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HB 235 (BR 899) - R. Rand, G. Stumbo, R. Adkins, L. Clark, S. Overly, T. Thompson

     AN ACT relating to appropriations providing financing and conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and its various officers, cabinets, departments, boards, commissions, institutions, subdivisions, agencies, and other state-supported activities.
     The State/Executive Branch Budget: appropriate from the General Fund (Tobacco), General Fund, Restricted Funds, Federal Funds, Road Fund, Bond Funds, Agency Bonds, Capital Construction Surplus, Investment Income, Statewide Deferred Maintenance Fund, and other funds, as follows:
General Government
2013-2014 $233,400
2014-2015 $1,081,099,100
2015-2016 $1,066,535,100
Economic Development Cabinet
2014-2015 $21,944,400
2015-2016 $43,499,800
Department of Education
2014-2015 $4,957,557,400
2015-2016 $5,024,652,900
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
2013-2014 $1,708,400
2014-2015 $1,279,027,200
2015-2016 $1,281,922,900
Energy and Environment Cabinet
2013-2014 $742,600
2014-2015 $257,233,200
2015-2016 $259,788,700
Finance and Administration Cabinet
2014-2015 $853,848,400
2015-2016 $862,562,100
Health and Family Services Cabinet
2013-2014 $812,842,400
2014-2015 $10,300,046,500
2015-2016 $10,603,884,700
Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
2013-2014 $13,410,200
2014-2015 $931,724,900
2015-2016 $943,080,000
Labor Cabinet
2014-2015 $234,944,700
2015-2016 $227,360,200
Personnel Cabinet
2014-2015 $63,473,300
2015-2016 $64,800,700
Postsecondary Education
2013-2014 $3,750,000
2014-2015 $6,796,519,100
2015-2016 $7,042,881,200
Public Protection Cabinet
2014-2015 $97,733,400
2015-2016 $98,922,900
Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
2013-2014 $18,716,900
2014-2015 $229,688,900
2015-2016 $229,839,900
Funds Transfer to General Fund
2014-2015 $235,057,600
2015-2016 $99,325,900
Phase I Tobacco Settlement Funding Program
2014-2015 $101,879,500
2015-2016 $74,579,500
Not included in the above appropriation amounts are capital project amounts as follows:
Capital Projects
2014-2015 $4,796,031,000
2015-2016 $428,191,300;
provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for the Early Childhood Advisory Council; authorize the Kentucky Veterans' Centers to continue weekend and holiday pay incentives; allow the Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs to approve travel and per diem expenses for Congressional Medal of Honor recipients; provide debt service to the Department of Veterans' Affairs; cap the amount of principal an applicant can owe the Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation; allow for the allocation of Tobacco Settlement Funds to county councils for administrative costs; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for the Agricultural Development Fund's counties account; authorize an administrative fee on Infrastructure for Economic Development Fund projects; provide debt service to the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; provide General Fund moneys to support services provided to coal-producing counties by the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; provide that the Governor's call of the Kentucky National Guard to active duty is a necessary government expense; provide that disaster or emergency aid funds are necessary government expenses; provide debt service for the Department of Military Affairs; provide funds to support the 12 multi-county regional industrial park authorities; declare that General Fund moneys appropriated for the Local Government Economic Development Fund (LGEDF) are based on the State Budget Director's official estimate of coal severance tax collections; detail transfer of funds to the Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship Program; provide that the quarterly calculation and transfer of moneys from the General Fund to the LGEDF be made only after funds are appropriated to the Trover Clinic; provide that the quarterly calculation and transfer of moneys from the General Fund to coal-producing counties through the LGEDF be made only after funds are appropriated to the School Facilities Construction Commission, Water and Sewer Resources Development Fund for Coal-Producing Counties, KIA Infrastructure for Economic Development Fund for Coal-Producing Counties, Infrastructure for Economic Development Fund for Coal-Producing Counties, Read to Achieve, Robinson Scholars Program, Kentucky Infrastructure Authority, Department for Local Government, Mining Engineering Scholarship Program, Operations and Support Services for school technology in coal-producing counties, Office of Mine Safety and Licensing, and Save the Children Program; provide that 17.5 percent of severance and processing taxes on coal be transferred to the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund; provide funds for the Regional Strategic Development Fund from the Single County Fund; transfer funds from the LGEDF Multi-County Fund to Operation Unite, Energy Research and Development Fund, 12 multi-county regional industrial park authorities, Shaping Our Appalachian Region administrative costs, and the Coal County College Completion Scholarship Program; provide debt service to LGEDF; establish parameters for county flexibility with LGEDF allocations; establish an appropriation limit for the Area Development Fund; allow Area Development District flexibility; allow Restricted Funds to be used for the continuation of activities within the Office of the Secretary of State; declare that amounts above those appropriated to match Federal Funds for the Help America Vote Act are necessary government expenses; authorize the State Board of Elections to set a rate for new voter registration fees and expenses; declare that costs associated with special elections, additional precincts with a voting machine, additional registered voters, and new voters are necessary government expenses; declare that costs associated with expert witnesses are necessary government expenses; provide annual and sick leave service credit for any former employee of the Unified Prosecutorial System; detail legal services contracts; allow the Attorney General to suspend payment of 50-hour blocks of compensatory time for those attorneys who have accumulated 240 hours of compensatory time and instead convert those hours to sick leave; allow funds to be expended in support of Office of Attorney General; require the Prosecutors Advisory Council to approve compensation for employees of the Unified Prosecutorial System; provide for a recurring Restricted Fund transfer from the Unclaimed Property Fund; allow funds to be expended for the support of operations of the Department of Agriculture; declare that no funds are provided for Auditor of Public Account's scholarships; require that the Auditor be given right of first refusal for audits; allow the Auditor to suspend payment of 50-hour blocks of compensatory time for those attorneys who have accumulated 240 hours of compensatory time and instead convert those hours to sick leave; establish charges for federal, state, and local audits; establish Personnel Board operating assessment; provide dependent subsidy for retirees in the Kentucky Employee and County Employee Retirement Systems; declare that water withdrawal fees are tax-exempt; provide that Tier I water withdrawal fees be used to support the Kentucky River Authority and contractual services for water supply and quality studies; provide debt service to the School Facilities Construction Commission (SFCC); establish the Urgent Need School Trust Fund; allow the SFCC to make additional offers of assistance; provide State Medical Insurance Fund financing; provide dependent subsidy for retired teachers younger than 65; provide debt service for the