00RS SJ68


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SJR 68 (BR 1904) - D. Seum, J. Pendleton, L. Casebier, R. Roeding, J. Rose, K. Stine, J. Westwood

     Urge the Kentucky Congressional Delegation to support a change to the federal Clean Air Act to allow the state to opt out of the reformulated gasoline program and direct the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet to determine the presence of MTBE in the state's drinking water, to develop drinking water standards for MTBE, and to report to the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources by January 1, 2001.


     SFA (1, D. Seum) - Delete reference to dropping out of the reformulated gasoline program of the Clean Air Act and limit applicability to banning of MTBE only
     SFA (2, D. Boswell) - Delete a reference to Kentucky dropping out of the RFG program and insert that a phase-out of MTBE is supported; revise the reference to the development of drinking water standards to declare that the state will follow the lead of the U.S. EPA.
     HFA (1/P, D. Sims) - Retain the provisions of the GA version of the resolution and attach the provisions of the House committee substitute to House Joint Resolution 134; amend to include coal and coal technology.
     HFA (2/Title, D. Sims) - Amend the title to read as follows: "A JOINT RESOLUTION relating to fuel."

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate
     Feb 16-to Transportation (S)
     Feb 24-reassigned to Agriculture and Natural Resources (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; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 7-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 8-taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day; 3rd reading; floor amendment (2) defeated ; passed 36-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 9-received in House
     Mar 10-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Mar 13-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 22, 2000
     Mar 27-recommitted to State Government (H)

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