SB 76 (BR 252) - J. Denton
AN ACT relating to administrative hearings.
Amend KRS 15A.011 and 15A.030 to establish the Division of Administrative Hearings within the Justice Cabinet; create a new section of KRS Chapter 15A to set forth the duties of the division; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 13 to centralize the state administrative hearing process; provide that the division shall assign hearing officers to conduct administrative hearings; amend existing statutes relating to administrative hearings to require agencies to refer matters to be heard to the Division of Administrative Hearings; retain specific statutory authority for certain boards and collegial bodies to hear administrative proceedings; repeal KRS 15.111; provide that current full-time hearing officers are to transfer to the Division of Administrative Hearings unless approval to stay is granted by the agency's appointing authority.
Jan 9-introduced in Senate
Jan 14-to Judiciary (S)