+ − Contact Information Phone: (859) 556-0620 Office Address: + − Committees (4) KY - Appropriations and Revenue (Senate) Title: member KY - Human Resources (Senate) Title: chair KY - Health and Welfare (Senate) Title: vice chair KY - State and Local Government (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (20) KY - SB95 AN ACT relating to statutorily mandated boards, councils, and reports within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. KY - SR270 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Richard Rigney. KY - SB19 AN ACT relating to credit freezes for protected consumers. KY - SR15 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Dr. James Douglas Crase. KY - SB102 AN ACT relating to opportunities in education. KY - SB4 AN ACT relating to medical review panels. KY - SR113 Recognize the 100th anniversary of the Kentucky Beverage Association, whose members represent the refreshing, nonalcoholic beverage industry in Kentucky. KY - SB78 AN ACT prohibiting tobacco use on school property. KY - SR269 Honor Dr. Van Breeding upon being named 2017 Country Doctor of the Year. KY - SB93 AN ACT relating to the physician preceptor tax incentive program. KY - SB86 AN ACT relating to domestic and dating violence and abuse reporting. KY - SR48 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Donald Wayne Pace. KY - SB85 AN ACT relating to evidence in medical malpractice actions. KY - SB94 AN ACT relating to laetrile. KY - SB18 AN ACT relating to medical review organizations. KY - SB111 AN ACT relating to the Board of Pharmacy. KY - SR49 Urge the Uniited States congress to to amend Section 1833(a)(1)(Y) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l(a)(1)(Y)) to include coverage for a colorectal cancer screening test, regardless of the code that is billed, for the establishment of a diagnosis as a result of the test or for the removal of tissue or other procedure that is furnished in connection with, as a result of, and in the same clinical encounter as the screening test. KY - SB79 AN ACT relating to health care providers. KY - SB99 AN ACT relating to responsible real property ownership. KY - SR135 Recognize Boone Trace as a road of historical significance; encourage the Transportation Cabinet to seek funding to mark Boone Trace; encourage the Tourism, Arts and Humanities Cabinet to continue its work in developing Boone Trace as a major route in the Cross Kentucky Master Trail Plan. + − Cosponsored Bills (30) KY - SB5 AN ACT relating to abortion and declaring an emergency. KY - SB50 AN ACT relating to the school calendar. KY - SB159 AN ACT relating to civics education in public schools. KY - SB32 AN ACT relating to the tracking of drug convictions. KY - SB108 AN ACT relating to patient quality of life. KY - SB150 AN ACT relating to long-term care facilities. KY - SB164 AN ACT relating to minor users of tanning beds. KY - SB91 AN ACT relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health treatment and making an appropriation therefor. KY - SR43 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of John S. Roberts. KY - SB89 AN ACT relating to health benefit coverage for tobacco cessation treatment. KY - SB236 AN ACT relating to the protection of children. KY - SB3 AN ACT relating to the disclosure of public retirement information. KY - SB1 AN ACT relating to public education and declaring an emergency. KY - SB226 AN ACT relating to retirement. KY - SB6 AN ACT relating to labor organizations and declaring an emergency. KY - SB14 AN ACT relating to trafficking in heroin. KY - SR145 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Andy Thacker. KY - SR63 Recognize February as Black History Month. KY - SB2 AN ACT relating to retirement and declaring an emergency. KY - SR162 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Samuel "S.T" Tilden Wright Jr. KY - SR163 Adjourn in honor of 102-year-old Juanita Green, who is celebrating her 103rd birthday on March 12, 2017. KY - SR178 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Robert Collin Kratz, M.D. KY - SR183 Honor Sheila Mason upon winning the 2017 Vic Hellard Jr. Award for exemplary public service. KY - SR250 Honor Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. KY - SR27 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Stephen Robert "Bob" Hornback. KY - SR37 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Paul Martin Clark Sr. KY - SR72 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Michael Robert Litafik. KY - SR104 Adjourn in loving memory of Lieutenant General Harold "Hal" Gregory Moore Jr. KY - SB7 AN ACT relating to firearms. KY - SR300 Adjourn in honor and loving memory of Louisville Metro Police Officer Officer Nick Rodman.