The upcoming 2019 session, a 30-day or “short” session, kicks off on January 8, when the General Assembly will meet for four days to file legislation, formally elect leaders and assign committee chairs before breaking until February 5. The session is slated to end on March 29. Throughout the session, KyCPA will advocate for our members on tax, license and general business issues, and any other issue that affects the CPA profession. KyCPA will provide updates to members throughout the session.
The 2018 legislative session, a 60-day or "long" budget session, began on January 3 and ended on April 14. Below are updates KyCPA provided to members throughout the session.
4/27/18 - It's official: Tax reform is law
4/18/18 - Wild session ends with tax reform changes (Legislative Recap)
4/3/18 - General Assembly passes tax reform (lite?)
3/26/18 - Legislative prepares for Final Four
3/19/18 - Will the slipper fit these key bills?
3/9/18 - Pension reform bill on the bubble
3/2/18 - Can tax reform pass this session?
2/26/18 - Pension reform bill is here
2/16/18 - Workers comp bill passes committee
2/12/18 - KyCPA priority bill sails through House
2/2/18 - Activity expected to pick up after candidate filing deadline passes
1/26/18 - Budget Director Chilton testifies on budget bill
1/19/18 - Governor unveils tough budget, again calls for tax reform
1/15/18 - First two weeks of session in the books
12/19/17 - Yet another difficult budget session awaits General Assembly (Session Preview)