Kentucky Teachersí Retirement System budget unit; pledge lesser debt service requirements in future budget bills to reduce the unfunded pension liability; detail Appropriations Not Otherwise Classified; provide that repayment of awards or judgments of $5,000 or more made by the Board of Claims come from the General Fund; provide funds for guardians ad litem and cap their fees at $500; allow reissuance of uncashed State Treasurer checks; appropriate funds for police officer, firefighter, active duty National Guard, and Reserve survivor benefits; detail payment of judgments against the Commonwealth; establish that interest income from and loan repayments received by the High-Tech Construction/Investment Poolbe used to support the Office of Commercialization and Innovation; provide debt service to the Economic Development budget unit; allow unused balances for Bluegrass State Skills Corporation training grants to carry forward; provide for transfer from the Common School Fund to the SEEK fund; provide for the allocation of SEEK funds; require local school districts to provide certified and classified employee pay increases; provide funds for the base SEEK program, Tier I component, vocational transportation, secondary vocational education, Teachers' Retirement System employer match, and salary supplements for nationally certified teachers; establish a timeline for final SEEK calculation; detail SEEK adjustment factors; provide funds for facilities equalization funding and retroactive equalized facility funding; require the school term for this biennium include at least 177 six-hour instructional days; establish a modified hold-harmless guarantee; detail the employment of Department of Education personnel and leadership personnel; provide funding for School Technology in Coal Counties; provide debt service for the Operations and Support Services budget unit; establish funding for unbudgeted costs for health and life insurance for local school district employees; provide that the Kentucky Schools for the Blind and Deaf are eligible to participate in the Kentucky Education Technology System; detail fund transfers for the Family Resource and Youth Services Centers; provide funds for employer contributions for health insurance and health reimbursement accounts for employees waiving coverage; provide school district flexibility; require the publication of school districts' annual financial statements and school report cards; require local district coordination with Head Start; allow the Commissioner of Education to use the Commonwealth School Improvement Fund to meet federal requirements; allow local school boards to request permission from the Commissioner of Education to use capital funds for operating expenses; provide that any funds received from the disposal of surplus property at the Kentucky School for the Deaf and the Kentucky School for the Blind be deposited in a restricted account; detail requirements for Residential Youth-at-Risk Programs; require that supplemental funding distribution include certain Category II and III programs; allow the Environmental Education Council to use interest earnings; require the Department for Libraries and Archives to distribute per capita grants within appropriated amounts; provide funds for the Local Records Grant Program; authorize the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) to determine EPSB employment details; require EPSB to establish the minimum number of hours for teacher certification; declare that no funds are appropriated for the Kentucky Principal Internship Program; provide debt service to the Office of the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet; declare that no funds are provided for full-time inspectors at each solid-waste municipal landfill; provide debt service to the Environmental Protection budget unit; declare that the new tire fee be collected until June 30, 2016, to continue the waste tire program; declare that the cost of emergency fire suppression exceeding $240,000 annually is a necessary government expense; provide funds for the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing; provide for energy research and development; provide debt service to the Public Service Commission; provide amounts that lapse from the Public Service Commission to the General Fund; provide debt service to the General Administration budget unit of the Finance and Administration Cabinet; declare that any Social Security Contingent Liability Fund expenditures are necessary government expenses; provide that General Fund (Tobacco) moneys under the Finance and Administration Cabinet's Debt Service budget unit lapse; provide debt service to the Facilities and Support Services budget unit of the Finance and Administration Cabinet; provide for county costs; declare the rate of compensation for sheriffs and other law enforcement officers servicing a Circuit or District Court; detail the insurance surcharge rate; provide that funds may be expended for the operations of the Departmentof Revenue; authorize property valuation administrators to manage expenditures; prohibit the Kentucky Works Program from participating in the Human Services Transportation Delivery Program or the Coordinated Transportation Advisory Committee; provide debt service to the General Administration and Program Support budget unit under the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; provide for transfer of excess administrative funds for Medicaid benefits; prohibit payment to Medicaid managed care vendors unless their contract requires collection of service category expenditure information; provide funds to support additional Supports for Community Living slots; allow any unexpended General Fund appropriation to carry forward; define the parameters of the Disproportionate Share Hospital Program; prohibit hospitals from billing patients for services that have been reported to the Cabinet and for which the hospital has received disproportionate share payments; require that any provider that publicizes that it has paid the provider tax also publicize the amount of payment received from the Department for Medicaid Services during the same period; require that any funds received through an intergovernmental transfer agreement between the Department for Medicaid Services and other governmental entities be used for the provision of Medicaid benefits; require quarterly Medicaid budget analysis reports; establish guidelines for a Medicaid budget deficit contingency plan; provide for transfer of Medicaid Benefits funds; prohibit acute care hospitals from converting to critical access hospitals unless certain requirements are met; allow Medicaid copayments; suspend KCHIP premiums; establish Medicaid Managed Care Organization reporting requirements; establish appeals process for denial of service by a Medicaid Managed Care Organization; provide that mental health disproportionate share hospital funds are budgeted at maximum amounts permitted by the Social Security Administration; provide for lease payments for the new Eastern State Hospital; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for substance abuse prevention and treatment for pregnant women with a history of substance abuse; provide funds to the regional mental health-mental retardation boards for increased retirement contribution rates; provide debt service to the Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities budget unit; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for the Health Access Nurturing Development Services Program, Healthy Start, Folic Acid Program, Early Childhood Mental Health, Early Childhood Oral Health, and Smoking Cessation; provide funds to local and district health departments for increased retirement contribution rates; provide debt service for the Public Health budget