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HB382

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HB 382/LM (BR 1599) - J. Gooch Jr., M. Nemes, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to consumer protection.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 367 relating to consumer protection to prohibit business solicitation within 30 days following a motor vehicle accident, provide exceptions, and establish penalty; amend KRS 21A.310 to conform.

HB 382 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Amend to provide that communications made to settle a case or to advise a victim not to retain an attorney are prohibited under the bill.
     SFA (1, T. Buford) - Limit penalty to a $1,000 fine rather than classifying as a Class A misdemeanor.
     SFA (2, T. Buford) - Create a new section of KRS 199.892 to 199.896 to require a child-care center to have a written plan for evacuation in the event of fire, natural disaster, or other threatening situation; require the plan to be updated annually; require the plan to be provided to local emergency officials and parents; EFFECTIVE December 31, 2011.
     SFA (3, J. Higdon) - Retain original provisions; prohibit solicitation for settlement of personal injury claims relating to a motor vehicle accident; stipulate that "solicit" shall not include communications for the purpose of adjusting or settling property damage claims as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
     SFA (4, J. Higdon) - Delete original provisions; require the Legislative Research Commission to direct staff to study existing statutory prohibitions on the solicitation of accident victims and potential abuses by insurance companies, health care providers, and other licensed professionals when victims are solicited within 30 days after a motor vehicle accident; require that report due no later than December 1, 2011.
     SFA (5, T. Buford) - Amend definition of solicit; create a new section of KRS 199.892 to 199.896 to require a child-care center to have a written plan for evacuation in the event of fire, natural disaster, or other threatening situation; require the plan to be updated annually; require the plan to be provided to local emergency officials and parents; EFFECTIVE December 31, 2011.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to Banking & Insurance (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2011; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 18-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Feb 22-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 95-1
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 28-taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) and (5) filed
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 2, 2011; 3rd reading; floor amendments (2) (3) and (4) withdrawn ; passed 36-0 with floor amendments (1) and (5)
     Mar 3-received in House
     Mar 4-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendments (1) and (5) ; House concurred in Senate floor amendments (1) and (5) ; passed 95-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

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