HB 543/FN (BR 1210) - H. Moberly, J. Barrows, A. Arnold, L. Belcher, J. Coleman, J. Crenshaw, R. Damron, G. Graham, C. Hoffman, T. McKee, L. Napier, R. Palmer, S. Westrom, P. Worthington
AN ACT relating to the Kentucky River Authority.
Create and revise sections of KRS Chapter 151 to confirm and reinforce the independent decision making status of the Kentucky River Authority; require the authority's unified long-range water resources plan to be implemented over a 6 year period; require the plan to include a 2 year construction component and a 4 year preconstruction component; direct that the construction component be implemented as authorized by the General Assembly in the budget of the authority; require the plan to be submitted to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue and the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources 6 months before the General Assembly convenes; delete the requirement that the secretary of the Revenue Cabinet establish a water use fee and allow the authority to establish the fee as authorized by the General Assembly.
HB 543 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain the original provisions; amend KRS 42.016 to attach the authority to the Finance and Administration Cabinet for administrative purposes; require a report on those plan elements authorized during the 2000 General Assembly to be submitted to the Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue, the Capital Planning Advisory Board, and the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources; include the Capital Planning Advisory Board in the require biennial reporting; allow the authority to review and comment on requests for state agency action required for the transfer between water utilities of drinking water within or into the watershed of the Kentucky River basin.
HFA (1, H. Moberly) - Broaden exemption from water use fees of the Kentucky River Authority; coordinate Kentucky River Authority planning with the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.
HFA (2, J. Barrows) - Coordinate Kentucky River Authority planning with the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.
Feb 2-introduced in House
Feb 3-to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 8-posted in committee
Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 22-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2000
Feb 23-floor amendments (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 24-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 25-3rd reading; returned to the Orders of the Day
Feb 28-passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2)
Feb 29-received in Senate
Mar 2-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 23-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 24, 2000
Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 31-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 265)