05RS HB440

HB440

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HB 440 (BR 1462) - F. Nesler

     AN ACT relating to gas delivery systems and appliances.
     Amend KRS 234.175 to require that installation and maintenance of gas-consuming appliances be in compliance with manufacturer and administrative requirements; limit liability of licensee for damages resulting from nonconforming installation or maintenance.

HB 440 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Clarify that a negligent liquefied petroleum gas licensee is subject to civil liability.

     SCS - Retain original provisions, except delete language that clarifies that limitations in bill are not designed to affect liability for grossly negligent or intentional acts.

     SFA (1, E. Harris) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 278 to allow the Public Service Commission to allow for recovery of investment costs in natural pipeline replacement programs that are not currently being recovered in existing rates if those costs are deemed fair, just, and reasonable.

     SFA (2/Title, E. Harris) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Seniors, Military Affairs, and Public Safety (H)
     Feb 16-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2005
     Feb 24-3rd reading, passed 93-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S); taken from committee; laid on clerk's desk; taken from clerk's desk; 1st reading; returned to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2005; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed
     Mar 3-3rd reading; floor amendment (2-title) withdrawn; passed 33-4 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 4-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 8-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1) on Tuesday, March 8, 2005; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1); Bill passed 86-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 148)


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