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HB427

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HB 427/FN/LM (BR 1004) - H. Moberly Jr., S. Riggs, J. Greer, K. Hall, B. Montell, D. Osborne, S. Santoro

     AN ACT relating to funding to support public safety, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 15.310 to add a definition for "unit of government"; amend KRS 15.330 to allow the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council to approve the addition of new units of government for participation in the KLEFP Fund and to correct incorrect range reference citations; amend KRS 15.382 to correct incorrect range reference citations; amend KRS 15.410 to conform; amend KRS 15.420 to amend definitions; amend KRS 15.430 to clarify the intent of the General Assembly with regard to the use of KLEFP funds; amend KRS 15.440 to clarify participation requirements for various units of government; amend KRS 15.442 to correct incorrect range reference citations; amend KRS 15.450 to require the commissioner of the Department of Criminal Justice Training to administer the KLEFP fund and to recommend to the council new units of government for participation in the KLEFP fund; amend KRS 15.460 to increase the supplement for police officers on July 1, 2008 to $3,250, and to $3,500 beginning July 1, 2009, and to incorporate the provisions from KRS 15.500 relating to distributions if funds are insufficient; amend KRS 15.470, 15.480, and 15.490 to conform; amend KRS 15.510 to establish an administrative hearing procedure under KRS Chapter 13B; amend KRS 15.515 to conform; amend KRS 42.190 to delete language no longer necessary; amend KRS 67A.6901, KRS 70.030 and KRS 70.290 to correct incorrect range reference citations; amend KRS 136.392 to conform, to correct incorrect range reference citations, and to delete language no longer necessary; amend KRS 95A.250 to increase the annual supplement for firefighters on July 1, 2008, to $3,250, and to $3,500 beginning July 1, 2009, and to add language relating to the distributions if funds are insufficient; amend KRS 95A.262 to increase the allotment to qualifying departments from $8,000 to $9,000 beginning July 1, 2008, and to $10,000 beginning July 1, 2009; repeal KRS 15.500; EMERGENCY.

HB 427 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN/LM - Retain original provisions except delete provisions transferring responsibility and oversight for the KLEP fund to the Department of Criminal Justice Training and restore responsibility for oversight of the fund to the Justice Cabinet.

     HFA (1, H. Moberly Jr.) - Make technical correction.

     HFA (2, J. Vincent) - Affirm that the provisions of KRS 15.520 apply to local units of government regardless of the addition of new participants to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program fund.

     Jan 31-introduced in House
     Feb 1-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Feb 14-posted in committee
     Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 21-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2008


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