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HB491

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HB 491 (BR 1093) - F. Rasche, J. Greer, T. Pullin, S. Riggs, S. Rudy, T. Thompson, J. Vincent, D. Watkins

     AN ACT relating to water transportation and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the Water Transportation Advisory Board as an advisory body to the Executive and Legislative Branches of government; provide for members, terms, and administrative procedures; specify duties; create a new section of Subchapter 80 or KRS Chapter 154 to establish a Riverport Marketing Assistance Program to be administered by the Cabinet for Economic Development; provide for grants of up to $30,000 per applicant annually for specified marketing activities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to establish a Riverport Financial Assistance Program to be administered by the Transportation Cabinet; provide for financial assistance for new construction and major replacement or repair projects for Kentucky's riverports; provide for matching grants; make appropriations in the amount of $400,000 annually for the Riverport Marketing Assistance Program and $4,000,000 annually for the Riverport Financial Assistance Program.

HB 491 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN - Create new sections of KRS Chapter 174 to establish the Water Transportation Advisory Board as an advisory body to the executive and legislative branches of government; provide for members, terms, and administrative procedures; specify duties; create a new section of Subchapter 80 or KRS Chapter 154 to establish a Riverport Marketing Assistance Fund to be administered by the Cabinet for Economic Development; provide for grants to extent funds are available of up to $30,000 per applicant annually for specified marketing activities; create a new section of KRS Chapter 174 to establish a Riverport Financial Assistance Fund to be administered by the Transportation Cabinet; provide for financial assistance to the extent funds are available for new construction and major replacement or repair projects for Kentucky's riverports; provide for matching grants.

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

     Feb 7-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Transportation (H)
     Feb 21-posted in committee
     Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 13-posted in committee
     Mar 18-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 20, 2008
     Mar 20-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 21-received in Senate
     Mar 26-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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