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HB 420 (BR 1487) - T. Couch, F. Steele

     AN ACT relating to mining disasters, recognizing lives lost in the Hurricane Creek coal mine disaster.
     Designate the Hurricane Creek mine site in Leslie County, at which 38 miners lost their lives in 1970, as a state historic site; memorialize the lives of the miners with a monument, parking area for visitors to the site, and informational materials; require the Governor to issue a proclamation recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the mining disaster, prior to December 30, 2010; require the Kentucky Heritage Council, the Kentucky Historical Society, the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, the Office of Mine Safety and the Mining Board, within the limits of funds available, to prepare and distribute information about the mining disaster and the advances in mine safety since the disaster.


     SCS - Retain all provisions of original bill; add language instructing that names of mining disaster casualties and survivor be added to monument.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to State Government (H)
     Feb 23-posted in committee
     Feb 25-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 26-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2010
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 99-0
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 8-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Mar 10-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 11-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 17-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 18, 2010
     Mar 18-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 24-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Mar 29-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 97-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 96)

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