HB 656/FN (BR 1158) - J. Barrows, R. Damron, T. McKee, R. Meeks, A. Simpson, M. Weaver
AN ACT relating to wireless enhanced 911 systems.
Amend KRS 65.7621, relating to commercial mobile radio service, to clarify the definition of "CMRS provider"; amend KRS 65.7623 to change the composition of the CMRS board and attach it to the Office for Security Coordination; amend KRS 65.7629 to authorize collection of a CMRS service charge from each connection to which a Kentucky telephone or identification number has been assigned; amend KRS 65.7629 to authorize the CMRS board to provide grants to and develop standards for local 911 services; amend KRS 65.7631 to establish guidelines for the distribution of proceeds for grants; amend KRS 65.7635 to require CMRS providers to remit service charges to the CMRS board; amend KRS 65.7635 to establish guidelines for the collection of the CMRS service charge from prepaid customers; make various technical corrections.
HB 656 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original provisions except restore language that requires that CMRS service charge be collected by wireless providers; clarify language regarding qualifying connections; clarify language relating to the fee imposed against prepaid purchases.
HCA (1, H. Moberly Jr) - Retain original provisions and provide that funds can be used to support consolidation of PSAPs with a limit of $200,000 per county.
SCS - Retain provisions of GA version of the bill; remove provisions for establishing a wireless fee and replace with provisions to create a work group to recommend a fee structure; provide for assessment of the fees by promulgation of an administrative regulation.
CCR - Cannot agree.
FCCR - Retain provisions of SCS; amend KRS 65.7635 which relates to the collection of the service charge, providing CMRS providers with options for the determination of the service charge amount to be remitted for purchasers of prepaid wireless phone service.
Feb 22-introduced in House
Feb 23-to State Government (H)
Mar 2-posted in committee; reassigned to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Mar 6-posting waived
Mar 8-posted in committee
Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1)
Mar 15-received in Senate
Mar 17-to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 21-taken from committee; 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 22-2nd reading; returned to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
Mar 24-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 24, 2006; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
Apr 10-received in House; House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute ; received in Senate; posted for passage for receding from Senate Committee Substitute ; Senate refused to recede from Committee Substitute ; Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee appointed in House and Senate
Apr 11-Conference Committee report filed in House and Senate; Conference Committee report adopted in House and Senate; Free Conference Committee report filed in Senate; Free Conference Committee report adopted in Senate; passed 37-0; received in House; Free Conference Committee report filed in House; Free Conference Committee report adopted in House; passed 93-0
Apr 12-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 22-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 219)