unit; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for Early Childhood Development; require that an entity contracting with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services provide essential services provide a local match equal to or greater than the amount in effect during fiscal year 2013-2014; provide funds for Operation Unite; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for the Office of Drug Control Policy; provide funds for the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund, training incentive payments, and training incentive stipends; declare that expenses related to the Governor's call of the Kentucky State Police to extraordinary duty are necessary government expenses; provide funds for Kentucky State Police and Vehicle Enforcement personnel training incentives; allow restricted funds to be used to maintain the operations of the State Police; provide debt service to the State Police budget unit; allow the Department of Corrections to adjust appropriations between the Community Services and Local Facilities budget unit and the Adult Correctional Institutions budget unit; require recommendations for improvement in caring for prisoners with mental illness; require jailer mental health screening training; declare that no funds are provided for reimbursement to counties for correctional facility design fees; provide debt service to the Adult Correctional Institutions budget unit; define prisoner transfer parameters; declare that local jail per diem costs that exceed budgetary limits are necessary government expenses; provide funds for local jails; provide funds for the Local Corrections Assistance Fund; allow the Public Advocate to suspend payment of 50-hour blocks of compensatory time for those attorneys who have accumulated 240 hours of compensatory time and instead convert those hours to sick leave; transfer Restricted Funds to the General Fund to support debt service for the Kentucky Human Resources Information System; provide funds to support a dependent subsidy for full-time employees of quasi-governmental employers participating in the State Group Health Insurance Program; provide that the funding for the Adult Education and Literacy Funding Program and the Science and Technology Funding Program shall not lapse and shall carry forward; provide for transfer of interest earnings from the Strategic Investment and Incentive Trust Fund; provide General Fund (Tobacco) moneys for the Ovarian Cancer Screening Outreach Program; provide debt service to the Council on Postsecondary Education; provide funds for the College Access Program, Kentucky Tuition Grant Program, Teacher Scholarship Program, Kentucky National Guard Tuition Assistance Program, and Kentucky Education Excellence Scholarships, Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarships, and Pharmacy Scholarships; provide funds for the Mining Engineering Scholarships and Robinson Scholars; provide debt service to the University of Louisville; provide funds for the Quality and Charity Care Trust Agreement; provide funds for the Firefighters Foundation Program Fund and the Firefighters Training Center Fund; provide for the conveyance of Kentucky Community and Technical College System property; allow the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction funding flexibility; prohibit transfer of funds to the Park Capital Maintenance and Renovation Fund; provide debt service to the Parks budget unit; provide debt service to the State Fair Board; require proceeds from sale of real property assigned to the State Fair Board to be deposited for the benefit of the State Fair Board; provide funds for a training incentive stipend for Fish and Wildlife Resources Conservation officers; provide debt service for the Historical Society budget unit; provide that any entity receiving $25,000 or less from state or local arts councils is exempt from open meetings and open records laws; provide debt service for the Kentucky Center for the Arts 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 appropriations for projects not line-itemized; provide for bond issues for tobacco and non-coal producing counties; provide that if funds from the Capital Construction and Equipment Purchase Contingency Account or Emergency Repair, Maintenance, and Replacement Account are not sufficient, then expenditures of the fund are necessary government expenses; declare that certain previously appropriated bond funds shall expire; authorize and appropriate capital projects for various state agencies and universities; require the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet and the State Property and Buildings Commission to approve all economic development bonds before issuance; provide for the use of New Economy High-Tech Construction/Investment Pool funds; provide that funds for the Commonwealth Office of Technology's major equipment purchases shall be transferred from the Operating Budget as funds are available and needed; provide for fund designations; provide for the expenditure of excess Restricted Funds or Federal Funds receipts; provide for interim appropriation increases; require revision of appropriation allotments to conform to statutory requirements; provide purpose and transfer restrictions for appropriations expenditure; outline permitted appropriation obligations; require that any General Fund or Road Fund appropriation made in anticipation of a lack, loss, or reduction of Federal Funds lapse to the General Fund or Road Fund Surplus Account; require a state agency entitled to Federal Funds to conform to statutory requirements; provide that any excess General Fund or Road Fund debt service shall lapse, unless directed otherwise by the budget bill; provide that all statutes and portions of statutes in conflict with this bill are suspended, unless otherwise provided; clarify the construction of budget provisions on statutory budget administration power and duties; provide that the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet shall interpret all questions arising from the budget bill; provide for the publication of the budget bill; require the State Budget Director to monitor and report on the Commonwealth's financial condition; authorize the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet to prorate administration costs; provide that no portion of the budget bill alone can be construed to confirm or ratify an executive reorganization order; require the State Budget Director to provide a budget planning report and tax expenditure revenue loss estimates to each branch; provide that any duplicate appropriations be governed by the duplicate appropriation statute; provide for priority of individual appropriations and severability of budget provisions; provide that all unclaimed lottery prize money be credited to the Kentucky Education Excellence Scholarship Reserve Account; provide various workers' compensation requirements; provide for the sale of abandoned property by the Finance and Administration Cabinet; provide that premium and retaliatory taxes be credited to the General Fund; provide for undesignated General Fund and Road Fund carry forward; allow for the reallocation of appropriations among budget units; establish the Next Generation Kentucky Information Highway Fund within the Finance and Administration Cabinet; declare that the average wholesale price be set at $2.878 per gallon for periods on or after June 1, 2014; establish the state salary/compensation and employment policy; specify funds transfers; provide a General Fund Budget Reduction Plan and General Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; provide a Road Fund Budget Reduction Plan and a Road Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan; outline Phase I Tobacco Settlement Funds; provide a State/Executive Branch Budget Summary.

