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SB 55 (BR 160) - J. Westwood

     AN ACT relating to emergencies.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39B to permit interstate mutual aid agreements for emergency responses; provide for the recognition of certain credentials of emergency responders from other states; provide for certain civil immunity.

SB 55 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions except clarify that all benefits that emergency responders have in Kentucky will extend to services provided outside of their jurisdictions; clarify that a mutual aid agreement shall be approved by the appropriate body of the agency involved.
     SFA (1, J. Westwood) - Amend to clarify that immunity from liability under a mutual aid agreement applies to governmental entities from another state rather than individual emergency responders from another state.
     SFA (2, J. Westwood) - Amend to clarify that a mutual aid agreement may be entered into for emergency response purposes within the Commonwealth or in another state; clarify that immunity from liability under a mutual aid agreement applies to governmental entities from another state rather than individual emergency responders from another state; clarify that all benefits that emergency responders have in Kentucky will extend to services provided outside of their jurisdictions; clarify that a mutual aid agreement shall be approved by each political subdivision involved.
     HCS - Amend to modify language relating to the public and governmental purposes of the bill.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 3-introduced in Senate; to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Jan 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 20-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Jan 24-floor amendment (2) filed
     Jan 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 27, 2012
     Jan 27-3rd reading; Committee Substitute withdrawn; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 32-0 with floor amendment (2) ; received in House
     Jan 30-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 19-posted in committee
     Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 27, 2012
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 30-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 37-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 126)

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