03RS SB146


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SB 146 (BR 1442) - E. Harris

     AN ACT relating to the Public Service Commission.
     Create new section of KRS Chapter 278 to provide that "NESC" refers to the National Electric Safety Code; require electric utilities to construct and maintain plan and facilities in accordance with accepted engineering practices and the most recent edition of the NESC; exempt from the requirements facilities constructed according to earlier editions of the code; and permit the Public Service Commission, for good cause shown, to order upgrades in existing facilities to conform to the new edition of code.


     SCA (1, E. Harris) - Delete provision that facilities constructed prior to the adoption of the most recent National Electric Safety Code not be required to update their facilities unless the Public Service Commission requires for good cause shown.

     HFA (1/P, B. Yonts) - Retain original provisions of SB 146/GA; attach provisions of HB 555/GA to SB 146/GA.

     HFA (2/Title, B. Yonts) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 10-introduced in Senate
     Feb 13-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 26, 2003
     Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 27-received in House
     Feb 28-to Tourism Development and Energy (H); posting waived
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2003; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
     Mar 11-3rd reading; returned to the Orders of the Day; passed 84-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 84)

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