HB 163 (BR 825) - C. Geveden, R. Wilkey, S. Brinkman, M. Cherry, J. Draud, T. Feeley, J. Hoover, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, T. Riner, K. Stein, J. Stewart, J. Wayne, R. Webb, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to access to justice programs.
Amend KRS 27A.630 to increase the filing fee for civil actions to provide additional funding for access to justice programs providing free or reduced legal assistance to indigent civil litigants.
HB 163 - AMENDMENTS
SCA (1, E. Harris) - Amend to provide that an amount not to exceed $200,000 from the Access to Justice Fee shall be appropriated to organizations that specialize in providing legal representation and services to children.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to State Government (H)
Jan 10-posted in committee
Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 21, 2003
Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 90-5
Feb 25-received in Senate
Feb 26-to State and Local Government (S)
Mar 3-reassigned to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 5-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; 1st reading; recommitted to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 6-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with committee amendment (1)
Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003; 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1) ; House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 78-6; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 120)