00RS HB277


WWW Version

HB 277/FN (BR 1247) - J. Arnold Jr., J. Gooch

     AN ACT relating to watershed conservancy districts.
     Amend KRS 262.720 to require the board of supervisors for a proposed watershed conservancy district to establish a budget and a funding mechanism; amend KRS 262.725 to require the referendum upon a proposed watershed conservancy district to include boundaries and funding options; amend KRS 262.760 to permit districts to levy by millage rate or per acre rate and to eliminate the requirement for certifying a copy of the budget to the county clerk; amend KRS 262.763 to require an audit of watershed conservancy district accounts every 4 years, instead of annually; amend KRS 262.765 to allow for levy by acreage.


     HCA (1, J. Arnold Jr.) - Amend HB 277 to require a copy of budget to be certified to the county clerk; require district to provide for an annual audit if the district expends $400,000 or more for the year in question.
     HCA (2, J. Gooch) - Clarifies that watershed conservancy districts created after the effective date of the Act may use a millage rate or per acre rate in a tax for the district.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Jan 10-posted in committee
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2)
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 28, 2000
     Jan 28-3rd reading; committee amendment (2) defeated ; passed 92-4 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 1-received in Senate
     Feb 3-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 2, 2000
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 3-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 6-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 120)

Kentucky Legislature Home Page | Record Front Page