00RS HB376


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HB 376 (BR 1683) - J. Gooch

     AN ACT relating to blasting safety.
     Amend KRS 351.315 to add eligibility for a blaster's license for those who have worked in the field for a year and have completed a department-approved training program; add requirement for continuing blaster's training every 3 years for renewal of blaster's license; increase renewal fee for blaster's license from $20 to $60; require applications for blaster's license to include a photograph.


     HCS - Retain provisions of the original bill, but exempt a certified surface coal miner from the requirement under blaster's license renewal provisions to furnish proof that during the preceding three years he has attended blaster's training.

     Jan 18-introduced in House
     Jan 19-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Jan 21-posted in committee
     Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 7, 2000
     Feb 8-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 9-received in Senate
     Feb 14-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2000
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Feb 28-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Feb 29-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 67)

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