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HB 65 (BR 472) - B. Yonts, T. Moore

     AN ACT relating to military service.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 40 to establish the Kentucky Medal for Freedom award for soldiers killed on or after October 7, 2001, who had ties to Kentucky.


     HCS - Make technical change, retain original provisions of the bill, except move the date of eligibility for medal back to January 1, 1991 and make Kentucky legal residency a requirement for regular members of the United States Armed Forces.

     HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Amend to determine eligibility by military home of record.

     SFA (1, E. Tori) - Provide that medal will be awarded by the Kentucky Department for Veterans Affairs.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Seniors, Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Protection
     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2008
     Feb 26-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 28-received in Senate
     Mar 3-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008
     Mar 11-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with floor amendment (1) ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 18-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1)
     Mar 19-House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 97-0
     Mar 24-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 26)

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