05RS HB449

HB449

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HB 449 (BR 1434) - R. Adams, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to indemnification.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 371 to define "construction services contract"; establish that indemnification clauses purporting to indemnify or hold harmless another person from that person's own negligence or from the negligence of his or her contractors, agents, or employees are void and unenforceable.

HB 449 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill except to add definition of "contractor," and "contractee."

     Feb 14-introduced in House
     Feb 15-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 17-posting waived; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 22, 2005
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 51-40 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 2-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 3-taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 8, 2005; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 156)


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