98RS HB742


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HB 742 (BR 2265) - J. Gray, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, E. Jordan, S. Nunn, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to workers' compensation.
     Amend KRS 342.803 to recognize KEMI as a corporate structure of state government; amend KRS 342.807 to revise the membership of the KEMI board of directors as follows: eliminate the commissioner of Insurance; delete specific qualifications of members and replace with at-large members; add secretary of public protection and regulation to the board and make cabinet secretaries voting members; amend KRS 342.811, 342.813, and 342.823 to require KEMI's board of directors to hire an internal auditor; clarify duties of the manager, require the board employ a firm to conduct internal review or performance audit, and clarify duties of the board relating to contracts, audits, personnel policy, and reporting requirements; amend KRS 342.841 to clarify application of laws on open records and open meeting on KEMI's operations; amend KRS 342.843 to delete "continuous oversight"; clarify responsibility of the auditor and Attorney General; and clarify subpoena power and access to records.

     Feb 26-introduced in House
     Feb 27-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Mar 3-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 9, 1998
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Mar 11-received in Senate
     Mar 12-to Banking and Insurance (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 25, 1998
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 26-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Mar 27-delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor

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