01RS HB325


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HB 325 (BR 1297) - J. Arnold Jr., J. Gooch, P. Clark, J. Richards, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to economic development and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 154.26-010 to include under the definition of an "eligible company" businesses that have coal mining and processing operations in the state that employ 500 people and produce at least 4 million tons of coal in the state, and have operations that are temporarily suspended or severely reduced; amend KRS 154.26-080 to allow eligible companies to request an emergency declaration based upon the urgency of the request which requires agencies' approval and exempts the company from a consulting firm review of the risk of closure as is currently required; declare an emergency.


     HCS - Make technical amendment to remove reference to subsection (12) in subsection (7) of Section 2.
     SFA (1, D. Adams) - Make technical correction to clarify definition of company.

     Feb 15-introduced in House
     Feb 16-to Economic Development (H)
     Feb 20-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 26, 2001
     Feb 28-3rd reading, passed 92-1 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 1-received in Senate; to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2001; 3rd reading, passed 29-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 8-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1) ; House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 98-0
     Mar 9-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 20-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 153)

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