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SB118 (BR1169) - W. Westerfield

     AN ACT relating to government contracts.
     Create a new section of KRS 45A.690 to 45A.725 that establishes standards and rules for contingency fee personal service contracts for legal services; require the Attorney General to make written findings of the need for a contingency fee contract; set limits on the amount of the contingency fee, require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to post information regarding the contract on its Web site; require the contractor to maintain certain records; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet and the Attorney General to submit a report on all contingency fee contracts to the Government Contract Review Committee by September 1 of each year; amend KRS 45A.695 to require the Attorney General to participate in discussions with contingency fee offerors to determine their qualifications; require the Attorney General to approve of contingency fee personal service contract for legal services before the contract may be awarded.


     SFA1( R. Jones II ) - Remove prohibition on contingency fees based on fines or penalties.
     HCS1 - Amend KRS 443.053 language to authorize an entity, corporation, and organization, currently contracted with a consolidated local government or urban-county government to provide health care services, to seek to or be awarded a contract with the Department of Corrections to provide various healthcare related services governed under this section, so long as there is no material change to an existing contract.

     Feb 04, 2015 - introduced in Senate
     Feb 06, 2015 - to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 23, 2015 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24, 2015 - 2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 26, 2015 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 26, 2015; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 26-10
     Feb 27, 2015 - received in House
     Mar 02, 2015 - to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 03, 2015 - taken from Judiciary (H); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H); posting waived
     Mar 10, 2015 - taken from Judiciary (H); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 11, 2015 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill ; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day; 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; to Rules (S)
     Mar 23, 2015 - posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute ; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; Bill passed 36-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 02, 2015 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 111)