03RS HB421


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HB 421 (BR 1551) - M. Denham, C. Belcher, R. Damron

     AN ACT relating to the agricultural development fund.
     Amend KRS 248.711 to limit the amount of cost-share that an applicant from a tobacco dependent county would have to apply toward a project, based on that county's tobacco dependency.


     HCS - Delete the original provisions of the bill; create the Agricultural Development Fund Task Force to study the effectiveness of the distribution of tobacco settlement dollars to tobacco farmers in Kentucky; name the task force members; report any legislative proposals to LRC by December 31, 2003.

     HFA (1, M. Denham) - Change the date for presenting any legislative changes to the LRC from December 31 to November 1.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Feb 18-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 24, 2003
     Feb 25-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 27-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)

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