HB 235 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions with the following exceptions: increase tobacco settlement funds for the Early Childhood Advisory Council; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office of Homeland Security; provide funds for enhanced 911 emergency services; provide funds for the Brain Injury Alliance and the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana; provide funds for Veterans' Service Organization programs; increase the General Fund (Tobacco) appropriation for the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy; provide that unexpended balances from tobacco settlement fund debt service appropriations shall not lapse; delete language allowing an administrative fee for the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; provide funds for the Bluegrass Challenge Academy and the Appalachian Youth Challenge Academy; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department for Local Government; provide funds for the Mary Kendall Homes and Gateway Juvenile Diversion; provide funds for Woodford County Fiscal Court in fiscal year 2014-2015 to support a food pantry; provide funds for Fairdale High/Community Recreational Facility in fiscal year 2014-2015 for baseball/softball field lighting; decrease the General Fund appropriation for the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Local Government Economic Development Fund; decrease funds for the Read to Achieve Program; decrease funds for the Robinson Scholars Program; decrease funds for the Mining Engineering Scholarship Program; decrease funds for enhancing education technology in local school districts within coal-producing counties; decrease funds for the Office of Mine Safety; delete language providing funds for the Save the Children Program; delete language increasing the amount of coal severance funding transferred from the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund to the Local Government Economic Development Fund; decrease funds for Operation Unite in relation to the Federal Task Force on Drug Abuse; provide matching funds for energy research at the University of Kentucky; restrict the flexible use of funds from the Local Government Economic Development Fund; add language regarding the distribution of Local Government Economic Development Fund, Multi-County Fund; add language for matching funds for the Joint Agreement grants from the Community Economic Development Block Grant program and the Appalachian Regional Commission; add language administratively attaching the Kentucky Business One Stop Commission and the Kentucky Business One Stop Portal to the Office of the Secretary of State; increase the General Fund appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General; amend language related to Attorney General fees for expert witnesses; provide funds for the Victim, Witness, and Family Protection Program; increase the General Fund appropriation for Commonwealth's Attorneys; increase the General Fund appropriation for County Attorneys; decrease the General Fund appropriation and increase the Restricted Funds appropriation for the Department of Agriculture; add language related to the Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program; provide funds for the Local Agricultural Fair Aid Program; provide funds for the Diabetes Education Fund and add language related to this use; provide matching funds for the Appalachian Renewable Energy Efficiency Program; provide funds for the Farms to Food Banks program; delete language allowing the Auditor of Public Accounts to charge audited agencies for the cost of their required audits; add language related to administrative costs of the Kentucky Teacher' Retirement System; provide funds for the cost of amortization related to sick leave for KTRS members leaving during the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; increase the General Fund and Restricted Fund appropriations for the Economic Development Cabinet; provide funds for the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation; provide funds for the Kentucky Innovation and Commercialization Center Program and add language directing that it shall remain open for the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; provide funds for projects or activities related to and development of Riverfront Commons; increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2015-2016 for SEEK; amend language related to allocation of SEEK funds; provide for retroactive equalization facility funding for districts that have levied taxes; provide for equalization funding for critical construction needs schools; allow the Commissioner of Education to approve requests from local boards of education to waive a maximum of 10 instructional days in case of calamity; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Operations and Support Services; reduce funds for school technology in coal counties; provide funds for the Education Technology Program; decrease the General Fund appropriation in both fiscal years for Learning and Results Services; provide flexibility in the utilization of Professional Development, Extended School Services, Instructional Resources, and Safe Schools funding; amend language regarding coordination with Head Start; provide funds for various Learning and Results Services programs; provide funds for speech-language pathologists and audiologists; provide for the transfer of state-operated and locally operated secondary vocational education and technology centers; provide funds for planning for the establishment of a Regional Collaborative Career Academy; increase the General Fund appropriation for fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Department of General Administration and Support; provide funds for the Governor's Scholars Program; provide funds for the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Libraries and Archives, Direct Local Aid; add language directing the Department for Libraries and Archives to collaborate with public colleges, universities, and libraries regarding the archival needs of the Commonwealth; provide funds for the Public Libraries Facilities Construction Fund; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office for the Blind; provide funds for the Accessible Electronic Information Service Program; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; provide funds for accessibility services for deaf and hard of hearing students in postsecondary education institutions; decrease the General Fund appropriation for the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Office of the Secretary; provide funds for the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet to provide the required administrative support to any entity attached to the Cabinet ; delete language continuing the waste tire program and the waste tire fee; provide funds for the Kentucky Pride Program; increase the General Fund (Tobacco) appropriation and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund (Tobacco) and General Fund appropriations in fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Department of Natural Resources; provide funds from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing; provide funds for direct aid to local conservation districts; provide funds for tree nursery programs; provide matching funds for energy research at the University of Kentucky; delete the Restricted Funds appropriation for the Environmental Quality Commission; create exceptions to water association certification requirements; increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Finance and Administration Cabinet, General Administration; restrict use of the state motor vehicle fleet; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Kentucky State University health initiative trust fund; require reporting of Computer Services Fund receipts; decrease the General Fund Appropriation for the Department of Revenue; delete insurance surcharge language; increase the General Fund appropriation to Property Valuation Administrators; increase the General Fund appropriationin fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; authorize the addition of positions that are 100 percent federally funded for salary and fringe benefits; give the Secretary of the Cabinet authority to request a revision or reallocation of funds; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Medicaid benefits; stipulate that the disproportionate share factor for hospitals remain at the same level as fiscal year 2013-2014; provide funds for waiver slots; require 72-hour emergency supply for Medicaid pharmacy; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the University of Louisville to conduct an annual study of the effect of the reduction in contributions to the Quality and Charity Care Trust on the delivery of indigent care in Jefferson County; provide funds for Bridgehaven Mental Health Services, the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, diabetes services, and the Ovarian Screening project; stipulate that any trailing claims for the Kentucky Access Program be deemed a necessary governmental expense; provide funds for operational costs of Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services; provide funds for child care restoration, relative placement support benefit, domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers, foster parent reimbursement rates, rate increases for private child care providers, the Family and Children's Place in Louisville, early intervention services, the Center for Women and Families in Louisville, and guardianship caseworkers; delete the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-2014, increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and fiscal year 2015-2016, and decrease the Restricted Funds appropriation for Justice Administration; decrease funds for Operation Unite; provide funds for the Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Program and direct that it shall be open to participation by all Kentucky law schools but shall be held on the campus of the University of Kentucky; provide funds for the Madisonville Medical Examiner's Office and direct that it shall remain open for the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; provide funds for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass to cover the costs of CourtNet 2.0; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Juvenile Justice; provide funds for local juvenile delinquency prevention programs; decrease the General Fund appropriation and increase the Road Fund appropriation for Kentucky State Police; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Corrections Management; delete language related to reimbursement for local jail design fees; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Adult Correctional Institutions; provide funds for substance abuse programs; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Community Services and Local Facilities; create a pilot project for conditional parole for older inmates; provide funds for the Local Corrections Assistance Fund; provide funds for counties with life safety or closed jails; provide funds for inmate medical care expenses and catastrophic medical expenses for indigents; increase the General Fund appropriation for Public Advocacy; provide funds for additional social worker positions; increase the General Fund appropriation for Workplace Standards; decrease debt service for Kentucky Human Resources Information System bonds; decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-2014 for the Council on Postsecondary Education; allow universities to refinance certain debt obligations; provide funds for the Washington D.C. Internship Program; provide funds for the Adult Education Funding Program; provide funds for the Contract Spaces Program; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to fund veterinary slots from its base budget if necessary; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to fund optometry slots from its base budget if necessary; limit the salary of the Council on Postsecondary Education President effective January 1, 2015; create the Research Capital Match Program; provide funds for the Work Study Program; set allocation plan for excess lottery revenues; provide funds for the Community Operations Board at Eastern Kentucky University; provide funds for the Breathitt Veterinary Center at Murray State University and prohibit reduction in its funding; decrease funding from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for mining engineering scholarships at the University of Kentucky; decrease funding from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for the Robinson Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky; provide funds for the diagnostics laboratories at the University of Kentucky and prohibit reduction in their funding; decrease debt service for previously issued bonds by the University of Louisville; direct a study on the delivery of indigent care in Jefferson County; allow the disposal of real estate by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; add language regarding salaries of KCTCS employees; allow guaranteed energy savings performance contracts by KCTCS; establish fees to fund debt service on KCTCS capital projects; prohibit a housing allowance for the KCTCS president effective January 1, 2015; add language regarding unexpended funds for tourism marketing and development in coal-producing counties; provide funds for various tourism grants; provide funds for the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Travel and Tourism; provide funds for the Bluegrass State Games; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for renovation of the Aydelotte-Rosenberger Home at Farnsley-Moreman Landing; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Parks; increase the debt service for new bonds for the Department of Parks; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Kentucky Historical Society; provide funds for a flag case at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History; provide funds for a oral history grants; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Arts Council; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Marshall County Arts Commission Children's Theatre; increase the General Fund appropriation to the Budget Reserve Trust Fund; amend, add, and delete various capital projects and coal severance projects; reauthorize various infrastructure and coal severance projects; delete the provisions relating to the sale of abandoned property, reallocation of appropriations among budget units, and average wholesale price; add provisions relating to budget implementation, information technology, lottery dividends, the Executive Branch budget recommendation, civil war reenactors, equipment service contracts and energy efficiency measures, the Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest, language provisions, and dedication of a pari-mutuel tax; amend language relating to the General Fund Budget Reduction Plan, General Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan, and Phase I Tobacco Settlement; make technical corrections.
