HB 153 (BR 80) - M. Denham, J. Bell, M. King, T. McKee, B. Montell, R. Palumbo, W. Stone
AN ACT relating to milk.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 260 to establish a Kentucky Milk Commission; define "Commission", "Commissioner," "Milk," "Processor," "Producer"; designate commission members; set the requirements for membership on the commission; describe the duties of the commission, including creation of a dairy plan; create a Dairy Industry Fund.
HB 153 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions except to refine definition of "Milk Processor" and "Milk Producer"; set a poundage standard for a "milk processor"; allow for a designee of a milk processor to serve on the Kentucky Milk Commission; limit the commission's authority to promulgate administrative regulations related to pricing on milk; make technical corrections.
SCS - Retain original provisions, except refine definition of "milk"; delete legislative confirmation requirements for Kentucky Milk Commission members; require commission members to abide by the state ethics code; clarify Department of Agriculture's role related to the commission; establish a funding prerequisite for the commission to undertake certain issues; clarify how administrative regulations shall be promulgated; make technical corrections.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Feb 3-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 13, 2009
Feb 13-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
Feb 23-to Agriculture (S)
Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 10-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 10, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House
Mar 11-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 12-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 96-0; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 13-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 67)