HB 583/FN (BR 2002) - J. Barrows, G. Stumbo, J. Callahan, L. Clark, J. Richards
AN ACT relating to proceeds from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 248.654 to provide for the distribution of money received form the Master Settlement Agreement, 50% to the rural development fund, 25% to the early childhood development fund, and 25% to the Kentucky health care improvement fund; create new sections of KRS Chapters 248, 200, and 194A to establish the rural development fund, the early childhood development fund, and the Kentucky health care improvement fund; EMERGENCY.
HB 583 - AMENDMENTS
HCA (1, P. Worthington) - Amend to provide that all investment income earned from moneys deposited in the funds accrue to the funds; provide that all money in the funds be distributed within 20 days of receipt for the purposes provided by law; provide that moneys in the fund at the close of any fiscal year shall not lapse but be carried forward to the next fiscal year.
HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Place 10% of the funds from the tobacco settlement agreement fund in a Master Settlement Agreement trust fund that shall not be disbursed before July 1, 2002; distribute the remainder of the funds in the tobacco settlement agreement fund as follows: 50% to a rural development fund, 25% to an early childhood development fund, and 25 % to the Kentucky health care improvement fund; establish the Master Settlement Agreement trust fund; make conforming amendments.
SCS - Retain original provisions; establish the lung cancer research fund to finance the lung cancer research project; establish a consortium between the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville to be known as the Governance Board of the Lung Cancer Research Project; require the board to develop and implement a strategic plan to develop expertise in the area of lung cancer research, with an immediate focus on early detection and epidemiology, and with the ultimate goal of eradicating lung cancer; establish a clinical trial network, and leverage resources to certify the cancer program as a cancer center.
Feb 4-introduced in House
Feb 7-to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2000; floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 8-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) defeated ; passed 96-1 with committee amendment (1)
Mar 9-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 22-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 28-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 28, 2000; 3rd reading, passed 36-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 29-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 98-0; bill reconsidered; placed in the Orders of the Day
Apr 14-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 96-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 26-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 546)