August 2004 Working for Kentucky

Sunday, August 1st, 2004

by Rep. Susan Westrom Representative Susan Westrom Working for Kentucky Legislative Accomplishments: * Intellectual Property Protection; Passed legislation prohibiting sales of counterfeit goods * Passed legislation allowing fiduciaries holding funds for loans or investments to invest in CD’s in excess of the limits of the FDIC * Consumer Protection; Passed legislation that would prohibit the [...]


2004 Legislative Accomplishments

Friday, April 30th, 2004

by Rep. Susan Westrom HB 131/SB63  Safety in College Dorms Second filing of this legislation. HB 131/SB63 was requested by Gail Minger, mother of Mike Minger who died in a dorm fire at Murray State University when there were no sprinklers in place in the dorm.  The bill merely required a notice on campus rental [...]


2003 Legislative Accomplishments

Wednesday, April 30th, 2003

by Rep. Susan Westrom HB287 Prevention of Predatory Lending for Home Mortgages As a result of home owners being exploited out of their residences by unscrupulous, under-regulated lenders, this bill was drafted to provide safeguards for consumers.  This was one of the most controversial bills of the session relating to an industry that had taken [...]


March 2003 Current List of Westrom Bills

Sunday, March 30th, 2003

by Rep. Susan Westrom HB 57 College credit card solicitation HB 58 Clergy bill. HB 145 Uniform Child Custody HB 237 Fire safety on campus HB 328 School-based health care HB 287 Predatory Lending HB 342 Choice of Forum


KRS 287.385 Amended

Wednesday, January 29th, 2003

by Rep. Susan Westrom AN ACT relating to student credit cards. Amend KRS 287.385 to prohibit the offer of a gift in exchange for a student credit card application; require public postsecondary education institutions and encourage nonpublic postsecondary institutions to include credit card and debt education sessions as part of new student orientation; direct the [...]


2002 Legislative Accomplishments

Thursday, June 27th, 2002

by Rep. Susan Westrom Westrom, Susan HB 30, 41, 62, 67, 126, 140, 159, 177, 188, 191, 195, 199, 295, 298*, 308, 309, 311, 312, 327, 352, 353*, 354, 358*, 394*, 395*, 414, 422, 447, 458, 464*, 491, 499*, 508, 553, 587, 645*, 652, 677, 688, 763*, 778, 789*, 819*, 839 HCR 38, 43, 153*, [...]


2001 Legislative Accomplishments

Wednesday, June 27th, 2001

by Rep. Susan Westrom This was our first Annual Session which occurs in odd numbered years allowing the General Assembly to meet forty days.  In even numbered years, the General Assembly meets for sixty days. Westrom, Susan HB 38, 47, 48, 119, 138*, 155, 174*, 175*, 196*, 205, 221, 234, 239, 241, 284, 386 HCR [...]


2000 Legislative Accomplishments

Sunday, April 30th, 2000

Rep. Susan Westrom It is expected that freshman legislators will quietly observe during their first sessions.  Since I had spent a number of years lobbying in Frankfort and Washington, I was already familiar with the process and was able to hit the ground running.  Listed below are the bills that I was able to celebrate [...]