HB 215 (BR 1026) - K. Flood
AN ACT relating to the environmental trust fund.
Amend KRS 224.01-200 to allow use of Environmental Trust Fund moneys for environmentally beneficial projects; amend KRS 224.01-205 to allow trust fund to be used to support projects that benefit the environment and the Commonwealth; prohibit use of trust fund for routine day-to-day permitting, monitoring, and enforcement activities; amend KRS 224.01-215 to grant permissive authority to the Environmental Board to identify and authorize environmentally beneficial projects.
HB 215 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions of HB 215; create new section of KRS Chapter 224.01 to define "environmentally beneficial projects"; reduce the scope of use of the environmental trust fund for implementing policies and purposes of KRS Chapter 224; restrict use of fund to routine activities including permitting, monitoring, and enforcement; require the environmental board to report on use of environmental trust fund annually to the LRC and to the Governor.
Feb 3-introduced in House
Feb 4-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
Feb 9-posted in committee
Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Feb 26-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-received in Senate
Mar 3-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules