Kentucky Legislature Adjourns 2017 Regular Session - State and Federal Communications

March 31, 2017  •  

Kentucky Legislature Adjourns 2017 Regular Session

Kentucky State CapitolThe Kentucky General Assembly adjourned the 2017 regular session sine die on March 30, 2017. Working late into the evening, lawmakers approved several bills to send to Gov. Matt Bevin’s desk.

The Republican-controlled legislature passed right-to-work and anti-abortion bills, as well as a repeal of a prevailing wage law.

Stronger controls over prescription pain medication and penalties for trafficking synthetic opioids were also approved.

The next legislative session begins in January, 2018.

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