HB 541/FN (BR 1417) - C. Siler, T. Moore, T. Pullin
AN ACT relating to coordinated benefits for Kentucky National Guard members returning from deployment.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to institute a program to assist Kentucky National Guard members returning from deployment overseas with physical and mental conditions; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Department of Military Affairs to cooperate and share costs; include face-to face meetings between returning National Guard members and Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs veterans benefits field representatives.
HB 541 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Delete original text; amend KRS 38.030 to permit the Governor to authorize active duty pay for National Guard members injured during the 2009 winter storm; payments to be made until the National Guard member is released by a medical authority; payment to be reduced by amount of workers' compensation and other benefits.
HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Amend to add emergency clause.
HFA (2/Title, T. Pullin) - Make title amendment.
Feb 23-introduced in House
Feb 24-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
Feb 27-posted in committee
Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Mar 4-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
Mar 6-received in Senate
Mar 9-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S); taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 10-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent Bill
Mar 13-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 95)