03RS HB36


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HB 36 (BR 117) - C. Belcher, D. Sims, M. Denham, R. Meeks, R. Mobley, R. Nelson, T. Riner, R. Webb, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to abducted children.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 16 to require the Kentucky State Police to implement an Amber alert system to broadcast information relating to abductions of children; specify conditions under which broadcasts shall be activated; require cooperation of law enforcement agencies; require alerts to be authorized by the State Police; require the system to be operated within existing appropriations.


     HCS - Retain the provisions of the original bill and delete reference to "news media" and insert in lieu thereof "the Kentucky Broadcasters Association and the Kentucky Press Association."

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 7-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2003
     Feb 20-3rd reading, passed 99-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to Judiciary (S); reassigned to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2003
     Mar 10-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 10, 2003; 3rd reading, passed 35-0; bill reconsidered; passed 37-0; received in House
     Mar 11-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 12-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 62)

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