06RS HB450


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HB 450 (BR 1583) - J. Comer Jr, W. Hall, T. Couch, F. Nesler, S. Rudy, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to forestry.
     Amend KRS 149.344 to require the cabinet to immediately order a logger or operator to cease activity and implement corrective measures if the logger or operator has received two past bad actor designations and is violating use of best management practices and is causing water pollution.


     HFA (1, H. Collins) - Allow loggers three weeks, rather than one, to correct timber harvesting violations.

     HFA (2, J. Comer Jr) - Describe the actions taken by the cabinet if a logger fails to use appropriate best management practices.

     Jan 26-introduced in House
     Jan 27-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Feb 2-posted in committee
     Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) and (2) filed
     Feb 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 15, 2006
     Feb 22-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) rejected ; passed 96-1 with floor amendment (2)
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 27-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 14-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 15, 2006
     Mar 15-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 16-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 43)

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