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HB 236 (BR 902) - R. Rand, R. Adkins, L. Clark, S. Overly, G. Stumbo, T. Thompson

     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, and Road Fund $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2013-2014, $2,647,531,500 in fiscal year 2014-2015, and $2,488,769,700 in fiscal year 2015-2016, $21,233,000 in fiscal year 2014-2015 and $16,205,000 in fiscal year 2015-2016 for operating costs; appropriate from the Road Fund, Bond Funds, and Investment Income for various capital projects; require the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet to produce a document detailing the 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Program and the Highway Preconstruction Program; provide debt service to the General Administration and Support budget unit; allow reallocation of appropriations among budget units; 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 Aviation Development debt service; provide funds for Economic Development Road 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, Biennial Highway Construction Program, Highway Construction Contingency Account, and the Kentucky Pride Fund; authorize projects in the 2012-2014 Biennial Highway Construction Plan to continue into the 2014-2016 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 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 payments for wetland restoration; authorize various capital projects; specify funds transfers.

HB 236 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions except: delete language giving the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet authority to request reallocation of funds among budget units; require the Transportation Cabinet to continue the SAFE Patrol Program; provide funds to improve public riverports; require the Transportation Cabinet to establish a system of state licensure for operators of small passenger vessels if the United States Congress exempts small passenger vessels from operator licensing requirements; provide funds for the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport and the Pikeville Commercial Air Service; insert language regarding excess lease-rental payments; provide funds to support the Kentucky Pride Fund, public safety improvements, and a feasibility study for the Northern Kentucky Waterfront; stipulate that if projects in previously enacted highway plans conflict with the 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Plan, then the 2014-2016 highway plan will control; require the Transportation Cabinet to provide quarterly reports for Road Fund cash management; provide funds for federal construction projects and highways maintenance; require the Transportation Cabinet to provide status reports on delayed projects; require the Transportation Cabinet to collaborate with the Personnel Cabinet to develop a plan to revise Transportation Engineering Series salaries; insert language regarding road system transfers; and provide funds for nonpublic school transportation.
     HFA (1, A. Koenig) - Retain original provisions except: delete language giving the Secretary of the Transportation Cabinet authority to request reallocation of funds among budget units; require the Transportation Cabinet to continue the SAFE Patrol Program; provide funds to improve public riverports; require the Transportation Cabinet to establish a system of state licensure for operators of small passenger vessels if the United States Congress exempts small passenger vessels from operator licensing requirements; provide funds for the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport and the Pikeville Commercial Air Service; insert language regarding excess lease-rental payments; provide funds to support the Kentucky Pride Fund, public safety improvements, and a feasibility study for the Northern Kentucky Waterfront; stipulate that if projects in previously enacted highway plans conflict with the 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Plan, then the 2014-2016 highway plan will control; require the Transportation Cabinet to provide quarterly reports for Road Fund cash management; provide funds for federal construction projects and highways maintenance; require the Transportation Cabinet to provide status reports on delayed projects; require the Transportation Cabinet to collaborate with the Personnel Cabinet to develop a plan to revise Transportation Engineering Series salaries; insert language regarding road system transfers; provide funds for nonpublic school transportation.
     SCS (1) - Retain provisions except: remove General Fund appropriation from Aviation budget unit; delete language related to Aviation Development debt service; remove language related to Pikeville Commercial Air Service; remove General Fund appropriation from Highways budget unit; reduce Road Fund appropriation for State Supported Construction Program; remove language regarding the Northern Kentucky Port Authority from the Highway Construction Contingency Account provision; delete language related to Wetland Restoration debt service; delete language related to road system transfers; reduce General Fund appropriation for Public Transportation budget unit; reduce Road Fund appropriation for Revenue Sharing budget unit; delete language related to payments for wetland restoration; add and delete various capital projects; delete various funds transfers.
     SCS (2) - Retain provisions with the following exceptions: reduce debt service for General Administration and Support budget unit; delete aviation development debt service language provision; provide funds for the Eastern Kentucky University Aviation Program; reduce General Fund appropriation for Highways budget unit; amend Highway Construction Contingency Account language provision; amend 2014-2016 Biennial Highway Construction Plan language provision; delete Wetland Restoration Debt Service language provision; reduce funds provided for the State Resurfacing Program; delete Road System Transfers language provision; require a report on interstate opportunities using existing infrastructure as it relates to the Natcher Parkway; establish intent to provide funds for the Jessamine County Bypass in the 2016-2018 Biennial Highway Construction Plan; reduce funds for the County Road Aid Program; reduce funds for the Rural Secondary Program; reduce funds for the Municipal Road Aid Program; delete Payments for Wetland Restoration language provision; add, delete, and amend various capital projects; amend various funds transfers; provide a Road Fund Budget Reduction Plan; establish reduction in the Budget Reserve Trust Fund; establish provisions regarding occupational license fees and revenue sharing.
     SCA (1/Title, E. Harris) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (1/Title, R. Stivers II) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (2, R. Stivers II) - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 68.197 to extend the freeze on the credit of city taxes against county taxes to July 15, 2016, to clarify the situations in which the credit freeze applies, and to establish a reduced credit in certain circumstances.

     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 18-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed ; taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 18, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 52-43-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-received in Senate
     Mar 21-taken from Committee on Committees (S); 1st reading; returned to Committee on Committees (S); to Transportation (S)
     Mar 24-taken from Transportation (S); 2nd reading; returned to Transportation (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Mar 31-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute (2) , floor amendment (1-title) filed
     Apr 15-taken from Rules (S); recommitted to Transportation (S); reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2014; 3rd reading; Committee Substitute (1) withdrawn; floor amendments (1-title) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (2), committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 58-37 (1 abstainded); enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 25-line items vetoed; veto(es) not acted upon; delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 127)

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