HB 511 (BR 1737) - J. Wayne
AN ACT relating to the executive branch ethics code.
Amend KRS 11A.211 to reduce from 2 to 1 the number of times per year that an updated registration statement must be filed by each executive agency lobbyist, employer, and real party in interest; direct that the registration card shall be valid from the date of issuance through July 31, rather than January, of the following year; direct the commission to include statistical information on registration statements in its biennial report rather than in a separate report; specify that the filing period covered in the biennial report is the preceding biennium, rather than the preceding year; amend KRS 11A.216 to 11A.221 to require expenditure statements and financial transaction statements to cover the prior fiscal year, rather than a certain six calendar month period; amend KRS 11A.241 to direct that the list of registered executive agency lobbyists, their employers, and real parties in interest for distribution to certain officials be made once per year, in August, rather than twice per year.
HB 511 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, G. Stumbo) - Amend KRS 11A.010 to add a definition of "sporting event"; amend KRS 11A.045 to direct that nothing in the executive branch ethics code shall prohibit or restrict the allocation of or acceptance by a public servant of a ticket for admission to a sporting event if the ticket or admission is paid for by the public servant at face value or is paid for at face value by the individual to whom the ticket is allocated.
SFA (1, R. Roeding) - Delete all provisions relating to a "sporting event"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 11A to prohibit a public servant from using any state government office building or the Governor's and Lieutenant Governor's mansions and grounds, for the purpose of soliciting or securing funds for any individual candidate or slate of candidates, any political party, or any committee formed in support of or controlled by a political party; prohibit a public servant from attending an event in any state government office building or the Governor's and Lieutenant Governor's mansions and grounds, for the purpose of soliciting or securing funds for the listed individuals or entities; require any funds collected in violation of these prohibitions to be forfeited and escheated to the election campaign fund for slates of candidates; direct that public servants hosting, organizing, attending, or contributing to fundraising activities in violation of this prohibition to be assessed a civil penalty of $500 to $5000; require an action to collect forfeited funds, assess civil penalties, or both, to be brought by the commission in an administrative action under KRS Chapter 13B.
Jan 28-introduced in House
Feb 1-to State Government (H)
Feb 2-posted in committee
Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2000
Feb 25-floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 93-4 with floor amendment (1)
Feb 29-received in Senate
Mar 2-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 21-taken from committee Appropriations and Revenue (S); laid on clerk's desk; 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 24-reported favorably, to Rules as a consent bill
Mar 27-floor amendment (1) filed
Apr 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, April 14, 2000; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 23-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 26-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 542)