05RS HB64

HB64

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HB 64 (BR 226) - R. Meeks

     AN ACT relating to the provision of services by county interlocal agreement, making an appropriation therefor and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 65.250 to specify certain criteria for the approval of interlocal agreements; amend KRS 65.260 to grant the Department for Local Government the right to review all interlocal agreements; amend 95A.262 to allow a $1,650 payment to volunteer fire departments that have entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; require preferences be given to those volunteer fire departments that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; increase reimbursement to volunteer fire departments for lost equipment for those departments that have entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; amend KRS 311A.155 to require the board to grant preferences to counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; increase reimbursement to counties for lost equipment for those counties that have entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; reduce deduction from state aid for reimbursement of lost equipment to counties for lost equipment for those counties that have entered into a valid interlocal agreement for the provision of emergency services across county boundaries; amend KRS 39B.020 to encourage the creation of voluntary regional emergency service districts through the creation of interlocal agreements; increase supplementary state funds for those regional emergency service districts created through valid interlocal agreements; amend KRS 258.119 to require the commissioner grant preferences to those counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of animal control services across county boundaries; amend KRS 224.43-505 to require the reimbursement of 100% of direct expenses involved in eliminating illegal open dumps in counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of solid waste management services across county boundaries, provided other criteria is met; reduce matching grant requirements for counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of solid waste management services across county boundaries; amend KRS 177.320 to establish a new road fund for counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; establish a formula for the distribution of this new road fund; set conditions for the use of this fund by counties that have entered into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of road and bridge construction and maintenance across county boundaries; provide for the lapsing of unused funds; amend KRS 75.440 to conform; require the Department of Criminal Justice Training to examine costs of supplemental aid to county police departments and sheriffs that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of police or tax collection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the Department; require the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education to examine costs of supplemental aid to fire departments that enter into valid interlocal agreements for the provision of fire protection services across county boundaries; establish a reporting date for the commission, establish July 1, 2005, as the effective date of the Act.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee


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