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HB 378 (BR 1264) - J. DeCesare

     AN ACT relating to the Labor Cabinet.
     Omnibus provisions relating to the Labor Cabinet; amend KRS 189.635 to allow accident reports to be given to OSHA investigators without a subpoena; amend KRS 336.020 to rename divisions and change method of nomination for commissioner and director; amend KRS 337.010 to update ways that an employee may receive wages and prohibit activation fees for wages on a debit card; amend KRS 336.050 to give the secretary discretion to prosecute a violation of a wage and hour law; amend KRS 337.070 to provide that a statement of wages may be paper or electronic as long as employees have access to a computer and printer; amend KRS 342.0011 relating to the definition of commissioner; amend KRS 342.122 to change the names of Labor Cabinet divisions; amend KRS 342.213 and 342.228 to change the procedure for nominating commissioners; amend KRS 342.230 to make changes to the commissioner's authority; amend KRS 342.347 relating to exemptions under open records laws; amend KRS 12.020 to move and rename divisions; repeal the following: KRS 336.140, 336.151, 336.152, 336.153, 336.156, 336.162, 336.164, 336,165, 336,1221, 336,1662, 336,1663 and 336.1664.


AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Retain original provisions and restore original language in subsection 6 of section 8 requiring Senate confirmation of the commissioner of the Department of Workers' Claims.
     HFA1( J. DeCesare ) - Replace the term debit cards with payroll cards accounts; clarify that payroll cards accounts may not charge an activation fee for at least one use during a pay period.
     HFA2( J. DeCesare ) - Replace the term debit cards with payroll cards accounts; clarify that payroll cards accounts may not charge an activation fee for at least one use during a pay period.
     HFA3( M. Cantrell ) - Amend KRS 336.050 to require the secretary to investigate when a complaint is filed on a violation of labor statutes.
     HFA4( M. Cantrell ) - Amend KRS 336.050 to require the secretary to investigate when a complaint is filed on a violation of labor statutes.

     Feb 15, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 16, 2017 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)
     Feb 22, 2017 - posted in committee
     Feb 23, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 24, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 28, 2017; floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (4) filed
     Mar 02, 2017 - 3rd reading; floor amendment (3) defeated; passed 64-32 with Committee Substitute and floor amendment (1)
     Mar 03, 2017 - received in Senate
     Mar 06, 2017 - to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
     Mar 08, 2017 - taken from Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S); 1st reading; returned to Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor (S)
     Mar 14, 2017 - reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
     Mar 15, 2017 - posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 29-9; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 134)