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New Kentucky state laws go into effect June 29

FRANKFORT – Most new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2017 regular session will go into effect on Thursday, June 29. The Kentucky Constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature unless they have a special effective date, are general appropriations measures,…


Senate moves to snuff out smoking in schools

Source LRC Press Office FRANKFORT – Public schools across Kentucky would have to go smoke free by next school year under legislation the state Senate passed by a 25-8-2 vote today. Senate Bill 78, dubbed tobacco-free schools bill, would outlaw the use of all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, on…


Public benefit corporation bill heads to Senate

Source: LRC Public Information Office FRANKFORT—The Kentucky House has voted 78-17 for a bill that would allow public benefit corporations to do business in the Commonwealth. Should House Bill 35 become law, Kentucky would become one of more than 31 states that allow for the creation of public benefit corporations–…


#KYGA17 Legislative Calendar for week of February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017 PUBLIC PENSION OVERSIGHT BOARD – 12:00 Noon, Annex Room 169 Agenda: Quarterly Investment Update: Beau Barnes, Deputy Executive Director, Teachers’ Retirement System, Donna Early, Executive Director, Judicial Form Retirement System, David Eager, Interim Executive Director, Kentucky Retirement Systems, Review of System Administrative Expenses, LRC Staff, Discussion on…