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HB291

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HB 291/Analysis (BR 995) - R. Rand

     AN ACT relating to appropriations providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the Transportation Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
     The Transportation Cabinet Budget: appropriate from the General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, Road Fund, and Highway Bonds $2,252,590,300 in fiscal year 2010-2011 and $2,385,691,000 in fiscal year 2011-2012 for operating costs; appropriate from Bond Funds, Road Fund, and Investment Income for various capital projects; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to produce a document detailing the 2010-2012 Biennial Highway Construction Program and the Highway Preconstruction Program; provide debt service to the General Administration and Support budget unit; allow the Transportation Cabinet to receive funds and services for the Adopt-A-Highway Litter Program; provide funds for Aviation's operational costs; provide debt service to the Aviation budget unit; provide funds for Economic Development Road lease-rental payments; provide for excess lease-rental payments; provide that no portion of the revenues to the state Road Fund accrue to the Debt Payment Acceleration Fund account; provide debt service for Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Bonds; provide funds for the State Supported Construction Program; provide for Economic Development Road Bonds; authorize projects in the 2008-2010 Biennial Highway Construction Plan to continue into the 2010-2012 biennium; provide funds for the Kentucky Transportation Center and new highway equipment purchases; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to match federal highway moneys; prioritize projects should any additional federal highway moneys become available; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to continue the Cash Management Plan and to make programmatic adjustments; provide for carry forward of any unexpended Road Fund appropriations in the Highways budget unit for various programs; provide debt service for Wetland Restoration; provide for the transfer of Road Fund resources for judgments; authorize the Transportation Cabinet to maximize the use of Toll Credits; provide funds for nonpublic school transportation; provide funds for the County Road Aid Program, the Rural Secondary Program, the Municipal Road Aid Program, and the Energy Recovery Road Fund; provide debt service to the Vehicle Regulation budget unit; provide for Capital Construction Fund appropriations and reauthorizations; provide for the expiration of existing line-item capital construction projects; detail bond proceeds investment income; provide for the payments of Wetland Restoration; and authorize various capital projects.

HB 291 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions except, decrease the Road Fund appropriation to General Administration and Support; require the Transportation Cabinet to continue the SAFE Patrol Program; decrease the General Fund appropriation and increase the Road Fund appropriation for Aviation; provide that debt service for Aviation Development come from the Road Fund; decrease the Road Fund appropriation for Debt Service; amend Economic Development Road Revenue Bonds debt service for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) activities; decrease the Road Fund appropriation and increase the Restricted Funds appropriation for Highways; decrease the Highway Bonds appropriation in fiscal year 2010-2011 and increase the Highway Bonds appropriation in fiscal year 2011-2012; amend the appropriation for the State Supported Construction Program, the Biennial Highway Construction Program, the Highway Construction Contingency Account, and the Economic Development Road Bonds; amend the Kentucky Pride appropriation; delete the language prioritizing projects should any additional federal highway moneys become available; delete the programmatic adjustments language; provide for Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle (GARVEE) Bonds and their debt service; provide for interlocal cooperative agreements, a Crittenden County property, Highways maintenance, and the Industrial Road Access Account; increase the General Fund appropriation for Public Transportation; provide additional funds for nonpublic school transportation; provide for state match for public transit; decrease the Road Fund appropriation for Revenue Sharing; decrease the Road Fund appropriation for Vehicle Regulations; and make technical correction to capital project language.

     HFA (1, G. Stumbo) - Amend the Highways appropriation unit to include a Jefferson County project be funded out of the Secretary's Contingency Account.

     SCS/Analysis - Retain original provisions except: require the Transportation Cabinet to report quarterly to the Interim Joint Committee on Transportation all Six Year Road Plan projects that have been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to maximize Road Fund resources through a review of the Transportation Cabinet's contract expenditures; amend debt service; add Restricted Fund authority for GARVEE bonds; decrease Highway Bonds by $300,000,000 in fiscal year 2011-2012; delete all Highways language; provide that the entirety of the Highways appropriation shall be null and void unless the appropriation is allocated according to 2010 RS HB 292/EN; and reduce the General Fund appropriation for Public Transportation.

     Jan 20-introduced in House
     Jan 21-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Feb 26-posted in committee
     Mar 1-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 2-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 8-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; taken from Rules Committee, placed in the Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 9, 2010
     Mar 9-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute ; 3rd reading, passed 72-27 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 10-received in Senate; taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S)
     Mar 11-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Transportation (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute

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