HB 624 (BR 2079) - M. Marzian, De. Butler, L. Clark, P. Clark, P. Hatcher Jr, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, E. Jordan, C. Miller, S. Riggs, T. Riner, J. Wayne
AN ACT relating to a compact between a city of the first class and a county containing a city of the first class and declaring an emergency.
Amend KRS 79.310 relating to cooperative compacts between cities of the first class and their counties to permit renewal of the compact required by KRS 79.310 as prescribed, require any renewals to be for 10 years; amend KRS 81A.005 to permit a city of the first class with a cooperative compact to amend any annexation ordinance which states their intention to annex after the effective date of this Act and prior to September 30, 1998, in order to allow these areas to be annexed by another city, clarify that the amendment of such ordinances does affect the priority rights which have been established by the city's annexation proposal; create new language in KRS Chapter 79 to establish a nonseverability clause; EMERGENCY.
HB 624 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill and add new section 4, which creates an LRC task force to study local government in counties containing a city of the first class; stipulate that the task force will consist of all legislative representatives of the county, the mayor and members of the board of aldermen of a city of the 1st class, the county judge/executive and other members of the fiscal court, the sheriff, the county clerk and 6 representatives of the other classes of cities within the county; require the task force to begin by June 1, 1998 and end by August 1, 1999; require the chair and vice chairs of the county legislative delegation to jointly chair the task force; and provide for the staffing and funding of the task force through the LRC budget; renumber the remaining sections to conform.
HFA (1, B. Heleringer) - Permit cities of the 4th - 6th classes in counties with a cooperative compact to annex for a 2-year period upon the renewal of a cooperative compact, and create a moratorium on annexation after this 2-year period for the remainder of the length of the compact.
HFA (2, B. Heleringer) - Insert language which would require the creation and outline the membership of a compact negotiations task force, as prescribed, and require the task force to be involved in all negotiations to renew a cooperative compact.
HFA (3, B. Heleringer) - Delete Section 3 to omit severability language.
HFA (4, B. Heleringer) - Delete emergency clause.
HFA (5, B. Heleringer) - Add new Section 4 to require occupational license fees collected after the renewal of a cooperative compact to be distributed based on the ratio of city to county population.
HFA (6, B. Heleringer) - Delete original provisions of the bill and create a new section of KRS Chapter 79 to permit city - county merger in counties containing a city of the first class; and amend KRS 67.825 and 67A.010 to conform.
HFA (7, B. Heleringer) - Change from 10 to 6 the number of years for the length of a cooperative compact.
HFA (8, B. Heleringer) - Insert language which prohibits requirement of the approval of the fiscal court for annexation actions by a city of the first class.
HFA (9/Title, B. Heleringer) - Make title amendment.
HFA (10, B. Heleringer) - Require majority approval of those being annexed for any annexation effort in a county with a cooperative compact.
HFA (11, B. Heleringer) - Prohibit annexation provisions to be a part of any new cooperative compact agreement.
HFA (12, K. Bratcher) - Delete Section (2)(4) of the bill and insert in lieu thereof language which prohibits cities of the 1st class from having priorities to annex unincorporated areas upon the renewal of a cooperative compact, and make the determination that previous priorities are null and void.
Feb 17-introduced in House
Feb 19-to Counties and Special Districts (H)
Feb 20-posted in committee
Feb 23-floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) and (9-title) filed
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute; floor amendments (10) and (11) filed
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for February 27, 1998
Mar 2-floor amendment (12) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 89-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 4-received in Senate
Mar 5-to State and Local Government (S)
Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 16-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 18, 1998
Mar 18-3rd reading, passed 37-0
Mar 19-received in House
Mar 20-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Mar 24-signed by Governor