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HB 393 (BR 502) - T. Pullin, B. Yonts

     AN ACT relating to reorganization.
     Amend and create various sections of the Kentucky Revised Statutes to abolish the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet; create the Public Protection Cabinet, the Labor Cabinet, and the Energy and Environment Cabinet; establish in the Public Protection Cabinet the Office of the Secretary, containing the Office of Communications and Public Outreach and the Office of Legal Services; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, containing the Division of Fire Prevention, the Division of Plumbing, the Division of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, and the Division of Building Code Enforcement; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, containing the Division of Distilled Spirits, the Division of Malt Beverages, and the Division of Enforcement; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Department of Financial Institutions, containing the Division of Depository Institutions, the Division of Non-Depository Institutions, and the Division of Securities; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Department of Charitable Gaming, containing the Division of Licensing and Compliance and the Division of Enforcement; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Department of Insurance, containing the Property and Casualty Division, the Health and Life Division, the Division of Financial Standards and Examination, the Division of Agent Licensing, the Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation, the Consumer Protection Division, and the Division of Kentucky Access; establish within the Public Protection Cabinet the Office of Occupations and Professions; abolish the Division of Administrative Services in the former Department of Public Protection; attach to the Public Protection Cabinet, for administrative purposes, the Board of Claims, the Crime Victims Compensation Board, the Board of Tax Appeals, the Boxing and Wrestling Authority, and the Horse Racing Commission; abolish the Horse Racing Authority; create the Energy and Environment Cabinet; establish within the Energy and Environment Cabinet the Office of the Secretary, containing the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Administrative Hearings, and the Office of General Counsel; establish within the Energy and Environment Cabinet the Department for Environmental Protection, containing the Division for Air Quality, the Division of Water, the Division of Waste Management, the Division of Enforcement, the Division of Environmental Program Support, and the Division of Compliance Assistance; establish within the Energy and Environment Cabinet the Department for Natural Resources, containing the Division of Technical and Administrative Support, the Division of Mine Permits, the Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement, the Division of Abandoned Mine Lands, the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing, the Division of Forestry, the Division of Oil and Gas, and the Division of Conservation; establish within the Energy and Environment Cabinet the Department for Energy Development and Independence, containing the Division of Efficiency and Conservation, the Division of Energy Generation Transmission and Distribution, the Division of Renewable Energy, the Division of Biofuels, the Division of Carbon Management, and the Division of Fossil Energy Development; abolish the Governor's Office for Energy Policy and transfer its duties to the Department for Energy Development and Independence; attach to the Office of the Secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet, for administrative purposes, the Mine Safety Review Commission, the Nature Preserves Commission, the Environmental Quality Commission, and the Public Service Commission; create the Labor Cabinet; establish within the Labor Cabinet the Office of the Secretary; attach the Division of Management Services and the Office of General Counsel for the Labor Cabinet to the Office of the Secretary of the Labor Cabinet; establish within the Labor Cabinet the Department of Workplace Standards, containing the Division of Employment Standards, Apprenticeship, and Mediation, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Compliance, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Training, and the Division of Workers' Compensation Funds; establish within the Labor Cabinet the Department of Workers' Claims, containing the Office of General Counsel for Workers' Claims, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, the Division of Claims Processing, the Division of Security and Compliance, the Division of Information and Research, and the Division of Ombudsman and Workers' Compensation Specialist Services; abolish the Kentucky Employees' Insurance Association; attach to the Labor Cabinet, for administrative purposes, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the Workers' Compensation Funding Commission, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, the Labor-Management Advisory Council, the State Labor Relations Board, the Prevailing Wage Review Board, the Apprenticeship and Training Council, and the Employers' Mutual Insurance Authority; attach to the Labor Cabinet, for the purpose of providing services to multiple cabinets, the Office of Inspector General for Shared Services and the Office of General Administration and Program Support for Shared Services, which contains the Division of Human Resource Management, the Division of Fiscal Management, the Division of Budgets, and the Division of Information Services; attach to the Department of Workers' Claims, for administrative purposes, the Workers' Compensation Board, the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council, and the Workers' Compensation Nominating Commission; repeal KRS 56.790, 152.725, 216A.045, 224.10-025, 224.10-103, 342.495, 342.500, 342.505, 342.510, 342.515, 342.520, 342.525, 342.530, 342.535, 342.540, 342.545, 342.550, and 342.555; confirm Executive Orders 2009-535, 2009-537, 2009-538, and 2009-1086.

HB 393 - AMENDMENTS


     HCA (1, T. Pullin) - Make technical corrections.

     HFA (1, T. Pullin) - Make technical correction.

     HFA (2, T. Pullin) - Restore to the Department for Natural Resources several duties that were transferred to the Department for Energy Development and Independence.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 8-to State Government (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with committee amendment (1)
     Feb 12-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 16, 2010
     Feb 16-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 17-floor amendment (2) filed
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with committee amendment (1), floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 19-received in Senate
     Feb 22-to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
     Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2010
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 36-0; received in House
     Mar 12-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Mar 15-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Mar 25-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 24)

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