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HB 197 (BR 869) - D. Pasley, J. Comer Jr., T. Riner, D. Butler, Ji. Lee, T. McKee, H. Moberly Jr., L. Napier, J. Richards, D. Sims, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to waste tires.
     Amend KRS 224.50-868 to extend the waste tire fee for six years; amend KRS 224.50-872 to extend the waste tire fee for six years.

HB 197 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain provisions of original bill; change the ending date for the reauthorization period for waste tire fee collection from 2016 to 2014; and change the due date for the report on the effectiveness of the program from 2016 to 2014.

     HFA (1, T. Moore) - Change the ending date for the reauthorization period for waste tire fee collection from 2014 to 2011; change the due date for the report on the effectiveness of the program from 2014 to 2011.

     HFA (2, D. Floyd) - Prohibit the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet from using more of the waste tire fund money than is needed to pay actual costs for implementing the waste tire program and place a limit on use not to exceed 3 percent of the fund; expressly prohibit transfers of money in the waste tire fund to any other fund or agency in the cabinet and prohibit use of the fund to pay for administrative costs such as personnel and general overhead to offset loss of general funds to the cabinet.

     HFA (3, A. Wuchner) - Create new section of KRS 224.50 to establish a 5-member Waste Tire Working Group to serve as an advisory and oversight group to the Division of Waste Management for the Waste Tire Program; require the working group to meet semiannually; charge the group with monitoring the effectiveness of the Waste Tire Program, make recommendations to improve distributions to counties from the waste tire fund, and assist in the report of the fund to the General Assembly and to the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Environment; amend KRS 224.50-872 to require the cabinet report of the effectiveness of the fund and to the Interim Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Environment every 2 years beginning January 15, 2011; amend KRS 224.50-876 to restrict use of the money for crumb rubber grants and tire derived fuel grants based on the apportionment of the waste tire fund; amend KRS 224.50-880 to apportion the waste tire fund and to make distributions from the fund on or after January 1, 2011 based on a formula of 30 percent being returned to counties directly, 30 percent for crumb rubber and tire derived fuel, 30 percent for tire amnesties, and 10 percent for the cabinet for administrative purposes; restrict use of funds apportioned for other purposes; restrict use of any amounts carried forward for use by the cabinet for administrative purposes.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Jan 11-posted in committee
     Jan 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 22-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 26, 2010
     Jan 26-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 12-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 17-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
     Mar 5-floor amendment (3) withdrawn


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