04RS SB155


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SB 155 (BR 508) - D. Kelly

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend and repeal various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes relating to the former Justice Cabinet, which is renamed Justice and Public Safety Cabinet; transfer the Kentucky Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program from Governor's office to new cabinet; transfer Division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement in the Transportation Cabinet to the new cabinet; make other changes required; confirm Executive Order 2003-064, dated December 23, 2003, and Executive Order 2004-028, dated January 6, 2004.


     SCA (1, R. Stivers) - Make technical correction.

     HCA (1, G. Lindsay) - Amend KRS 15A.020 relating to Justice Cabinet agencies to delete specifics of Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement authority; change amendment, repeal, and reenactment of KRS 281.770, to restrict the authority of motor vehicle enforcement officers peace officer powers to enforcement of motor vehicle laws; provide for extension of powers of motor vehicle enforcement officers by order of the secretary of justice and public safety during times of disaster, emergency, impending disaster or emergency, or other special need; require secretary's order to be in writing and a public record; prohibit using "disaster" provisions to violate the intent of the statute to limit the authority of motor vehicle enforcement officers.

     HCA (2/P, G. Lindsay) - Attach the provisions of HB 424.

     HFA (1, T. Couch) - Amend to allow up to 30 Motor Vehicle Enforcement officers to have full statewide peace officer authority upon written approval of the commissioner of the department.

     HFA (2/AA/P, B. Yonts) - Retain original provisions and attach the provisions of HB 9/GA and HB 15/GA and exempt postsecondary institutions from the prohibition of employment of teachers.

     HFA (3/Title, B. Yonts) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 6-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 13-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 17, 2004
     Feb 17-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 20-received in House
     Feb 23-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendments (1) and (2)
     Mar 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 22, 2004
     Mar 22-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 23-floor amendments (2) and (3-title) filed
     Mar 25-floor amendment (1) withdrawn

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