98RS HB707


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HB 707 (BR 2287) - E. Jordan

     AN ACT relating to civil rights.
     Amend KRS 344.050 and 344.120, relating to the Commission on Human Rights, to update references to forms of discrimination; amend KRS 344.200 to delete thirty day time limit on the Commission's determination of probable cause after filing of a complaint of an unlawful practice other than housing discrimination; amend KRS 344.210 to require service of notice on the respondent within sixty days after the Commission determines that there is probable cause to believe the respondent has engaged in an unlawful practice.


     HCS - Amend KRS 344.020 relating to civil rights allegations to increase the time for determining probable cause in a civil rights case from 30 to 240 days.
     SCS - Exempt from the civil rights statutes places of public accommodation, resort, or amusement which are used for nonprofit worship and recreational activities and facilities of a religious corporation, group, association, or society.
     SFA (1, E. Tori) - Amend KRS 344.200 to change the time for determining probable cause in a civil rights case from 30 days to 90 days, rather than from 30 days to 240 days.

     Feb 24-introduced in House
     Feb 25-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 5-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 16, 1998
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 89-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 24-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute; 2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 31-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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