04RS SB219


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SB 219 (BR 2101) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to federally funded time-limited state employees.
     Amend KRS 18A.005 to define a federally funded time-limited employee and position; specify that the position terminates upon conclusion of the grant which created it; amend KRS 18A.113 to include federally funded time-limited employees among those employees which shall be effected by layoffs prior to full-time or part-time employees with status; amend KRS 18A.115 to exempt all federally funded time-limited positions from the merit system provisions; amend KRS 278.050 to conform.


     HCA (1, C. Geveden) - Provide noncodified language which specifies that no federally funded position shall exceed the original grant period or any renewal of that original grant; specify that a copy of the relevant grant sections establishing a time frame for that position become part of the employee's personnel file and also be reported and justified to the State Personnel Board.

     HFA (1, J. Wayne) - Allow federally funded time-limited employees who are disciplined or terminated to have the right to file a grievance with the appointing authority of the agency and be heard by the appointing authority prior to the effective date of the disciplinary action or termination.

     HFA (2, L. Napier) - Retain original provisions of bill and create a new section of KRS Chapter 309 to define "internship"; allow members of the General Assembly to sit for the Kentucky bar examination, and upon passing of which he or she shall be admitted to the practice of law if he or she has completed 20 years of service as a member of the General Assembly and a one-year internship with an attorney who has been practicing law in Kentucky for more than one year.

     HFA (3/Title, L. Napier) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 23-introduced in Senate
     Feb 26-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2004
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
     Mar 10-to State Government (H)
     Mar 11-posted in committee
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1) ; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 19, 2004
     Mar 23-floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Mar 25-3rd reading; floor amendment (2) ruled not germane ; passed 98-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate
     Mar 29-posted for passage for concurrence in House committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) for Monday, March 29, 2004; Senate concurred in House committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1) ; passed 36-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 127)

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