HB 166 (BR 326) - T. McKee, M. Denham, R. Adams, W. Coursey, J. Greer, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, R. Smart, W. Stone
AN ACT relating to the use of Kentucky-grown agricultural products in state resort parks.
Create a new section of KRS 148.830 to 148.840 to require any contract for the provision and sale of food services and agricultural products in state resort park restaurants, gift shops, concessions, and golf courses to promote the sale of Kentucky-grown agricultural products under the Kentucky Proud Program in accordance with KRS 45A.645, 148.830, 148.835, and 260.017; amend KRS 148.830 to establish promotion program in the Department of Parks to promote the sale of Kentucky-grown agricultural products in state resort park restaurants, gift shops, concessions, and golf courses, in conjunction with the Kentucky Proud Program; require the commissioner of the Department of Parks to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program; amend KRS 148.835 to establish a promotion program within the Department of Parks that requires the Department of Parks to purchase Kentucky farm-raised catfish and horticultural products if the purchasing officer determines such products are available, can be priced to encourage their sale, and meet the quality standards of the Department of Parks; require the commissioner of the Department of Parks to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the program; amend KRS 148.840 to require the Department of Parks to establish a steering committee to plan and assist in the implementation of the promotion program identified in KRS 148.830 and 148.835 and, upon implementation of the promotion program, require the steering committee to evaluate the promotion program and submit an initial report to the Governor, the secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet, and the Legislative Research Commission no later than July 1, 2012, and subsequent annual reports no later than July 1 of each year thereafter; require that the steering committee meet at least once each year at a date and location to be determined by its members to ensure the continuation of the promotion program.
HB 166 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions; declare that only new contracts shall be affected by purchasing requirements; clarify that Kentucky-grown agricultural products shall be purchased if available; delete definition of "horticulture product."
Jan 4-introduced in House
Jan 5-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
Feb 1-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 Friday, February 4, 2011
Feb 4-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 7-received in Senate
Feb 9-to Agriculture (S)
Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 1-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 1, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
Mar 2-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 3-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 15-signed by Governor