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We are roughly at the halfway mark of the 2017 Session, a couple of the upcoming weeks will be short ones, thus expanding the session out more than normal for a short year.  Below is the Legislative Update for Week 4. Legislative Stats 2017 Bills Senate Bills: 253 House Bills: 540 Total Bills: 793 Week […]

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Legislative Update Weeks 2 & 3 The Kentucky Legislature was in recess from the 1/9/2017 until 2/7/2017. Now weeks 2 & 3 are in the books we will look back and see the progress to date. With the bill filing deadlines closing in week 3 we can now see how many pieces of legislation we […]

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KILL REAL ID

Published on 13 February 2017 by in Issues, Legislation, Legislative Alerts

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Its time to make our voice heard on REAL ID again. For those of you that don’t know what REAL ID is, in a nutshell it is an unfunded mandate by the Federal Government to coerce the states into turning our Driver’s Licenses into a National ID Card that would violate our privacy, a concept […]

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Opening Statement: The pace at which the New Majority in Frankfort acted was swift. While we are in agreement with the bills that have passed and become law so far, it was different than most short legislative periods (odd years), as it is difficult to recall the last time any bill became law the first week […]

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2017 Legislative Update/Progress

Published on 16 January 2017 by in Legislation

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102 Senate Bills Filed 165 House Bills Filed 7 Bills have passed both chambers and signed by the Governor (become law) 1 Bill has passed the Senate and is pending with the Hosue No bills are pending with the Senate. Kentucky’s 7 newest laws SB 3 – Legislator Pension Transparency SB 5 – Ban on Abortions at 20 weeks or […]

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2017 Legislation to Follow, So Far…

Published on 16 January 2017 by in Legislation

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Medical Review Panels – SB 4 – TBK Opposes – One Dangerous Bill Pending REAL ID – HB 77 – TBK Opposes – REAL ID in the KY Media Again An Education Bill – SB 1 – This needs to be looked at! This bill may be the intended fix for Common Core, or it […]

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SB 4 – Medical Review Panels – This is a complicated bill that will limit your legal medical rights. Put forth as tort reform to prevent frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits, it falls short of actually accomplishing anything but making it harder for patients to obtain full restitution when they have been wronged by the medical […]

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