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HB 44 (BR 15) - R. Damron, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to mold remediation standards.
     Create new sections of Subchapter 20 of KRS Chapter 224 to state the General Assembly's finding that reasonable standards for the remediation of mold in private and public settings should be maintained; define "customer," "department," "mold," "mold remediation," and "mold remediation company"; establish the basis for minimum mold remediation standards; provide that the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall adopt administrative regulations relating to mold remediation standards; require complaints about mold remediation companies to be directed to the Attorney General; establish that the Attorney General has jurisdiction to enforce the mold remediation provisions and the ability to recover litigation costs.


     SCS - Retain original provisions, except move all sections to KRS Chapter 367, relating to consumer protection; shift responsibility for establishing and promulgating administrative regulations regarding mold remediation standards from the Department of Public Health to the Department of Law; require the Department of Law to consult with the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet and the Department of Public Health before establishing the minimum standards for mold remediation; make technical changes to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Nov 4-To: Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare
     Jan 5-introduced in House; to Military Affairs & Public Safety (H)
     Feb 22-posted in committee
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2010
     Mar 3-3rd reading, passed 97-2
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 8-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 24-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 25, 2010
     Mar 25-passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
     Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 29-taken from Rules Committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Monday, March 29, 2010; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 100-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 89)

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