06RS HB55


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HB 55 (BR 181) - S. Nunn, J. Bowen, J. Carr, R. Crimm, B. Farmer, W. Hall, T. Riner, T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to smoking.
     Amend KRS 61.165 to require a smoking policy to be adopted by state government; permit smoking policies in local government office buildings or workplaces; permit those policies to restrict indoor smoking.


     HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Retain original provisions of the bill; amend to permit consolidated local governments to adopt smoking policies for local government office buildings or workplaces.

     HFA (2, T. Riner) - Delete the smoking policy exemption for jails and detention facilities.

     HFA (3, T. Riner) - Delete the exemption for state universities, state-operated hospitals, state-operated health facilities, and jails.

     SCS - Retain the original provisions of the bill; mandate a written smoking policy be adopted in state government buildings or specifically prohibit smoking in the building; provide guidelines for compliance; provide local control regarding smoking policies in buildings owned and controlled by local governments; provide that the board of regents or trustees be responsible for adopting a written smoking policy regarding buildings owned, operated, or under the control of postsecondary education institutions.

     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 131.130 to define distributor as a person who distributes only cigarettes and purchases 100 percent of them from a single manufacturer with whom the person has an exclusive relationship to serve a defined geographical territory; amend KRS 131.195 to require a distributor to obtain a license; permit the distributor to sell or purchase from any other licensee untax-paid cigarettes; require the distributor to secure a separate license for each place of business where the untax-paid cigarettes are received; require the distributor to maintain records in accordance with administrative regulations promulgated by the department.

     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 6-To: Interim Joint Committee on State Government
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to State Government (H)
     Jan 30-posted in committee; posting waived
     Jan 31-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 1-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 8, 2006
     Feb 9-floor amendments (2) and (3) filed
     Feb 13-3rd reading, passed 92-5 with floor amendments (1) and (3)
     Feb 14-received in Senate
     Feb 16-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 9, 2006
     Mar 9-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 31-3 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 21-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Wednesday, March 22, 2006
     Mar 23-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 91-7
     Mar 24-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 4-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 115)

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