     HFA (1, S. Lee) - Insert language directing the Office of the Attorney General to pay for outside counsel to appeal federal court ruling.
     HFA (2, J. Bell) - Insert language providing a Tourism Grant for the Plaza Theater in Glasgow.
     HFA (3, J. Glenn) - Transfer $300,000 from Criminal Justice Training to Military Affairs.
     HFA (4, S. Lee) - Insert language directing the Office of the Attorney General to pay for outside counsel to appeal federal court ruling.
     HFA (5, R. Damron) - Add provision to Diabetes Education Program language.
     HFA (6, S. Westrom) - Insert Equine Research language provision under the Horse Racing Commission.
     HFA (7, G. Watkins) - Add language regarding a historical and cultural display to General Provisions.
     HFA (8, J. Hoover) - Delete language provisions concerning the Diabetes Education Program and the Appalachian Renewable Energy Efficiency Program.
     HFA (9, J. Hoover) - Delete capital projects from KCTCS funded by student fees and delete language relating to the student fee.
     HFA (10, J. Hoover) - Reduce appropriation by $100,000 each year and credit to the General Fund.
     HFA (11/Title, R. Rand) - Make title amendment.
     HFA (12, R. Rand) - Revise criteria for the Retroactive Equalized Facility Funding Program, add single-county coal project pool for Pike County, insert language providing a Tourism Grant for the Plaza Theater in Glasgow; and transfer funds from Criminal Justice Training to SEEK and to the credit of the General Fund.
     HFA (13, J. Fischer) - Delete Medicaid Affordable Care Act expansion and the Health Benefit Exchange.
     HFA (14, R. Rand) - Amend original provisions of bill with the following: Retain original provisions with the following exceptions: increase tobacco settlement funds for the Early Childhood Advisory Council; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office of Homeland Security; provide funds for enhanced 911 emergency services; provide funds for the Brain Injury Alliance and the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana; provide funds for Veterans' Service Organization programs; increase the General Fund (Tobacco) appropriation for the Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy; provide that unexpended balances from tobacco settlement fund debt service appropriations shall not lapse; delete language allowing an administrative fee for the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; provide funds for the Bluegrass Challenge Academy and the Appalachian Youth Challenge Academy; increase General Fund appropriation for Military Affairs; add language provision for National Guard Memorial; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department for Local Government; provide funds for the Mary Kendall Homes and Gateway Juvenile Diversion; provide funds for Woodford County Fiscal Court in fiscal year 2014-2015 to support a food pantry; provide funds for Fairdale High/Community Recreational Facility in fiscal year 2014-2015 for baseball/softball field lighting; decrease the General Fund appropriation for the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Local Government Economic Development Fund; decrease funds for the Read to Achieve Program; decrease funds for the Robinson Scholars Program; decrease funds for the Mining Engineering Scholarship Program; decrease funds for enhancing education technology in local school districts within coal-producing counties; decrease funds for the Office of Mine Safety; delete language providing funds for the Save the Children Program; delete language increasing the amount of coal severance funding transferred from the Local Government Economic Assistance Fund to the Local Government Economic Development Fund; decrease funds for Operation Unite in relation to the Federal Task Force on Drug Abuse; provide matching funds for energy research at the University of Kentucky; restrict the flexible use of funds from the Local Government Economic Development Fund; add language regarding the distribution of Local Government Economic Development Fund, Multi-County Fund; add language for matching funds for the Joint Agreement grants from the Community Economic Development Block Grant program and the Appalachian Regional Commission; add language administratively attaching the Kentucky Business One Stop Commission and the Kentucky Business One Stop Portal to the Office of the Secretary of State; increase the General Fund appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General; amend language related to Attorney General fees for expert witnesses; provide funds for the Victim, Witness, and Family Protection Program; increase the General Fund appropriation for Commonwealth's Attorneys; increase the General Fund appropriation for County Attorneys; decrease the General Fund appropriation and increase the Restricted Funds appropriation for the Department of Agriculture; add language related to the Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easement (PACE) program; provide funds for the Local Agricultural Fair Aid Program; provide funds for the Diabetes Education Fund and add language related to this use; provide matching funds for the Appalachian Renewable Energy Efficiency Program; provide funds for the Farms to Food Banks program; delete language allowing the Auditor of Public Accounts to charge audited agencies for the cost of their required audits; add language related to administrative costs of the Kentucky Teacher' Retirement System; provide funds for the cost of amortization related to sick leave for KTRS members leaving during the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; increase the General Fund and Restricted Fund appropriations for the Economic Development Cabinet; provide funds for the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation; provide funds for the Kentucky Innovation and Commercialization Center Program and add language directing that it shall remain open for the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; provide funds for projects or activities related to and development of Riverfront Commons; increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2015-2016 for SEEK; amend language related to allocation of SEEK funds; provide for retroactive equalization facility funding for districts that have levied taxes; provide for equalization funding for critical construction needs schools; allow the Commissioner of Education to approve requests from local boards of education to waive a maximum of 10 instructional days in case of calamity; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Operations and Support Services; reduce funds for school technology in coal counties; provide funds for the Education Technology Program; decrease the General Fund appropriation in both fiscal years for Learning and Results Services; provide flexibility in the utilization of Professional Development, Extended School Services, Instructional Resources, and Safe Schools funding; amend language regarding coordination with Head Start; provide funds for various Learning and Results Services programs; provide funds for speech-language pathologists and audiologists; provide for the transfer of state-operated and locally operated secondary vocational education and technology centers; provide funds for planning for the establishment of a Regional Collaborative Career Academy; increase the General Fund appropriation for fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Department of General Administration and Support; provide funds for the Governor's Scholars Program; provide funds for the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Libraries and Archives, Direct Local Aid; add language directing the Department for Libraries and Archives to collaborate with public colleges, universities, and libraries regarding the archival needs of the Commonwealth; provide funds for the Public Libraries Facilities Construction Fund; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office for the Blind; provide funds for the Accessible Electronic Information Service Program; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; provide funds for accessibility services for deaf and hard of hearing students in postsecondary education institutions; decrease the General Fund appropriation for the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Office of the Secretary; provide funds for the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet to provide the required administrative support to