06RS HB299


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HB 299 (BR 1115) - R. Adkins, T. McKee, R. Adams, A. Arnold, J. Arnold Jr, E. Ballard, J. Barrows, S. Baugh, C. Belcher, J. Bowen, K. Bratcher, J. Bruce, T. Burch, Dw. Butler, J. Carr, M. Cherry, L. Clark, H. Collins, J. Comer Jr, H. Cornett, T. Couch, J. Crenshaw, R. Crimm, R. Damron, M. Denham, J. Draud, T. Edmonds, C. Embry Jr, D. Floyd, J. Gooch Jr, D. Graham, J. Gray, W. Hall, M. Henley, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, Ji. Lee, G. Lindsay, G. Lynn, C. Meade, C. Miller, H. Moberly Jr, B. Montell, L. Napier, R. Nelson, F. Nesler, D. Osborne, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, D. Pasley, T. Pullin, M. Rader, R. Rand, J. Richards, S. Riggs, T. Riner, A. Simpson, A. Smith, B. Smith, K. Stein, J. Stewart III, T. Thompson, T. Turner, J. Vincent, J. Wayne, M. Weaver, R. Webb, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to energy independence.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 152 to make findings concerning the need for national energy independence and the opportunity to be found in coal-to-liquid conversion and bio-based alternative fuels; direct the Office of Energy Policy to develop a strategy for production of transportation fuels from fossil energy resources and biomass, plus encouragement of renewable energy sources; direct the Office of Energy Policy to report findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly; create a new section of KRS Chapter 45A to direct the Finance and Administration Cabinet to require bidders for government construction contracts to include consideration of energy efficient HVAC systems, including geothermal; name these provisions the Kentucky Energy Security National Leadership Act.


     HCA (1, R. Adkins) - Include energy conservation among items that incentives shall be developed to encourage

     HFA (1, R. Adkins) - Direct Office of Energy Policy to implement the strategy it develops; accelerate initial due date for report; require additional reports to be made every 3 months; specify that the reports be made to the Special Subcommittee on Energy; direct report to contain legislative recommendations

     SFA (1, R. Stivers II) - Include synthetic natural gas from coal in the direction to the Office of Energy Policy; direct OEP to develop and implement a strategy for furthering a coal-to-liquids industry and a coal-to-natural gas industry

     Jan 10-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Tourism Development and Energy (H)
     Jan 17-posted in committee
     Jan 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Jan 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, January 25, 2006; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 25-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendment (1)
     Jan 26-received in Senate
     Jan 30-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 17-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 22, 2006
     Mar 22-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 24-received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate floor amendment (1) for Friday, March 24, 2006; House concurred in Senate floor amendment (1) ; passed 93-0
     Apr 10-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 184)

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