04RS HB628


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HB 628 (BR 2086) - J. Vincent

     AN ACT relating to recyclers.
     Create a new section of KRS 224.50 requiring junkyard operators to report material quantities and income for taxation purposes; create a new section of KRS 224.50 declaring that violators of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to fines; create a new section of KRS 224.50 requiring a bill of sale identifying the seller of a motor vehicle as the owner or power of attorney for the owner, and requiring the receiving operator to file these documents with the county clerk; create a new section of KRS 224.50 to allow a person to qualify as an employee of an operator through a notarized document; require that each operator maintain a file with employee notarized documents; require an intervening operator to furnish its employee's notarized documents to all of its receiving operators; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 177.905, 177.910, 177.912, 177.915, 177.920, and 177.925 as new sections of KRS 224.50; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 177.935 as a new section of KRS 224.50; allow the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations regarding reporting sales of recyclable materials for state tax purposes, and develop forms with specific requirements to implement this system; allow for verification of a seller's identity through a drivers license and proof of insurance; allow the cabinet to impose fines on any person or operator who fails to fine vehicle transfer papers with the county clerk; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 177.940, 177.950, and 177.951 as new sections of KRS 224.50; amend KRS 177.990 to remove the penalty section for the sections that have been moved under this act; make technical corrections to various statutes to conform; amend various statutes to define terms; keep current administrative regulations relating to junkyards in effect and allow the regulations compiler to change existing regulations to reflect the change of regulating authority; and indicate that on the effective date of this Act, all relevant administrative and enforcement powers shall be transferred from the Department of Highways to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.

     Feb 27-introduced in House
     Mar 1-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)

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