Legislative Committee Mission Statement
The mission of the Kentucky Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. is to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. KFBPW’s vision is to be the leading advocate for working women. The Alice Paul Equal Rights Amendment shall stand first, foremost, and above all other items which may appear on the state platform of this Federation until equal, legal rights for women and men become guaranteed in the United States Constitution, because all statutory law derives there from.
The Alice Paul Equal Rights Amendment
Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
State Legislative Platform
Economic Equity: Ensure pay equity and equal educational and economic opportunities at all stages of life; and promote affordable, quality dependent care to help ensure economic self-sufficiency for women.
Health: Ensure full access to all women’s health services and education; ensure funds for research into and protections for women’s health care needs; and encourage the development of a national health care policy recognizing the special health care needs of women.
Civil Rights: Ensure equal rights and remedies for women in all phases of their lives; support affirmative action; eliminate all forms of harassment and violence against women.
State Legislative Platform
The entire legislative platform of the Kentucky Federation addresses economic equity, paycheck fairness, civil rights, health, social security, family and medical leave, medical privacy and employment discrimination, welfare reform, and victim’s rights, among other subjects.
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Kentucky Legislative Links
The Kentucky Legislature convenes in Regular Session for 60 days on the first Tuesday in January of even-numbered years, and for 30 days on the first Tuesday in January in odd-numbered years. It convenes in special sessions at the call of the Governor. Click here for more information.
Find Kentucky State Legislators by county
Easy to use map, guiding you to information, addresses, and e-mail for your state legislators. Click here.
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin
Issues important to our current government. Includes many links and reports. Click here.
Kentucky Commission on Women
The Commission is by statute assigned the following: Conduct research and coordinate programs to educate the public about issues pertaining to women, serve in an advisory capacity to the governor and state and local governmental agencies, educate and advise both public and private sector organizations about women’s equality. Click here.
Kentucky Revised Statutes
Kentucky laws online. Click here.
Kentucky Administrative Code
Kentucky administrative regulations online. Click here.
Access to the current Kentucky Constitution. The topical outline breaks the Constitution down into ranges of sections by subject area and is linked to that specific range within the complete listing of sections. Click here.
National Legislative Links
The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress Home Page on the World Wide Web. Click here.
U.S House of Representatives
The United States House of Representatives, 116th Congress, 1st Session: Information on the United States House of Representatives. Click here.
Current information, bills, and schedules of the U.S. Senate. Click here.
The U.S. White House
Information about your president and vice-president, and a key access point to government information that is available on the Internet. Click here.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The mission of the EEOC, as set forth in its strategic plan, is to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through education and technical assistance. Click here.
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