98RS SB211


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SB 211/FN (BR 1628) - G. Freeman, B. Bailey, W. Blevins, C. Borders, D. Boswell, D. Karem, V. Moore, G. Neal, D. Nunnelley, A. Robinson, R. Sanders Jr, R. Stivers, E. Tori, D. Williams

     AN ACT relating to highways and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 176.050, relating to duties of the Department of Highways, to require the design plans for all road projects constructing a new route to identify, if at all feasible, one or more sites to be used as waste sites during the construction phase of the project that have the potential to be converted into industrial parks; require the department to consult with local officials on their preferences for the location of potential industrial parks; create a new section of KRS Chapter 176, relating to the Department of Highways, to permit a city, county, or other governmental agency to donate land to be used for industrial park sites; provide for the sites identified to be used for waste during the construction phase to reduce the cost of the construction project and to level or otherwise create a site sufficient to support industrial activities; prohibit hazardous material or hazardous waste from being used as fill material in the waste site; EMERGENCY.


     SCS/FN - Retain the provisions of the original bill with the following changes: amend Sections 1 and 2 to clarify that waste sites must be located on land owned by the state, a city, a county, or a government agency; amend Section 3 to clarify that waste includes non-hazardous nonsoluble construction material, steel, concrete, brick, and asphalt, but shall not include vegetation resulting from land clearing and grubbing, utility line maintenance, or seasonal and storm related cleanup; require the waste sites to be compacted and fully prepared for building of an industrial park to begin; require if a waste site is owned by the state, the state must deed the site in fee simple to a city, county, or other government agency when the road construction project is completed.

     Jan 27-introduced in Senate
     Jan 28-to Economic Development and Labor (S)
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for February 27, 1998
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-received in House
     Mar 3-to Transportation (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 19. 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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