SB 3 (BR 396) - B. Smith, D. Seum, J. Schickel, D. Thayer, E. Tori, J. Westwood
AN ACT proposing to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky, adopting a 21st Century Bill of Rights.
Propose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky, adopting a 21st Century Bill of Rights; claim sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States; establish that no law or rule shall compel certain persons to participate in health care systems, provide abortion services, surrender their firearms, or prevent the severing of coal, or the posting of the Ten Commandments, or actions motivated by a sincerely held religious belief; establish that governmental agencies should promote the use of Kentucky coal and make public information available on the Internet, and that the General Assembly provide a reasonable period of time for public review and comment on any appropriation or revenue measure.
SB 3 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, B. Leeper) - Amend subsection (1) of Section 1 of the bill to state that citizens have an inalienable right, rather than a fundamental right, to comprehend legislation raising and lowering tax revenue and appropriations; require at least 48 hours, rather than a reasonable period of time, for public review and comment on appropriation and revenue measures.
SFA (2, B. Smith) - Amend subsection (8) of Section 1 of the Act to include any order by the Governor declaring martial law within the provision that no law or rule shall compel the surrender of firearms or infringe upon the lawful possession and use of firearms, and to include ammunition, rather than only firearms, in the class of items that are protected from surrender or infringement.
Jan 19-introduced in Senate; taken from committee; 1st reading; to State & Local Government (S)
Jan 20-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
Jan 22-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
Jan 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 25, 2010; 3rd reading, defeated 21-0-16 with floor amendments (1) and (2)