09RS HB131
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HB131

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HB 131 (BR 432) - A. Simpson

     AN ACT relating to charter county governments.
     Amend KRS 67.830 to equally divide local government membership and leadership of a commission for the adoption of a charter county form of government or consolidation of any agency, subdivision, department, or subdistrict providing local government services or functions; add timelines for the completion, approval, or reconsideration of a comprehensive plan for a consolidation or merger proposal.

HB 131 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, A. Simpson) - Amend HB 131 to clarify city and county official membership and participation in charter county merger commission.

     HFA (2, A. Koenig) - Amend HB 131 allowing cities to elect not to participate in the commission, consolidation of services and functions, or charter county government process.

     HFA (3, C. Rollins II) - Remove the requirement that the provisions of KRS 83A.120 be followed for a public referendum when requesting a referendum be held on the question of adopting a charter county government or any consolidation measures.

     HFA (4, B. Montell) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67.825 to 67.875 to include charter county governments in the recall provisions for ad valorem taxes.

     HFA (5, C. Rollins II) - Amend Section 1 of the bill to refer to newly created section of the bill setting out referendum process; create a new section of KRS 67.825 to 67.875 to set out the referendum process for initiating the formation of a charter county government or consolidation measures.

     HFA (6, C. Rollins II) - Amend to refer to newly created section of the bill setting out referendum process; create a new section of KRS 67.825 to 67.875 to set out the referendum process for initiating the formation of a charter county government or consolidation measures.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Local Government (H)
     Feb 5-posted in committee
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 26-floor amendments (3) (4) and (5) filed ; floor amendment (5) withdrawn
     Feb 27-floor amendment (6) filed
     Mar 2-recommitted to Local Government (H)


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