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HB 424 (BR 1648) - R. Palumbo, K. Upchurch

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend KRS 12.020 to abolish the Office of Research and Information Technology and transfer the Division of Database and Systems Development and the Division of Network Administration and Support to the Office of Administrative Services; amend KRS 154.12-222 to establish the Office of Administrative Services and the divisions thereof; amend KRS 154.12-224 to consolidate the Direct Loan Program Division and the Tax Incentive Programs Division of the Department of Financial Incentives into the Programs Management Division; confirm Kentucky Economic Development Partnership resolution 07-06 to the extent not otherwise confirmed or superseded by this Act.


     SCS - Retain the provisions of the original; amend various sections of the Kentucky Industrial Development Act, the Kentucky Jobs Development Act, the Kentucky Rural Economic Development Act, and the Kentucky Economic Opportunity Zone Act to change the minimum number of new employees to be hired at the project site to five and the minimum investment to $50,000; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 141 to require that interest shall not be allowed or paid on any refund or credit made under the provisions Subchapters 22, 23, 24, and 28 of KRS Chapter 154.

     SCA (1/Title, R. Sanders Jr) - Make title amendment.

     SCA (2, C. Borders) - Amend KRS 154.22-040 to allow tax incentives in decertified counties if they gain preliminary approval by July 1 of the year following decertification.

     SFA (1, D. Kelly) - Retain the provisions of the original; amend KRS 154.22-040 to allow decertified counties to retain KREDA eligibility if notification is provided to the authority stating that the county is in ongoing negotiations with an eligible company.

     Jan 31-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Economic Development (H)
     Feb 6-posting waived
     Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 11, 2008
     Feb 15-3rd reading, passed 88-0
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 21-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 25-taken from committee State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 28-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) as a Consent Bill
     Apr 1-floor amendment (1) filed
     Apr 2-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (2)
     Apr 14-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2008
     Apr 15-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) ruled out of order ; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendments (1-title) and (2) ; received in House; to Rules (H)

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