any entity attached to the Cabinet ; delete language continuing the waste tire program and the waste tire fee; provide funds for the Kentucky Pride Program; increase the General Fund (Tobacco) appropriation and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund (Tobacco) and General Fund appropriations in fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Department of Natural Resources; provide funds from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing; provide funds for direct aid to local conservation districts; provide funds for tree nursery programs; provide matching funds for energy research at the University of Kentucky; delete the Restricted Funds appropriation for the Environmental Quality Commission; create exceptions to water association certification requirements; increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Finance and Administration Cabinet, General Administration; restrict use of the state motor vehicle fleet; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Kentucky State University health initiative trust fund; require reporting of Computer Services Fund receipts; decrease the General Fund Appropriation for the Department ofRevenue; delete insurance surcharge language; increase the General Fund appropriation to Property Valuation Administrators; increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2015-2016 for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; authorize the addition of positions that are 100 percent federally funded for salary and fringe benefits; give the Secretary of the Cabinet authority to request a revision or reallocation of funds; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Medicaid benefits; stipulate that the disproportionate share factor for hospitals remain at the same level as fiscal year 2013-2014; provide funds for waiver slots; require 72-hour emergency supply for Medicaid pharmacy; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the University of Louisville to conduct an annual study of the effect of the reduction in contributions to the Quality and Charity Care Trust on the delivery of indigent care in Jefferson County; provide funds for Bridgehaven Mental Health Services, the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, diabetes services, and the Ovarian Screening project; stipulate that any trailing claims for the Kentucky Access Program be deemed a necessary governmental expense; provide funds for operational costs of Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services; provide funds for child care restoration, relative placement support benefit, domestic violence shelters, rape crisis centers, foster parent reimbursement rates, rate increases for private child care providers, the Family and Children's Place in Louisville, early intervention services, the Center for Women and Families in Louisville, and guardianship caseworkers; delete the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-2014, increase the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2014-2015 and fiscal year 2015-2016, and decrease the Restricted Funds appropriation for Justice Administration; decrease funds for Operation Unite; provide funds for the Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Program and direct that it shall be open to participation by all Kentucky law schools but shall be held on the campus of the University of Kentucky; provide funds for the Madisonville Medical Examiner's Office and direct that it shall remain open for the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; provide funds for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass to cover the costs of CourtNet 2.0; provide funds for Court Appointed Special Advocates; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Juvenile Justice; provide funds for local juvenile delinquency prevention programs; decrease the General Fund appropriation and increase the Road Fund appropriation for Kentucky State Police; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Corrections Management; delete language related to reimbursement for local jail design fees; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Adult Correctional Institutions; provide funds for substance abuse programs; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Community Services and Local Facilities; create a pilot project for conditional parole for older inmates; provide funds for the Local Corrections Assistance Fund; provide funds for counties with life safety or closed jails; provide funds for inmate medical care expenses and catastrophic medical expenses for indigents; increase the General Fund appropriation for Public Advocacy; provide funds for additional social worker positions; increase the General Fund appropriation for Workplace Standards; decrease debt service for Kentucky Human Resources Information System bonds; decrease the General Fund appropriation in fiscal year 2013-2014 for the Council on Postsecondary Education; allow universities to refinance certain debt obligations; provide funds for the Washington D.C. Internship Program; provide funds for the Adult Education Funding Program; provide funds for the Contract Spaces Program; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to fund veterinary slots from its base budget if necessary; require the Council on Postsecondary Education to fund optometry slots from its base budget if necessary; limit the salary of the Council on Postsecondary Education President effective January 1, 2015; create the Research Capital Match Program; provide funds for the Work Study Program; set allocation plan for excess lottery revenues; provide funds for the Community Operations Board at Eastern Kentucky University; provide funds for the Breathitt Veterinary Center at Murray State University and prohibit reduction in its funding; decrease funding from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for mining engineering scholarships at the University of Kentucky; decrease funding from the Local Government Economic Development Fund for the Robinson Scholars Program at the University of Kentucky; provide funds for the diagnostics laboratories at the University of Kentucky and prohibit reduction in their funding; decrease debt service for previously issued bonds by the University of Louisville; direct a study on the delivery of indigent care in Jefferson County; allow the disposal of real estate by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System; add language regarding salaries of KCTCS employees; allow guaranteed energy savings performance contracts by KCTCS; establish fees to fund debt service on KCTCS capital projects; prohibit a housing allowance for the KCTCS president effective January 1, 2015; add language regarding unexpended funds for tourism marketing and development in coal-producing counties; provide funds for various tourism grants; provide funds for the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Travel and Tourism; provide funds for the Bluegrass State Games; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for renovation of the Aydelotte-Rosenberger Home at Farnsley-Moreman Landing; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Parks; increase the debt service for new bonds for the Department of Parks; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Kentucky Historical Society; provide funds for a flag case at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History; provide funds for a oral history grants; increase the General Fund appropriation for the Arts Council; provide funds in fiscal year 2014-2015 for the Marshall County Arts Commission Children's Theatre; increase the General Fund appropriation to the Budget Reserve Trust Fund; amend, add, and delete various capital projects and coal severance projects; reauthorize various infrastructure and coal severance projects; delete the provisions relating to the sale of abandoned property, reallocation of appropriations among budget units, and average wholesale price; add provisions relating to budget implementation, information technology, lottery dividends, the Executive Branch budget recommendation, civil war reenactors, equipment service contracts and energy efficiency measures, the Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest, language provisions, and dedication of a pari-mutuel tax; revise various fund transfers; amend language relating to the General Fund Budget Reduction Plan, General Fund Surplus Expenditure Plan, and Phase I Tobacco Settlement; make technical corrections.
