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HB 175 (BR 267) - F. Steele, T. Riner, J. Carney, T. Couch, R. Crimm, B. DeWeese, C. Embry Jr., K. Hall, T. McKee, S. Santoro, J. Stewart III, D. Watkins, S. Westrom

     AN ACT relating to reclamation.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 350 to declare the importance of supporting pollinator habitats on reclamation sites to speed up revegetation and improve soil and hydrologic stability; amend KRS 350.113 to include pollinator colonies in the planting reports; amend KRS 350.435 to include pollinator habitats when dealing with introduced species on reclamation sites; create a noncodified section to request the interim joint committee with jurisdiction over mine reclamation to examine the issue of pollinator habitats and ways to support beekeeping on mine reclamation sites.


     HCS - Retain provisions of original bill; remove reference to the distinction between group and solitary pollinators; and designate the honeybee as the official state agricultural insect.

     HCA (1/Title, J. Gooch Jr.) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Feb 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 19-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 23, 2010
     Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
     Feb 24-received in Senate
     Mar 1-to Agriculture (S)
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 9-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 10, 2010
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 11-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 18-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 19)

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