Legislation Sponsored by Kay Kirkpatrick (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

SB 0006 SupportFelony Offense for Use of Drone to Deliver Contraband to or Photograph Any Correctional Facility Kay Kirkpatrick
7/1/2019 Effective Date Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2019/03/22 Report 2019/03/29 Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
Senate Bill 6 makes it unlawful for any person to intentionally use an unmanned aircraft system to deliver to an inmate weapons, liquor, drugs, telecommunications devices, or tobacco products without the authorization of the warden or superintendent or his or her designee. The bill also prohibits the intentional photographing or otherwise recorded images of a place of incarceration through the use of the unmanned aircraft system. There is a provision that allows a person to obtain the warden's or superintendent's authorization for photographing or recording as evidence of a noncriminal intent; however, the failure to receive the prior authorization does not suffice as evidence of a criminal intent. Persons who commit or attempt to commit a violation of this provision are guilty of a felony. Upon a conviction for attempting to deliver or for delivering contraband, the person is sentenced to imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 10 years. A conviction of a violation of the photography provision results in a sentence of imprisonment for not less than one but no more than five years. 
SB 0030 SupportMilitary Voters - Return Absentee Ballots by Fax or E-mail Kay Kirkpatrick
1/28/2019 Senate Read and Referred -Ethics -
2019/01/25 Report 2019/01/31 Report Todd Edwards
This bill requires the State Election Board to establish procedures whereby military members (eligible to vote under the Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act) can return their absentee ballot via fax or e-mail, in addition to regular mail.  The Board will have to ensure the integrity of these ballots and has until January 1, 2020 to establish this procedure.       
SB 0032 NeutralCivil Immunity for Individuals Rescuing Persons or Animals in Distress in Locked Cars Kay Kirkpatrick
3/25/2019 House Third Reading Lost Judiciary Special Judiciary -
2019/01/31 Report 2019/02/22 Report 2019/03/15 Report 2019/03/22 Report Debra Nesbit
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation grants civil immunity for individuals rescuing persons or animals that are in distress in a locked vehicle.  The individual must place a call to 9-1-1 and wait for emergency responders to arrive to be eligible for the civil immunity.
SB 0308 NeutralUpdated Process for Removing and Storing Abandoned Vessels Kay Kirkpatrick
1/1/2021 Effective Date Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This legislation removes redundant processes regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vessels in public waters. 
SB 0338 SupportAnimal Dealers - Change License Requirements Kay Kirkpatrick
3/13/2020 House Second Readers Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Agriculture and Consumer Affairs -
2020/02/07 2020/03/06 Report 2020/03/13 Report Animal Control General County Government
Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
This legislation reduces, from 30 to 20, the amount of animals that can be sold by a pet dealer each year before they are required to be a licensed pet dealer.  It also doubles, from $400 to $800, the fee for a license; requires dealers to provide a surety bond;  and sets the conditions by which that surety may be called and a dealer may have their license revoked.     
SB 0345 NeutralDepartment of Public Health Requirements for Permitting Festivals and Short Term Events Kay Kirkpatrick
8/5/2020 Effective Date Health and Human Services Health and Human Services -
2020/02/07 2020/02/21 Report 2020/03/06 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services
This legislation sets forth new requirements for permitting of food service at short term events and festivals.  Specifically local governments can no longer direct the Department of Public Health to handle permitting.  Local Governments will be responsible for permitting those events.
SB 0476 WatchPets - Require Microchips Kay Kirkpatrick
6/15/2020 House Second Readers Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Science and Technology -
Animal Control General County Government Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
This bill requires pet dealers and pet adoption operations to microchip each dog and cat being sold or put up for adoption.    
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