     HFA (15, J. Fischer) - Delete Medicaid Affordable Care Act expansion and the Health Benefit Exchange.
     HFA (16, J. Fischer) - Delete Medicaid Affordable Care Act expansion and the Health Benefit Exchange.
     SCS - Retain provisions with the following exceptions: increase the General Fund appropriation for the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Local Government Economic Development Fund (in FY 14-15), Department of Education - Operations and Support Services, Direct Local Aid (in FY 15-16), the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Kentucky State Police, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky State University, Murray State University, Northern Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University; decrease the General Fund appropriation for Homeland Security, the Department for Local Government, the Local Government Economic Development Fund (in FY 15-16), the Attorney General, Commonwealth's and County Attorneys, Agriculture, Economic Development, SEEK, Learning and Results Services, Education and Workforce Development - General Administration and Support, Vocational Rehabilitation, Education Professional Standards Board, Energy and Environment Cabinet - Secretary (in FY 15-16), Environmental Protection (in FY 15-16), Natural Resources, Finance and Administration Cabinet - General Administration, Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities, Public Health, Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services, Community Based Services, Aging and Independent Living, Justice Administration, Workplace Standards, Council on Postsecondary Education, University of Louisville, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet - Secretary, Travel (in FY 14-15), Parks, the State Fair Board, the Arts Council (in FY 14-15), the Kentucky Center for the Arts; decrease various debt service amounts; delete language related to funds for Enhanced 911 Emergency Services; delete language related to funds for a food pantry in Woodford County and the Fairdale High/Community Recreational Facility; include language provision related to the Division of Oil and Gas; include language provision related to the Dual Credit Program; delete language related to oversight of the One Stop Business Portal; delete language related to funds for the Victim, Witness, and Family Protection Program; stipulate that funds recovered by the Attorney General through litigation on behalf of the Commonwealth shall be transferred to the General Fund Surplus Account; stipulate that any revenue received from the sale or renewal of child sexual abuse license plates shall be transferred to the Child Victims' Trust Fund; delete language related to funds for the Diabetes Education Program; delete language related to funds for the Appalachian Renewable Energy Efficiency Program; direct the SFCC to conduct a study to determine the need for establishing a Private Donations Facilities Match Program; direct Kentucky Retirement Systems to submit reports regarding recipients of a nonhazardous monthly retirement allowance made eligible for dependent subsidy; direct any General Fund moneys appropriated for debt service that are not expended to the Budget Reserve Trust Fund; direct the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System to submit reports regarding dependent subsidy and the effect on the actuarial unfunded liability of the system; insert language relating to the contribution for retiree medical insurance; delete language relating to funds for the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation, the Kentucky Innovation and Commercialization Center Program, and the Northern Kentucky Waterfront Development; delete language relating to Calamity Days; provide funds for the Statewide IT Academy; delete language relating to funds for employer health and life insurance; delete language related to flexibility in the utilization of Professional Development, Extended School Services, Instructional Resources, and Safe Schools funds; delete language related to the use of local district capital funds; delete language related to the Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education; delete language related to allocations to School-Based Decision Making Councils; amend Learning and Results Services Programs; delete language related to funds for salary supplements for speech-language pathologists and audiologists; delete language related to funds for the Regional Collaborative Career Academy; provide funds for Teach for America; delete language related to funds for the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics; delete language related to funds for administrative support for entities attached to the Energy and Environment Cabinet; provide funds for the Division of Oil and Gas; delete language related to water districts and water associations; delete language related to funds for the Kentucky State University Health Initiative Trust Fund; delete language related to federally funded positions in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; delete language related to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the University of Louisville's evaluation of indigent care; delete language related to funds for Bridgehaven Mental Health Services; delete language related to funds for the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, and the Ovarian Cancer Screening Project; delete language related to funds for Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services; delete language related to funds for Foster Parent rate increases and private child care rate increases; delete language related to funds for the Family and Children's Place in Louisville, Early Intervention Services in Madison County, and the Center for Women and Families in Louisville; delete language related to funds for guardianship caseworkers; delete language related to funds for the Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Program, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, and Court Appointed Special Advocates in Hardin County; provide funds for Public Safety First programs; delete language related to funds for local prevention programs; insert language authorizing the Department of Juvenile Justice to lease the former Laurel Regional Juvenile Detention Center; insert language directing the Department of Corrections to file annual reports detailing the revenues and expenditures from the Canteen Fund for state-operated prisons, private prisons, and the central office of the Department; delete language related to the pilot project for conditional parole of older inmates; insert language for the Kentucky Employees' Health Plan and Medicaid State Plan Cost Savings demonstration projects; direct the Council on Postsecondary Education to conduct a study on optometry slots; delete language related to the Research Capital Match Program; include language related to the Dual Credit Program; delete language related to funds for the Quality and Charity Care Trust Fund; delete language related to the evaluation of indigent care; delete language related to unexpended coal severance funds; delete language related to funds for the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art; delete language related to funds for renovation of the Aydelott-Rosenberger Home at Farnsely-Moremen Landing; direct the State Fair Board to transfer proceeds from the sale of real property assigned to the Board to the Finance and Administration Cabinet; delete language related to funds for a flag case at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History; delete language related to funds for the Marshall County Arts Commission Children's Theatre; amend various capital projects; delete coal severance projects in various counties; delete language related to the dedication of a pari-mutuel excise tax; include language related to FY 15-16 funds expenditure restriction, unexpended debt service, and the Affordable Care Act; delete language related to maximum-filled permanent positions; add and delete various funds transfers; make technical corrections.
