Access to the Kentucky Capitol will still be limited as lawmakers return to Frankfort today with this year's legislative session during the coronavirus pandemic.

Only lawmakers, essential staff, reporters and “specifically approved individuals” have been allowed into the Capitol and Capitol Annex since the beginning from the pandemic.

Those who allow it to be in are required to get their temperature taken at the door.

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear restricted accessibility Capitol in March as an effort to slow multiplication of the coronavirus.

Legislative proceedings and many committee hearings and will be streamed live on KET's website. The Legislative Research Commission also streams some legislative meetings on its YouTube page.

Members of the 100-member House of Representatives it's still allowed to vote on bills using their Capitol Annex offices, rather than the House Floor.

Last year, the 38 people in the Senate still cast votes in person.

Lawmakers will need to pass a new one-year budget, figure out how to react to the coronavirus pandemic and consider other legislation throughout the 30 working-day session.

Leaders of the Republican-led legislature have made it clear they want to strip Beshear of his powers because they do not like how he has responded to the coronavirus pandemic.

Beshear will give you his take on what the legislative session and budget should look like during a virtual State from the Commonwealth address, that will air Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET.

Protests and rallies are generally a day-to-day feature in the Capitol throughout the legislative session and will likely look a great deal different this season.

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of Kentucky are hosting a reproductive rights rally from their cars at the Capitol at 6 p.m. around the first day's session.