HB 1 (BR 38) - G. Stumbo, L. Clark, R. Adkins, R. Damron, R. Rand, J. Stacy, R. Webb
AN ACT amending the 2008-2010 branch budget bills, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency.
Amend 2008 Kentucky Acts Chapter 127, the state/executive branch budget, to create a new budget reduction plan for fiscal year 2009-2010; appropriate additional general funds in fiscal year 2009-2010 for the Commonwealth's attorneys, county attorneys, Department of Parks, Horse Racing Authority, and Department of Revenue; provide for the allocation of SEEK funds; provide for the use of excess SEEK funds in fiscal year 2009-2010; allow school districts funding flexibility; appropriate additional federal funds for unemployment; establish the total rate of unemployment and total extended benefit amount as well as the numerator for calculating the rate of insured unemployment; provide for guaranteed energy savings performance contracts; reauthorize and reallocate bond funds for the plan and design of a replacement for Glasgow State Nursing Facility; reauthorize the Upgrade Fire Safety/Repair Morehead Youth Detention Center capital project; provide for the reallocation of appropriations among budget units in fiscal year 2009-2010; reauthorize and reallocate a 2006 capital project in Breathitt County so that the secretary of the Commerce Cabinet shall now receive the funds and implement the project; provide that state employees earning less than $50,000 take three unpaid holidays and state employees making $50,000 or more take five unpaid holidays; create a new road fund budget reduction plan for fiscal year 2009-2010; EMERGENCY.
HB 1 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except for the following: amend the 2008 Kentucky Acts Chapter 127, the state/executive branch budget, to provide that no general fund reductions be made to the Property Valuation Administrators budget unit; increase the general fund appropriation for the Commonwealth's attorneys by $1,239,500 and the general fund appropriation for the county attorneys by $1,110,900; allocate the proceeds from the expansion of the Kentucky Lottery to debt service to support elementary and secondary school construction projects, postsecondary construction projects, postsecondary technology and equipment, and to a supplemental allocation for capital outlay funds for local school districts; provide that members of a water district's board of commissioners shall be residents or customers of the district; require the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to transfer no more than $37,347,000 from Medicaid benefits to other appropriation units within the cabinet to restore reduced funding; provide that the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services' top priority shall be to implement Medicaid benefits cost avoidance initiatives within the amounts appropriated in fiscal year 2009-2010; provide $20,000,000 for addiction treatment if 09 SS HB 2 passes; appropriate unexpended fiscal year 2007-2008 restricted funds to Operation Unite; appropriate an additional $1,727,100 in general funds in fiscal year 2009-2010 for the Department of Public Advocacy; provide for the reauthorization and reallocation of bond funds for the Bluegrass Water Supply Commission project; provide for the reauthorization and reallocation of bond funds for the Restoration of Grande Theater project; delete the state employee unpaid holidays provision; require the legislative and judicial branches to transfer funds.
HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Exempt public authorities that construct elementary, secondary, or postsecondary buildings and facilities from the requirement to pay prevailing wages on these construction projects; make the exemption effective for the fiscal year 2009-2010; limit the prevailing wage exemption to construction projects that become effective on or after July 1, 2009.
HFA (2, J. Wayne) - Delete language regarding elementary and secondary education facilities construction projects.
HFA (3, R. Rand) - Provide $1 million in bond funds for an Eastern Kentucky University capital construction project.
Jun 15-introduced in House; to Appropriations & Revenue (H); taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Jun 16-posted in committee; taken from Appropriations & Revenue (H); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Jun 22-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; placed in the Orders of the Day for Monday, June 22, 2009; floor amendments (1) (2) and (3) filed to Committee Substitute ; 3rd reading, passed 68-28 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3)
Jun 23-received in Senate