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HB 378 (BR 1364) - B. Yonts, J. Tilley, D. Horlander, M. King

     AN ACT relating to the Department of Public Advocacy.
     Amend KRS 15A.020 to create the Division of Conflict Services within the Department of Public Advocacy; amend KRS 31.020 to authorize the position of general counsel and establish duties, and designate the public advocate as an appointing authority; amend KRS 31.030 to provide that the public advocate shall determine necessary personnel within the Department of Public Advocacy; amend KRS 31.060 to exclude family divisions of a Circuit Court from the calculation that determines whether a county is responsible for providing public advocacy services; amend KRS 45A.690 to exclude department agreements employing attorneys to represent indigent clients in conflict cases from the definition of a "personal service contract."


     SCA (1, B. Leeper) - Insert provision making personnel appointments subject to funding availability.

     Feb 8-introduced in House
     Feb 9-to State Government (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 29, 2012
     Feb 29-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 1-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 26-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill
     Mar 30-recommitted to Judiciary (S)
     Apr 12-reassigned to Appropriations & Revenue (S); reported favorably, to Rules with committee amendment (1) as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, April 12, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 35-0 with committee amendment (1) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1) ; House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 81-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 19-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 151)

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