Legislative Research Commission
State Capitol Frankfort, KY 40601
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Weekly Legislative Calendar
August 4 - 8, 2014
Monday, August 4, 2014

11:00am, Annex Room 129
INTERIM JOINT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND WELFARE
Agenda: Legislative Hearing on Executive Order 2014-560 relating to Reorganization of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services: Beth Jurek, Executive Director Office of Policy and Budget, Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Legislative Hearing on Executive Order 2014-561 relating to Establishment and Operation of the Office of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange: Beth Jurek, Executive Director, Office of Policy and Budget Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Child Protective Services Staffing Caseload: Teresa James, Commissioner, Department for Community Based Services, J.P. Hamm, Executive Director, Office of Human Resource Management Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Children's Behavioral Health Update: Mary Begley, Commissioner, Beth Jordan, Branch Manager, Children's Services, BHDID Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
Members: Sen. Julie Denton (Co-Chair), Rep. Tom Burch (Co-Chair), Sen. Joe Bowen, Sen. Tom Buford, Sen. Julian M. Carroll, Sen. Perry B. Clark, Sen. David P. Givens, Sen. Denise Harper Angel, Sen. Jimmy Higdon, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, Sen. Katie Stine, Sen. Reginald Thomas, Rep. Julie Raque Adams, Rep. Robert Benvenuti , Rep. Bob M. DeWeese, Rep. Kelly Flood, Rep. Joni L. Jenkins, Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, Rep. Reginald Meeks, Rep. Tim Moore, Rep. Darryl T. Owens, Rep. Ruth Ann Palumbo, Rep. Ben Waide, Rep. David Watkins, Rep. Russell Webber, Rep. Susan Westrom, Rep. Addia Wuchner

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

1:00pm, Annex Room 171
INTERIM JOINT COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Agenda: Discussion of impending deadlines regarding the REAL ID Act and how it affects Kentucky citizens: Molly Ramsdell, Director, Washington Office, National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), Rodney Kuhl, Commissioner, Department of Vehicle Regulation, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; Update on the discussion at the previous meeting on changes in VTR forms and temporary tags, including consideration of a resolution expressing the Committee's concerns: Rodney Kuhl, Commissioner, Department of Vehicle Regulation, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; Update on the Road Fund and FY 14 close-out report: Tammy Branham, Executive Director, Office of Budget and Fiscal Management, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet; Update on the status of the Federal Highway Trust Fund: Russell Romine, Deputy Secretary, Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Members: Sen. Ernie Harris (Co-Chair), Rep. Hubert Collins (Co-Chair), Sen. Chris Girdler, Sen. Jimmy Higdon, Sen. Paul Hornback, Sen. Ray S. Jones, Sen. Bob Leeper, Sen. Morgan McGarvey, Sen. Dorsey Ridley, Sen. Albert Robinson, Sen. John Schickel, Sen. Brandon Smith, Sen. Johnny Ray Turner, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Rep. Kevin D. Bratcher, Rep. Denver Butler, Rep. Leslie Combs, Rep. Tim Couch, Rep. Will Coursey, Rep. Jim DeCesare, Rep. David Floyd, Rep. Keith Hall, Rep. Richard Henderson, Rep. Toby Herald, Rep. Kenny Imes, Rep. Jimmie Lee, Rep. Donna Mayfield, Rep. Charles Miller, Rep. Terry Mills, Rep. Rick G. Nelson, Rep. Tanya Pullin, Rep. Marie Rader, Rep. Steve Riggs, Rep. Sal Santoro, Rep. John Short, Rep. Arnold Simpson, Rep. Diane St. Onge, Rep. John Will Stacy, Rep. Fitz Steele, Rep. Jim Stewart, Rep. Tommy Turner, Rep. David Watkins, Rep. Addia Wuchner

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

10:00am, Annex Room 129
TOBACCO SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FUND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Agenda: Report by Mr. Roger Thomas, Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, and GOAP staff, on the projects considered for funding at the July meeting of the Agricultural Development Board; Receive a report on the phase-out of the former Kentucky Access insurance program and an update on the Health Care Improvement Authority by Ms. Carrie Banahan, Executive Director, Office of Kentucky Health Benefit and Health Information Exchange, and Ms. Beth Jurek, Director, Office of Policy and Budget, Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
Members: Sen. Paul Hornback (Co-Chair), Rep. Wilson Stone (Co-Chair), Sen. Carroll Gibson, Sen. Jimmy Higdon, Sen. Dennis Parrett, Sen. Robin L. Webb, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Rep. Mike Denham, Rep. Tom McKee, Rep. Terry Mills, Rep. Ryan Quarles, Rep. Jonathan Shell

1:30pm, Annex Room 125
LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION
Members: Sen. Robert Stivers (Co-Chair), Rep. Greg Stumbo (Co-Chair), Sen. R.J. Palmer, Sen. Jerry P. Rhoads, Sen. Dan "Malano" Seum, Sen. Brandon Smith, Sen. Katie Stine, Sen. Damon Thayer, Sen. Johnny Ray Turner, Rep. Rocky Adkins, Rep. John Carney, Rep. Larry Clark, Rep. Bob M. DeWeese, Rep. Jeff Hoover, Rep. Sannie Overly, Rep. Tommy Thompson

Thursday, August 7, 2014

1:00pm, Annex Room 154
ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
Members: Sen. Ernie Harris (Co-Chair), Rep. Mary Lou Marzian (Co-Chair), Sen. Perry B. Clark, Sen. Sara Beth Gregory, Sen. Alice Forgy Kerr, Rep. Robert R. Damron, Rep. Jimmie Lee, Rep. Tommy Turner

1:00pm, Annex Room 149
INTERIM JOINT COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
Agenda: Promotion of Kentucky's natural resources through Parks, Adventure tourism and Ecotourism by officials from the Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) and the Department of Parks within the Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Cabinet; Introduction to new commissioner of KDFWR and update on administration of KDFWR, response to report issued from Auditor's Office; Receive a brief update from the Department of Fisheries on the catfish regulation.
Members: Sen. Jared Carpenter (Co-Chair), Rep. Jim Gooch (Co-Chair), Sen. Joe Bowen, Sen. Chris Girdler, Sen. Ray S. Jones, Sen. Bob Leeper, Sen. Jerry P. Rhoads, Sen. John Schickel, Sen. Brandon Smith, Sen. Johnny Ray Turner, Sen. Robin L. Webb, Sen. Whitney Westerfield, Rep. Hubert Collins, Rep. Tim Couch, Rep. Keith Hall, Rep. Stan Lee, Rep. Reginald Meeks, Rep. Tim Moore, Rep. Marie Rader, Rep. John Short, Rep. Kevin Sinnette, Rep. John Will Stacy, Rep. Fitz Steele, Rep. Jim Stewart, Rep. Jill York

Friday, August 8, 2014

No Meetings Scheduled