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HB 2/FN (BR 106) - R. Adkins, H. Moberly Jr., J. Gooch Jr., T. McKee, D. Pasley, T. Pullin, S. Riggs, C. Rollins II, A. Simpson, T. Thompson, R. Webb, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to the promotion of the efficient use of energy.
     Amend KRS 56.770 to define "cabinet," "high-performance building," "high-performance building standards," and "public building"; amend KRS 56.772, 56.774, 56.775, 56.778, 56.783, and 56.784 to conform; amend KRS 56.775 to require that all construction or renovation of public buildings for which 50% or more of the total capital cost is paid by the Commonwealth be designed and constructed or renovated to meet the high-performance building standards; require that all buildings leased by the Commonwealth or any of its agencies meet the high-performance building standards; require incorporation of ENERGY STAR-qualified products to the extent feasible; create a new section of KRS 56.770 to 56.784 to create a High-performance Buildings Advisory Committee to make recommendations to the Finance and Administration Cabinet; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations and develop standards and criteria; amend KRS 56.782 to require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to report on or before October 15, 2008, and on or before October 15 thereafter; create new sections of KRS Chapter 141 to define terms and create nonrefundable credits for the purchase of certain energy-efficient products or the purchase or construction of an ENERGY STAR home or ENERGY STAR manufactured home; amend KRS 141.0204 to establish the order in which the credits may be taken; amend KRS 151.720 to authorize the Kentucky River Authority to promote private investment in the installation of hydroelectric generating units on Kentucky River dams under their jurisdiction; create a new section of KRS 160.160 to 160.348 to require boards of education to enroll in the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program and require reporting; require the Governor's Office of Energy Policy to report and recommend on or before November 30, 2008, to the Legislative Research Commission concerning the adoption of a renewable-energy and energy-efficient portfolio standard for all suppliers of retail electric sales; amend KRS 278.285 to include next generation residential utility meters in demand-side management plans; amend KRS 158.808 to require the Department for Workforce Investment to establish an energy technology career track program.

HB 2 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN - Retain the original provisions; make technical corrections; create a new section of KRS 152.710 to 152.725 to create a Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship, attached to Governor's Office of Energy Policy for administrative purposes; establish duties of the center; create a governing board of directors, designate membership and term of service; establish the duties of the board.

     HFA (1, R. Adkins) - Make technical corrections.

     SCS - Amend KRS 56.770 to define "cabinet," "high-performance building," "high-performance building standards," and "public building"; amend KRS 56.772, 56.774, 56.775, 56.778, 56.783, and 56.784 to conform; amend KRS 56.775 to require that all construction or renovation of public buildings for which 50% or more of the total capital cost is paid by the Commonwealth be designed and constructed or renovated to meet the high-performance building standards; require that all buildings leased by the Commonwealth or any of its agencies meet the high-performance building standards; require incorporation of ENERGY STAR-qualified products to the extent feasible; create a new section of KRS 56.770 to 56.784 to create a High-performance Buildings Advisory Committee to make recommendations to the Finance and Administration Cabinet; require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations and develop standards and criteria; amend KRS 56.782 to require the Finance and Administration Cabinet to report on or before October 15, 2008, and on or before October 15 thereafter; create new sections of KRS Chapter 141 to define terms and create nonrefundable credits against the individual income tax or the corporation income tax and the limited liability entity tax for the purchase of certain energy-efficient products; create nonrefundable credits against the corporation income tax and the limited liability entity tax for the construction of an ENERGY STAR home built in the Commonwealth or sale of an ENERGY STAR manufactured home to be used as a principal place of residence in the Commonwealth; amend KRS 141.0204 to establish the order in which the credits may be taken; amend KRS 151.720 to authorize the Kentucky River Authority to promote private investment in the installation of hydroelectric generating units on Kentucky River dams under their jurisdiction; create a new section of KRS 160.160 to 160.348 to require boards of education to enroll in the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program and require reporting; require the Governor's Office of Energy Policy to report and recommend on or before November 30, 2008, to the Legislative Research Commission concerning the adoption of a renewable-energy and energy-efficient portfolio standard for all suppliers of retail electric sales; amend KRS 278.285 to include next generation residential utility meters in demand-side management plans; amend KRS 158.808 to require the Department for Workforce Investment to establish an energy technology career track program; create a new section of KRS 152.710 to 152.725 to create a Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship, attached to Governor's Office of Energy Policy for administrative purposes; establish duties of the center; create a governing board of directors, designate membership and term of service; establish the duties of the board; attach the provisions of SB 165 to create new sections of KRS Chapter 42 to establish the Kentucky Bluegrass Turns Green Program; define terms; create public sector grant fund; create private sector loan fund; establish eligibility requirements; authorize bond funds in fiscal year 2008-2009 for loan fund and grant fund; provide the principal amount authorized shall be increased by the amount necessary to capitalize and pay required principal and interest payments in fiscal year 2008-2009 and fiscal year 2009-2010.

     SCA (1/Title, B. Leeper) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 28-introduced in House
     Feb 29-to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 4-posting waived
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 7, 2008; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Mar 11-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Apr 2-taken from committee Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Apr 14-taken from committee Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Apr 15-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, April 15, 2008; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; received in House; to Rules (H); posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title) ; passed 93-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
     Apr 16-delivered to Governor
     Apr 24-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 139)

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