02RS HB537


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HB 537/LM (BR 1911) - F. Nesler, J. Gray, R. Adkins, P. Bather, I. Branham, K. Bratcher, T. Burch, De. Butler, P. Clark, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Nelson, J. Vincent, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to professional firefighters.
     Amend KRS 345.010 and 345.030 to permit collective bargaining for full-time paid firefighters in any political subdivision of the state including any special district, city, county, charter county, consolidated local government, or urban-county government; define full-time paid firefighter as a firefighter who receives a minimum salary of eight thousand dollar ($8,000) and works a minimum of two thousand and eighty (2,080) hours per year; and create new section of KRS Chapter 345 to exempt volunteer fire fighters from collective bargaining coverage.

     Jan 30-introduced in House
     Jan 31-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 4-posted in committee
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 22, 2002
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 66-24
     Mar 1-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)
     Mar 26-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk
     Mar 29-1st reading
     Apr 1-2nd reading

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