HB 85 (BR 355) - J. Vincent
AN ACT relating to recyclers.
Create new sections of KRS 224.50 require junkyard operators to report material quantities and income for taxation purposes; to declare that violators of this Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to fines; to require that a bill of sale identify the seller of a motor vehicle as the owner or one having the power of attorney for the owner; require the receiving operator to file these documents with the county clerk; allow a person to qualify as an employee of an operator through a notarized document; require that each operator maintain a file with employee notarized documents; require an intervening operator to furnish its employee's notarized documents to all of its receiving operators; repeal, reenact, and amend KRS 177.905, 177.910, 177.912, 177.915, 177.920, 177.925 177.935, 177.940, 177.950, and 177.951 as new sections of KRS 224.50 to allow the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations regarding reporting sales of recyclable materials for state tax purposes and develop forms with specific requirements to implement this system; allow for verification of a seller's identity through a driver's license and proof of insurance; allow the cabinet to impose fines on any person or operator who fails to file vehicle transfer papers with the county clerk; make conforming amendments and technical corrections; amend KRS 177.990 to remove the penalty section for the sections that have been reenacted under this Act; amend KRS 177.978 to conform; provide that on the effective date of this Act, all relevant administrative and enforcement powers shall be transferred from the Department of Highways to the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Dec 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Transportation (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee