04RS HB167


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HB 167 (BR 946) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 171 to establish the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission to promote, in partnership with the Education, Arts and Humanities Cabinet, awareness of significant Native American influences within the historical and cultural experiences of Kentucky; direct that the commission consist of 17 members appointed by the Governor; establish membership, terms, reimbursement of expenses, meetings, quorum, formation of committees; direct Governor to appoint a chair and vice chair; authorize the commission to seek and accept grants or raise funds; attach the commission to the Kentucky Heritage Council for administrative purposes and set forth the council's administrative responsibilities; establish the duties of the commission; amend KRS 2.230, relating to observation of November as "Native American Indian Month," to conform.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to State Government (H)
     Jan 8-posted in committee
     Jan 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 22, 2004
     Jan 22-3rd reading, passed 95-0
     Jan 23-received in Senate
     Jan 28-to State and Local Government (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 23, 2004
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House
     Mar 24-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 49)

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