05RS HB63

HB63

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HB 63 (BR 323) - R. Crimm, M. Weaver

     AN ACT relating to motor vehicle insurance.
     Amend KRS 304.39-080 to prohibit a person from operating a motor vehicle unless there is security on the motor vehicle in full force and effect, as required by Subtitle 39 of KRS Chapter 304; provide that a person who operates a motor vehicle that is not covered by the required security shall be subject to the penalties in KRS 304.99-060; amend KRS 304.99-060 to provide that an operator of a motor vehicle without the required security shall be fined not less than $500 dollars nor more than $1000 or sentenced to not more than 90 days, or both; require for the second and each subsequent offense the revocation of the operator's license and a sentence of not more than 180 days, or a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $2,500, or both; provide that if the operator is also the owner of the motor vehicle, the person shall be subject to separate penalties as owner and operator.

HB 63 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Delete original provisions of the Act; amend KRS 304.39-080 to subject the owner of an uninsured vehicle who permits another person to drive the vehicle to penalties; amend KRS 304.99-060 to delete operator from the provision; require as a penalty that the owner have proof of insurance for one year or until registration renewal; add as a penalty for the second and subsequent offenses that the registration be revoked and the license plates suspended for one year; require a receipt for payment of premium be provided along with proof of insurance if the first offense penalty is conditionally discharged, suspended, or otherwise reduced; amend KRS 186.570 to permit the Transportation Cabinet to deny or suspend an operator's license if the person is a habitual violator of the statute that mandates owners to have liability insurance coverage on their vehicles.

     SCS/LM - Delete original provisions; amend KRS 304.39-080 to subject the owner of an uninsured vehicle who permits another person to drive the vehicle to penalties; amend KRS 304.99-060 to provide that a person who operates a motor vehicle without the required security shall be fined between $500 and $1000 and sentenced to not more than 90 days or both, and for a second and subsequent offense within a 5-year period shall have his operator's license revoked and may be sentenced to 180 days in jail or fined between $100 and $2500, or both; subject to both penalties if the owner and the operator who operate the motor vehicle without security are the same person; amend KRS 186.570 to permit the Transportation Cabinet to deny or suspend an operator's license if the person is a habitual violator of the statute that mandates owners to have liability insurance coverage on their vehicles.

     SFA (1, T. Jensen) - Amend Section 3 to define "habitual violator".

     SFA (2, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 209/GA; amend KRS 91A.080 to apply exemptions on any license fee or tax imposed for premiums received on high deductible health plans.

     SFA (3, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 205.560 to require Medicaid to use forms and guidelines established by the commissioner of insurance to assess the credentials of health care providers applying for participation in Medicaid; amend KRS 216B.155 to require health care facilities to use the application form and guidelines established by the commissioner of insurance to assess the credentials of persons applying for privileges; and amend KRS 314.17A-545 to require the commissioner of insurance to establish a uniform application form and guidelines for the evaluation and reevaluation of health care providers, including psychologists, who will be on a health benefit plan's list of participating providers.

     SFA (5, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 209/GA to HB 63/SCS; amend KRS 91A.080 to apply exemptions on any license fee or tax imposed for premiums received on high deductible health plans.

     SFA (6, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 209/GA to HB 63/SCS.

     SFA (7, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 97/GA to HB63/SCS.

     SFA (8/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (9, J. Denton) - Attach provisions of SB 209.

     SFA (10/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Banking and Insurance (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 16-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 17, 2005
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 94-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Banking and Insurance (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day Number 1 for Friday, March 4, 2005; floor amendments (1) (5) (6) (7) (8) and (9) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (10) filed
     Mar 4-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendments (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 8-3rd reading; floor amendments (2) (3) (5) (6) (7) (8-title) (9) and (10-title) withdrawn; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1); received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1); passed 83-1; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 152)


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