During legislative sessions, it is critical for REALTORS® across Kentucky to come together and speak with one voice about the stability a sound and dynamic real estate market brings to the Commonwealth. Please be sure to watch your inbox for Kentucky REALTORS® Legislative Update every Monday during this legislative session for the latest updates and information in Frankfort and how it affects your business. The latest Legislative Updates can also be found below.
2017 Legislative Issues
During sessions of the Kentucky State Legislature, Kentucky REALTORS® provides a weekly report of the bills we support, oppose and are monitoring. The current reports, as well as an archive of past reports, are located below.
|January 9, 2017||Legislative Update|
|February 13, 2017||Legislative Update|
|February 20, 2017||Legislative Update|
|February 27, 2017||Legislative Update|
|March 6, 2017||Legislative Update|
|March 13, 2017||Legislative Update|
|March 20, 2017||Legislative Update|
|April 15, 2016||Legislative Update|
|April 1, 2016||Legislative Update|
|March 25, 2016||Legislative Update|
|March 18, 2016||Legislative Update|
|March 11, 2016||Legislative Update|
|March 4, 2016||Legislative Update|
|February 26, 2016||Legislative Update|
|February 19, 2016||Legislative Update|
|February 12, 2016||Legislative Update|
|February 5, 2016||Legislative Update|
|January 29, 2016||Legislative Update|
|January 22, 2016||Legislative Update|
|January 15, 2016||Legislative Update|
Members are encouraged to stay updated on bill summaries, amendments and resolutions to proposed legislation and bills that have been passed. You can also stay up to date on committee meeting schedules and agendas as well as the legislators themselves.
- Kentucky Legislature Home Page (mobile version)
- Live KET Legislative Coverage
- Legislative Research Commission (LRC) Twitter Profile
- Legislative Research Commission (LRC) YouTube Channel
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Issues Kentucky REALTORS® is Tracking
- Tax Reform
Tax reform is likely to be taken up in a special session following the 2017 legislative session. Below is information about how the discussion may go:
Bevin will have to do the heavy lifting on tax reform (CN2, Spectrum News, Feb 27)
Bevin hints at tax increases in State of the Commonwealth address (Herald Leader, Feb 8)
Bevin's tax reform push already fueling debate (Courier Journal, Feb 9)
Tax increase 'problematic' for some lawmakers (Glasgow Daily Times, Feb. 9)