04RS HB388


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HB 388/LM (BR 271) - J. Wayne, S. Riggs

     AN ACT relating to land use.
     Amend KRS 65.003 to include members and employees of planning commissions within purview of county and city ethics provisions; amend KRS 100.167 to require a record of each member's vote on a planning commission; amend KRS 147A.027 to provide that within 120 days after the effective date of the Act each planning commissioner, board of adjustment member, planning professional, and specified others undergo initial training if they have not already done so; increase the minimum requirement for orientation training for planning commissioners and board of adjustment members from 4 to 6 hours and continuing education minimum requirement from 8 hours to 12 hours; increase the minimum requirement for orientation training for planning professionals and specified others from 8 hours to 12 hours and continuing education requirement from 16 hours to 24 hours; amend KRS 100.183 to require comprehensive plan to be prepared in consolidation with representatives from private and public utilities, school districts, chambers of commerce, and taxing districts; amend KRS 100.187 to require that comprehensive plans be prepared with a view at least 20 years into the future; amend KRS 100.191 to require that research into the comprehensive plan anticipate conditions at least 20 years into the future; amend KRS 100.193 to include the representatives in preparation of goals and objectives statement as well as plan elements; amend KRS 100.197 to require that review comprehensive plan be done in consultation with the representatives.


     HCS/LM - Retain original provisions of bill, but delete provisions relating to KRS 147A.027; provide that planning commissioners and board of adjustment members do not have to file financial disclosure statements; provide that the planning commission consult with various groups on the comprehensive plan formation and reexamination, as well as adding groups, rather than providing for individuals representing the groups to be appointed to provide input to the planning commission in a committee format.

     Jan 27-introduced in House
     Jan 28-to Local Government (H)
     Jan 29-posted in committee
     Feb 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 11-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2004
     Feb 12-3rd reading, passed 49-37 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 13-received in Senate
     Feb 19-to State and Local Government (S)

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