HB 18 (BR 79) - J. Higdon, D. Butler, C. Hoffman, R. Nelson
AN ACT relating to automated or recorded political telephone messages.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 to prohibit use of automated calling equipment or recorded political telephone messages from or by a political party or campaign; make use of such equipment for communicating political messages by a political party or campaign a Class B misdemeanor; provide that each prohibited automated call or recorded political message shall be punishable by a civil penalty of not less than $5,000; provide that an injured person may bring a cause of action for damages up to the amount of actual damages or $1,000 whichever is greater.
HB 18 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 367.46955 to include prerecorded political messages in prohibited telephone solicitations for persons on the Do Not Call Registry; amend 367.46951 to define prerecorded political messages.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Sep 24-To: Interim Joint Committee on State Government
Jan 6-introduced in House
Jan 7-to Labor & Industry (H)
Feb 3-posting waived; posted in committee
Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 12-recommitted to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)