     CCR - Do not agree.
     FCCR - Retain original provisions with the following exceptions: insert language related to enhanced 911 emergency services; reduce debt service in Veterans' Affairs; reduce debt service for the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority; reduce debt service in Military Affairs; increase General Fund appropriation for the Department for Local Government; provide funds for Mary Kendall Homes and Gateway Juvenile Diversion; provide funds for a food pantry in Woodford County; in the Local Government Economic Development Fund budget unit, decrease the General Fund appropriation in FY 2014-15 and increase the General Fund appropriation in FY 2015-16; insert language requiring that the number of mandatory mine safety inspections to be carried out by the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing be equal to the number of mine safety inspections required annually by the Mine Safety and Health Administration; delete language related to the dual credit program; amend language related to funds required through litigation by directing the Attorney General to file with the presiding officer of the court a copy of the controlling statute governing disposition of the funds; insert language directing the Attorney General to transfer settlement funds to the Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy; increase General Fund appropriations for Commonwealth's and County Attorneys; reduce debt service in FY 2015-16 for the School Facilities Construction Commission; delete language related to unexpended debt service; insert language related to urgent needs school assistance; increase General Fund appropriation for Economic Development; insert language stipulating that the Kentucky Innovation and Commercialization Center Program remain open for the 2014-2016 fiscal biennium; provide funds for the Northern Kentucky Waterfront Development; increase General Fund appropriation for SEEK; require that $100 of the base per pupil guarantee be for capital outlay purposes; direct local school districts to provide all certified and classified staff a salary or compensation increase; amend retroactive equalized facility funding language to authorize the revenue to generate the five cent equivalent levy to be obtained from levies on property, motor vehicles, or other taxes if the levy was dedicated to facilities funding at the time of the levy; amend hold-harmless guarantee language to include Magoffin County Schools; reduce General Fund appropriation and debt service for Operations and Support Services; in the Education Program Technology language, remove FY 2014-15 funds for the Statewide IT Academy; increase General Fund appropriation for Learning and Results Services; insert language related to flexibility in the utilization of Professional Development, Extended School Services, Instructional Resources, and Safe Schools funds; insert language related to the use of local district capital funds; insert language requiring that funds received from surplus property be deposited in restricted accounts for the Kentucky School for the Deaf, the Kentucky School for the Blind, and the FFA Leadership Training Center; insert language related to term limits for members of the Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education; insert language related to allocations to School-Based Decision Making Councils; increase funds provided for various Learning and Results Services Programs; provide funds for the establishment of a Regional Collaborative Career Academy; stipulate that if the costs for health insurance or life insurance coverage for employees of local school districts exceed the levels of appropriated funds, any unexpended SEEK appropriations are authorized to be used to offset the unbudgeted costs; increase General Fund appropriation for General Administration and Program Support; provide funds for the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics; decrease General Fund appropriation for Direct Local Aid; reduce funds provided for Public Libraries Facilities Construction; increase General Fund appropriation for EPSB; insert language related to administrative support for the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet; reduce debt service for Environmental Protection; increase funds provided from the Local Government Economic Development Fund to the Office of Mine Safety and Health Administration; insert language related to water districts and associations; increase General Fund appropriation for General Administration in the Finance and Administration Cabinet; provide funds for the Kentucky State University Health Initiative Trust Fund; provide funds for various fees associated with the Rupp Arena/Lexington Convention Center project; decrease debt service for Facilities and Support Services; reduce debt service for the General Administration and Program Support budget unit in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services; insert language related to federally funded positions; decrease General Fund appropriation for Medicaid Benefits; insert language related to the evaluation of indigent care; reduce debt service for Public Health; insert language related to health facility licensing; increase General Fund appropriation for Family Resource Centers and Volunteer Services; increase General Fund appropriation for Community Based Services; provide funds for Private Child Caring/Placing Agencies Reimbursement Rates; provide funds for the Family and Children's Place in Louisville; provide funds for early intervention services; increase General Fund appropriation for Justice Administration; provide funds for the Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Program; provide funds for Court Appointed Special Advocates in Hardin County; reduce General Fund appropriation for Juvenile Justice; provide funds for local prevention programs; reduce debt service for State Police; reduce funds provided for Trooper R Class Officers; reduce debt service for Adult Correctional Institutions; insert language related to a pilot project for conditional parole of infirm inmates; reduce General Fund appropriation for Public Advocacy; reduce funds provided for the Kentucky Employees' Health Plan and Medicaid State Plan Cost Savings Demonstration Projects; increase debt service for the Council on Postsecondary Education; adjust appropriations for various universities; insert language directing the University of Louisville to submit written documentation demonstrating the need for reimbursement related to providing hospital care services to indigent and medically needy patients through the Quality and Charity Trust; delete language related to firefighter testing; increase funds transferred from the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council to the Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund; insert language directing the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet to develop a statewide marketing plan; reduce debt service for Parks; increase debt service for the State Fair Board; reduce debt service for the Historical Society; increase General Fund appropriation for the Arts Council; provide funds for the Marshall County Arts Commission Children's Theatre; increase General Fund appropriation and reduce debt service for the Kentucky Center for the Arts; add, delete, and amend various capital projects; in General Provisions, insert language related to the effects of subsequent legislation, appropriations of the Budget Reserve Trust Fund, and debt service template rates; amend various Funds Transfers.

     Jan 22-introduced in House
     Jan 23-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Feb 28-posted in committee
     Mar 4-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 5-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 7-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 11-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 12, 2014; floor amendments (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10) (12) and (13) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (11-title) filed; floor amendments (2) and (7) withdrawn
     Mar 12-floor amendment (14) filed
     Mar 13-floor amendment (15) filed ; floor amendment (16) filed to floor amendment (14) ; 3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 53-46 with floor amendments (11-title) and (14)
     Mar 14-received in Senate
     Mar 17-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 20-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 21-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 24-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 24, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 25-2-11 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 25-taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; to Rules (S); posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute ; Conference Committee appointed in Senate
     Mar 26-Conference Committee appointed in House
     Mar 31-Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; Bill passed 37-1; received in House; Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; Bill passed 89-11; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 11-line items vetoed (Acts, ch. 117)
     Apr 15-veto(es) not acted upon
     Apr 28-delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 117)

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