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HB192

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HB 192 (BR 199) - Ji. Lee, L. Clark, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to commercial motor vehicles.
     Amend KRS 281.014 to clarify the definition of an airport shuttle as a vehicle operating on an irregular route and to clarify allowable operation under a disabled persons certificate; amend KRS 281.630 to require that any certificate issued by the department shall specify a maximum number of vehicles to be operated under that certificate; amend KRS 281.637 to eliminate convenience and necessity hearings for charter bus certificates; make the issuance of a charter bus certificate contingent upon safety inspections and proof of financial responsibility; amend KRS 281.655 to increase insurance requirements for certain vehicles operated under a certificate; amend KRS 281.610 to allow the department to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the Federal Uniform Carrier Registration program.

HB 192 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions; add new section to designate KY 32 in Lawrence County the "Skaggs Brothers Highway".

     HCA (1/Title, H. Collins) - Make title amendment.

     SCS (1) - Retain provisions of the GA copy; create a new section of KRS 65.870 to 65.877 to require local governments to provide a reasonable exemption to parking ordinance violations for law enforcement officers who are participating in judicial proceedings in their official capacity; amend KRS 82.605 to conform.

     SCS (2) - Retain provisions of GA copy; amend KRS 189.430 relating to motor vehicle offenses to delete the prohibition against leaving a running vehicle unattended; amend KRS 186A.105 to clarify that a temporary motor vehicle registration be valid for the number days specified in KRS 186.100; create a new section of KRS 189 to create an overweight and overdimensional permit to allow the transportation of water craft from the location of the original manufacturer to its destination in the Commonwealth; set length and width limitations for vehicle and trailer combination; allow the Cabinet to limit the vehicle transporting the water craft to specific routes; requires applicant to measure clearances of all highway structures on the specified route and acknowledge that the Cabinet does not guaranteeing safe passage of vehicles by issuing a permit; permits the Cabinet to require applicant to give bond to indemnify state or county against highway or bridge damage; prohibits recipients of permits issued under this section from exceeding weight limitations of any bridge; requires department to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 186.050 to establish a voluntary contribution of $10 for motor vehicles being registered as farm trucks; require the proceeds of the agriculture program trust fund; permit the person registering the motor vehicle to opt out of the voluntary contribution.

     SCS (3) - Retain the provisions of Senate Committee Substitute #2 with the following exception: remove Section 4 of the bill, which amended KRS 281.655 to increase insurance requirements for certain motor vehicles operated under a certificate.

     SCS (4) - Retain provisions of SCS 3; add new section designating a portion of US 127 in Mercer County as the Bataan-Corregidor Memorial Highway.

     SFA (1, D. Boswell) - Retain other provisions; add new sections to amend KRS 177.830 to define the terms "advertising device viewing zone", "Cabinet", "view permit", and "trim or prune"; Amend KRS 177.863 to make technical corrections; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to allow the owner of legally erected advertising device to apply to the Transportation Cabinet for a vegetation control permit; set forth components of permit application; set forth a $200 nonrefundable application fee; establish standards for approval of vegetation control permit; establish the procedures for applicants who were denied a permit or issued a restricted permit to submit an amended application for a vegetation control permit; allow applicant that was issued a restricted permit or denied a permit based on an amended application to petition the Franklin County Circuit Court to determine whether denial or restrictions were appropriate; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to require a billboard owner with a valid application in force to secure a view permit each time prior to trimming or pruning vegetation; set fee for each view permit at $150; require $2,500 performance bond prior to issuance of a view permit; make view permits valid until work is completed or 180 days, whichever is shorter; require Cabinet monitoring of work done on a view permit; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to require trimming and pruning done under a view permit to be supervised by a certified arborist; amend KRS 177.860 to direct the Transportation Cabinet to establish standards for issuance and oversight of view permits; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to establish a penalty of $100 per day for each day an illegal advertising device is in violation of KRS 177.830 to KRS 177.890; waive fine if corrected within 30 days; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to clarify that sections added in the amendment should not be construed as to permit activity which is in conflict with the Federal Highway Beautification Act or any agreement entered into between the Federal Highway Administration and the Commonwealth.

     SFA (2, D. Boswell) - Retain other provisions; add new sections to amend KRS 177.830 to define the terms "advertising device viewing zone", "Cabinet", "view permit", and "trim or prune"; Amend KRS 177.863 to make technical corrections; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to allow the owner of legally erected advertising device to apply to the Transportation Cabinet for a vegetation control permit; set forth components of permit application; set forth a $200 non refundable application fee; establish standards for approval of vegetation control permit; establish the procedures for applicants who were denied a permit or issued a restricted permit to submit an amended application for a vegetation control permit; allow applicant that was issued a restricted permit or denied a permit based on an amended application to petition the Franklin County Circuit Court to determine whether denial or restrictions were appropriate; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to require a billboard owner with a valid application in force to secure a view permit each time prior to trimming or pruning vegetation; set fee for each view permit at $150; require $2,500 performance bond prior to issuance of a view permit; make view permits valid until work is completed or 180 days, whichever is shorter; require Cabinet monitoring of work done on a view permit; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to require trimming and pruning done under a view permit to be supervised by a certified arborist; amend KRS 177.860 to direct the Transportation Cabinet to establish standards for issuance and oversight of view permits; create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to establish a penalty of $100 per day for each day an illegal advertising device is in violation of KRS 177.830 to KRS 177.890; waive fine if corrected within 30 days. create a new section of KRS Chapter 177.830 to 177.890 to clarify that sections added in the amendment should not be construed as to permit activity which is in conflict with the Federal Highway Beautification Act or any agreement entered into between the Federal Highway Administration and the Commonwealth.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Transportation (H)
     Jan 31-posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 7, 2008
     Feb 7-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 8-received in Senate
     Feb 12-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-recommitted to Transportation (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2) as a Consent Bill; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute (2)
     Apr 1-recommitted to Transportation (S); floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute (2)
     Apr 2-floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
     Apr 4-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (3)
     Apr 14-taken from Rules; returned to Transportation (S)
     Apr 15-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (4)

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