98RS HB171


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HB 171/LM (BR 1111) - M. Brown

     AN ACT relating to radioactive waste.
     Create sections of KRS 211 to enforce the Central Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact; control the commerce of low-level radioactive waste into or out of Kentucky; require the Cabinet for Health Services to adopt administrative regulations to administer and enforce the Act; provide penalties; allow for donations; short title.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions; revise the definition of "naturally occurring radioactive waste" to exclude this waste from low-level radioactive waste; prohibit importing naturally occurring radioactive waste without the approval of the compact commission.
     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions; delete declaring that NORM is not low-level radioactive waste; declare that the state shall have exclusive regulatory authority over NORM except that commerce restrictions shall not be inconsistent with the compact commission; declare that certain low-level radioactive waste shall be exempt from the Act and regulation under KRS 211.859.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Jan 13-posted in committee
     Jan 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 28-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 29, 1998
     Jan 29-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute; received in Senate
     Feb 2-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 20-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for February 23, 1998
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 34-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute; passed 93-0
     Feb 27-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 2-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 12-signed by Governor

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