HB 644/LM (BR 1088) - J. Barrows, L. Brandstetter
AN ACT relating to a purchase of development rights program in urban-counties.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67A to declare findings of General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 67A for definitions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 67A to establish a program to allow urban-county governments to purchase development rights and define aspects of program; create a new section of KRS Chapter 67A to allow public referendum for the purchase of development rights program and allow the purchases made under that program to be financed through an occupational license fee, an ad valorem tax, or a transient room tax, and define contents of public referendum question; amend KRS 68.197 to allow additional levy for program; amend KRS 142.050 to allow additional levy for program; amend KRS 67A.850 to allow additional levy for program; amend KRS 91A.390 to allow additional levy for program; amend KRS 91A.392 to conform.
HB 644 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Reduce license fees from one-fourth of one percent to one-eighth of one percent; exclude persons who are not residents of the urban-county from an increase in license fees; require that petitions shall be signed by registered voters and that the petitions contain at least 10% of the total number of votes cast in the urban-county in the last presidential election; change from three to five years following passage of a purchase of development rights proposal the time in which a referendum may be held regarding whether to change the funding source of the program
HFA (1, J. Barrows) - Delete subsections (1) and (2) of Section (5) of the Act, and renumber accordingly; delete the requirement of form of petition papers, and provide that the number of voters be determined by the votes at the last mayoral election rather than the presidential election; delete the rest of the petition requirements stated in subsection (3), (4) and (5); provide that in subsection (6) the deadline for submission of the petition be 90 days preceding a regular election rather than the second Tuesday in August; require three fifths of the legislative body of the urban-county vote to adopt the resolution requesting the question be submitted to the voters; have the clerk determine rather than certify the petition; and have the legal department prepare the question instead of the clerk; specify a different form for the question, as well as specify that the publication of the proposal be no less than three times within the thirty-day period preceding the election, as well as specify the contents of the proposal, rather than publicize in accordance with KRS Chapter 424; indicate that the map be prepared by the urban-county government, delete the requirement of the clerk's posting the text of the proposal; and in subsection (7) renumber accordingly to subsection (3); specify the effective date of the program be upon approval by the voters.
Feb 18-introduced in House
Feb 19-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
Feb 23-posted in committee
Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 27-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 2, 1998
Mar 2-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute and Floor Amendment (1)
Mar 5-received in Senate
Mar 6-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 24, 1998
Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 31-4
Mar 25-received in House
Mar 26-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 7-signed by Governor