets.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact
Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 3
Sponsors J. Schickel, R. Girdler, B. Storm, R. Webb
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 511 to define terms; prohibit the operation of unmanned aircraft, video or audio recording devices, or photography equipment on or above a concentrated animal feeding operation or commercial food manufacturing or processing facility without written consent of the owner or authorized representative of the facility; establish a Class B misdemeanor for violations.
Index Headings of Original Version Corrections Impact - Agricultural operation interference, Class B misdemeanor
Local Mandate - Use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Crimes and Punishments - Agricultural operation interference, Class B misdemeanor
Environment and Conservation - Concentrated animal feeding operations, use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Foods - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Property - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Aeronautics and Aviation - Unmanned aircraft, use over commercial food facility, prohibition
Agriculture - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Concentrated animal feeding operations, use of unmanned aircraft and recording devices, prohibition
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Committee Amendment 1
House Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History
Governor's Veto Message Veto

Actions

Top | Amendments
01/02/24
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/03/24
  • to Agriculture (S)
02/13/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/14/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 15, 2024
02/15/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 30-6 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
02/16/24
  • received in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
02/27/24
  • to Agriculture (H)
03/06/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/07/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
03/21/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 22, 2024
03/26/24
  • 3rd reading
  • Floor Amendments (1) and (2) defeated
  • passed 72-25 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
03/27/24
  • posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute (1)
  • Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 30-6 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
03/28/24
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Governor
04/09/24
  • Vetoed
04/12/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 32-6
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
  • taken from Rules
  • posted for consideration of Governor's veto
  • veto overridden
  • passed 71-26
  • received in Senate
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • delivered to Secretary of State

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Delete original provisions; amend KRS 511.100, relating to trespass upon key infrastructure assets, to add commercial food manufacturing or processing facility, animal feeding operation, and concentrated animal feeding operation to the definition of "key infrastructure assets"; penalize those who operate an unmanned aircraft system, video recording device, audio recording device, or photography equipment on or above the assets without consent; penalize those who record or distribute unauthorized images or material of a concentrated animal feeding operation, animal feeding operation, or commercial food manufacturing or processing facility; allow any electric, water, or natural gas utility company or a person acting on behalf of an electric, water, or natural gas utility company to operate any unmanned aircraft system, video or audio recording device, or photography equipment on or above a concentrated animal feeding operation, animal feeding operation, or commercial food manufacturing or processing facility without consent of the owner or authorized representative of the facility for legitimate business purposes.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Trespass upon key infrastructure assets, Class B misdemeanor
Energy - Use of unmanned aircraft system and recording devices, exemption
Environment and Conservation - Animal feeding operations, use of unmanned aircraft systems and recording devices, prohibition
Foods - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft system and recording devices, prohibition
Property - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft system and recording devices, prohibition
Public Utilities - Use of unmanned aircraft system and recording devices, exemption
Aeronautics and Aviation - Animal feeding operations, use of unmanned aircraft systems and recording devices, prohibition
Agriculture - Commercial food facility, use of unmanned aircraft system and recording devices, prohibition
Animals, Livestock, and Poultry - Animal feeding operations, use of unmanned aircraft systems and recording devices, prohibition

Amendment Senate Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Schickel
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 16

Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statements Corrections Impact to House Committee Substitute 1
Local Mandate to House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except allow a federal, state, or local government law enforcement or regulatory officer or employee to operate any unmanned aircraft system, video or audio recording device, or photography equipment on or above a concentrated animal feeding operation, animal feeding operation, or commercial food manufacturing or processing facility without the consent of the owner or authorized representative of the facility while engaged in his or her official duties.
Index Headings Police, City and County - Use of unmanned aircraft systems, federal, state, and local law enforcement, exemption
Police, State - Use of unmanned aircraft systems, federal, state, and local law enforcement, exemption
Corrections Impact - Use of unmanned aircraft systems, federal, state, and local law enforcement, exemption
Local Mandate - Use of unmanned aircraft systems, federal, state, and local law enforcement, exemption

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor C. Aull
Summary Retain original provisions, except to allow the use of an unmanned aircraft system, video recording device, audio recording device, or photography equipment on the property of a key infrastructure asset; require that a person operate an unmanned aircraft system, video recording device, audio recording device, or photography equipment and record and distribute a part, procedure, or action of the key infrastructure asset without the consent of the owner in order to commit the offense of trespass upon key infrastructure assets.
Index Headings Crimes and Punishments - Key infrastructure assets, use of unmanned aircraft systems, on the property

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor A. Gentry
Summary Retain original provisions; prohibit an employer from subjecting an employee of a key infrastructure asset who makes public any wrongdoing or documentation of noncompliance of a federal, state, or local law or regulation to retaliation or discrimination.
Index Headings Labor and Industry - Key infrastructure assets, employee reprisal and discrimination, prohibition

Last updated: 4/19/2024 2:19 PM (EDT)