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HB 525 (BR 1311) - J. Hoover, J. Richards

     AN ACT creating a Kentucky Citizens' Commission on Judicial Compensation.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 27A to create the Kentucky Citizens' Commission on Judicial Compensation; establish the purpose of the commission; establish the membership of the commission; require a report of recommendations from the commission; amend KRS 48.110 to allow the compensation information provided by the commission to be submitted in the judicial branch budget recommendation; amend KRS 48.195 to conform.


AMENDMENTS

     HCS1 - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 27A to create the Kentucky Citizens' Commission on Judicial Compensation; establish the purpose of the commission; establish the membership of the commission; require a report of recommendations from the commission; amend KRS 48.110 to allow the compensation information provided by the commission to be submitted in the judicial branch budget recommendation; amend KRS 48.195 to conform, create new sections of KRS Chapter 64 to require salary adjustments for clerks of the Circuit Court to be made at the same time and at the same level that salary adjustments are made for county officers and to allow a training incentive payment when a clerk of a Circuit Court completes at least 40 hours of approved training, and require the Administrative Office of the Courts to establish a training incentive program, approve and certify all training, and ensure that training is available to all clerks of the Circuit Court free of cost or charge to the clerk; amend KRS 64.056 to conform.
     HCS2 - Retain original provisions of the bill; allow a recommendation by the commission for a salary increase for justices and judges that does not exceed 105 percent of the current salary for judicial officers at that level of the Kentucky Court of Justice to be presumptively reasonable.
     HFA1( J. Hoover ) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 17, 2017 - introduced in House
     Feb 21, 2017 - to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 27, 2017 - posted in committee
     Mar 01, 2017 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 02, 2017 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 3, 2017
     Mar 06, 2017 - floor amendment (1-title) filed
     Mar 07, 2017 - taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Judiciary (H); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2); posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2017; 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute (2)
     Mar 08, 2017 - received in Senate; to Judiciary (S)