00RS SB69


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SB 69 (BR 472) - E. Miller, M. Long, D. Adams, W. Blevins, D. Boswell, P. Herron Jr, D. Karem, J. Pendleton, L. Saunders, E. Scorsone, D. Shrout, E. Worley

     AN ACT relating to the Railroad Commission.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 174, relating to the organization and duties of the Transportation Cabinet, to transfer all authority for regulating railroads from the Railroad Commission to the cabinet; amend KRS 174.020, 11A.010, 11A.040, 11A.050, 11A.201, 12.020, 15.105, 82.400, 247.232, 277.070, 277.170, 277.240, 277.300, 277.990, and 506.120 to conform; repeal KRS 15.145, relating to Assistant Attorney General for Railroad Commission, all of Chapter 276, relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Railroad Commission, KRS 277.020, relating to foreign railroad companies incorporating under Kentucky law, KRS 277.030, relating to limited railroad grants and franchises, KRS 277.100, relating to purchase of railroad property and franchises, KRS 277.120, relating to borrowing by railroad company; KRS 277.130, relating to insolvent railroad company; KRS 277.140, relating to judicial approval of reorganization plans, KRS 277.150, relating to reorganization by purchasers, and KRS 280.160, relating to reorganization of insolvent companies operating bridges, and KRS 424.310, relating to Railroad Commission hearings; EFFECTIVE 12/1/00 if a constitutional amendment to abolish the Railroad Commission is enacted by the 2000 General Assembly and approved by the voters in the November 2000 general election.

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 11-to Transportation (S)
     Mar 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 3-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 8, 2000
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Mar 9-received in House
     Mar 10-to Transportation (H)
     Mar 21-posting waived; posted in committee
     Mar 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 28, 2000
     Mar 29-3rd reading, passed 82-7; received in Senate
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 417)

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