13RS HB190
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HB190

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HB 190/LM (BR 864) - S. Westrom, J. Adams, K. Flood, J. Greer, T. Riner, D. Watkins

     AN ACT prohibiting smoking in public places and places of employment.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 438 to prohibit indoor smoking in businesses, places of employment, and other listed public places; exempt private residences, unless used for child care or adult day care; permit smoking in designated nonenclosed areas; require posting of "no smoking" signs as specified locations; permit local governments to adopt stricter regulations by ordinance; provide for enforcement by all peace officers and health department employees; provide for the issuance of uniform citations for violation; require that employers and others not discriminate against persons reporting violations; provide for fines for violation; provide that fines go to the organization whose employee issued the citation; provide that no court costs or other fees be charged for violations; amend KRS 344.040, relating to unlawful practices by an employer, to add reference to state law, local, ordinance, or local board of health regulation relating to smoking; amend KRS 431.450, relating to uniform citations, to provide for issuing citation forms to health departments; authorize the department of Kentucky State Police to create and issue uniform smoking violation citations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 438 to exempt smoking laboratories where machines do the smoking; repeal various statutes permitting smoking in public buildings.

HB 190 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, S. Lee) - Amend to delete references to electronic cigarettes.
     HFA (2, S. Westrom) - Retain original provisions and add a new section to KRS Chapter 438 exempting certain smoking laboratories from the provisions of the bill.
     HFA (3, S. Westrom) - Retain original provisions and add a new section to KRS Chapter 438 exempting certain smoking laboratories from the provisions of the bill.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Health & Welfare (H); posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2013
     Feb 19-floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 21-floor amendment (3) filed ; floor amendment (2) withdrawn
     Feb 26-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Judiciary (H)


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