05RS SB103

SB103

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SB 103 (BR 858) - G. Tapp, D. Boswell, C. Borders, J. Denton, C. Gibson, A. Kerr, R. Leeper, V. McGaha, J. Pendleton, R. Roeding, D. Seum, D. Thayer, E. Tori

     AN ACT relating to food establishments.
     Create several new sections of KRS Chapter 411; define terms; exclude food establishments from civil liability for any claim arising out of weight gain, obesity, a health condition associated with weight gain or obesity, or other generally known condition allegedly caused by or allegedly likely to result from long-term consumption of food; establish exceptions to the immunity of food establishments; describe pleading requirements for actions that fall under the exceptions; require discovery and other proceedings to be stayed when a motion to dismiss is pending unless the court finds that particularized discovery is necessary; apply provisions to claims pending on effective date and all claims filed thereafter, regardless of when the claim arose; direct that combined sections be known as the "Commonsense Consumption Act."

     Feb 2-introduced in Senate
     Feb 3-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 4-reassigned to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Feb 8-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 9-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 10, 2005
     Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 33-1
     Feb 11-received in House
     Feb 16-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 28, 2005
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 88-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 1-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 23)


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