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Proposed Kentucky Firearm Legislation HB171

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Legislation Overview

Title: AN ACT relating to governmental emergencies and declaring an emergency.

Subject: Disasters: Effective Dates, Emergency: General Assembly: Governor: Pharmacists

Description: Repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 39A.100 to limit declarations of emergency, including executive orders relating to an emergency, to 15 days unless extended by the General Assembly; prohibit the Governor from declaring a new emergency based on the same facts upon the expiration of the initial declaration; prohibit the Governor from suspending statutes or administrative regulations unless the subject matter is authorized by statute; limit declarations of emergency by local chief executive officers to 15 days unless terminated earlier or extended by the corresponding local legislative body; amend KRS 39A.180, 39A.280, 315.500, and 367.374 to conform; create a noncodified section asserting the provisions of the Act are nonseverable; EMERGENCY.

Session: 2021 Regular Session

Last Action: to Committee on Committees (H)

Last Action Date: January 5, 2021


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4 sponsors: James Tipton (R); Savannah Maddox (R); Lynn Bechler (R); Steve Sheldon (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (4 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 5, 2021 introduced in House
House Jan 5, 2021 to Committee on Committees (H)
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Link: link to state bill page

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