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Proposed Kentucky Firearm Legislation HB51

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: AN ACT relating to the Department of Corrections' farm operations.

Description: Create a new section of KRS Chapter 193 to expand, to the extent feasible, the Department of Corrections’ current Farm Operations Program to all adult correctional facilities operated within the Commonwealth, including correctional facilities operated by private contractors; include definitions for "agriculture," "agricultural commodity," "apiary", "aquaculture," "food bank," livestock," and "poultry"; restrict the consumption of food and agricultural products grown or produced under the Farm Operations Program to inmates and other enumerated individuals or organizations; require that any surplus of agricultural commodities be donated; exempt certain livestock production, use, and ; authorize the department to create an outreach program to facilitate the development of farm operations programs for county jails; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS Chapter 13A to develop a strategic plan for the implementation of the goals, objectives, and program criteria of the Farm Operations Program; identify land and property suitable for development; require the department to submit an annual report to the Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary by November 1, beginning in 2017 and provide information on the status of the program, including progress made in achieving the program’s purposes, expenditures, and cost savings attributed to the program, and any other information the department can provide concerning the program’s operations.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

Last Action Date: February 9, 2016


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

3 sponsors: Johnny Bell; Linda Belcher; Jody Richards;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (3 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 9, 2016 recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
House Feb 9, 2016 taken from Rules
House Feb 4, 2016 2nd reading, to Rules
House Feb 3, 2016 reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
House Jan 25, 2016 posted in committee
House Jan 5, 2016 to Judiciary (H)
House Jan 5, 2016 introduced in House
House Dec 10, 2015 Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
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Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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