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HB 3/LM (BR 449) - J. Hoover, A. Koenig, R. Benvenuti III, K. Bratcher, J. Carney, J. DeCesare, R. Heath, T. Herald, D. Johnson, K. King, S. Lee, D. Meade , J. Miller, K. Moser, D. Osborne, P. Pratt, S. Santoro, J. Shell, D. St. Onge, W. Thomas, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to prevailing wage and declaring an emergency.
     Amend various KRS sections to delete prevailing wage provisions; abolish the Prevailing Wage Review Board; make conforming amendments; create new section of KRS Chapter 65 to prohibit local governments from requiring employers to pay prevailing wage to employees; repeal KRS 337.505, 337.510, 337.512, 337.520, 337.522, 337.524, 337.525, 337.530, 337.540, 337.548, and 337.550, relating to prevailing wages in public works; apply this repeal to public works projects for which bids have not yet been awarded as of the effective date of the Act; EMERGENCY.


AMENDMENTS

     HFA1( C. Harris ) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to public agencies to, on and after January 1, 2018, require use of federal employment verification programs and prohibit hiring of unauthorized aliens by contractors with public agencies; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A relating to complaints and penalties for contractor hiring unauthorized aliens, including a ban on future state contracts for designated periods; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to define terms; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to, on and after January 1, 2018, require all public agencies to use the federal E-Verify program for hiring new public employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 65 to prohibit local governments from attempting to restrict the use of the provisions of the Act; create a noncodified section permitting agencies to implement the required programs after the effective date of the Act and prior to the January 1, 2018, implementation date.
     HFA2( C. Harris ) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H); taken from Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H); 1st reading; returned to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H); posting waived
     Jan 04, 2017 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 5, 2017
     Jan 05, 2017 - floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed; 3rd reading, passed 57-40; received in Senate; taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
     Jan 06, 2017 - taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Jan 07, 2017 - reported favorably, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Saturday, January 7, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 25-12; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Jan 09, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 003)