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HB 249 (BR 1035) - B. Yonts, R. Palumbo

     AN ACT relating to small business ombudsmen.
     Create new sections in Subchapter 1 of KRS Chapter 154 to establish a pilot program to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation by partnering entrepreneurs with state agencies.


     HCS - Delete provisions of original bill; amend KRS 11.175 to require small business ombudsmen to a have small business or entrepreneurial background and to receive input from the Commission on Small Business Advocacy in administering programs to encourage entrepreneurship; require ombudsmen to report on agency initiatives or activities that benefit entrepreneurs.
     HCA (1/Title, R. Palumbo) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 23-introduced in House
     Jan 27-to Economic Development (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 6, 2014
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Mar 7-received in Senate
     Mar 11-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)

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