HB 384/LM (BR 1354) - J. Tilley, D. Floyd, R. Meeks, D. Owens, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to offender reentry.
Amend various sections in KRS Chapter 335B relating to employment and licensure of persons convicted of crime to narrow the class of offenses to which the chapter applies, to add consideration of the passage of time since the commission of the offense to the criteria considered in making licensure decisions, to delete language relating to a hiring or licensing authority's subjective view of an ex-offender's rehabilitation, and to require an open hearing prior to a license denial for an ex-offender; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 335B.060 to exempt peace officers and other law enforcement personnel; repeal KRS 335B.040.
HB 384 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Amend to modify the process of notifying a person seeking a license of a potential disqualification and to recognize that some licensure categories may have disqualifications that operate by virtue of federal law.
Feb 12-introduced in House
Feb 13-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 10-posted in committee
Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day
Mar 19-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 20-received in Senate
Mar 24-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)