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HB187

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HB 187/LM (BR 362) - J. Wayne, S. Riggs, A. Koenig

     AN ACT relating to land use.
    Amend KRS 65.003 to define "local government"; include board members and employees of planning units within the purview of ethics codes; require joint codes of ethics for joint planning units, but do not require planning commissioners or boards of zoning adjustment members to disclose finances; include all forms of local governments within ethics requirements; amend KRS 100.167 to require a record of each planning commissioner's vote; amend KRS 100.221 to require a record of each member's vote of the board of zoning adjustment; amend KRS 100.183 to require consultation with certain entities in the preparation of comprehensive plans, amendments, and updates when the county containing all or a part of the planning unit has 40,000 or more residents; amend KRS 100.187 to extend and use plan element forecasts for at least 20 years; amend KRS 100.191 to extend research, analysis, and projections of element forecasts for at least 20 years; amend KRS 100.193 and 100.197 to conform.

HB 187 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, A. Koenig) - Delete provisions of Section 1 of the bill relating to KRS 65.003, local government ethics, and replace the section with a new section of KRS Chapter 100 providing that independent planning units use the ethics provisions of the local government within the jurisdiction of the planning unit, and provide that planning commissions of joint planning units decide which local government code of ethics ordinance to use within the planning commission's jurisdiction, and provide for method for doing so as well as duties of the local government and specify that financial disclosure statements of planning commissioners and members of the board of adjustment are optional, at the discretion of the local government; amend Section 4(2)(h) of the bill to provide that home building associations are to be consulted in comprehensive plan creations and updates, and provide that in order to satisfy the contact requirements of Section 4(2)(h) the planning commission take out a newspaper advertisement indicating that either an initial comprehensive plan or plan update is beginning, requesting that interested parties register with the planning commission, set a timeline for publication of 60 days before the first meeting of the committee or group responsible for preparing the proposed plan or plan update, and require that the planning commission notify by certified mail each entity that registered with the planning commission general instructions on how to participation in the plan or plan update, as well as providing that the failure of an entity in subsection (2) of this section to respond to a notification or to participate in the initial comprehensive plan or plan update does not invalidate the plan or plan update.

     HFA (2, A. Koenig) - Delete provisions of Section 1 of the bill relating to KRS 65.003, local government ethics, and replace the section with a new section of KRS Chapter 100 providing that independent planning units use the ethics provisions of the local government within the jurisdiction of the planning unit, that planning commissions of joint planning units decide which local government code of ethics ordinance to use within the planning commission's jurisdiction, and provide for method for doing so as well as duties of the local government and specify that financial disclosure statements of planning commissioners and members of the board of adjustment are optional, at the discretion of the local government; include the largest chamber of commerce located in the planning unit's jurisdiction as an entity required to be contacted by the planning commission in initial comprehensive plan creations and in comprehensive plan updates; amend Section 4(2)(h) of the bill to provide that home building associations are to be consulted in comprehensive plan creations and updates, and that in order to satisfy the contact requirements of Section 4(2)(h) the planning commission take out a newspaper advertisement indicating that either an initial comprehensive plan or plan update is beginning, requesting that interested parties register with the planning commission, set a timeline for publication of 60 days before the first meeting of the committee or group responsible for preparing the proposed plan or plan update, and require that the planning commission notify by certified mail each entity that registered with the planning commission general instructions on how to participate in the plan or plan update, as well as providing that the failure of an entity in subsection (2) of this section to respond to a notification or to participate in the initial comprehensive plan or plan update does not invalidate the plan or plan update.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 21, 2010
     Jan 21-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 26-floor amendment (2) filed
     Jan 27-3rd reading, passed 80-18 with floor amendment (2)
     Jan 28-received in Senate
     Feb 2-to State & Local Government (S)

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