98RS HB643


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HB 643 (BR 1286) - J. Barrows

     AN ACT relating to the scenic and recreational trails.
     Amend various sections of KRS 148.610 to 148.780 relating to scenic and recreational trails to require the commissioner of the Department of Parks to provide information to the General Assembly on proposals for additions to the state scenic and recreational trails system and on the program for implementing KRS 148.610 to 148.780; allow the department to review former railroad corridors for possible inclusion in the state trails system; require the department to establish a trails coordinator to carry out the purposes of KRS 148.610 to 148.780; require the department to coordinate its efforts with the Transportation Cabinet in so far as the provisions of KRS 148.610 to 148.780 and the provisions of KRS 174.100 to 174.125 can be used to develop bicycling opportunities in the state.


     HCA (1, T. Kerr) - Require the Commissioner of the Department of Parks to consider the rights of adjacent property owners when developing procedures for making existing rights of way available for trail development.

     Feb 18-introduced in House
     Feb 19-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Amendment (1)
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 6, 1998
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Amendment (1)
     Mar 11-received in Senate
     Mar 12-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 25, 1998
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 26-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Mar 27-delivered to Governor
     Apr 7-signed by Governor

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