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HB 370 (BR 801) - R. Adkins, J. Stacy, J. DeCesare, K. Hall, R. Heath, C. Miller, S. Overly, R. Rand, S. Riggs, T. Riner, S. Rudy, K. Sinnette, T. Thompson, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the promotion of manufacturing in the Commonwealth.
     Amend KRS 103.200 to make technical corrections; amend KRS 103.210 and 103.240 to clarify that industrial revenue bonds may be issued to assist with developing and improving manufacturing facilities to increase the energy efficiency thereof; amend KRS 103.220 to conform; amend KRS 103.286 to reserve 10% of the state private activity bond cap for small or medium-sized manufacturing facility energy efficiency bond projects during the first half of the bond cap allocation period, after which unused cap shall revert to the single allocation pool; create a new section of KRS 103.200 to 103.285 to state terms and conditions for the issuance of manufacturing facility energy efficiency bonds pursuant to this Act; create a new section of KRS Chapter 147A to allow the Department for Local Government to establish, as resources are available, an information clearinghouse to provide advice and guidance to local governments and the public relating to the issuance and possible uses of industrial revenue bonds.


     SFA (1, B. Leeper) - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 278.600 to define "storage" and amend a definition to require that nuclear power facilities have a plan for the storage of nuclear waste rather than a means of permanent disposal; amend KRS 278.610 to delete the requirement that the Public Service Commission certify that the facility as having a means for disposal of high-level nuclear waste; change all references to disposal of nuclear waste to storage of nuclear waste; prohibit construction of low-level waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth except as provided in KRS 211.852; require the Public Service Commission to determine whether the construction or operation of a nuclear power facility, including ones constructed by entities regulated under KRS Chapter 96, would create low-level nuclear waste or mixed wastes that would be required to be disposed of in low-level waste disposal sites in the Commonwealth; repeal 278.605.
     SFA (2/Title, B. Leeper) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Tourism Development & Energy (H)
     Feb 19-posted in committee
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2013
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S); 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 30-0-4 with floor amendments (1) and (2-title)
     Mar 12-received in House

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