06RS HB48


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HB 48/FN (BR 202) - F. Rasche, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to franchise agreements and declaring an emergency.
     Amend KRS 136.660 to provide that an in-kind payment of property or services required by a contract or an agreement between a political subdivision and a telecommunications provider does not constitute a franchise tax or fee and that an ordinance memorializing such an agreement does not violate the provisions of KRS 136.660; provide that the provisions of the Act are effective January 1, 2006; EMERGENCY.


     HCA (1, H. Moberly Jr) - Clarify that an ordinance memorializing a franchise agreement must relate to an agreement between a political subdivision and a provider of multichannel video programming services.

     HFA (1, F. Rasche) - Clarify that permitted payments relate to providers of multichannel video programming services.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 6-To: Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations and Revenue
     Jan 3-introduced in House; to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Jan 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 26, 2006
     Jan 27-floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 30-3rd reading, passed 93-2 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
     Jan 31-received in Senate
     Feb 2-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)

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