Frankfort Franks: Finding the Legislative History of Kentucky Statutes
Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 18-19, January 2008
2 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Date Written: January 1, 2008
It is not possible to do the same sort of legislative history of a Kentucky law that one does for a federal statute because the Kentucky legislature does not publish legislative debates or committee reports - the basic materials of a true legislative history.
Nonetheless, there are a few measures that a researcher can take to better understand a legislative enactment. This article provides a simple step-by-step method for researching the limited legislative history of Kentucky statutes.
Keywords: kentucky legislative history process
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