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SB244

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SB 244 (BR 2244) - T. Buford

     AN ACT relating to railroads and making an appropriation therefor.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 277 to define terms; establish the rail infrastructure project fund; set requirements for projects eligible for funding; require that any remaining balance at the end of the year shall not lapse; require the Transportation Cabinet to solicit grant proposals from short line railroad companies to be used for projects; require the cabinet to conduct a study of projects carried out with grant assistance and to submit a report to the House and Senate transportation committees; require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; appropriate $5,000,000 for fiscal years 2008-2011 to the rail infrastructure project fund.

     Mar 5-introduced in Senate
     Mar 7-to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)


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