98RS SB136


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SB 136 (BR 1470) - D. Boswell, T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to the propane industry.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 234 to create the Kentucky Propane Education and Research Council; permit a referendum of the propane industry on whether or not to levy an assessment on themselves to finance marketing and education of the propane industry; allow industry trade organizations to be certified by the commissioner of the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction to conduct an initial referendum; establish voting rights for industry members; require an independent auditing firm to conduct the referendum; establish the initial assessment and subsequent increases to that assessment; establish membership and terms of the council; establish duties of the council; stipulate purpose of the funds; allow person paying assessment to be reimbursed if dissatisfied with the result of the assessment; allow method to terminate council and assessment.

     Jan 13-introduced in Senate
     Jan 14-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Feb 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for February 24, 1998
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Feb 25-received in House
     Feb 26-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Mar 3-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 13, 1998
     Mar 19-3rd reading, passed 92-0
     Mar 20-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 27-signed by Governor

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