98RS SB197


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SB 197 (BR 555) - D. Karem

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 11 to establish the Kentucky Appalachian Commission for the purpose of developing a comprehensive plan for the Appalachian region of Kentucky in the context of development planning for the state as a whole; direct that its goal is the unification of resources from both the public and private sectors to achieve sustainable economic development and an improved quality of life in the region; direct it to be attached to the Governor's Office for administrative purposes; establish membership, terms, and reimbursement for expenses; direct Governor to serve as chair and to appoint a vice chair; establish duties of the commission; direct staff to consist of an executive director, advisory council and working team liaison, and administrative secretary appointed by the Governor; require commission to report its recommendations to the General Assembly by December 1 each year; establish transition schedule to four year staggered terms beginning November 1, 1999; confirm Executive Orders 96-903, 96-955, 96-977, and 96-1296 to the extent not otherwise confirmed or superseded by this Act.

     Jan 22-introduced in Senate
     Jan 23-to Economic Development and Labor (S)
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for March 23, 1998
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 24-received in House
     Mar 25-to State Government (H); posting waived
     Mar 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 30, 1998
     Mar 30-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 31-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor

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