HB 226/LM (BR 407) - M. Weaver, B. Buckingham, L. Clark, P. Clark, P. Marcotte, R. Palumbo, S. Riggs
AN ACT relating to wireless communications.
Amend KRS 11.5162 to expand the definitions of "frequency," "interoperability," and "standards," and create definitions for "public safety shared infrastructure" and "primary wireless public safety voice or data communications systems"; amend KRS 11.5163 to require all state and local agencies utilizing state or federal funds for public safety wireless communications systems to submit project plans to the Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee for review; require the committee to review the plans and forward them to the chief information officer for approval; provide that if project plans do not meet standards, agencies shall not receive state funds for projects, and shall not receive federal funds if they are distributed through and at the discretion of a state agency; encourage all agencies to submit project plans for review and recommendations; require the Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee to develop funding and support plans for public safety shared infrastructure, and make recommendations to the chief information officer, the Governor, and the General Assembly.
HB 226 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/LM - Retain the original provisions, except exclude "911" telephone systems from the definition of "Primary wireless public safety voice or data communications systems"; omit provisions that would have allowed the chief information officer to block funding for proposed wireless communications systems that did not meet standards; require state wireless communications plans to be sent to the Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee for review and recommendation, and require the committee to send the plans to the chief information officer for final approval; require local governmental agencies to submit wireless communications plans to the Kentucky Wireless Interoperability Executive Committee for review and recommendation only.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to State Government (H)
Jan 15-posted in committee
Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 5, 2004
Feb 6-3rd reading, passed 87-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 9-received in Senate
Feb 12-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 16-2nd 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. 48)