HB 225 (BR 1053) - J. Tilley, R. Wilkey, L. Belcher, M. Dossett, J. Greer, T. McKee, T. Moore, R. Nelson, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, A. Simpson, K. Stein
AN ACT relating to wounded or disabled veterans.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to establish the Kentucky Wounded or Disabled Veterans Program within the Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs; require the program to ease the transition from active service for wounded or disabled veterans and ensure that wounded or disabled veterans receive the federal, state, and private benefits to which they are entitled as wounded or disabled veterans; require the designation of a Wounded or Disabled Veterans Coordinator for the Commonwealth; require the Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs to enter into data-sharing agreements with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to obtain information with regard to a Kentucky wounded or disabled veteran; with the consent of a wounded or disabled veteran, permit the Wounded Veterans Coordinator for the Commonwealth, or his or her designee, to obtain personal information concerning that veteran for the sole purpose of implementing the program; prohibit public disclosure of the information; require the Kentucky Department of Veterans' Affairs to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions of the section.
HB 225 - AMENDMENTS
SCA (1/Title, E. Tori) - Make title amendment.
SCA (2, E. Tori) - Amend KRS 161.168 to clarify when school employees' retirement contribution will be paid.
Feb 6-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
Feb 14-posting waived
Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 22, 2007
Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 98-1
Feb 23-received in Senate
Mar 1-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 7-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 8-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with committee amendments (1-title) and (2) as a Consent Bill
Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendments (1-title) and (2)
Mar 12-House concurred in Senate committee amendments (1-title) and (2) ; passed 98-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 23-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 92)