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HB 430 (BR 1545) - S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to underground facility protection.
     Amend KRS 367.4903 to clarify the definitions used in KRS 367.4903 to 367.4917, the Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Act of 1994, to change the name of the "one-call center" to the "Kentucky Contact Center," and to change the term "design locate request" to "design information request"; amend KRS 367.4909 to reflect the name change of the Kentucky Contact Center and the term change of design information request; clarify and provide additional requirements of operators for design information requests; amend KRS 367.4911 to allow a person responsible for excavation in addition to the excavator to notify the operator of the work schedule and to require the operator to comply with the Act once the excavator has marked the boundaries and contacted the utility notification center or centers; amend KRS 367.4913 to include additional requirements for the protection notification center or centers in dealing with design information requests and to reflect the name change of Kentucky Contact Center; amend KRS 367.4917 to include fire prevention agencies in the recovery of fines for violation of the Act.


     HCS - Retain original provisions, except amend the definitions for damages and routine road maintenance; make technical changes to amending KRS 367.4909; clarify that an operator may also reject a design information request if the information will place the operator at a competitive disadvantage.

     Feb 21-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Mar 4-posted in committee
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; taken from Rules; placed in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 17, 2014
     Mar 17-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-received in Senate
     Mar 19-to State & Local Government (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 28, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Mar 31-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 10-signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 100)

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