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HB 28 (BR 135) - W. Coursey, M. Cherry, B. Housman, J. Richards, S. Riggs, S. Rudy, 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 riverport marketing assistance trust fund to be administered by the Cabinet for Economic Development; provide for grants of up to $15,000 per project or $30,000 per applicant annually for specified marketing activities; create a riverport financial assistance trust fund 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.


     HCS - Eliminate expense reimbursement for Water Transportation Advisory Board members.

     SCS - Retain original provisions; require Governor to give consideration to including a representative from each river containing an operating public riverport in the membership of the Water Transportation Advisory Board; require the Cabinet for Economic Development to issue a semiannual report detailing all marketing grants awarded; require the Transportation Cabinet to issue an annual report detailing all riverport financial assistance grants awarded; require reports to be submitted to the Water Transportation Advisory Board, the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation, and the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Transportation
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 4, 2010
     Feb 4-3rd reading, passed 95-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 5-received in Senate
     Feb 8-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 8-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2010
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 17-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Thursday, March 18, 2010
     Mar 24-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 97-0
     Mar 25-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 56)

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