00RS SB36


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SB 36 (BR 1091) - D. Adams

     AN ACT relating to theft by deception.
     Amend KRS 514.040 to require the payment of a merchant's reasonable bad check handling fee in the process of making good on a dishonored check.


     SFA (1, D. Adams) - Amend to limit amount of merchant's bad check fee and to increase county attorney's fee.
     SFA (2, D. Adams) - Amend to refer to a "posted" fee and to increase county attorney fee to twenty five dollars.
     HCA (1, G. Lindsay) - Provide for a $25 limit on the merchant's bad check handling fee.
     HFA (1, C. Belcher) - Add bad check fees charged by the holder's bank to the list of items that must be paid to make good on a bad check.
     HFA (2, C. Belcher) - Restore county attorney's fee for bad checks to $10.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in Senate
     Jan 5-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2000
     Feb 9-floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 10-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 37-1 with floor amendment (2) ; received in House
     Feb 14-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 17, 2000
     Mar 20-3rd reading; committee amendment (1) defeated ; committee amendment (1) reconsidered; committee amendment (1) adopted ; bill defeated 40-53
     Mar 21-bill reconsidered 60-19; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 22-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Mar 27-3rd reading, passed 66-25 with committee amendment (1)
     Mar 28-received in Senate
     Mar 29-posted for passage for concurrence in House committee amendment (1) ; taken from the Regular Orders of the Day, placed in Consent Orders of the Day; Senate concurred in House committee amendment (1) ; passed 37-0
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 410)

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