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HB 696 (BR 541) - W. Coursey, A. Webb-Edgington, J. Greer, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to vehicle accident reports.
     Amend KRS 189.635 to clarify that accident reports are not public records; allow a limited exemption to the prohibition on commercial distribution of accident reports to allow sharing with entities that collect vehicle accident data to give consumers a means of determining a vehicle's accident history and allow contracting with an entity to provide electronic accident reports to some entities also are eligible to receive them; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations regarding fees for accident reports provided under this section.


     HFA (1, W. Coursey) - Amend to provide that a copy of an accident report shall be available without subpoena to any party to litigation when the request is filed with a copy of the first page of the complaint that is stamped by the court clerk.

     SCS - Retain the provisions of the GA copy, except allow accident reports to be available to insurers of their written designee for insurance business purposes.

     Apr 2-3rd reading, passed with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-introduced in House
     Mar 4-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H); posting waived
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 94-1 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 12-received in Senate
     Mar 14-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Apr 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for April 2, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Apr 14-taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 94-4; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 15-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 160)

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