KFTC's Bill Tracker

KFTC's legislative issues during the
2017 Kentucky General Assembly

If you’d like to take action on any of the bills listed in the tracker, you can contact your legislators at 1-800-372-7181. Operators can help you find your legislator and it’s very simple to leave a message.

To check the status of a bill, click on the bill number in the Summary column.

You can get additional resources for taking action by visiting kftc.org/stand4ky. Here you can find resources for talking with your legislator, reporting back what you learn, information on lobby days, and more.

Finally, please like us on Facebook. That’s where we will provide the quickest, latest updates on important bills that begin to move or need action.

KFTC Supports

Voting Rights

House Bill 170
Senate Bill 69
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Darryl Owens, Sen. Gerald Neal
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform calls for restoring voting rights to former felons.

KFTC's HB170/SB69 Handout.

KFTC Supports

Tax Reform

House Bill 263
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Jim Wayne + 11 cosponsors
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports creating a just economy that sustains communities, families and individuals, and establishing an equitable, fair and progressive tax structure.

KFTC's HB 263 Handout.

KFTC Supports

Statewide Fairness

Senate Bill 63
Bill Sponsor(s):
Sens. Morgan McGarvey, Denise Harper Angel
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform opposes and condemns discrimination.

KFTC Supports

Minimum Wage Increase

House Bill 178
Senate Bill 33
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Sannie Overly. Sen. Reggie Thomas
Additional Information

KFTC's platform calls for a living wage for all Kentuckians.

Here's more information about a minimum wage increase from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

KFTC Supports

RECLAIM Act

Bill Sponsor(s):
Reps. Angie Hatton & Chris Fugate
Additional Information

KFTC's platform maintains that since clean air, water and land are every Kentuckian’s right, KFTC supports protecting and preserving a clean environment and protecting health and bio-diversity by working for stronger regulations and better enforcement.

KFTC Supports

Condemn Nazi Rally

Bill Sponsor(s):
Sen. Ray Jones
Additional Information

KFTC's platform maintains that we will fight to create a fair and just society that respects human and civil rights, uplifts all people to their potential, and values the participation of everyone. The platform further condemns discrimination, oppression, and harassment of all peoples.

KFTC Supports

Death Penalty Abolition

House Bill 251
Senate Bill 131
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Darryl Owens, Sen. Gerald Neal
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports the abolition of the death penalty.

Here's more information from the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

KFTC Supports

Death Penalty Suspension

Senate Bill 68
Bill Sponsor(s):
Sen. Gerald Neal
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports the abolition of the death penalty.

Here's more information from the Kentucky Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

KFTC Supports

Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (URLTA)

House Bill 510
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Jim Wayne
KFTC Supports

Clean Energy Opportunity Act

House Bill 338
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Mary Lou Marzian
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports the development of a clean energy economy in Kentucky.

KFTC Supports

Statewide Fairness

House Bill 327
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Mary Lou Marzian
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform opposes and condemns discrimination.

KFTC Supports

Ban the Box

House Bill 76
Senate Bill 71
Bill Sponsor(s):
Reps. George Brown & Attica Scoot; Sen. Gerald Neal
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform opposes discrimination based on current or former incarceration status.

KFTC Supports

Early Voting

House Bill 118
Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Jody Richards
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform supports policies that facilitate full democratic participation.

KFTC Supports

Absentee Voting

Senate Bill 65
Bill Sponsor(s):
Sen. Julian Carroll
Additional Information

KFTC’s platform supports policies that facilitate full democratic participation.

KFTC Supports

Campaign Contribution Limits

Bill Sponsor(s):
Rep. Mary Lou Marzian
Additional Information

KFTC's platform supports campaign spending limits and public financing of elections to reduce the amount spent on elections and the power of big money contributors.

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